September 14, 2021
Sharing Space Support Group
The BALANCE Sharing Space Support Group is year-round professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with sight loss. From navigating the challenges of the pandemic to navigating ableism at any time, this group address' life challenges specifically for blind people, whether big or small, in a safe and supportive group experience (currently offered virtually through Zoom). Our Sharing Space Support Group is facilitated by a registered Social Worker with lived experience.
This is open only to BALANCE clients. You need a service agreement in place in order to participate. If you don't have one, please call our office at 416-236-1796 extension 0 or email email@example.com to get more information.
Postural Alignment and Yoga with Fazia
Many of us are familiar with the discomfort that comes from stubborn or chronic neck and back pain. Did you know that yoga can offer corrective and rehabilitative support to help you? Certified advanced yoga instructor Fazia Ackbarali, leads classes with a focus on back care, pain reduction, and corrective posture. Fazia takes the time to offer 1-on-1 instruction to participants during the sessions and encourages feedback and questions throughout; the result is a supportive learning environment where peers learn from each other as well as the instructor!
This is an 8 week virtual course. Classes are bi-weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm and are 45 minutes long.
If you are interested in registering, please email BALANCE at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call our office at 416-236-1796 extension 0.
Fazia has 20 years of experience. She specializes in therapeutic movement that include T’ai Chi, Pilates, and corrective Fitness. Her approach is holistic as it includes breath work, meditation, and natural posture alignment. Her goal is to promote independence by helping her clients stay mobile and strong. These classes can be done on a mat, a chair, or standing. Please consult a doctor or registered therapist for specialized rehabilitation.