Healthy Living

Run to Quit

Run to Quit pairs the quitting expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. The program greatly increases a person’s chances of quitting smoking while raising their physical activity level.more info

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Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Phone: 1-800-419-2906 ext. 264
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Salt Spring Island Wellness Centre

With spaces devoted to fitness, yoga, and treatments from our island’s diverse and comprehensive health & wellness community, the Salt Spring Island Wellness Centre is your entry-point into a mindful, conscious, and soulful quest for personal well-being.more info

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120 Hereford Avenue
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T4
+12509001125: 1(250) 900-1125
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Self-Management BC

Self-Management BC provides support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc. We offer:
- COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS (Diabetes, Chronic Pain, Chronic Conditions, Cancer: Thriving & Surviving) that are led by peer leaders and run for 2.5 hours for 6 weeks.
- HEALCH COACH PROGRAM that involves volunteer health coaches providing weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions.
- ONLINE WORKSHOPS (Chronic Conditions) that are flexible, self-paced, available 24/7. more info

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University of Victoria, Institute on Ageing & Lifelong Health
Ste 210, 4907 Chisholm St
, Delta, BC, V4K 2K6
Main : (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767
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SynergyFit Personal Training

One-on-one health/fitness needs, or group training; specialty Boomer & Senior demographic; 20+ yrs. exp., will come to your home if desired.more info

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SynergyFit
Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K1X3
Phone: (250) 653-4656

Yoga for Chronic Pain

This is a six-week yoga program specially designed for people living with chronic pain. Yoga is gentle and restorative, applying pain science theory. Ongoing entrymore info

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Sadhana Yoga & Massage Therapy
Leigh Anne Milne, 530 Fulford Ganges Rd
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K2K1
Phone: (250) 221-9642
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