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Well being for the Week

April 6, 2020

Recreation Services is your hub for well-being activities, info, and tips.  You find all the information by clicking on this link

  • Mindful Monday-take some time do join the following mediation session at 2pm.
  • Tuesday-Send us your song.  Recreation Services is putting together our Spring Cleaning Playlist.  Send us the song you want on the list and you could win a prize! Email us at rebels@rrc.ca or connect with us on social media Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Wednesday check in-Text, email or call a friend, family member, student, classmate or staff and ask them “How are you doing”. We are all feeling isolated and disconnected and four simple words can mean the world of difference.
  • Thursday-Potatoe App launches! Sign up to take part in the Potatoe App Activities for your chance to win great prizes.  For more info visit potatoheadgames.wodifyrise.com
  • Friday-Join us for live yoga on our Facebok page from 1230-1250 as Holly leads us through a fusion yoga class

Our April Wellness Champion is Holly Bachmeier-Funk

April 1, 2020

Congratulations to our April Wellness Champion – Holly Bachmeier-Funk! 

Holly is a student in our RRC Medical Laboratory Sciences program. Lab Sciences is a comprehensive hands-on program that requires dedication, commitment and attention to detail.  

Prior to the COVID19 outbreakHolly frequented the RRC gym every morning from Monday to Friday for weight lifting and cardio workouts. Commuting from out of Winnipeg, Holly would wake up at 5am in order to drive to school, get her work out in, shower and be on time for class at 8am.  

“Being active positively impacts every other aspect of your life. It improves my mood, increases my energy level, and is a great way to clear my head. I have a really busy schedule with my program and my time at the gym is the one hour a day I get to think about nothing and just have time to myself.” 

Due to the recent events with COVID-19, all gyms and recreation centres have been shut down indefinitely – providing a new challenge for Loft members and students like Holly.  

“I am still doing my regular work outs at home. My usual routine included heavy lifting, but I only have dumbbells at home so I have switched my work out to be more endurance focused compared to strength focused. So, I just do more reps with less weight. I also go for runs and walks to keep me active throughout the day and to break up the time I spend studying.” 

Her studies have also been affected and have moved online. That includes all lectures, labs, tests and finals! 

It is definitely different, and requires a lot of self-motivation, but it has been pretty good so far,” says Holly. “The instructors have been very accommodating. Our class also has a group chat that we use to stay connected with each other. 

Holly thinks that one of the biggest challenges during this quarantine period is to stay mentally healthy – especially when we are isolated and not able to interact personally with people. However, the quarantine has also brought us closer! 

It has been encouraging to see how people are helping others through this time, and how people are really trying to make an effort to look out for their families and communities.” Holly is also grateful that she does not have to take the long commute to school every day! 

Here are some wellness tips From Holly to leave you with: 

Make activity apart of your schedule. No matter what my day looks like I just know automatically that I will be including a workout into it. I like to get my workout done first thing in the morning when I have the most energy (physically, not mentally!) and then I get it done and don’t have to think about it. At the same time, it’s also about balance. Being active and eating healthy are a huge part of my life, but it’s also important to enjoy yourself and not take it too seriously. Find activities that you genuinely enjoy and it makes it a lot easier to stay active. 

Time for a Tune Up

March 29, 2020

As we move into April we start to think of spring, being outside and everything we are going to do.  Does our body agree with our intentions?  We never hesitate to spend on vehicle maintenance, from new brakes to oil changes to tunes ups we invest money in

Multiethnic group of young women do suspension workout together at modern gym

our cars every day, month and year. Yet when we talk about investing in the most important vehicle we own, our body, we hesitate. Gym memberships are a luxury, and forget about personal training sessions. Our bodies carry us through life all day – every day. How we go through life in our body vehicle depends on how well we maintain it. Don’t hesitate – invest in your body. Read More →

Women’s Soccer Team MVP For The Season of 2019

March 24, 2020

Women’s Soccer team MVP

March 24, 2020


Congratulations to Ashley Paterson a second year, Child and Youth Care student and centre back from year out of Springfield Collegiate on being the Rebel’s Women’s Soccer Team MVP for 2019!

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2019 Men’s Soccer Team MVP

March 24, 2020

tMen’s Soccer Team MVP

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Congratulations to Eric Harder a third year striker from Riverton in the Carpentry program at RRC on being the Rebel’s Men’s Soccer Team MVP for 2019! Read More →

Women’s Volleyball Team MVP For The Season Of 2019-2020

March 24, 2020

Women’s Volleyball Team MVP

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Men’s Volleyball Team MVP For The Season of 2019-2020

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Men’s Volleyball Team MVP

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Congratulations to Brady De Dominicis, a first year Cabinetry and Woodworking student and outside hitter from Linden Christian High School, on being the Rebel’s Men’s Volleyball Team MVP for the 2019-2020 season! Read More →

Women’s Futsal Team MVP For The Season of 2020

March 24, 2020

Women’s Futsal Team MVP

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Congratulations to Jessica Gzebb a Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography student and third year pivot from Miles MacDonnell High School on being the Rebel’s Women’s Futsal Team MVP for 2020! Read More →

Men’s Futsal Team MVP For The Season of 2020

March 24, 2020

Men’s Futsal Team MVP

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Congratulations to Eduardo Francisco a second year forward from Botucatu, Brazil, currently in the Civil Engineering Technology program on being the Rebel’s Men’s Futsal Team MVP for the 2020 season! Read More →

Women’s Basketball Team MVP For The Season Of 2019-2020

March 24, 2020

Women’s Basketball Team MVP

March 24, 2020


Congratulations to Alexis Arnold on being selected as the 2019-20 Rebels Women’s Basketball Team MVP. Arnold, a first year Business Technology student and forward from Vincent Massey Collegiate was an integral part of the Rebels success this season Read More →