(Below is a sampling of the over 40 speakers who will be appearing at our event throughout the weekend of November 25 - 27)
Fitness Stage Schedule
Weekend Lecture Pass is $15, and includes access to all lecture halls,
Exhibit Hall, 3 Stages - all weekend.
$7 Weekend Exhibit Pass


Tai Chi by Classical Martial
Arts Canada

The Nia Technique

Cynthia Flood of Turning
Leaf Yoga

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25th


FITNESS STAGE
4:15 - 5:15 pm
PILATES - with Adina Maria Duta
PILATES, created by Joseph Pilates over 90 years ago, is a an exercise modality consisting of stretching and strengthening exercises designed to re-pattern and re-educate the body via the nervous system. Adina Maria Duta, teacher and owner of The Pilates Advantage Studio, will demonstrate an introductory level of Stott Pilates.



5:30 - 6:30 pm
NIA TECHNIQUE - with MaryLynn Baran
NIA TECHNIQUE with MaryLynn Baran of Turning Leaf Yoga Centre and members of NIAC. NIA is a high-powered energizing workout. It is the only internationally recognized exercise technique combining the martial arts, the dance arts and the healing arts. "If you can walk, you can do Nia."

Available after at booth 233

6:45 - 7:30 pm
THE MITZVAH TECHNIQUE (MT) - with Monica Burr
Mitzvah exercises are based on sitting, standing and walking and can help your spine lengthen, release tension and restore balance, flexibility and coordination. Monica Burr has been teaching the MT in Toronto for 10 years and will be demonstrating this easy and effective movement therapy.



7:45 - 8:30 pm
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION - with Lou Carcasole (B.Sc, M.B.A, M.Ed.)
Improve the quality of your work and personal life by learning the stress reducing technique called Mindfulness with change consultant Lou Carcasole (B.Sc, M.B.A, M.Ed.)

Available after at booth 224.



SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26th


FITNESS STAGE
11:15 pm - 11:45 pm
DANCE OF THE CHAKRAS - with Barbara Sauvé
DANCE OF THE CHAKRAS with Barbara Sauvé, and music by Luciano Porto. The Dance of the Chakras is a unique movement meditation that takes us into the energy of each Chakra through guided gentle movement and visualization. From that place deep inside ourselves, our energy can then flow out into physical expression (dance) and/or meditation. As we enjoy the pleasure and freedom of allowing the body to find its own natural movements, we will be accompanied by live "Chakra" music.



12:00 - 12:45 pm
CHAIR YOGA - with Deborah Rubin
CHAIR YOGA with Deborah Rubin of Rubinesq Yoga and Yoga Spirit. In this informative, interactive session, participants will experience the main benefits of Yoga with sitting and standing postures using a chair. Chair Yoga is designed for people with time, space, and physical restrictions.

Available after at YOGA SPIRIT booth 224

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NIA TECHNIQUE - with MaryLynn Baran
NIA TECHNIQUE with MaryLynn Baran of Turning Leaf Yoga Centre and members of NIAC. NIA is a high-powered energizing workout. It is the only internationally recognized exercise technique combining the martial arts, the dance arts and the healing arts. "If you can walk, you can do Nia."

Available after at booth 233

2:15 - 3:00 pm
HATHA YOGA - with PK Gosh
Hatha Yoga is known as the Yoga of Postures or the "forceful" Yoga as it requires much physical effort. It is one of the most popular and well known branches of Yoga and is where most styles originated. This interactive yoga demonstration will be led by PK Gosh, certified Yoga Instructor (World Yoga Society, Calcutta, India). PK has been involved with the practise of Yoga his whole life. He has been teaching in Toronto since 1998 at various locations for the YMCA, and the Sports Clubs of Canada.



3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD - with Marion Harris & Judith Dack
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD with Marion Harris, Judith Dack and members of the Feldenkrais community. Feldenkrais helps us feel at home in our bodies, relieve chronic discomfort, eliminate pain, and speed up recovery from injury.

Available after at booth 231 for more information and a mini hands-on session.

