Community Engagement

 

NUTRITION WORKSHOPS AT THE SCHOOL OF ALBERTA BALLET

 

The School of Alberta Ballet will be hosting a series of Nutrition Workshops, aimed at dancers and their families, during the 2012/2013 season.  These workshops are open to ALL dancers in the Calgary and surrounding area.  The workshops will be delivered by Kim Wagner Jones, MSc, who holds her designation as a Registered Dietitian and operates out of the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. Workshops cover a range of topics, including the role of parents in nutrition, nutrition for optimal training, as well as special workshops just for the girls and just for the guys.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Sarah Rusak
Manager, Outreach & Education 
Ph: (403) 245-2274 ext 710 
E: sarahr@albertaballet.com

The cost of each workshop is $15/ family (max of 3 people), admission to the Workshops can be purchased by calling (403) 245-2274 ext. 724.

Recieve a discount if you go to all six workshops! If you would like to buy admission to all 6 upcoming workshops you can do so for the discounted rate of only $60.00!

 

2012/2013 WORKSHOP SERIES TIMES & DATES

 

MON, Mar 18, 6:30 PM  A Dancer's Nutrition Made Easy: Meal and Snack Planning
MON, Apr 15, 6:30 PM Maintaining your Weight & Dealing with Hormones
*JUST FOR THE GIRLS!*
MON, Apr 29, 6:30 PM  The Cutting Edge: Nutrient Keys for Maximum Muscle Strength
 *JUST FOR THE GUYS!*
MON, May 13, 6:30 PM   The Power of Antioxidants!

 

More about Kim Wagner Jones, MSc, Registered Dietitian:

Kim Wagner Jones has been a Registered Dietitian for 23 years.  As a marathon runner and mother of three grown boys, she practices what she preaches. Kim worked in private practice from 1990 to 2005; a challenge she enjoyed both locally and internationally having spent nine years in Africa and the Middle East. She was awarded an Obesity Research Studentship from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary in 2007, and subsequently completed a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology as well as a research project funded by the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research. She is now working at the Sports Medicine Centre at the University of Calgary and also for the Faculty of Kinesiology, providing specialized nutrition advice unique to the needs of her clients, whether they are an elite athlete, CEO of a multinational corporation or pregnant mother focused on healthy baby development. Kim is a huge fan of the Alberta Ballet Company and very excited to be working with the School of Alberta Ballet!

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