CSIO Announces Partnership with Yogatown

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

For Immediate Release

TORONTO (October 24, 2018) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is proud to announce its partnership with Yogatown.

The partnership will provide CSIO-registered athletes with an opportunity to access the studio and cultivate their yoga practice. CSIO-registered athletes interested in getting involved or learning more about this opportunity are to contact Danielle Gelineau, Manager, Athlete Services at dgelineau@csiontario.ca.  

Yogatown opened their doors in 2008 and were the first exclusively hot yoga studio in Ottawa. Over the last ten years, Yogatown built itself as a community to provide support and promote a healthy lifestyle. Yogatown shares many of the same values as CSIO including the importance of accessibility and inclusivity, and the dedication and commitment to excellence in all aspects of the organization.

 

QUOTES:

CSIO is proud to be partnering with Yogatown and to be bringing this incredible opportunity to our Ottawa-based Olympic and Paralympic athletes,” said Danielle Gelineau, CSIO Manger, Athlete Services. “We thank Yogatown for providing a beautiful space for athletes to grow their yoga practice and explore the many benefits of time spent on the mat.”

“One of the core values of Yogatown is healthy living, both inside and out. The CSIO and their athletes are incredible examples of just how valuable healthy living is, and the impact it can have in our lives and communities. We’re excited to support these inspiring athletes” added Jason Billows, Yogatown Owner.
 

About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

Located at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, the largest legacy facility of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance and sport therapy; as well as life services and assistance with transitioning in to and out of sport. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario.

As a key partner in the sport systems of both Ontario and Canada, CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches and is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country. CSIO is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector.

 

Media Contacts:

David Chu, Director, Corporate Services and Partnerships

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Tel: 416.596.1240 ex 202
Email: dchu@csiontario.ca

www.csiontario.ca

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