Adult Health and Wellness

  • 2420 Core and More

    Next class on: March 27, 2019 Program ends: March 27, 2019 Cost: $40 for 5 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. Bring a friend and enjoy the motivational aspect of partner work!

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  • 2412 Zumba

    Next class on: March 28, 2019 Program ends: March 28, 2019 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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  • 2490 Bands and Balls *NEW

    Next class on: March 29, 2019 Program ends: April 5, 2019 Cost: $48 for 6 classes.

    In this 45 minute class, we use resistance bands and small balls to work our different muscle groups. We then take time to stretch, allowing you to increase your flexibility, and ease of movement. This class can be done sitting or standing.

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  • Spring - Anxiety Support with Guided Relaxation Drop-in

    Next class on: April 3, 2019 Program ends: June 26, 2019 Cost: $Free for 13 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.

    April 3 – June 26   7-8pm  FREE

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  • 2630 Messages From Your Body

    Next class on: April 4, 2019 Program ends: May 9, 2019 Cost: $97 for 6 classes.

    In this 6 week program we will be exploring what your body is trying to tell you with all those aches and pains, discomfort, dis-ease, or illness. We become so good at ignoring our body’s messages that it literally has to scream at us to get our attention. That is where illness and injury come into play. Together we will discover what your body may be trying to tell you. Then you can make the choice to listen to your body and heal, moving you toward a life of health and well-being. Bonus: Receive a 30 minute coaching call with Helen.

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  • 2629 Partner Training

    Next class on: April 8, 2019 Program ends: June 10, 2019 Cost: $64 for 8 classes.

    Trouble with motivation? Find a partner and commit! Exercises done together with endless encouragement! Balance, strength and cardio training. Bring training methods home with you and your partner to continue the exercise regime. Level – moderate

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  • 2628 Core and More

    Next class on: April 10, 2019 Program ends: May 29, 2019 Cost: $64 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. Bring a friend and enjoy the motivational aspect of partner work!

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  • 2626 Zumba

    Next class on: April 11, 2019 Program ends: May 9, 2019 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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Adult Yoga

  • 2591 Cultivating Freedom from Anxiety & Stress-Ayurveda Yoga Therapy

    Next class on: March 24, 2019 Program ends: March 31, 2019 Cost: $58 for 5 classes.

    Throughout this session we will explore various tools from the traditions of Ayurveda and Yoga in an effort to support mind, body and spirit. Cultivating freedom from the entanglements of anxiety and stress by developing skills and practices that can provide support for the mental and emotional states during difficult times.

    *No drop-in for this class as they will be building on the lessons each week.

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  • 2396 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: March 25, 2019 Program ends: April 1, 2019 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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  • 2392 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: March 25, 2019 Program ends: March 25, 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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  • 2400 Holistic Yoga

    Next class on: March 27, 2019 Program ends: April 3, 2019 Cost: $45 for 5 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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  • 2404 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: March 29, 2019 Program ends: March 29, 2019 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

    This class focuses on slow gentle movement supported by the awareness of breath in order to generate ease of body and mind. Suitable for those new to yoga or experienced practitioners seeking a slower pace.

     

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  • 2700 Mindful Somatic Yoga

    Next class on: April 1, 2019 Program ends: April 29, 2019 Cost: $38 for 5 classes.

    Mindful 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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  • 2623 Cultivating Freedom from Anxiety & Stress-Ayurveda Yoga Therapy

    Next class on: April 7, 2019 Program ends: April 28, 2019 Cost: $46 for 4 classes.

    Throughout this session we will explore various tools from the traditions of Ayurveda and Yoga in an effort to support mind, body and spirit. Cultivating freedom from the entanglements of anxiety and stress by developing skills and practices that can provide support for the mental and emotional states during difficult times.

    *No drop-in for this class as they will be building on the lessons each week.

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  • 2619 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: April 8, 2019 Program ends: May 13, 2019 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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  • 2617 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: April 8, 2019 Program ends: May 13, 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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  • 2624 Holistic Yoga

    Next class on: April 9, 2019 Program ends: May 7, 2019 Cost: $45 for 5 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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  • 2646 2 Part Yoga Workshop

    Next class on: April 10, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $35 for 2 classes.

    Yoga workshop 2 Part Series:

    I. Learn How to Relax with Breathing, Yoga and Guided Meditation
    This workshop is a great way to spend 2 hours if you experience chronic pain, have trouble relaxing or you have low energy. Using breathing and yoga poses, David will teach you how to relax more easily, stretch the body and find relief. The guided meditation will deepen the feeling of rest and ease in your body.
    Wed Apr 10 4:45-6:45pm

    II. Strengthen and Stretch Your Whole Body
    David teaches you how to strengthen your back, core, legs and arms while stretching and releasing the body’s common areas of tension and fatigue. The 2 hours will go by quickly as you learn to use your body in a way that brings so many great benefits! Instructor: David Procyshyn
    Wed May 1 4:45-6:45pm

    2 Part Series /$35
    Drop in for  1/$20

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  • 2621 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: April 12, 2019 Program ends: May 17, 2019 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

    This class focuses on slow gentle movement supported by the awareness of breath in order to generate ease of body and mind. Suitable for those new to yoga or experienced practitioners seeking a slower pace.

