Adult Health and Wellness

  • 2784 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: January 23, 2020 Program ends: March 26, 2020 Cost: $66 for 11 classes.

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

    Instructor: Eric Tuttle 

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  • Drop-In Basketball

    Next class on: January 23, 2020 Program ends: March 26, 2020 Cost: $3.50 for 24 classes.

    A fun recreational opportunity for adults 16+. All equipment is provided but feel free to bring your own!

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  • 2775 Strength and Stretch

    Next class on: January 24, 2020 Program ends: February 21, 2020 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.

    Instructor: Helen Dougherty 

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  • 2819 Healing and Restorative Herbs

    Next class on: January 25, 2020 Program ends: January 23, 2020 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.

    Instructor: Helen Dougherty

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  • Drop-in Pickle Ball

    Next class on: January 28, 2020 Program ends: March 24, 2020 Cost: $2.50 for 12 classes.

    A fun recreational opportunity for adults 16+. All equipment is provided but feel free to bring your own!

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  • 2768 Zumba!

    Next class on: January 28, 2020 Program ends: March 10, 2020 Cost: $64 for 8 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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  • 2780 Yang Jian Hou Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: January 28, 2020 Program ends: March 24, 2020 Cost: $66 for 11 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 the big frame Yang Style.

    Instructor: Eric Tuttle

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  • 2771 Core and More

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: February 19, 2020 Cost: $48 for 6 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!

    Instructor: Mokie Burnham 

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  • 2989 5 Week Guided Meditation

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: February 19, 2020 Cost: $75 for 5 classes.

    Come join us in a 5-week meditation series where you will raise your consciousness through guided meditations. Not only will you raise your consciousness through meditation, but you will also learn to get in touch with and begin to feel your energy body. Each session builds on the next, so that you can begin to consciously move your energy through your body and move out unwanted negative energy you have kept stored in the body. If you allow those negative emotions to continue to live in your body for too long they will emerge as distress and disease. Learn how to rid your body of these unwanted emotions and start to feel better and live a more conscious life.

    Instructor: Shelia Bell

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  • 2782 Advance Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: March 25, 2020 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.

    Instructor: Eric Tuttle

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  • Drop-in Indoor Soccer

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: March 25, 2020 Cost: $3.50 for 12 classes.

    A fun recreational opportunity for adults 16+. All equipment is provided but feel free to bring your own!

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  • Drop-in Pickleball

    Next class on: January 30, 2020 Program ends: March 26, 2020 for 12 classes.

    A fun recreational opportunity for adults 16+. All equipment is provided but feel free to bring your own!

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Adult Yoga

  • 2759 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 24, 2020 Program ends: February 21, 2020 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.

     

    Instructor: Jenny Berg 

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  • 2987 Nourishing Winter Yoga Workshop

    Next class on: January 25, 2020 Program ends: January 23, 2020 Cost: $25 for 1 classes.

    Winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It’s energy is dark, slow and inward. Plants and trees lie dormant, animals hibernate to replenish their energy and rest. This season invites us to restore and reset. This workshop will explore the tools of Yin yoga, meditation and Yoga Nidra. Expect a slower, quieter practice that invites the nervous system into a deep restful healing state. All levels and bodies welcome.

    Instructor: Ashley Pungente

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  • 2749 Mindful Somatic Yoga

    Next class on: January 26, 2020 Program ends: February 9, 2020 Cost: $48 for 5 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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  • 2755 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 27, 2020 Program ends: February 10, 2020 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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  • 2766 Room to Breathe: Yoga Therapy for Anxiety

    Next class on: January 27, 2020 Program ends: March 9, 2020 Cost: $72 for 9 classes.

    Yoga therapy provides many tools to calm an over-active mind. Research has demonstrated that certain breathing and movement practices help to regulate the nervous system, which in turn soothes the thoughts of the mind. In an 8 week series, specially designed for anxiety, we will cover key breathing and movement practices and how they interrelate to the nervous and respiratory systems. With an invitation to remain curious, we will explore and discover what works best for each individual

    Instructor: Samantha Roy

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  • 2746 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: January 27, 2020 Program ends: February 10, 2020 Cost: $45 for 5 classes.

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

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  • 2763 Restorative + Yoga Nidra

    Next class on: January 30, 2020 Program ends: March 5, 2020 Cost: $54 for 6 classes.

    Longer holds in seated and reclined postures will bring the body into a state of conscious rest. Developed to help with fatigue, insomina, stress, grief, and loss as well as self-care. Compliments active movement practices. Beneficial to all!

    Instructor: Ashley Pungnete 

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Creative Arts

  • 2980 Painting with Acrylics

    Next class on: January 27, 2020 Program ends: March 2, 2020 Cost: $65 for 7 classes.

    Learn to have fun with acrylics! A very versatile medium, it can be used thick like oils or thinned out like watercolours. Learn to mix colors, blending and other techniques. Have fun with colour and your own creative ideas! A $25 material fee us due at the first class to your instructor.

