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Awaken + Activate Workshop

Ready to summit your own mountains? This workshop is designed to help you develop a sense of strength within yourself that will help you achieve what you're reaching for. We want to see teens and womxn of all ages join us to be inspired to dig a little deeper so we can stand a little taller for all of those moments we need just a little bit more inner agency.

Sunday, October 20th

2-5pm (with optional time to connect from 5-6pm)

Arc'Teryx HQ

2220 Dollarton Hwy #110

MAP

$40 Ticket (all ages)

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SPEAKERS

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Andreane Lanthier Nadeau (ALN)

Top 3 in Enduro World Series

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Farinaz Lari

World-Champion Kickboxer

Co-Founder District Warrior

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Lotte Davis

Co-Founder AG Hair

Founder One Girl Can

We will begin with an inspiring film called La Cumbre, that will show us that it's the spirit within that helps us summit mountains.

 

This will transition us into our first speaker, Andreane Lanthier Nadeau (ALN), who will speak to us about building a sense of strength within the body. ALN will then lead us into our first session with our facilitators​.

Next, we will get to hear from Farinaz Lari, who will bridge the gap between developing agency within into advocacy work. Then again, she'll lead us into our session.

Finally, we'll end with Lotte Davis, who will speak to us about creating conscious change in the world with the confidence she's developed and helps girls in Africa develop too through One Girl Can. Lotte will lead us into our final facilitated session.

We wrap with a locally-created film that may move you to tears as you may see yourself in the womxn and girls you see on screen.

From 5-6pm we will gather in community, keep the good vibes going and talk about how we can not only change our own lives for the better, but hopefully some others too!

OUR FILMS

LA CUMBRE

Kathy Pico, an Ecuadorian native lost her leg to Cancer at age 38. Reassessing her life's value, Kathy turned to alpinism. On July 28th, 2017 Kathy attempted Cayambe, Ecuador's 3rd tallest volcano towering at 18,996 ft tall alongside Chad Jukes and The Range of Motion Project.

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Filmmaker: Lindsey Hagen

WOMEN YOU WON'T SEE ON TV

A short film that’s a celebration of all the women you won't see on TV: the women who won’t go on to the olympics or break world records, but who enjoy being physically active in their own individual way.

 

Girls who are physically active are more likely to succeed. People are more likely to follow in the footsteps of someone who looks like them. Because of this, we feature a range of ages, bodies and backgrounds - embodying a realistic wide spectrum that can be found in sport.

Filmmaker: Bronwyn Davies

MORE QUESTIONS?

What ages are welcome?

The content is directed more at ages ~10+ to 100, but if parents know they have an engaged child, they are welcome to bring them; however, participants under 13 must attend with their guardian. We want this to be a truly multi-generational event. We all have much to learn from each other. 

What ages are welcome?

The content is directed more at ages ~10+ to 100, but if parents know they have an engaged child, they are welcome to bring them; however, participants under 13 must attend with their guardian. We want this to be a truly multi-generational event. We all have much to learn from each other. 

Are there snacks?

Yes, we have our generous partner Bluhouse Cafe coming in with a tray of snacks, Spud is bringing fruit, and we'll also have Nature's Path bars on hand too.

Please bring your own mug.

What if I'm shy?

That's perfectly ok. We will be sharing a lot of our thoughts on paper actually, so you may be able to contribute in a way that feels very comfortable for you right off the bat. This experience will be 100% within your control and there will be many different types of people there, which we're so excited about.

What can I expect?

Expect to feel challenged to find authentic answers within yourself. Expect to feel inspired by people in your group, on stage and on screen. Expect to feel lit up by the messages of our speakers and in our films. Expect to feel connected in community. Expect to feel bigger, stronger and more capable to create the change you want to see in yourself and in the world.

Is it wheelchair accessible?

Yes, it most certainly is. Everyone will be welcomed in at the same entrance and there are wheelchair accessible bathrooms.

What ages are welcome?

The content is directed more at ages ~10+ to 100, but if parents know they have an engaged child, they are welcome to bring them; however, participants under 13 must attend with their guardian. We want this to be a truly multi-generational event. We all have much to learn from each other. 

How many facilitators do we work with?

Each individual will get the opportunity to work with 3 different facilitators. You will rotate 3 times and so will your group, so you will get to work alongside more people this way. It helps us look at things differently when we get to hear the answers of others.

THIS IS ELIZABETH

In the fall of 2018, we wanted to get behind Lotte Davis' organization called One Girl Can.

 

At our fall festival we raised enough money to get Elizabeth through a year of university in Kenya. At the time, Elizabeth was an unknown young woman to us, but since then, I've have the pleasure of communicating with Elizabeth through One Girl Can and have come to know how motivated and inspiring she is. 

Elizabeth is a determined university student working towards a BSC in Agribusiness Management and Enterprise at South Eastern University in Kenya. She's driven to complete the cycle of empowerment and mentorship by leading other young girls in her community. 

Despite coming from a poor background, "she was able to overcome all odds and excel in her academic work. She is disciplined, hardworking, self-driven and focused," said her high school principal. 

With your help, we will ensure Elizabeth's tuition and living expenses are paid for the 2020 school year! 

Learn more about One Girl Can here.

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