     

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Creative Arts

  • 2636 Abstract Collage

    Next class on: April 16, 2019 Program ends: May 21, 2019 Cost: $72 for 6 classes.

    In this course students will learn to create compelling abstract collages using a variety of hand decorated papers and over painting with glazes. Expand your knowledge base and approach to working with collage through focusing on composition, design, colour, texture, balance and harmony. No experience required just your enthusiasm and willingness to experiment. Some supplies included, additional supply list provided. $30 material fee due to instructor at the first class.

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Dance

  • 2496 Beginner West Coast Swing

    Next class on: March 29, 2019 Program ends: April 12, 2019 Cost: $70 for 7 classes.

    The smoother, slower and sexier version of Swing. The dance for those who want to play. Partner required.

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  • 2497 Beginner Night Club Waltz

    Next class on: April 26, 2019 Program ends: May 31, 2019 Cost: $60 for 6 classes.

    Learn to dance to slow ballads with the most romantic dance on the planet. The ideal first dance for weddings. Partners Required.

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Language

  • 2640 Spanish for Beginners

    Next class on: April 9, 2019 Program ends: June 11, 2019 Cost: $95 for 10 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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  • 2641 Spanish Continuing

    Next class on: April 11, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $95 for 1 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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  • 2698 Improve your French Pronunciation

    Next class on: April 24, 2019 Program ends: May 15, 2019 Cost: $28 for 4 classes.

    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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  • 2507 Intermediate French

    Next class on: April 24, 2019 Program ends: June 12, 2019 Cost: $72 for 8 classes.

    It is never too late to brush up on a long-lost language! Whether you want to visit one of the 29 countries where French is an official language or you want to simply reap the cognitive benefits of learning a new language (research shows it can delay the onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms), come brush up and take the next level in learning French in this fun, low-pressure class. This class is suitable for those with some experience in French.

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Martial Arts

  • 2491 Intro to the Rare Internal Martial Art Ba Gua Chang

    Next class on: March 26, 2019 Program ends: March 26, 2019 Cost: $66 for 6 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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  • 2493 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: March 28, 2019 Program ends: March 28, 2019 Cost: $66 for 6 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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  • 2633 Intro to the Rare Internal Martial Art Ba Gua Chang

    Next class on: April 2, 2019 Program ends: April 30, 2019 Cost: $30 for 5 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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  • 2632 Advance Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: April 3, 2019 Program ends: April 24, 2019 Cost: $24 for 4 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.

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Workshops

  • 2601 Walk Around the Enneagram

    Next class on: March 30, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $75 for 1 classes.

    This explores our gifts, fear, intentions and how despite our best intentions we can “mess things up”. Using the model of the Enneagram of personalities, we will look at how we can overshadow our gifts and lose track of our true intentions.

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  • 2701 Understanding Who We Are

    Next class on: April 27, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $75 for 1 classes.

    We all have gifts that make us each special and wonderful. And yet – we sometimes
    mess things up for ourselves and others.
    What are our gifts? Why is it that we can make things worse when are trying to make
    things better?
    This experiential workshop will explore our gifts and our pitfalls using the Enneagram of
    Personality Styles as a guide. Discover our gifts and discover ways we can be our
    best.

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  • 2645 Exploring Painting Through Yoga

    Next class on: April 27, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $75 for 1 classes.

    A workshop exploring the commonality between the practice of yoga and the abstract study of form and figure in acrylic painting. Developing an understanding and curiosity of how these two practices can inform and support each other, we will spend the morning exploring various limbs of yoga, pranayama, asana and dhyana. Drawing from this quiet inner landscape we cultivate an intuitive expression of that which manifests as we expand into an afternoon of painting.

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  • 2643 Essential Oils -For Beautiful Looking Skin

    Next class on: May 11, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 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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  • 2702 Understanding Who We Are

    Next class on: May 25, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 Cost: $75 for 1 classes.

    We all have gifts that make us each special and wonderful. And yet – we sometimes
    mess things up for ourselves and others.
    What are our gifts? Why is it that we can make things worse when are trying to make
    things better?
    This experiential workshop will explore our gifts and our pitfalls using the Enneagram of
    Personality Styles as a guide. Discover our gifts and discover ways we can be our
    best.

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  • 2644 Healing and Restorative Herbs

    Next class on: June 1, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 2019 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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  • 2699 Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking

    Next class on: June 22, 2019 Program ends: March 24, 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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