Adult Health and Wellness

  • 2767 Zumba

    Next class on: November 12, 2019 Program ends: December 10, 2019 Cost: $64 for 10 classes.

    Great for everybody! Each Zumba class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on. We take the “work” out of workout by mixing low intensity and high intensity moves for interval style, calorie burning dance fitness party! Once the Latin rhythms take you over you’ll see why Zumba fitness classes are often called fitness in disguise. (Zumba.com)

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  • 2770 Core and More (Moderate)

    Next class on: November 13, 2019 Program ends: December 4, 2019 Cost: $56 for 7 classes.

    All levels of fitness can benefit from this class. Foundation balance movements are followed by a core focus which builds muscle strength and endurance. Bring a friend and enjoy the motivational aspect of partner work!

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  • 2813 Anxiety Support with Guided Relaxation

    Next class on: November 13, 2019 Program ends: December 4, 2019 for 9 classes.

    Drop in to a comfortable place and share your story. This group is intended to offer a safe place to talk about anxiety. We follow the 1-2-3 model of engagement, providing the option of feedback. We end the 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.

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  • 2774 Strength and Stretch

    Next class on: November 15, 2019 Program ends: December 20, 2019 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    In this 45 minute class we use small weights, bands and balls to strengthen your muscles. We then spend time to ensure that each muscle group is stretched out. These exercises increase your strength, balance, and flexibility; which increase your ability to walk and move with greater ease and certainty. This class is done sitting and standing for a full body workout.

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  • 2818 Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking

    Next class on: November 23, 2019 Program ends: November 13, 2019 Cost: $40 for 1 classes.

    Join us for this fun and informative workshop exploring the benefits of Ayurvedic cooking. As you delve into Ayurveda developing an understanding of your constitution “dosha” we will look at what foods and cooking styles can best support and nourish body and mind. The class will culminate in cooking a simple meal together. There is a $5 supply and ingredient fee due to the instructor.

    Led by, Donna Williams CYA 350hr, Ayurveda Yoga Therapist

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Adult Yoga

  • 2762 Yin Yoga + The Chakras

    Next class on: November 14, 2019 Program ends: December 19, 2019 Cost: $69 for 6 classes.

    In this series we will explore the foundations of all seven major chakras and move through a full Yin yoga practice. Designed to focus on one chakra per week- students will leave with tools to deepen their relationship with each chakra off the mat. All levels welcome, no prior experience required.

    $12 drop-in

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  • 2758 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 15, 2019 Program ends: December 20, 2019 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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  • 2822 Yin Yoga Workshop-Developing an at home practice with the wall

    Next class on: November 16, 2019 Program ends: November 13, 2019 Cost: $30 for 1 classes.

    In this workshop, we will move through a full Yin yoga practice and experience the benefits of practicing with the support of the wall. Students will leave with a sequence to take home with you or wherever you go! Unlike other yoga sequences, the only prop you need here is a wall! All levels welcome.

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  • 2971 Mindful Somatic Yoga

    Next class on: November 17, 2019 Program ends: December 8, 2019 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    Somatic yoga is a very gentle mindful practice which is performed lying down. It is a simple, safe and effective approach for helping to reduce tension and pain. As we cultivate awareness of our habituated tendencies in the body we learn to release these patterns that do not serve us, creating improved range of motion, flexibility and posture.

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  • 2754 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 18, 2019 Program ends: December 9, 2019 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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  • 2745 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: November 18, 2019 Program ends: December 2, 2019 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

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

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Creative Arts

  • 2793 Acrylics

    Next class on: November 13, 2019 Program ends: December 11, 2019 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. A $25 material fee is to be paid to instructor at the first class.

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  • 2796 Adult Ukulele

    Next class on: January 13, 2020 Program ends: March 9, 2020 Cost: $80 for 8 classes.

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

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Dance

  • 2787 Intermediate Ballroom

    Next class on: November 15, 2019 Program ends: November 29, 2019 Cost: $50 for 5 classes.

    Improve on your basic figures in Waltz and Foxrot and add more fun figures to get you moving around the floor more.

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  • 2786 Beginner Swing/Jive

    Next class on: November 15, 2019 Program ends: November 29, 2019 Cost: $50 for 5 classes.

    East Coast Swing has been popular since the 1940’s and the Jive is the 1950’s and 60’s version of the dance that is still danced in lounges, night clubs and various dances around the city. Partners Required.

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Language

  • 2809 Spanish for Beginners

    Next class on: November 12, 2019 Program ends: November 12, 2019 Cost: $76 for 5 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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  • 2806 Improve your French Pronunciation

    Next class on: November 13, 2019 Program ends: November 27, 2019 Cost: $36 for 4 classes.

    Suitable for all levels. Come improve your French pronunciation! In this series of 4 lessons, you will learn about the anatomy of the mouth and how to pronounce the French consonants and vowels that are most difficult for English speakers. Class size is kept small (no more than 6) to ensure all students get personal attention. The course is suitable for anyone who is looking to work on their French pronunciation, from beginner to advanced. Handouts and tips for at-home practice will be provided.

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  • 2805 Beginner French

    Next class on: November 13, 2019 Program ends: December 4, 2019 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    It is never too early or too late to learn a new language! This class is for beginners who have a little bit of experience with French. In this class, which focuses primarily on speaking and listening, students will have lots of practice asking and answering common questions and having simple conversations. Suggestions for at-home practice will be provided. If unsure of your level, please contact the teacher.

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Martial Arts

  • 2779 Yang Jian Hou Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: November 12, 2019 Program ends: December 3, 2019 Cost: $72 for 9 classes.

    This is a rare 85 movement form with auxiliary exercises to cultivate and move internal energy in the body. This form contains many of the internal circles and power issuing not included in the revised version of big frame Yang Style.

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  • 2783 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: November 14, 2019 Program ends: December 12, 2019 Cost: $72 for 10 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).

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Workshops

  • 2817 Essential Oils -For Beautiful Looking Skin

    Next class on: November 25, 2019 Program ends: November 13, 2019 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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  • 2821 Vision Board +Yoga Nidra

    Next class on: December 14, 2019 Program ends: November 13, 2019 Cost: $35 for 1 classes.

    Map out your intentions and goals for 2020 with a vibrant vision board. This workshop will begin with a Yoga Nidra practice designed to remove obstacles and open you to your deepest desires. We will then create a vision board to take home with you. Participants are invited to bring personal items, photos or journals.

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