Media Advisory - Canadians get limber in support of the Great Canadian Yoga

TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ -

    What:     CNIB is bringing healthy and active living to blind and
              partially sighted Canadians. John M. Rafferty, CNIB President
              and CEO, will launch the first Great Canadian Yoga Stretch
              Celebration Event, a fully accessible program of yoga and
              meditation for CNIB clients and supporters.

    Activities include:
        -  Interview opportunities with CNIB clients - hear from clients
           about the challenges they face in living a healthy and active
           lifestyle, and why they do yoga.
        -  An interactive "yoga flow" class led by leading Toronto
           instructors, and meditation.

    When:     Sunday, May 30, 2010
              9:30 a.m. Opening remarks from John M. Rafferty
              10:30 a.m. Yoga class for CNIB clients and supporters

    Where:    CNIB Conference Centre, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

    Who:      John M. Rafferty, President and CEO
              Sue Marsh-Woods, CNIB Director, Services and Operations
              Alicia Modeste, CNIB client and yoga stretch participant
              Chyvonne Bray, CNIB client and yoga stretch participant

About CNIB

CNIB provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. To find out more, visit or call 1-800-563-2642.


For further information: For further information: Greg Sarney, (416) 486-2500 ext. 7588,

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