Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019

February 1st – 7th

EDAW 2019 was amazing –

thank you to all involved, we couldn’t have done it without you!

Follow us on social (@EatingDSNA) to see all the pictures from the events, or email if you have any questions


EDSNA hosted several events in the city of Edmonton, and we were so happy to meet so many of you! Scroll for more info, or email with any questions you might have.

Don’t forget to follow @EatingDSNA on all of our social for pictures, or tag us if you have photos you’d like to share – we’d love to see them!

The social tags for EDAW2019 are: #EDAW2019 #SemTA2019 #ShowUsYourPurple

February 1 (morning): Community Leadership Breakfast & Landmark Lighting

Our kickoff to EDAW 2019! Please note, the breakfast is by invitation only, but the landmarks will be lit up across downtown!

February 1 (evening): House Flow & Glow Hot Yoga Class

Come join us for a blacklight yoga class – wear your neon gear, paint yourself in neon paint, and enjoy a fun, all-levels yoga session led by studio owner Jason Morris. Soundtrack provided by Zephyr. 

Event runs from 8:30pm – 10pm

Cost: Minimum $10 donation at the door, or sign up online

Location: OM Hot Yoga and Massage (10619 124 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5N 1S5)

(loads of free parking on the side streets, and on 124st – just be sure to check the signs!)

February 3: YEG Cycle Karma Spin Class

Come spin a Sunday afternoon away with us at YEG Cycle-124street. While you might be too warm in a full polyester banana suit, wear whatever makes you happy and ride to an upbeat, body-positive playlist. Class led by Taylor Pitman, a current EDSNA volunteer. 

Event starts at 2:30pm

Cost: Minimum $10 donation

Location: YEG Cycle-124 Street (12302 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, AB, T5N 3N1)

February 5: Colour_ED Community Art Event

Pretend you’re Van Gogh and join us at Cafe Blackbird for a collaborative art project. There will be live music, other members of the EDSNA community, and a host of art supplies to create a beautiful addition to this year’s EDSNA EDAW masterpiece. 

Event runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: By donation

Location: Cafe Blackbird (9640 142St NW, Edmonton, AB, T5N 4B2)

Photo by Tracey Hocking on Unsplash

February 7: Healthcare Professional Mixer

It’s the last day of EDAW, and we are hanging out at Central Social Hall. Come meet and ask questions of the amazing healthcare professionals in our community, have a drink with friends, and enjoy a space full of like-minded people. Looking forward to seeing you there! 

Event start time:

  • Check in: 7:00pm – 7:30pm
  • Event: 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Cost: FREE entry, snacks provided. Drinks available for purchase.

Location: Central Social Hall (10909 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB, T5J 3L9)

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash


Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Calgary is hosted by several amazing community organizations. We definitely encourage you to see what else went on in Calgary, but these are the events hosted by EDSNA.

February 2: Evening of Hope

Join Dr.Angela Grace and EDSNA for an evening of visual and performing arts. This magical evening will feature artists of different mediums, all celebrating recovery, hope, and healing.

Date: February 2, 2019

Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm MST

Location: The Village

4039 Brentwood Road NW

Calgary, Alberta

To purchase tickets, please follow the link or click the poster – we’d love to see you there!

February 6: “Wheel of Wellness” at Mount Royal University

Stop by the booth at Mount Royal University to spin the “Wheel of Wellness” at the Awareness on Campus event. Answer trivia questions from our amazing volunteers, and win some awesome EDSNA swag!

Disclaimer: “Wheel of Wellness” is not the size of a ferris wheel.

Event runs from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Date: February 6th, 2019

Cost: Free!

Location: Mount Royal University Main Street,  East Entrance

Photo by Matheus Frade on Unsplash

Title photo credit by Aleksandar Savic on Unsplash