Our Workshops & Trainings

Prenatal Class

When: March 4-25th, 2024

What you need to know to feel empowered, prepared, and confident throughout your pregnancy and postpartum journey

What you need to know to feel empowered, prepared, and confident throughout your pregnancy and postpartum journey. 4 LIVE modules and 1 Module with pre-recorded educational videos.

Module 1:

Navigating pregnancy: Prenatal exercise progression and preparing the pelvic floor for birth.

  • Pregnancy considerations and modifications as you progress through pregnancy

Module 2 & 3:

Labour and delivery: Everything you need to know from early labour to delivery

  • Epidural
  • Interventions in delivery, when and why they go to a csection
  • Pushing and positions
  • When to go to the hospital
  • Stages of labour
  • Coping strategies during labour and pushing.

Module 4:

4th trimester: Early postpartum education, breastfeeding basics, and how to attend to your healing body.

  • Breastfeeding (what to expect first few days)
  • PP depression/anxiety
  • Lifting
  • Posture, breath, engagement
  • Breast feeding

PP bowel movement (fibre and fluids)

Module 5: 

Navigating the postpartum period: strategies and considerations in returning to activity and exercise

  • Scar massage (perineal and c-section)
  • Return to impact )sport, running, HIIT. Etc)
  • Sign of pelvic floor dysfunction (including POP)
  • How to assess for DRA
  • Rest, rehab and retrain
  • Comparison is the thief of joy

Registration is open!

Investment: $200 (classes claimable under private insurance with a physio screen)

Time: Mondays 7:30pm-9pm

Baby Massage

When: January 30th, 2024

Our experienced massage therapist, Ashley McDonald, RMT will be offering a one-hour workshop on how to perform baby massage on your little one.

We have an exciting new offering coming to Vangool Wellness in 2024. This class:

  • Enhances bonding and attachment
  • Helps with sleep patterns
  • Helps immune system development
  • Increases vagal activity
  • Relief from wind, colic or constipation
  • Understand non-verbal cues from your baby
  • All you need is a blanket, we provide the rest!

Baby age from birth to 12 months.

Group classes up to 9 babies and caregiver

Investment: $60 plus gst *claimable under your baby’s massage insurance

Our first workshop is January 30th, 2024. 10am – 11am and will be held month throughout the year so watch out for future dates

Too Tight to Stretch PhysioYoga

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays

Can’t quite touch your toes? Trouble feeling bendy? This class is for you!

This yoga series is designed for people with active lifestyles who may be feeling extra stiff due to things such as injuries, overtraining, or all the stores life throws your way. Motion is lotion! Movement is necessary for muscle and joint health, but this often becomes limited by pain or stiffness. This unique class helps create space in your body to help reduce pain and inflammation through movement and breath work.

A 30 min Physiotherapy screen can be used to customize the classes to your specific needs.

No yoga experience is required.

Saturdays: 10-11am

Wednesdays: 7-8pm

Cost: $28 per class, ongoing series. 

*Classes claimable as physiotherapy with a physiotherapy 30 min screen.

Get your spot early as space is limited!

Postpartum PhysioYoga

When: Tuesdays & Fridays

Join Physiotherapists Adrianne and Amy for a class design for all postpartum bodies and their healing!

This yoga series is designed for people with active lifestyles who may be feeling extra stiff due to things such as injuries, overtraining, or all the stores life throws your way. Motion is lotion! Movement is necessary for muscle and joint health, but this often becomes limited by pain or stiffness. This unique class helps create space in your body to help reduce pain and inflammation through movement and breath work.

A 30 min Physiotherapy screen can be used to customize the classes to your specific needs.

No yoga experience is required.

Saturdays: 10-11am

Wednesdays: 7-8pm

Cost: $28 per class, ongoing series. 

*Classes claimable as physiotherapy with a physiotherapy 30 min screen.

Get your spot early as space is limited!

Accessible & Adaptive Yoga Teacher Training

When: Next training dates Sept 14th 2024!

Are you a health care provider or yoga instructor who’s interested in increasing your skill set? This course is for you!

In this 40 hr Accessible Yoga Teacher Training participants will learn how to make yoga accessible to all ability levels while maintaining a fun, safe, and therapeutic environment. Specific attention will be paid to educating on how to adapt chair yoga to various chronic health conditions and diseases. While also learning how to integrate yoga theory and practice into your clinical practice and healthcare settings.

Adrianne Vangool is a Physiotherapist and Yoga Alliance Certified trainer, who has been guiding chair yoga classes in Saskatoon since 2012. She has trained and mentored several teachers, health practitioners, and educators from across Canada, who now offer chair yoga classes in their communities and facilities. The evidence regarding the effectiveness of yoga and mindfulness practices on wellbeing is vast. Specifically, more evidence is supporting the benefits of yoga in improving patient outcomes and improved quality of life and management of conditions following surgery, cancer, back pain, and progressive neurological conditions such as MS and Parkinson’s Disease.

Participants will learn:

  • A chair sequence to build upon, videos, & PDF resources.
  • The specifics of common health conditions and how yoga can help manage such conditions, improve quality of life, alleviate suffering, and support mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.
  • How to bring a more holistic and integrated approach to your clinical practice through the system and science of yoga and mindfulness techniques.
  • Ways to adapt yoga for the senior body and those with mobility concerns.
  • Ways to bring chair yoga class into healthcare and in community settings.

Course Outline:

This course will be a combination of online and in-person learning.

The majority of the course will be accessible through online modules. In-person practical session will be completed on 1, 8 hr day. Please inform us if you will not be able to attend the in-person practical session, we will arrange for alternative LIVE online options where possible.

Registration Fees

$530 (includes copy of “The Journey of Self-Care to We-Care”)

Register Now to save your spot!

Still have questions?

Get In Touch

Email: info@vangoolwellness.com

Address

3026 Taylor St East, Saskatoon, SK

Clinic Hours

9am – 4pm M, Th, F
9am – 8pm T, W
9am – 4pm Saturday

Phone Number:

(306) 242-9355