Adult Health and Wellness

  • 2418 Core and More (Moderate)

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: December 12, 2018 Cost: $72 for 8 classes.

    All levels of fitness can benefit from this class. Foundational balance movements are followed by a core focus which builds muscle strength and endurance.

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  • 2484 Anxiety Support with Guided Relaxation

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: October 24, 2018 for 5 classes.

    Drop in to a comfortable place and share your story.
    This group is intended to offer a safe place to talk about anxiety.
    The format allows free talking for 10 minutes or a pass if you’re not up to sharing.
    No advice giving or interruption is acceptable.
    We will end session with a seated guided relaxation.
    This is not therapy or counselling.
    This is facilitated to provide an outlet for those feeling isolated in anxiety and to enjoy guided relaxation.
    There is no cost for this drop in.

    Registering is not mandatory for this drop in, however would provide us an estimate of numbers.
    If you have any questions please call the Centre and ask for Logan the Recreation Program Coordinator.

    This drop-in is facilitated  by Mokie Burnham

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  • 2409 Zumba

    Next class on: October 25, 2018 Program ends: October 25, 2018 Cost: $40 for 5 classes.

    Fall in love with the infectious music, easy-to-follow dance moves and body-sculpting benefits. Come dance to the rhythms of Salsa, Meringue, Mambo and other Latin beats in this fitness class that feels like a party!

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  • 2424 Strength and Stretch

    Next class on: November 2, 2018 Program ends: December 14, 2018 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    In this 45 minute class, we will practice strengthening of all the major muscle groups. We will then spend time working to ensure that each muscle group is stretched out. These exercises will increase your strength and flexibility, increasing your ability to walk with greater ease and certainty. This class can be done sitting or standing.

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  • 2414 Rumbeando

    Next class on: November 6, 2018 Program ends: December 11, 2018 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    What is Rumbeando? Rumba is a dance that originates in Cuba, and Rumbeando is a word used for having fun! This is a holistic fusion of Cuban, African and Latin dance. This class includes 45 minutes of energetic joyful dancing, followed by 15 minutes of relaxing somatic movements which leaves your mind and body feeling amazing. Come join our instructor Isabel from Cuba, and share this unique practice which will leave you feeling uplifted and energized on all levels.

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  • 2422 Pound-Rockout. Workout.

    Next class on: November 7, 2018 Program ends: December 12, 2018 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    Pound is an up and coming fitness program where we use Ripstix (slightly weighted drumsticks) to become the beat and the rhythm of the music. It’s a rock out workout that is easy to modify for all ages and body types.

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Adult Yoga

  • 2397 Holistic Yoga

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: October 31, 2018 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    Holistic Yoga expands your yoga practice though a one hour class of connecting mind, body and breath. With an incorporation of trauma sensitivity and a strict hands-off approach, you can be sure to enter a safe and non-competitive space, leaving calm, joyful and invigorated. Holistic yoga satisfies physical practice and also appreciates the traditional philosophies of yoga. This class is open to everyone, at all levels.

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  • 2401 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: October 26, 2018 Program ends: October 26, 2018 Cost: $63 for 6 classes.

    This class focuses on strengthening and stretching the body by slowly moving through basic poses. A great class for those who enjoy a slower class, beginners, those with health concerns, and 55 plus. A fantastic class for stress reduction.

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  • 2393 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: October 29, 2018 Program ends: October 29, 2018 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    This class focuses on strengthening and stretching the body by slowly moving through basic poses. A great class for those who enjoy a slower class, beginners, those with health concerns, and 55 plus. A fantastic class for stress reduction.

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  • 2394 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 5, 2018 Program ends: December 17, 2018 Cost: $45 for 6 classes.

    This class focuses on strengthening and stretching the body by slowly moving through basic poses. A great class for those who enjoy a slower class, beginners, those with health concerns, and 55 plus. A fantastic class for stress reduction.

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  • 2390 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 5, 2018 Program ends: December 10, 2018 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

    Explore various aspects of yoga like deep postures, pranayama (breath work), supported postures, and relaxation.

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  • Yoga for All Levels, Part 1 & Part 2

    Next class on: November 7, 2018 Program ends: October 23, 2018 Cost: $35 for 2 classes.

    Yoga for All Levels, Part 1

    In this 2-class series, David will be teaching you how to use props – straps, blocks, bolsters and chairs – to make any pose accessible and to maximize the benefits of everything that you do in yoga. In this class, part 1, you will spend much of the class learning how to release the muscles of the back, hips and legs, helping you improve range of motion and relieve pain.