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
VINYASA YOGA - with Cynthia Flood
VINYASA YOGA with Cynthia Flood, owner and director of Turning Leaf Yoga Centre in Newmarket. Vinyasa, meaning, "flow", is a rhythmic and dynamic yoga practice that is motivated and sustained by the breath. It can be adapted to any skill level. Cynthia Flood will lead a group of students in a demonstration of Vinyasa II.

Available after at booth 233.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
THAI MASSAGE - with Deanna Villa
THAI MASSAGE with Deanna Villa, owner and teacher of Thai Massage Toronto. Thai Massage is an ancient bodywork technique with its roots in yogic tradition. Choreographed routines set to music using stretches and pressure point techniques will melt the stress away.

Available after at booth 132

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD - with Marion Harris & Judith Dack
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD with Marion Harris, Judith Dack and members of the Feldenkrais community. Feldenkrais helps us feel at home in our bodies, relieve chronic discomfort, eliminate pain, and speed up recovery from injury.

Available after at booth 231 for more information and a mini hands-on session.



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27th


FITNESS STAGE
10:15 - 10:45 am
GROUP MEDITATION - with Lou Carcasole, B.Sc, M.B.A, M.Ed.


Available after at booth 224

11:00 - 11:45 am
THE MITZVAH TECHNIQUE (MT) - with Monica Burr
THE MITZVAH TECHNIQUE (MT) with Monica Burr of Bodyeez. Mitzvah exercises are based on sitting, standing and walking and can help your spine lengthen, release tension and restore balance, flexibility and coordination. Monica Burr has been teaching the MT in Toronto for 10 years and will be demonstrating this easy and effective movement therapy.



12:00 - 12:45 pm
STRENGTHEN YOUR MENTAL MUSCLE - with Deborah Rubin
STRENGTHEN YOUR MENTAL MUSCLE with Deborah Rubin of Rubinesq Yoga and Yoga Spirit. A lively, informative and experiential tele-class centered on how to shift perspectives for your personal progress.

Available after at YOGA SPIRIT booth 224

1:00 - 1:45 pm
TRAGER® MOVEMENT - with James Reid
TRAGER® MOVEMENT with licensed, certified Trager® Practitioner, James Reid. No pain ­ big gain! Develop ease without effort. Increase flexibility and elasticity. Enhance mobility & function. Discover comfort and release pain.

Available after at booth 257

2:00 - 2:30 pm
TAI CHI - with Classical Martial Arts Canada
TAI CHI. This unique demonstration presented by Classical Martial Arts Canada (CMAC) illustrates the ancient principles of Tai Chi Chuan ­ the grand ultimate fist. This ancient system, used to cultivate and direct one¹s intrinsic energy, or life force, is key to lasting health and balanced living. Featuring examples of other internal martial arts, such as Ba Gwa Chang and Chi Gung, this presentation demonstrates how people have thrived by adapting to the changes in energy that we experience everyday. Classical Martial Arts Canada is the leading national representative for practice of these arts in Canada, sharing exchanges and training with the Taoist monks of Wudang Shan, China, birthplace of Tai Chi Chuan.



2:45 - 3:15 pm
HEART SMART AND BONE BRILLIANT - with Susannah Kent
HEART SMART AND BONE BRILLIANT ­ 55+ Aerobic Fitness Demonstration with Fitness Instructor/Writer Susannah Kent and members of the Fairbanks Centre for Seniors, Toronto



3:30 - 4:15 pm
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD with Marion Harris & Judith Dack
THE FELDENKRAIS® METHOD with Marion Harris, Judith Dack and members of the Feldenkrais community. Feldenkrais helps us feel at home in our bodies, relieve chronic discomfort, eliminate pain, and speed up recovery from injury.

Available after at booth 231 for more information and a mini hands-on session.

4:30 - 5:30 pm
BE-ONE METHOD - with Eric Valdman
BE-ONE Method with Eric Valdman. Learn to achieve Internal Unity for Physical & Emotional Health, discovering Inherent Power through practical tools delivered and synthesized from Ancient Knowledge of Yoga, Tai-Chi and The Kabbalah, modern science & quantum physics.

Available after at THE ART OF BIM booth 214.



All late-booking speakers and exhibitors will be listed in the Showguide Update, available at the Ticket Desk (front lobby) or Information Booth (Exhibit Hall) throughout the weekend.

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