Activity Leader, Yoga
Position Activity: Activity Coordination, Exercise / Fitness, Facilitation, Instructor / Facilitator, Role Model, Teaching
2-2 hours / Week Days Only
minimum 6 month commitment
10240 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, AB, AB, T5H 3V9 [Map]
Suitability: Adult , Fluency in Languages other than English, Older Adult (55+), Student (Post Secondary)
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions units need a volunteer to lead yoga sessions for patients 5-18 yrs of age. Providing an opportunity for individuals to engage in yoga practice which includes: setting up a therapeutic environment conducive to yoga practice, teaching and modeling yoga techniques, creating a sense of “normalcy” and modeling pro-social interactions with patients, explaining the benefits of yoga practice in mental and physical health so as to improve the quality of care and experience during hospitalization. Volunteer must have current Certification as a yoga instructor and be available Thursdays 330-5pm for a minimum of 6 months.