     

    Yoga for All Levels, Part 2

    For the 2nd part of this 2-class series, David will be spending more time on the upper body, particularly the shoulders, upper back and neck. Learning how to stretch the key muscles in this area can help with many issues, such as shoulder and neck pain, headaches and strain due to posture. We won’t be ignoring the rest of the body, though, since it all works as a unit! Get ready for 2 hours of getting to know yourself!

    Since this is a specialized class that is 2 hours long the drop in fee is $20 for one class.

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  • 2410 Zumba

    Next class on: November 8, 2018 Program ends: December 13, 2018 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    Fall in love with the infectious music, easy-to-follow dance moves and body-sculpting benefits. Come dance to the rhythms of Salsa, Meringue, Mambo and other Latin beats in this fitness class that feels like a party!

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  • 2402 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 9, 2018 Program ends: December 14, 2018 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

    This class focuses on strengthening and stretching the body by slowly moving through basic poses. A great class for those who enjoy a slower class, beginners, those with health concerns, and 55 plus. A fantastic class for stress reduction.

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  • 2398 Holistic Yoga

    Next class on: November 14, 2018 Program ends: December 19, 2018 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    Holistic Yoga expands your yoga practice though a one hour class of connecting mind, body and breath. With an incorporation of trauma sensitivity and a strict hands-off approach, you can be sure to enter a safe and non-competitive space, leaving calm, joyful and invigorated. Holistic yoga satisfies physical practice and also appreciates the traditional philosophies of yoga. This class is open to everyone, at all levels.

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  • 2406 Restorative Yoga

    Next class on: November 15, 2018 Program ends: December 13, 2018 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

    Restorative Yoga is a gentle hatha practice that awakens our rest, digest and repair response, allowing us to connect mind, body and spirit together. It encourages deep relaxation, opening, connection to self and mindfulness. Join us to relax, renew, nourish, and restore. Suitable for all levels.

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Creative Arts

  • 2430 Beginner Watercolour

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: October 24, 2018 Cost: $65 for 6 classes.

    Explore basic techniques. Students will be guided in creating paintings of a variety of subjects, including still life, landscape, and working from photos. Hands on guidance in brushwork, colour mixing, washes and textures with demonstrations and one on one attention in a supportive atmosphere. Ask the front desk for the material list.

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  • 2437 Acting for Stage Beginner

    Next class on: October 29, 2018 Program ends: November 5, 2018 Cost: $64 for 7 classes.

    This is an introduction to acting for the stage, from movement and voice to improvisation that will expand student’s creativity by relying on their natural instincts. Students will learn a variety of acting strategies and essential skills for stage, all while exploring story and character.

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  • 2436 Adult Guitar - Intermediate

    Next class on: October 29, 2018 Program ends: November 26, 2018 Cost: $75 for 8 classes.

    Learn to play simple arrangements of popular songs through the reading of music (both: standard music notation and TAB), and basic classical guitar techniques. Music book is an additional $10 payable to instructor at first class. Please bring your own guitar.

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  • 2434 Adult Ukulele

    Next class on: October 29, 2018 Program ends: December 10, 2018 Cost: $100 for 10 classes.

    An introductory class for ukulele. Appreciate the language of music on four strings! Learn basic chords and melodies (and sing-a-long!) while playing your favourite songs. Please bring your own ukulele.

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  • 2433 3D Tableau Creation

    Next class on: November 6, 2018 Program ends: December 11, 2018 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    In this 6 session class, students examine the materials and processes for creating a beautiful 3D picture of a traditional house exterior. Students can use and develop this skill for making more tableaus or even decorating a wall of a real house. A $35 material fee is to be paid to instructor at the first class.

          

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  • 2431 Acrylics

    Next class on: November 7, 2018 Program ends: December 12, 2018 Cost: $65 for 6 classes.

    Starting with simple exercises, explore basic techniques such as brushwork, mixing colour, working with water, acrylic medium and extender to make washes, glazes and textures. Students will work towards making completed paintings in a variety of subject matter such as still life, landscape and working from photos. Please bring $25 to instructor on the first class for materials provided.

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Dance

  • 2582 Intermediate Ballroom

    Next class on: November 2, 2018 Program ends: November 23, 2018 Cost: $40 for 4 classes.

    Refresh your basic Waltz and Foxtrot steps then add more technique and a few more figures so that you feel more comfortable and have more fun on the dance floor.

