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How Edmontonians are leading the ‘movement movement’


Fitness classes and health programs are focusing less on struggle and more on joy through movement to improve our overall well-being.

Today’s fitness classes and programs are focusing less on struggle, more on joy

A woman stands at the front of an exercise class with her arms raised smiling at the camera. Behind her, three people follow her movement on yoga mats.
Andrea Yacyshyn started Antidote Movement Club, a series of classes in Edmonton that combine dance, stretching and her training as a registered massage therapist, to get people moving and feeling good in their bodies. (Submitted by Andrea Yacyshyn)

There are a thousand different ways to work out — but the biggest trend in fitness right now is seemingly less about exercise and more about movement.

This Is Edmonton host Clare Bonnyman explores how scientists and researchers are looking at movement’s ability to support patients through things like cancer.

Clare also visits Andrea Yacyshyn, founder of Edmonton’s Antidote Movement Club, to see what it feels like to just … move.

19:46The movement movement

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