CPAA online and in-person programs in August 2020 – Register NOW

Regular in-person programs are offered again.

Cerebral Palsy Alberta Health and Wellness Programs — Participate for free… virtually anywhere!

The CPAA has introduced new Health & Wellness programs that you can participate in, virtually and in person! We are featuring FREE classes for Music, Art, Yoga, Fitness and Cooking as well as Parent Support Groups and Social Meet-up Groups for any age.

Register Now – FREE.

Simply add the programs that you’d like to participate in to your cart and you’ll be sent a Zoom meeting code that will be valid for the month of August!

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Another month of virtual programs is about to wrap up and we are not stopping! August registration is now open and we hope to see even more of you on our screens!

If you are unsure if they are a good fit for you or your kiddo, you can join our Cerebral Palsy Alberta App to access past recordings and get a taste for what they are all about. Download now from the  Apple App Store or ▶︎ Google Play.

Click here to register for our virtual programs

Virtual Programs! Our FREE Online Programs have officially opened for August registration and we have room for you! There is something for all ages and abilities each day of the week.

We also have support groups and fun ways for teens to connect across the province. Our Programs Team has been working hard to provide the best programming so no one feels left out. Come join us!

Movin’ n Groovin’ (August)
Ages 0-18
Mondays from 11 am-12 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Participants provincewide are encouraged to have fun and be physically active. They will learn new skills as they attend and participate in several forms of physical activity. Activities are chosen and modified to utilize materials and space that is available to everyone at home or that are easily accessible.
Yoga Bees (August)
Ages 0-18
Tuesdays from 11 am-12 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
This introductory gentle movement yoga class is designed to assist with healing body and mind and provides the opportunity for participants to explore Yoga in a non- competitive and supportive environment. Clients increase mobility and manage stress by stretching their muscles in this class.
Half Notes (August)
Ages 0-18
Wednesdays from 11 am-12 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Music empowers participants with self-expression and increased self-confidence, in this music therapy program, participants gain the opportunity to learn new songs, sing, and dance along with the music. The supportive, warm atmosphere of this program provides a safe space for participants to make their own sound, and has been shown to increase self-confidence.
Fun Expressions (August)
Ages 0-18
Thursdays 11 am-12 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Participants provincewide are encouraged to have fun and be creative. They will learn new skills as they complete each project. Projects are chosen and modified to utilize materials that they already have at home or that are easily accessible.
Shakin’ n Groovin’ (August)
Ages 18+
Mondays from 2-3 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Participants provincewide are encouraged to have fun and be physically active. They will learn new skills as they attend and participate in several forms of physical activity. Activities are chosen and modified to utilize materials and space that is available to everyone at home or that are easily accessible.
Yoga Lotuses (August)
Ages 18+
Tuesdays from 2-3 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
This introductory gentle movement yoga class is designed to assist with healing body and mind and provides the opportunity for participants to explore Yoga in a non- competitive and supportive environment. Clients increase mobility and manage stress by stretching their muscles in this class.
Alberta Meet-Up Group I (August)
Ages 18+
Tuesdays 5:30-7 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
This virtual meet-up will keep participants connected from the comfort of their homes. Topics discussed will change weekly depending on the participants interest. These meet-ups can include game night, talent show, virtual tours of museums, art galleries etc.
Whole Notes I (August)
Ages 18+
Wednesdays from 10-11 am
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Music empowers participants with self-expression and increased self-confidence, this music therapy program, participants gain the opportunity to learn new songs, sing, and dance along with the music. The supportive, warm atmosphere of this program provides a safe space for participants to make their own sound, and has been shown to increase self-confidence.
Whole Notes II (August)
Ages 18+
Wednesdays from 2-3 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00 Sold out
Music empowers participants with self-expression and increased self-confidence, this music therapy program, participants gain the opportunity to learn new songs, sing, and dance along with the music. The supportive, warm atmosphere of this program provides a safe space for participants to make their own sound, and has been shown to increase self-confidence.
Creative Souls (August)
Ages 18+
Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Participants provincewide are encouraged to have fun and be creative. They will learn new skills as they complete each project. Projects are chosen and modified to utilize materials that they already have at home or that are easily accessible.
Friday Fun Connections I (August)
Ages 12+
Fridays from 12-1 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Fun Connections provides the opportunity for adult’s province-wide to get together to experience a variety of activities, including a game day, presentations, sports and other activities that are of interest to the group.
Friday Fun Connections II (August)
Ages 12+
Fridays from 1-2 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Fun Connections provides the opportunity for adult’s province-wide to get together to experience a variety of activities, including a game day, presentations, sports and other activities that are of interest to the group.
Parent Support Group – ALL AGES (August)
For parents of children with disabilities
WEdnesdays from 6-7 pm
Hosted on Zoom- event details will be sent out once registered. Cost $0.00
Our support group for parents of children with disabilities will create a safe space for the participants to discuss their experiences with raising children with disabilities. Weekly discussions with our social worker and other parents will help answer questions that participants might have, and help by providing resources to navigate through this unpredictable time.

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