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  • 2429 Beginner Swing/Jive

    Next class on: November 2, 2018 Program ends: November 23, 2018 Cost: $40 for 4 classes.

    East Coast Swing has been popular since the 1940’s, and Jive is the 1950’s and 60’s version of the dance that is still danced at lounges and clubs today. Partners Required

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Language

  • 2439 Spanish for Beginners

    Next class on: October 23, 2018 Program ends: November 13, 2018 Cost: $76 for 8 classes.

    In this introductory class, learn the basic vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation, as well as idioms and expressions that you will need to travel comfortably in Spanish speaking countries.

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  • 2438 Beginner Mandarin

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: December 5, 2018 Cost: $72 for 8 classes.

    It is never too early or too late to learn a new language! Come learn Mandarin Chinese in a fun, low-pressure environment with a patient teacher. While learning Mandarin may seem daunting, it is actually a very logical language with easy-to-learn grammar. This class will focus mainly on spoken language.

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  • 2440 Spanish Continuing

    Next class on: October 25, 2018 Program ends: November 15, 2018 Cost: $76 for 8 classes.

    This class is for those with a basic knowledge of Spanish. Work on expanding your vocabulary, improve grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing skills. Go beyond the basics!

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Martial Arts

  • 2425 Intro to the Rare Internal Martial Art Ba Gua Chang

    Next class on: October 23, 2018 Program ends: December 4, 2018 Cost: $72 for 12 classes.

    The course will consist of Eight Method Chi Gong, Standing Meditative Postures, Walking in a Circle Meditative Postures, Ba Gua Introductory Form, and Ba Gua Continuous Circle Turning Form.

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  • 2426 Advance Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: October 24, 2018 Program ends: December 5, 2018 Cost: $72 for 12 classes.

    A combination of Chen Inner Family Tai Chi and Yang Inner Family Tai Chi. Previous tai chi training is a prerequisite for joining this class. With Eric Tuttle.

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  • 2427 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: October 25, 2018 Program ends: December 13, 2018 Cost: $72 for 12 classes.

    This class will help relax the tendons, limber up the joints, promote flow of qi and blood, and gather and store essence (jing), breath (qi), and spirit (shen).  With Eric Tuttle.

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  • 2486 Aikido Beginner Adult

    Next class on: October 29, 2018 Program ends: December 3, 2018 Cost: $50 for 10 classes.

    An introduction to the principles and basic movements of the Art of Aikido and its values: cooperation, self-discipline, peaceful conflict resolution and fun! Our Aikido classes are now open for Children age 5-7 as well. You can register yourself alone or register your child as well for some family fun.

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Workshops

  • 2446 Healing and Restorative Herbs

    Next class on: October 27, 2018 Program ends: October 23, 2018 Cost: $30 for 1 classes.

    Did you know that herbs can boost your health and improve your overall well-being? In this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to mix herbs for flavour and for health! Learn how to prepare fresh and dry herbs and best of all, you will go home with a couple of your own herb preparations designed for you.

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  • 2445 Essential Oils - For Beautiful Looking Skin

    Next class on: November 17, 2018 Program ends: October 23, 2018 Cost: $40 for 1 classes.

    As we age, our skin starts to show the effects of too many toxins that have accumulated in our bodies over the years. With a few essential, essential oils, you can reduce the signs associated with aging, including acne, and have beautiful looking skin again. In this 3 hour class, we will cover 5 carrier oils and 11 essential oils you can use to keep your skin looking radiant and youthful and you will go home with the class notes for a quick reference, plus two preparations specific to your skin type and challenges.

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  • 2442 Mind Mapping

    Next class on: November 17, 2018 Program ends: October 23, 2018 Cost: $45 for 1 classes.

    Everyone is overwhelmed with keeping organized in today’s world! Would you feel better having a simple, visual way to organize your thoughts? How would it help you if you could have a more effective way of thinking, planning, problem-solving or generating new ideas? In this course, participants will explore, discover and uncover a new way of getting information in and out of your brain. Mind-mapping, popularized by psychology author Tony Buzan, is a creative and logical means of note-taking and note-making. A mind map could help you navigate with a new way of thinking.

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  • 2447 The Messages Your Body is Telling You- Are You Listening

    Next class on: December 8, 2018 Program ends: October 23, 2018 Cost: $15 for 1 classes.

    Many people go through life with aches and pains that they consider to be normal. But what if these aches and pains are messages from your body telling you what it needs to be healthy? In this one hour presentation, learn about what some of those messages might be and what you can do about them.

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