EDSNA’S EVENTS IN EDMONTON 

EDSNA is hosting several events in the city of Edmonton for #EDAW2020- scroll for more info, or email info@EDSNA.ca with any questions you might have.

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

The social tags for EDAW2020 are: #EDAW2020 #ShowUsYourPurple

January 31 (evening): House Flow & Glow Hot Yoga Class


Come join us again for a blacklight yoga class – wear your neon gear, groove to a live DJ, and enjoy a fun, all-levels yoga session led by studio owner Jason Morris. Music provided by DJ Nada Deva

Event runs from 8:30pm – 10pm

Cost: Minimum $10 donation, paid at the door; sign up online to reserve a space

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

February 1: Landmark Lightup (All Day)


The province is purple on February 1st- won’t you #ShowUsYourPurple?! Landmarks in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge will be lit up in our favourite colour to celebrate the first official day of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020. Landmarks include:

Edmonton: Chateau Lacombe Hotel, Edmonton House, ATB Place, High Level Bridge (109st)

Calgary: Calgary Tower, Arts Common, Reconciliation Bridge, Glenbow Museum, Olympic Plaza, and Telus Spark

Lethbridge: Lethbridge City Hall

Rest Day Giveaway

February 1st also marks the first day of EDSNA giveaways!

To be entered to win an amazing prize from one of our generous sponsors:

  •  Take a photo of a purple landmark (hint: scroll up for a list of landmarks)! Not in Edmonton, Calgary, or Lethbridge? Take a photo of yourself wearing something purple.
  • Follow @EatingDSNA on Instagram (and still be following at the time of the prize draw)
  • Post your photo, and tag it with #ShowUsYourPurple and #EDAW2020
  • Tag 2 friends in your caption
  • Wait patiently – you might be the winner! EDSNA will DM the winners on Instagram.

One other note: Winner must be a resident of Alberta- sorry, we can’t mail prizes out of the province.

February 2: YEG Cycle Karma Spin Class



Come spin a Sunday afternoon away with us at YEG Cycle-Jasper Ave. 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 1pm

Cost: Minimum donation of $25, register online to save a space

Location: YEG Cycle-124 Street(11653 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB, T5K 0M9)

February 4: Rest Day Giveaway


Halfway through EDAW already!

GIVEAWAY #2. On February 5th, we are collaborating with those throughout the Edmonton community to discuss one of the questions EDSNA hears most: “How do I help?” By bringing together those with lived experience, caregivers, working professionals, and researchers, this panel & facilitated discussion will serve as an opportunity to learn more about this complex, and multifaceted aspect of mental health. 

Share with us a myth you’ve heard about eating disorders to enter to win a gift basket from Market Drugs Medical. 

*Rules to enter:

  • Follow @eatingdsna on Instagram
  • “Like” /MarketDrugsMedical on Facebook
  • Comment a myth about eating disorders
  • Tag 2 friends 

*must be living in Alberta to receive giveaway prize. Prizes are as awarded, no substitutions will be made*

Giveaway runs from 12:01am MST on February 4th, 2020 until  11:59 MST on February 4th, 2020.

February 5: ED_ucate


As part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) 2020, the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA) is collaborating with those throughout the Edmonton community to discuss one of the questions EDSNA hears most: “How do I help?”

By bringing together those with lived experience, caregivers, working professionals, and researchers, this panel & facilitated discussion will serve as an opportunity to learn more about this complex, and multifaceted aspect of mental health.

Event runs from 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $5, register online. Tickets available on Eventbrite

Location: Feigel Conference Centre in Allard Hall (MacEwan University, Room 11-204, 11110 104 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M9

February 7: Rest Day Giveaway


Last day!

LAST GIVEAWAY! Eating Disorders Awareness Week #EDAW2020 is coming to an end.

Share with us how you engaged with #EDAW2020 to win a 75 minute Hot Stone Massage at 5 Element St. Albert .

*Rules to enter:

  • Follow @eatingdsna
  • Comment how you engaged with #EDAW2020 this year
  • Tag 2 friends in your response

*must be living in Alberta to receive giveaway prize. Prizes are as awarded, no substitutions will be made*

Giveaway runs from 12:01am MST on February 7th, 2020, until 11:59 MST on February 7th, 2020.

EDSNA’S EVENTS IN CALGARY

Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Calgary is hosted by several amazing community organizations.

We definitely encourage you to see what else is happening in Calgary, as we continue to build this portion of the site.

 

February 7: Evening of Hope


Join Dr.Angela Grace and EDSNA for another evening of visual and performing arts- last year SOLD OUT, so we’ve brought it back! This magical evening will feature artists of different mediums, all celebrating recovery, hope, and healing.

Date: February 7, 2019

Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm MST

Cost: $10-$15/person, To purchase tickets, please purchase on Eventbrite  – we’d love to see you there!

Location: The Village, 4039 Brentwood Road NW, Calgary, Alberta