Warrior Webinar Series - Isolate to the Fullest

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As millions physically distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, life continues in the privacy and isolation of our homes. Life has changed, and for many it seems to have slowed to a halt. How can you cope and get the most out of this time at home?

In this free three-part Warrior Webinar series, Waterloo alumni will share their answers to that question. From home workouts and meditation to unlocking new creative outlets, we hope this series helps you cope with your time at home and isolate to the fullest.

Part 1:
April 28, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Your Health
and Mental Wellness

Debbie and Jason


Learn how to maintain a healthy body and mind through techniques meant to get you through isolation.

About the speakers:

Debbie Fung (BES ’06)
Jason Lu (BSc ’05)

Debbie and Jason are Founders and Owners of Yoga Tree. They launched Yoga Tree Studios in Thornhill in 2007, and have grown it into a thriving business with 5 locations soon to be 6. They have won the growth 500, a ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies by Canadian business and profit magazine for the last 3 consecutive years! Debbie, responsible for Marketing, Admin and accounting, has been recognized as one of "Canada’s top 100 female entrepreneurs" in profit's annual w100 list. She was also the recipient for 2016 Canada’s next top entrepreneur award. She has been active in the Toronto community promoting startups and female entrepreneurship. Jason has developed a specialized training for aspiring Yoga instructors which he personally trains himself! He is known for his ability to push students to reach their fullest potential.

Part 2:
April 30, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Stay Productive
and Unlock Creativity



While we may not be able to control the current state of affairs in the world, we can control our perception & use it as fuel to spark our creativity. This workshop will address the best practices and mindset shifts needed to remain productive amidst the uncertainty.

About the speaker:

Danielle Ryan (BES ’14)

Danielle Ryan is a 200hr Registered Yoga Teacher and Mindset Coach based in Muskoka, ON. After spending 3 years working in corporate post-graduation, Danielle opted to ditch the status quo and pursue the path of entrepreneurship. She now owns and operates Lifestyle By Design Studio; Muskoka’s first fully mobile yoga studio curating private yoga classes, guided meditations, and coaching services for people both in person and in her online membership platform The Soul Society.

Part 3:
May 5, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

How Not
to Meditate

Kunal Gupta


Learn how to practice a menu of mindfulness practices that are useful, simple yet powerful, especially in the midst of a global health pandemic and economic recession.

This will be an interactive workshop format.

About the speaker:

Kunal Gupta (BSE ’08)

Kunal Gupta is the CEO of Polar, a digital media technology provider for the world’s largest publishers and agencies. Polar has clients in 20+ countries and offices in New York, Toronto, London & Sydney.

Kunal lives in New York, volunteers with several mental health organizations, teaches meditation and yoga and writes about leadership, mindfulness and technology culture on his blog.


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