Get sweaty and give the power of sight!

What is Sweat for Sight?

Sweat for Sight is a multi-faceted event in support of Seva Canada that celebrates World Sight Day, on October 12th, 2017, the annual day of awareness focusing global attention on blindness and visual impairment.

Gyms, studios, clubs, teams and individuals across Canada are showing their support for eradicating preventable blindness by sweating and raising funds through individual or team goals or dedicating specialty fitness classes.

There are lots of ways to get involved!

Attend a fitness class at a participating gym or studio:

                                                see what studios are doing

                                                             or

                                                start your own fundraiser
 

Show your support with a sweaty selfie!

Share a sweaty selfie with #SweatforSight and mention @sevacanada on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram between Sept 15th and Oct 13th.

You’ll be entered to win some awesome prizes from The Hive,  Curves North VancouverBliss Yoga SpaSugar Swing Ballroom, Yoga Within, Bar Method and Seva Canada!

                                                                     

Participating Studios

Vancouver:

 

Amy Diehl personal training logoBar Method Logo
BEFIT logo Eastwood Cycle LogoFit Body Boot Camp logo
Meridian Pilates LogoTight Club Logo
 The Yoga Root logo

 

 

Calgary:

Bodhi Tree Yoga logo       Embody Pilates Studio LogoFit Republic Logo

 

Edmonton:

 
AKtion Fitness LogoJ'Adore Dance LogoPrana Yoga Studio LogoSpinunity Logo
 
Yogalife Logo

 

Toronto:

eMbody Fitness Club logo  Fit Squad Logo  Torq Ride logo

 

Halifax:

Halifax Yoga logo
 

Want to get involved? Click here for more information on how to get started!

Sight Stories and News

  • A Mother's Fear Turns to Hope

    When 8-year-old twins Ganga and Yumana began to lose their vision due to cataracts, they seemed destined to go blind like their mother.Thankfully, Seva's outreach team got them the care they needed.

    Sight stories | November 15th, 2017
  • Thank You for Sweating for Sight!

    This October, the Canadian fitness community came together to get sweaty and restore sight for World Sight Day. 25 studios held specialty classes or offered classes by donation, in support of Seva Canada’s eye care programs. See what they did!

    Blog | November 6th, 2017
  • A Long Walk for Sight

    Nesum, a fiercely independent widow, walked for 4 days through the mountainous terrain of northeastern Nepal hoping to have her sight restored at a Seva-sponsored eye camp.

    Sight stories | October 20th, 2017