CSIO Announces Partnership with Stop, Breathe & Think

Monday, April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

TORONTO (April 1, 2019) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is proud to announce its partnership with Stop, Breathe & Think, an emotional wellness online platform.

Stop, Breathe & Think is the personalized emotional wellness platform for the “anxious” generation. Their mission is to help kids, teens and young adults build the emotional strength and confidence to tackle life’s ups and downs. To learn more about Stop, Breathe & Think, visit their website here

The partnership will provide CSIO-registered athletes with a 1-year free online subscription to Stop, Breathe & Think. 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.  

QUOTES:

CSIO is proud to be partnering with Stop, Breathe & Think. Helping athletes develop a regular Mindfulness practice can be effective to not only enhance our athletes’ sport performance, but also to support their overall wellbeing. Partnering with Stop, Breath & Think will allow our athletes the freedom and flexibility to utilize this activity that much more conveniently,” said Rolf Wagschal, CSIO’s Mental Performance Consultant and Game Plan Advisor.

 “We are really excited to support CSIO athletes’ emotional wellbeing with our Stop, Breathe & Think platform. We hope to offer them a daily mental break where they can connect with how they are feeling and practice short activities tuned to those emotions, to help them decrease anxiety, increase focus and build their emotional resilience, ” said Julie Campistron, CEO of Stop, Breathe & Think.
 

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

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