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Get ready to sweat! AEROBIC-A-THON is Back!
Sunday, March 10 2013

It’s that time of year again! Sunday, March 24, 2013, join us for our annual Aerobic-a-Thon! Get ready to work up a sweat from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in gym 3 of Montpetit Hall. Take part in a variety of different aerobic classes all while helping to raise money for an important cause close to Sports Services heart, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

You’ll have the chance to try out some of the amazing classes offered by Sports Services like the popular Latin dance fitness class Zumba and a brand new class on our schedule - Piloxing!

TIME

CLASS TYPE

INSTRUCTORS

09:30 – 10:00

Zumba

Sara Gill and Isabelle

10:00 – 10:30

Tae Step

Jini and Marie-Josée

10:30 – 11:00

Piloxing

Jessica

11:00 – 11:30

Group Active (STEP)

Pascale Poirier

11:30 – 12:00

Zumba

Sarah Millar

12:00 – 12:30

Yoga

Marianne Faguy

Here is how you can help!

  • Sign Up! Click here to sign you or a team up for the event
  • Show Up! Show up at the door and pay $10 to participate in the events!
  • Donate! Click here to make a direct donation
  • Support! Click here to sponsor an individual/team

All proceeds will go towards the ALS Society of Canada for research to find a cause, a treatment and a cure.

So join in the fun this Sunday for Aerobic-A-Thon for ALS. With your help, we can make a difference. For more information, check out the official event website.

Who is Siobhán?

Siobhán Rock is a proud mother of 3 and was full-time school teacher. She had spent 13 years with uOttawa Sports Services working part-time as a personal trainer, Group Fitness instructor and Yoga instructor. However, the summer of 2011, she was diagnosed with ALS.  Although her journey is filled with uncertainty, she builds strength from the support of her family, friends and colleagues as she strives to raise awareness about ALS and help others.

What is ALS?

ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a progressive and fatal neuromuscular disease which causes nerve cells to degenerate.  ALS robs individuals of their ability to walk, talk and eventually breathe. Currently, there is no known cause, cure or drug therapy for ALS, resulting in an emotionally, physically and financially draining journey not only for those with ALS, but their families as well.  Please visit the ALS official website for more information.

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