Self Care for Caregivers – A Carya Workshop

To be a good Caregiver, you MUST take care of yourself

 Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient of people. If you’re a caregiver, taking steps to preserve your own health and well-being is extremely important. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for benefits.

The topics in this workshop are geared to individuals that are involved with long term care; caregivers, and helpers working with individuals with developmental disabilities, aging parents, parents of sick children, and or individuals that require personal care needs on a daily basis.

This workshop is open to the public, please feel free to share with colleagues and clients who may benefit from this workshop.

Topics include: 

·     The effects of caregiving on health and wellbeing

·     Taking responsibility for your own care, and strategies for managing stress

·      Creating and accessing resources for you


When: Tuesday, May 14th

Time: 6 – 9 pm

Where: Carya, 1000 8th Avenue SW

Cost: $15 (subsidies available is needed)

For more information and to register please contact Laurie Elliott at 403-537-3381 or or you can register online here

Laurie Elliott

Program Coordinator, Nurture Yourself Program

403.537.3381 |

August 11 – 16, 2019
Taught by
Sherry LeBlanc
     Yoga for the Special Child®, The Sonia Sumar Method, is a comprehensive training course in the theory & practice of yoga techniques for babies and children with learning and/or developmental disabilities from 0 – 12 years old.  It offers a unique learning environment for children and their parents, special education teachers, yoga teachers, massage therapists and adaptive physical education teachers.  Yoga for the Special Child® Programs are also appropriate for the continuing education of health-care specialists in a variety of fields including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Paediatric and Rehabilitation Nursing.
      The Basic Program is a 6-day course that begins at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday August  11 and ends at 5:00 on Friday August 16.  The daily schedule includes classes from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch break.  Participants must arrange their own meals and accommodations. I will provide a list of accommodations.
Tuition: (Canadian Currency) Early Bird: $1000.00 ($1020.00 PAY PAL) until May 11.   $1080.00 ($1100.00 PAY PAL) after May 11   A $300.00 non-refundable deposit will reserve your space.  E-transfer or make cheque or money order payable to Sherry LeBlanc.  All fees must be paid in full by July 11, 2019.
Program Location: Eight Branches Academy, 112 Merton Street, 3rd flr. Toronto, Ontario Canada, M4S 2Z8.
Contact: Sherry LeBlanc to register and for more information., 416-532-5988,
Mailing Address:  Sherry LeBlanc/Yoga 4 Kids, 20 Rains Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6G 3H5.
Yoga for the Special Child is a Yoga Alliance Registered School.