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#HerHeartMatters: the Importance of Heart and Vascular Disease Prevention and Recovery

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THEME: To take care of others, you need to first take care of yourself.

There is a lot we can all do to help reduce the risks, as heart disease is largely preventable. Whether you are living with heart disease or at risk, a caregiver, or someone interested in learning more about women's heart health - join us and others from across Canada for this special Wear Red Canada presentation.

British Columbia Presents: 
Engaging Youth and Knowing your Numbers

Dreaming Big
Madison Mailey, Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist, Women's 8 | Vancouver, BC

My Heart Story and How Youth Can Take Part
Kiara Herrera, Youth Advocate | Port Coquitlam, BC

Gymnastics and Women’s Heart Health: Making Exercise Fun at an Early Age
Balance Competitive Gymnastics Team | West Vancouver, BC

Tips to Finding a Primary Care Provider
Dr. Najah Adreak, UBC | Vancouver, BC

Tips When Speaking with a Healthcare Provider
Denise Johnston, Patient Advocate | Vancouver, BC

Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Presents: 
Mindfulness and Taking Care of Yourself and Your Community

Self-Compassion in our Women participants at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Shaelyn Strachan and Brittany Semenchuck, University of Manitoba | Winnipeg, MB

Yoga Demo: Mindfulness with Melanie and how to Maintain New Healthy Habits to Fit Within Your Already Busy Day
Yoga Within | Edmonton, AB

Ontario and Québec Presents: 
Get Active and Get Moving!

Primary Prevention: Benefits and Recommendations of Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Health and Tips to Increase Motivation 
Malaïka Saint-Victor and Nour Saadawi, Women’s Healthy Heart Initiative | Montreal, QC.

Secondary Prevention and Physical Activity: The Benefits of Exercise Following a Heart Attack (French spoken, English subtitles)
Dr. Christine Pacheco, Hôpital Pierre-Boucher and University of Montreal Health Centre, Dr. Vee-Van Le and Amélie Bréard, University of Montreal Health Centre | Montreal, QC

Sit and Stand Exercise Demo
Robin Pohl, Halton Healthcare - Milton District Hospital | Burlington, ON

Red Rhino, a Dance Space for Everyone 
Eogan Dillon, Dancer and Founder, Red Rhino

An Interview with Elite Runner, Erin Poirier
Erin Poirier | Halifax, NS and Amy Johnston | Ottawa, ON

Adaptive Sports: The Importance of Moving
André-anne Sabourin, Adaptive Sit Skier and Amy Johnston | Ottawa, ON

Atlantic Provinces Presents:
Sunday Family Dinner (Healthy Eating)

Grocery Store Tour - Shopping for Heart Healthy Food Options
Angela Dufour, Olympic Performance Dietician | Halifax, NS

Chop and Chat with Chef Andy 
Chef Andy Haye, East Coast Kitchen | Halifax, NS

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