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The 3rd Annual Disability Awareness Symposium Fitness For All: Inclusive Fitness and Sport

March 29 – April 02, 2021

Summary of Events

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All events will be live-streamed except HeArt and Mind, Qigong: Moving Meditation, Adaptive Kayaking Clinic, Pet Your Stress Away, Wheelchair Basketball Clinic, and Adaptive Climbing. To receive the live-stream link for all other events, make sure to register for the event and select the live-stream link option.

The theme of this year’s symposium is Fitness for All: Inclusive Fitness and Sport. This year, the symposium will be the week of March 29 – April 02, 2021, and will look at “fitness” from a holistic lens and will include both mental and physical fitness.

We will hold a series of workshops and presentations focused on mindfulness, mental health, physical health, and nutrition. We will also be offering a series of adaptive workout classes via Zoom or at the Chinook center. These adaptive fitness classes will include yoga, Zumba, weightlifting, and rock climbing.

We are bringing in Wesley Hamilton as the keynote for this event. Wesley is the Executive Director of the organization, Disabled But Not Really (DBNR). DBNR advocates for the disabled community by raising awareness about Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), promoting mental and physical wellness, and engaging diverse audiences through local and national events. Wesley was also a featured hero on Netflix’s Queer Eye Season 4, Episode 2.

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