Fitness Franchise of Ontario, Canada Teams Up with Local Fitness Studios for Philippines Fundraiser

Canadian location joins forces with 12 fitness studios for a HINGA Breathe for the Philippines.

Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 - On December 1st, the fitness studio in Ontario, Canada hosted a HINGA Breathe for the Philipines Fundraiser. Along with 12 other local fitness businesses, the studio collected donations for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda and Haiyan.

HINGA is the Tagalog (National Dialect of the Phillipines) word meaning "To Breathe".

"I really liked the idea of focusing every breath on healing," said Linda Watson, the owner of the Ontario location, "Our intention was to have every breath, every punch, every kick focused on healing the Philippines." Ontario joined studios such as Moksha Yoga Thornhill, City Dance Corps, and energyXchange for the hour long meditation and movement class to rebuild and heal the Philippines.

100% of the funds were donated online through the Humanitarian Coalition, a group of Canadian charitable agencies. There has not been a grand total calculated but one member who takes kickboxing classes at alone made a $500 donation.

" members are rock stars!" expressed Watson. "Our members will do anything and everything in their power to help each other whether it is on the mat or across the Pacific Ocean."

About is a fitness kickboxing franchise that takes the workouts of professional fighters, and makes them accessible for men and women looking to lose weight and tone muscle. Their program emphasizes the importance of community, fun and support for long-lasting results. Information on kickboxing classes is available at Information on the fitness franchise opportunity is available at

About Hinga Breathe

Hinga Breathe for the Phillipines was conceived by 2 Canadian Filipina friends who wanted to raise funds for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan while empowering others to join the community.


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