Online Program

Yoga on the square: Bringing downtown residents & employees together for exercise

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 1:20 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.

Allison Wilson, MPH, Healthy Living Alliance, Office Location: Ozarks Regional YMCA, Springfield, MO
To give employees & residents of downtown Springfield a chance to get moving and take a break from the workday, Healthy Living Alliance started free yoga exercise classes on our Park Central Square! We worked with our local YMCA & Urban Districts Alliance to offer the classes weekly throughout the summer.

Please note: if this video does not qualify for peer submission as it is only 1:54, I would like it considered for a non-peer reviewed session.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate the importance of partner collaboration in providing community health programs Define the successful strategies of an outdoor exercise class model

Keyword(s): Community Health Programs, Community-Based Partnership

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked as program coordinator for two years with the Healthy Living Alliance. I have worked on several federally funded grants and interned with the World Health Organization. My current job focuses on convening health partnerships and developing strategies in the areas of policy, nutrition and physical activity, tobacco free and built environment changes. I have presented at several conferences on public health and policy related to tobacco free and farm to school efforts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.