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CSIO Announces Partnership with Modo Yoga Thunder Bay

For Immediate Release

TORONTO (March 18, 2019) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is proud to announce its partnership with Modo Yoga Thunder Bay, located at 955 Saunders Drive, in Thunder Bay.

The partnership will provide CSIO-registered athletes with an opportunity to access the studio and cultivate their yoga practice. CSIO-registered athletes interested in getting involved or learning more about this opportunity are to contact Danielle Gelineau, Manager, Athlete Services at [email protected].

Modo Yoga Studio is a community of 70 studios worldwide, made of inspired students joined together by the love of yoga. Modo Yoga Thunder Bay offers a variety of classes throughout the week such as Yin, Flow and Hatha. To learn more about Modo Yoga Thunder Bay, visit their website here.

CSIO is proud to be partnering with Modo Yoga Thunder Bay and to bring this fantastic opportunity to our Thunder Bay-based athletes. Our athletes live and train across the province, and it’s important to us that they all feel part of the CSIO community. We thank Modo Yoga Thunder Bay for providing a safe and inclusive space for our athletes to explore their yoga practice” said Danielle GelineauCSIO Manger, Athlete Services.

“Modo Yoga Thunder Bay is thrilled to be working with CSIO athletes as they work to meet their goals of representing Team Canada!  Our studio is located in Lakehead University’s Field House where we also practice modo with our local varsity team athletes. This partnership is an opportunity to build a supportive community for athletes as they integrate our Modo Yoga practice into their lives to develop calm minds, fit bodies and inspired lives!” said Debbie Zweep, Studio Director.
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario

Located at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, the largest legacy facility of the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance and sport therapy; as well as life services and assistance with transitioning in to and out of sport. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario.

As a key partner in the sport systems of both Ontario and Canada, CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches and is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country. CSIO is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector.

Media Contacts:

David Chu, Director, Corporate Services and Partnerships

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Tel: 416.596.1240 ex 202
Email: [email protected]