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More Free Classes in the Park

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KIWANIS PARK NORTH  (north of the Delta Bessborough on Spadina Crescent)  12:00 – 12:50 pm     Meet: Kiwanis Park washrooms

PHYSIQUE – JULY 18, 20, 25 & 27   Presented by Motion Fitness

Strengthen and tone your entire body and improve posture with this proven cardiovascular program of sometric exercises and orthopedic stretches.  Bring a mat.  Maximum of 25 participants.

Register:  motioninthepark@gmail.com  Registration starts June 30th

GENTLE FLOW OUTDOOR YOGA –  AUG 1, 3, 8, & 10  Provided by:  Inner Peace Yoga

Balance mind and body through gentle postures.  Suitable for all ages and fitness levels – no experience or flexibility required.  Bring a mat,  Maximum of 25 participants.

Register:  joelle@innerpeaceyoga.ca  Registration starts July 15th

URBAN POLING – August 15, 17, 22, & 24   Provided by City of Saskatoon Leisure Centres

A joint-friendly, full body cardio and muscular workout.  Pole walking instruction followed by a walk along Meewasin Trail.  Poles provided.  Maximum of 25 participants.

Register:  Saskatoon Field House  Registration starts June 30th

 

 


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Dr. Leila Denmark – World’s Oldest Pediatrician

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Today’s  inspiration was a supercentenarian, living to the age of 114 years and the world’s oldest practicing pediatrician.

She was the first female pediatrician in Georgia and the only female graduate in the Medical College of Georgia’s class of 1928.  She retired May 2001 at the age of 103, after 73 years.  And she only retired because she couldn’t see as well as she once did.

As if that wasn’t enough, she is credited as co-developer of the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine and wrote several books including “Every Child Should Have A Chance” –  tips for raising healthy children.  It has gone through multiple printings.

 

 

 

 


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Cause that’s the way we roll …

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We are a strictly social bike ride! We GO SLOW… slow enough for anyone to participate. A one hour group slow roll bike ride through the streets of Saskatoon. Rides are free and all you need to participate is a bike in good working condition.The basic idea is friends riding bikes. You can show up alone and meet new people or you can bring your friends and family. Our goal is to have a friendly group bike ride that is inclusive. Every kind of person on every kind of bike slow rolling through the streets of yxe.

GOYXE can be found on Facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/goyxe/

Or email for more info:

goyxeslowroll@gmail.com

 


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“My word! I haven’t even started yet”

Today’s inspiration, Australia’s oldest professional cowboy, is 84 years old, looks about 60, and feels about 40.  Bob Holder  has been competing in rodeos for 70 years, at countless events across Australia, Canada and the United States.  In the past he competed in bronc riding but he currently competes in timed team (steer) roping.  He says it keeps him involved and fit.

“I don’t want to sit in a chair and talk about people and read papers and talk about how my bones are broken.  “I just want to get out and keep on doing whatever I can because I love life.”

He was dismissive when asked if he planned on continuing to ride in the years to come.  “My word! I haven’t even started yet,” he said.

 


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Be strong, be gentle, be beautiful …

fukuda3[1]Our inspiration of the day is Keiko Fukuda, a Japanese American judo expert.

Her motto was “be strong, be gentle, be beautiful in mind body and spirit”  She was the highest ranked  woman in Judo (10th degree Black Belt)   She also earned a degree in Japanese literature.

Fukuda, standing at only 4′ 11″ (150 cm) and weighing less than 100 lb. (45 kg), became a judo instructor in 1937 and continued to teach judo until her death at 99 years old.   She was an early advocate for women and encouraged women to throw one another around on judo mats at a time when most women dared not bare their legs.  In the 1960s, the glass ceiling for female judo was the 5th dan (degree). After a letter campaign by martial artists, she became the first female judo practitioner to be awarded a 6th dan.

Her life was the subject of a documentary ““Mrs. Judo – Be Strong Be Gentle Be Beautiful”.

 


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Free Fitness Classes at Kiwanis Park

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LEARN TO MOVE

June 20, 22, 27 & 29  Kiwanis Park North

Learn proper running posture, effective body weight circuits and yoga-style stretching sequences.  Register individually or with a partner.  Maximum 20 participants.

Presented by Craven SPORT Services

Register:  css@cravensportservices.ca  (Starting May 30)

INCLUSIVE BOOT CAMP

July 6, 11, & 13  Kiwanis Park North

Full body fitness encompassing strength, stamina and endurance.  SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES and customizable to all fitness levels.  Maximum 25 participants.

Presented by F.I.T. Training & Wellness Centre

Register jennvfit@gmail.com (Starting June 15)