Our Partners

Ballast Blankets - Sleep Consultants to these Partners

Performance Connection

Performance Connection works with businesses, coaches, athletes, teachers and students to help them perform to their highest potential. 

We are proud to be the official Sleep Consultants for Performance Connection.

Hockey Institute

Hockey Institute is based in Calgary, Alberta and is owned by Dr. Mike Bracko. 

The Hockey Institute specializes in skating coaching to help players “get to the next level”, performing better in evaluations and getting faster and quicker.  The Hockey Institute works with all ages and skill levels, and works with 300-400 players each year.

Since 1999 Dr. Mike he has worked as the strength and conditioning coach for the USA Men's Deaflympic Hockey Team and performs the same function for the Stan Mikita Hockey School for the Hearing Impaired.

The Hockey Institute offers the only Hockey Skating Coaching Certification in the world and has certified approximately 400 coaches worldwide.

Legacy Endurance

Head Coach Ian Aman is an ultra marathoner, author and motivational speaker.  Runners from all over subscribe to his life-changing approach to running.  Legacy Endurance offers customized running plans, and coaching (in person and online).

Central Alberta Basketball Club

Central Alberta Basketball Club is dedicated to teaching basketball and growing the success of the game in the Central Alberta area. Their mission:

"To develop a basketball program that is provincially competitive and produces high quality athletes and leaders.

Dr. Mike Bracko's Fitness

Dr. Mike Bracko Ed.D, CSCS, CHSC-3, FACSM has a doctorate degree in Exercise Science, is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, and is a Trigger Point Master Trainer.  

Dr Mike is a renowned fitness educator, writer, strength & conditioning coach, and media referral expert.  He presents educational sessions at fitness conferences in North America and Asia.  

His areas of expertise include: sleep for improved performance, High Intensity Interval Training, Back Injury Prevention, and Core Training.


Co-founders Brandi Heather and Ozzie Sawicki are internationally renowned experts in physical, cognitive and social play.

Brandi is an Adapted Physical Activity and Play Development Specialist who  has spent 19 years using accessible play as the foundation of her programming and teaching. 

Ozzie is well-known in the international Paralympic and able-bodied sports world.  He was Canada's Chef de Mission to the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games and currently sits on the International Paralympic Committee.