OM at hOMe with Tribe Yoga Jam

This Sunday celebrates the fourth week of Tribe Yoga Jam with Degree Canada and I’m so excited to be back teaching at our free event at Canoe Landing Park, 95 Fort York Blvd. If you’ve never down outdoor park yoga this is the perfect opportunity to join with 100 neighbours and move and groove together under the sun.

This is a free event and all ages and levels are invited.

To RSVP or for more details click here. Hope to see you on Sunday!


5 Events to Move More With Your Family This Family Day Long Weekend

With the Family Day long weekend just around the corner, I’ve done the research for you and found 5 great ways you can have fun in Toronto while being physical activity with your family.

1. Casa Loma Family Day Weekend: Celebrate the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Saturday, February 14 to Monday February, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This Family Day head over to Casa Loma to take part in the excitement of the Pan Am Games! Families are invited to participate in interactive sports and cultural activities with Team Canada athletes!  This includes: live gymnastics demonstration (1pm-3pm), meet the Pan Am athletes (1pm-3pm) boxing workshop, Parapan Am activities, bocce ball, face painting, visit from the official the Pan Am mascot Pachi.

Price: Children $14, adults $24, senior/youth $18

2. Creating Connection: Family Fun Yoga with Ella Isakov

ellaMonday, February 16, 1:45p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enjoy Family Day Yogi style! Family yoga is a healthy way to interact, connect and share the love of yoga together. This class is suitable for ALL ages! There will be yoga play, breathing techniques, acro-yoga, fun activities, meditation, and relaxing quiet time to share together. Family yoga is a beautiful way to connect with your loved ones, and it may just ignite the love of yoga in your little ones. Details.

Price: $25 one parent/one kid, $30 one parent/two kids, $35 two parents/one kid, $40 two parents/2+kids

3. Family Day at Fort York

Monday, February 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This Family Day, kids can try an 1812 drill class, Officers’ Sword Drill and some old-fashioned games, as well as a fun-filled kids’ activity book. Hot chocolate and a roaring fire will make this a heartwarming and memorable visit. Explore the history of Toronto and Fort York! Details.

Price: $7.96/adults, $3.76/child, $4.87/youth & senior, FREE 5 and under (plus tax)

4. Body By Chosen: Family Day Kids Boxing Calisthenics Classes

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Join Body by Chosen and their elite group of personal trainers for a free Family Day kids Boxing Calisthenics Class. Boys and girls ages 8-14 will participate in a 60 minute class which will begin with a mentorship discussion on healthy living and also a demonstration on some of the bar tricks Body By Chosen followed by a training session of calisthenics and boxing exercises to keep the kids active and promote healthy, active living. Details.

Price: Free

5. HarbourKIDS Skating Festival: GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® Attempt – The World’s Largest Skating Lesson

Monday, February 16, 10 a.m. to 12p.m.

Join the Harbourfront Center as they attempt to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® for the largest skating lesson led by Olympians Patrick Chan, Caroline Ouellette, Jennifer Botterill, Kevin Rempel and hockey legend Wendel Clark. Lesson will begin at 11am. Free skate and helmet rentals will be available. Details.

Price: Free

Tribe Fitness “My First Race” Official Mentoring Program for Harry’s Spring Run Off 8K

tribe 1My runcrew, Tribe Fitness, is proud to team up with the Canada Running Series to offer a 9 week ‘Couch to 8K’ Virtual Training Program, consisting of email based mentorship support as well as optional in-personal weekly training runs from our Tribe Fitness Headquarters at City Place located at Spadina and Fort York, in Toronto.

This beginner-friendly, 9-week training program is designed to prepare YOU to reach a distance of 8K, in order to complete Harry’s Spring Run-Off in High Park on Saturday April 4th. The Couch to 8K program is based on a run/walk progression and no past running experience is required.

Weekly in-person sessions will consist of a 10 minute class covering training basics and technique, followed by a 25-50 minute group run/walk session. A training plan will be provided to you at the first in person session, outlining the entire 9 weeks. Participants are encouraged to attend the weekly workouts in person, however if that is not possible, participants can follow the training plan online, at their own convenience as a member of the #VirtualTribe. Participants must be able to walk 60 minutes continuously at the beginning of the program.

Participants will also be invited to participate in an organized training run on Sunday March 15th in High Park. Participants will have the option to run 5K or 8K along the actual race route, from start to finish.

To apply for this program, click here to complete the form. You will be contacted by Canada Running Series to confirm your acceptance into the program, no later than Friday January 30th. For questions, please email

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