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2019 Event

Save the date: April 27, 2019

The Yogathon is the Hope for Hearts signature event, and 2019 marks the third edition of this annual fundraiser.

We’re excited to announce this year’s event will be held in the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport. The centre is part of the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto. Yogis will practice in the recently renovated Kimel Family Field House.

The 90 minute yoga practice is open to all levels of yogis with an interest in health, wellness and philanthropy. We invite you to join us for this uplifting community event in support of The Exercise Medicine Program at the Hospital for Sick Children.



The inspiring yogis leading the 2019 Yogathon are returning globe-trotting favourites, Jonathan & Queenie Phair who will be joined by the holistic  Jacqui Wells and Michael Decorte, founder of Jock Yoga.

2018 Event

The 2018 Hope for Hearts Yogathon saw more than 160 yogis, 30 volunteers, 10 vendors and 4 instructors running a 90 minute practice.

Special thanks to all our supporters and volunteers:

  • Our leading practice instructors Lisa McMurtrie, Queenie and Jonathan Phair and Justin B. Haley.
  • Event MC Gabriella de la Torre
  • Our in house DJ Marco Tellez
  • Our inspiration, Luca Bonomo who shared his story as SickKids patient with us.
  • Our Media Sponsor City Life Magazine
  • Our main sponsors Mukta Being, Loblaw, B Yoga, and Lululemon.

Our Marketplace vendors: Naked Dates, Almaevita, Bold Baker, Nagi Organic, Origins Water, Rawcology, Teal N Bronze, Loblaw Nutritional Program, Equinox and Mai Lin Jewelry.

And to all the companies that supported us with In Kind donations. Thanks to you we had more than 20 incredible raffle prizes and generous swag bags for each participant.

  • Complementary yoga and fitness passes by Yoga Tree, Crunch Fitness, and Equinox.
  • Complementary dinners offered by Oretta, Gusto, Nervosa and Pizzeria Via dei Mercanti
  • Gift cards from Big Carrot and Back in Balance.
  • Gift provided by Mala Prayer, Naked dates, Almaevita, Teal N Bronze, Rawcology, Nagi Organic, Mai Lin Jewelry, Byoga dn Lululemon.

2017 Event

2017 was Hope for Hearts’ inaugural yoga event. The event was created to embody our beliefs in living an active and healthy lifestyle.  The event was attended by 130 yogis, 20 volunteers, 5 vendors.

Special thanks to all our supporters and volunteers:

  • Our leading practice instructors Lori Kirwan, Queenie and Jonathan Phair and Robert Young
  • Event MC Folklaur Chevrier
  • Our in house DJ Marco Tellez
  • Our Event Sponsor B Yoga
  • Our main in kind sponsors Lululemon, Whole Food and Naked Dates.
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