Adult Health and Wellness

  • Family Bootcamp *NEW

    Next class on: January 22, 2019 Program ends: February 12, 2019 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    Need a place to workout while your kids are with you? Look no further! Family bootcamp is all about being active with your children! Enjoy fun, challenging workouts while your baby is by your side or your older children are trying out moves too!

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  • 2419 Core and More

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: February 13, 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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  • 2593 Anxiety Support with Guided Relaxation

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: February 27, 2019 Cost: $Free for 8 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 for sharing. No advice given or interruption is acceptable. We will end session with a seated guided relaxation. This is not a therapy or counselling session. This is facilitated to provide an

    outlet for those feeling isolated in anxiety and to enjoy guided relaxation.
    Registering is not mandatory for this drop in, however would provide the Centre with an estimate of numbers. If you have any questions please call the Centre and ask for Logan, the Recreation Program Coordinator.

    Facilitator: Mokie Burnham

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  • 2411 Zumba

    Next class on: January 24, 2019 Program ends: February 21, 2019 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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  • 2489 Bands and Balls *NEW

    Next class on: January 25, 2019 Program ends: February 15, 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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Adult Yoga

  • 2590 Cultivating Freedom from Anxiety & Stress-Ayurveda Yoga Therapy

    Next class on: January 20, 2019 Program ends: February 10, 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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  • 2395 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: February 4, 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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  • 2391 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: February 11, 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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  • 2399 Holistic Yoga

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: February 20, 2019 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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  • 2403 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 25, 2019 Program ends: February 15, 2019 Cost: $54 for 6 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

  • 2502 Adult Guitar - Beginner

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: March 11, 2019 Cost: $75 for 8 classes.

    Learn to play simple arrangements of popular songs through the reading of music and basic classical techniques. Music book is an additional $10 payable at class. Please bring your own guitar.

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  • 2436 Adult Guitar - Intermediate

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: March 11, 2019 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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  • 2501 Adult Ukulele

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: March 11, 2019 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 playing your favourite songs. Please bring your own ukulele.

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  • 2588 Acting for Stage Beginner

    Next class on: January 22, 2019 Program ends: February 26, 2019 Cost: $64 for 8 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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  • 2498 Creative Drawing

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: February 20, 2019 Cost: $65 for 6 classes.

    Expand your drawing skills.  Using drawing for personal expression, students explore ideas, expand their drawing knowledge, and gain confidence in their art making. They learn how to use a selected variety of drawing materials and techniques  to conceive, develop and conclude a drawing. Previous drawing experience not required.

     

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Dance

  • 2495 Beginner Cha Cha & Rumba

    Next class on: January 25, 2019 Program ends: February 8, 2019 Cost: $50 for 5 classes.

    Cha Cha is a fun and popular Latin Dance. Rumba is the ‘Dance of Love’ – a great dance to learn for Valentine’s Day. Partners required.

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  • 2496 Beginner West Coast Swing

    Next class on: March 1, 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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Language

  • 2508 Spanish for Beginners

    Next class on: January 22, 2019 Program ends: March 12, 2019 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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  • 2506 Beginner French

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: March 13, 2019 Cost: $72 for 8 classes.

    It is never too early or too late to learn a new 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 learn French in this fun, low-pressure class. This class is suitable for those with no (or very limited) experience in French.

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  • 2509 Spanish Continuing

    Next class on: January 24, 2019 Program ends: March 14, 2019 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

  • 2494 Aikido Beginner ADULT

    Next class on: January 21, 2019 Program ends: March 11, 2019 Cost: $40 for 8 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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  • 2491 Intro to the Rare Internal Martial Art Ba Gua Chang

    Next class on: January 22, 2019 Program ends: March 26, 2019 Cost: $66 for 11 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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  • 2492 Advance Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: January 23, 2019 Program ends: March 20, 2019 Cost: $60 for 10 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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  • 2493 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: January 24, 2019 Program ends: March 28, 2019 Cost: $66 for 11 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

  • 2510 Walk Around the Enneagram

    Next class on: January 19, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 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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  • 2589 Improvise Your New Year

    Next class on: January 28, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 2019 Cost: $30 for 1 classes.

    In this workshop we will learn new skills to deal with life. Through improv rules and games we try to feel the present time and stay in the Now moment. It is in the present time that the “I” becomes an “eye” and we can observe life, in a new way and from a different angle!

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  • 2586 Window Wanderland I. Puppets

    Next class on: February 2, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 2019 Cost: $4 for 1 classes.

    Window Wanderland Workshops
    Got ‘fear of missing out’ on this years Window Wanderland? We’re making it easy for you to take part! Join us in a window art workshop and your home will be ready for James Bay’s second annual Window Wanderland (happening February 22, 23 and 24/2019). Everyone is welcome, (though children will need to have their adult helpers with them).  No art experience needed, and all materials will be provided.

    I. Puppets

    Create a giant monster, animal, human or other object to suspend in your window. Bring your imagination and, for your own reference, the dimensions of the windows you want to decorate.

     

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  • 2597 2 Part Yoga Workshop

    Next class on: February 6, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 2019 Cost: $35 for 2 classes.

    I.Yoga,Pranayama and Relaxation

    This 2-hour workshop will mix the physical practice of yoga with regular pranayama (breath work) and a gradual progression toward deep relaxation. This type of yoga workshop can be incredibly energizing and grounding, and is a powerful way to let go of tension and pain.
    II.Increase Mobility Around the Pelvis

    Tight muscles around the pelvis can be responsible for a whole host of problems, such as lower back pain, hip pain, sciatica and poor posture. Understanding how to fully release the right muscle groups can be the difference between chronic pain and a feeling of lightness and well-being. This 2-hour yoga workshop will teach you how to create the mobility you need to be pain free, flexible and strong.

    2597     Wed    Feb 6       4:45-6:45pm   2/$35
    Wed    Mar 6      4:45-6:45pm

    Both workshops for $35 a person, or drop in for $20

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  • 2587 Window Wanderland II. Translucent Paper Scenes

    Next class on: February 9, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 2019 Cost: $4 for 1 classes.

    Window Wanderland Workshops
    Got ‘fear of missing out’ on this years Window Wanderland? We’re making it easy for you to take part! Join us in a window art workshop and your home will be ready for James Bay’s second annual Window Wanderland (happening February 22, 23 and 24/2019). Everyone is welcome, (though children will need to have their adult helpers with them).  No art experience needed, and all materials will be provided.

    II. Translucent Paper Scenes

    Create an eye-catching window decoration from colourful translucent paper –a pleasing pattern, a giant animal or giant human or….whatever you like!  Bring your imagination and, for your own reference, the dimensions of the windows you want to decorate.

     

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  • 2596 Henna Milaap 101

    Next class on: March 9, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 2019 Cost: $40 for 1 classes.

    In this henna workshop, you will learn the basic fundamentals for creating simple but unique henna designs, how to apply henna as well as interesting facts about this ancient art. Once you have hands-on practice with different designs, you will receive a henna tattoo.

     

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  • 2594 Exploring Painting through Yoga

    Next class on: March 23, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 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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  • 2601 Walk Around the Enneagram

    Next class on: March 30, 2019 Program ends: January 19, 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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