LEADING THROUGH INSPIRATION & INNOVATION

Vivo's 4 in 1 Physical Literacy Program team is committed to developing your child’s love for active free play and recreation in an encouraging, positive environment. Experienced and engaging, our instructors take the time to learn about each participant so your child gets the most out this innovative and enjoyable experience.

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Aimee Blanch
Coordinator, Innovative Programs
Aimee Blanch
Coordinator, Innovative Programs

Hi, I'm Aimee! I have a BSc in Nutrition and Physical Activity and recently completed my professional status as a Human Ecologist (PHEc). Being a part of the 4in1 team for over two years has fueled my passion for people and health promotion, specifically children and youth. One of my favourite things about this program is the opportunity to build relationships with not only the kids but their families as well! I also enjoy working with our instructors to help create a purpose driven program, aimed at increasing children's enjoyment of physical activity. When I'm not teaching 4in1 I can be found cooking in the kitchen, hiking or snowboarding in the mountains, or roaming the prairies on horseback. If you want to know more about the 4in1 Physical Literacy Program, let's connect!

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Dalyn Dekker
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor
Dalyn Dekker
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor

Hi my name is Dalyn (Day-lynn) and I am a student at Mount Royal University finishing my fourth year in Physical Literacy. I am very excited to be an instructor for the 4in1 program! I come from a multi-sport background and with my knowledge and practice in the Physical Literacy realm I hope to help your little athletes grow and prosper through activity! On my down time I like to go on bike rides, and I also like to try as many free fitness trial classes as I can! Come say hi to me, I would love to know more about you and your family!

Grade 3

Kate Finlay
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor
Kate Finlay
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor

Hey, I am Kate! I am a 3rd year student at the University of Calgary, pursuing my passion of becoming an elementary teacher through a BEd and BA in English as a Second Language. This is my first year as a 4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor, although some of you may recognise me as a Vivo summer camp instructor. Being an aspiring elementary teacher, my passions lie in education, literacy, and the importance of developing young minds and bodies from an early age. When not in school or teaching, I can be found baking sweet treats for my friends and family, cuddling my rescue dog, exploring nature (rain or shine) or trying something new each and every day. I can't wait for what the upcoming year will bring and I'm so excited to meet you all!

K/G Grade 2

Leanne Palichuk
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor
Leanne Palichuk
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor

Hello I am Leanne, a new instructor to the 4 in 1 Physical Literacy program here at vivo. What caught my attention about this program is the emphasis it places on creating a balance between activity and fun. Through this program I hope to promote an active and healthy lifestyle to these kids. I wish to encourage them to see activity as a way to have fun so that they can pursue a healthy lifestyle on their own one day, and hopefully pass it on to their children as well. I have been involved in sports my whole life from competitive soccer to recently joining a hockey team! I love hiking and hope to live in the mountains one day. I love trying new things and my favourite food is sushi!

Gr 1 Gr 3/4 Youth

Wyatt Prather
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor
Wyatt Prather
4in1 Physical Literacy Instructor

Hello! My name is Wyatt Prather and I am currently in my fourth and final year of Health and Physical Education at Mount Royal University. I am majoring in Physical Literacy, and could not be more excited to share some knowledge and continually learn from everyone! I like to live a healthy lifestyle, and am passionate about all things sports. My dream is to become a Phys Ed teacher and encourage how important it is to live an active life. I look forward to getting to know the kids, hopefully teach some new things, and have fun along the way!

Gr 3

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