Sweat for Sight

Get Sweaty and Give Sight!

What is Sweat for Sight?

Sweat for Sight is a multi-faceted event in support of Seva Canada, held on and around World Sight Day, which is on October 13th 2016,  the annual day of awareness of 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.

How can I get involved?

There are loads of ways to get involved at every level, email admin@seva.ca for more information.

  • Baza Dance Studios will be hosting a blindfolded Kizomba class from 4:30-5:30pm on Saturday, October 8th with a minimum donation of $10.

    Baza Dance Studios' main mission is to inspire! Inspire to dance...Inspire to grow...Inspire to create. Their main focus is currently with Latin Dance styles, however they also offer a variety of other class styles (such as Hip Hop, Street Jazz, Reggaeton and Dance fitness) to build well-rounded dancers. They welcome everyone, from absolute beginner to performance level dancers and offer special packages to cater to your dance addict level!

  • Dailey Meathod, Sweat for Sight, Seva Canada

    The Dailey Method is offering a 75 minute Dailey Cycle class in the dark with glow lights on Tuesday, October 11th at 5:45pm in support of Seva Canada (The Dailey Method Kitsilano - 1735 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver). A minimum donation of $10 is greatly appreciated to book your spot!

    The Dailey Method helps you achieve a strong, lean, sculpted body through an evolving mix of practices. They combine ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening through yoga, pilates, and orthopedic exercise. Never stale, their ever-evolving mix of movement is always fresh, fun, and challenging. You get a total workout: your body sculpted, mind sharpened, motivation heightened, attitude transformed. Expand your mind and alter your body in the best way possible by awakening the passion that is in all of us. Join them, and let them help to move you along your journey and practice!

  • Full Circle studio + sweat for sight

    Full Circle Studio is offering a blindfolded Pilates Mat class on Thursday October 13th at 7pm. This event is BYOB-bring your own blindfold! All proceeds from this event will be donated to Seva Canada's Sweat for Sight. 

    Full Circle Studio is a Pilates studio located in the heart of East Vancouver. They offer first rate personalized Mat & Equipment Pilates classes, privates and semi privates to help people achieve their goals! They are a community created and dedicated to personal betterment through exercise, art and healing. Their world of Pilates in East Vancouver is a safe space to ask questions about your body in an inspired path to support preventative health for a longer, healthier and more comfortable life in your skin.

  • On October 13th, Pure Barre will be hosting a 75 minute by donation workshop, followed by a short meditation session led by Larry Li.

    Pure Barre is the fastest, safest, most effective way to change your body. In just 55 minutes Pure Barre gives you a full-body workout concentrating on the areas women struggle with the most: hips, thighs, seat, abdominals and arms. Their technique is low-impact, protecting your joints by avoiding any bouncing or jumping. Each strength section of the workout is followed by a stretching section in order to create long, lean muscles. The technique works to defy gravity by tapering everything in and lifting it up!

    Originally from the United States, Pure Barre just opened two brand new studio in Kitsilano & Yaletown. With a fast-paced workout that focuses on an intense sequence of positions unique to Pure Barre, be prepared to work up a sweat and become very familiar with our lift, tone, and burn mantra. 

  • Line 5 Studio Seva Canada

    Line5 Studios will be donating 10% of their proceeds to Seva from October 10-14th. Their donations will support Seva's programs in Francophone West Africa and they will be playing music from West Africa during their classes that week.

    Line5 Studios is a boutique style Pilates studio, taking pride in offering undivided, focused attention to their clients. Nestled in the heart of Vancouver in an award winning 1907 heritage building, the focus from Day One has always been on the individual; Mylene Perrier and her instructors work to guide their clients through a comprehensive customized Pilates program, leading towards fulfilling fitness and wellness goals in a safe and beautiful environment. Line 5 is where the focus is on you!

  • Lagree West, Sweat for Sight, Seva Canada

    Lagree West is donating 100% of the proceeds from a class on October 29th.

    Lagree West is Vancouver's official provider of the Lagree Fitness Method. A studio concept workout that effectively combines core, endurance, cardio, balance, strength and flexibility training in every move. Lagree West is located in downtown Vancouver and North Vancouver.

  • KimFitPro will be offering a Co-ed Circuit class with proceeds to Seva.

    Fitness has taken on a new direction in Brooklin, Ontario. KimFitPro found that variety is key when catering to all age groups, fitness levels and lifestyles. From their repertoire of Bootcamp, Kettlebell, Impact, and Circuit training classes they will be offering a Co-ed Circuit with all proceeds being donated to Seva.

  • Harbour Dance Centre Logo Sweat for Sight

    Established in 1985, Harbour Dance Centre is the hub of Vancouver’s dance scene. Their world-class faculty offers a variety of dance forms for adult dancers of all levels. Open 7 days a week with different classes every day, Harbour Dance Centre is the perfect choice for everyone from seasoned professionals to adult beginners. Be part of the dynamic dance experience in a fun, relaxed atmosphere!

    927 Granville Street in Vancouver, B.C.