My Active Health

My Mobile App

Unique and innovative, the My Active HealthTM mobile app is designed to encourage people with cancer to remain active during and after oncology treatments. The application features specialized monitoring adapted to the individual user’s condition, so that they can move at their own pace with exercises that will improve their physical condition. The application also includes a feature for monitoring and optimizing medication intake.

The My Active HealthTM mobile application was created and developed in close collaboration with MedHelper, a technology company established in Quebec working in the health sector.

This mobile application was also made possible thanks to the collaboration of Hexfit, our technology partner. Hexfit software creates a centralized file shared between your various health and physical activity professionals, thus allowing you to optimize and achieve your objectives.

Download this brand-new app to your smartphone or tablet via Google Play and App store.

My Exercises Videos

From the comfort of your own home, no matter where you live in the country, you can do a variety of exercises to increase your flexibility and muscle strength, and reduce your stress and fatigue! Check out these video clips by our kinesiologist, who is specialized in oncology, on the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation’s YouTube channel.

My Yoga

My Yoga offers classes adapted to people affected by breast cancer. The teachers participating in this component are trained and accredited by our My Active HealthTM program, and offer their classes right in their own studios. My Yoga aims to offer an experience that is supervised, safe and based on scientific evidence.

Eligibility criteria

  • Having received a breast cancer diagnosis in the past three years

 OR

  • Having metastatic breast cancer

Our commitment

  • Competent teachers, accredited and recognized by the Foundation’s My Active HealthTM program
  • We offer you 2 free sessions per week :
    1. In the yoga studio of your choice, in person.
    2. Online, with one of our accredited partner teachers (you will find their contact information in the document below).

These classes are available throughout the province.

Would you like to take My Yoga classes?

Dragon Boat Teams

The sport of dragon boating is gaining popularity among people who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The Foundation supports five teams across Quebec. In addition to fostering a strong team spirit, dragon boating brings many benefits for people who have been affected by breast cancer. These include greater shoulder mobility, improved upper-limb strength and better lymphedema control. In addition to regular team training, paddlers can also compete at the local, regional, provincial and even international levels!

Montreal

TWO ABREAST / CÔTE À CÔTE
Practice locations: Lachine Canal, 5524 St Patrick Street, H4E 1A8

Registration:

  • Email: info@cote-a-cote.ca
  • Telephone: 514-387-6132
  • Captain: Sophie Chauvin

SEINCR’EAU
Website

Practice locations: Parc Jean-Drapeau Olympic Bassin, 37 Du Chenal le Moyne, Montréal, QC H3C 1A9

Registration:

  • Email: amcouture@videotron.ca
  • Telephone: 514-569-6124
  • Captain : Anne-Marie Couture

WEST ISLAND DRAGONS OUEST DE L’ÎLE
Website

Practice locations: Canoe Club, 75 Lakeshore Rd., Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4H5

Registration:

  • Email: westislanddragons@live.com
  • Telephone: 514-914-1251
  • Captain: Rachelle Audet

Québec

VISE-À-VIE
Webiste

Practice locations: Parc riverain du Lac St-Augustin, Rue de l’Hêtrière, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC G3A 2Z4

Registration:

  • Email: info@viseavie.com
  • Captain : Chantale Lachance

Sherbrooke

LES PHÉNIX DE LA ROSE DES VENTS
Website

Practice locations: Parc Lucien-Blanchard –  Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 0A

Registration :

  • Email: rouillardmr@gmail.com
  • Telephone : 819-346-8794
  • Captain : Marie-Reine Rouillard
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