    Instructor: Teresa Waclawik

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  • 2794 Creative Drawing

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: February 26, 2020 Cost: $65 for 6 classes.

    Expand your drawing skill. Using drawing for personal expression, students explore ideas, expand their drawing knowledge, and gain confidnece in their art. They learn how to use a selected variety of drawing materials and techniques to conceive, devleop na dconcludge a drawing. Previous drawing experience no required.

    Instructor: Alain Costaz

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  • 2982 Relaxation Through Line Drawing

    Next class on: February 3, 2020 Program ends: March 2, 2020 Cost: $50 for 5 classes.

    Are you interested in art and like to draw or would like to learn ? Join me in this class to learn shading through hatching and stippling ! Hatching is an artistic technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing closely spaced parallel lines. Stippling is the art or process of drawing, painting, or engraving using numerous small dots or specks.These techniques are great way to calm your mind and relax! All supplies included.

    Instructor: Jessie Beauvilliers

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Dance

  • 2788 Beginner Cha Cha & Rumba

    Next class on: January 24, 2020 Program ends: February 14, 2020 Cost: $60 for 6 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. If you can’t find a partner please contact the centre and they will put you in touch with the instructor, he can usually come up with a solution.

    Instructor: John de Pfyffer

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  • 2789 Intermediate Swing/ Jive

    Next class on: January 24, 2020 Program ends: February 14, 2020 Cost: $60 for 6 classes.

    Swing and Jive are very fun, light and lively dances that are very useful and popular on the dance floor. Improve on your basic technique and figures in this intermediate class and add more figures to your repertoire.

    Instructor: John de Pfyffer

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  • 2790 Intermediate Cha Cha & Rumba

    Next class on: February 21, 2020 Program ends: March 27, 2020 Cost: $60 for 6 classes.

    These fun Latin dances are useful and popular at social events and weddings as well as at ballroom dances. Improve on your basic figures in this intermediate class then add some more play to both of these enjoyable dances.

    Instructor: John de Pfyffer 

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  • 2791 Beginner West Coast Swing

    Next class on: February 21, 2020 Program ends: March 27, 2020 Cost: $60 for 6 classes.

    The smoother, slower and sexier version of Swing. The dance for those who want to play. Partner required. If you can’t find a partner please contact the centre and we will put you in touch with the instructor, he can usually work it out!

     

    Instructor: John de Pfyffer

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Language

  • 2812- Spanish Continuing

    Next class on: January 23, 2020 Program ends: March 12, 2020 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!
    Instructor: Pilar Rodriguez.

     

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  • 2810- Spanish for Beginners

    Next class on: January 28, 2020 Program ends: March 10, 2020 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.
    Instructor: Pilar Rodriguez

     

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  • 2807- Beginner Plus French Class

    Next class on: January 29, 2020 Program ends: February 26, 2020 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 basic experience in French. In this class, which focuses primarily on speaking and listening, students will build on their vocabulary and the complexity of what they can say in French. Students will get lots of practice conversing and discussing. Suggestions for at-home practice will be provided. If unsure of your level, please contact the teacher.
    Instructor: Laura Hawkes

     

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  • 2808- Learn French through Food

    Next class on: February 19, 2020 Program ends: March 11, 2020 Cost: $36 for 4 classes.

    Suitable for intermediate level and above. Come learn French through everything to do with food! In this class we will explore and discuss French menus, recipes, food packaging, and more! This class is multi-level, and students will be able to build on what they already know. Students should have an intermediate or above level of French to take this class. If unsure of your level, please contact the teacher.
    Instructor: Laura Hawkes

     

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Martial Arts

Workshops

  • 2986 Candle Gazing Meditation + Yoga Nidra Workshop

    Next class on: February 29, 2020 Program ends: January 23, 2020 Cost: $25 for 1 classes.

    Candle gazing (Trataka) means ’steady gazing’. This meditative cleansing technique (Kriya) involves gazing or fixing the gaze on a flame of a candle without blinking the eyes. Trataka aids in strengthening the muscles of the eye and with insomnia, concentration, and nerve stability. This is the perfect bridge to meditation. We will end the practice with Yoga Nidra, a calming and systematic approach to soothing the nervous system.

    Instructor: Ashley Pungente & Sarada Jagannath

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  • 2985 Partner Yoga Workshop

    Next class on: March 7, 2020 Program ends: January 23, 2020 Cost: $40 for 1 classes.

    In this workshop we will explore Hatha yoga postures and stretches with the support of a partner. This kind of practice helps you explore your limitations, develop confidence, and build trust. Partner yoga is hands on and cultivates a sense of playfulness in your practice. Come with a partner or by yourself. All levels welcome, no prior yoga experience required.
    *Discount for Solo participants*

    Instructor: Ashley Pungente & Sarada Jagannath

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  • 2988 Spring Equinox Yoga Workshop

    Next class on: March 14, 2020 Program ends: January 23, 2020 Cost: $25 for 1 classes.

    Vernal (Spring) Equinox marks a nearly equal split of daylight hours and darkness. As we move towards this equilibrium between night and day, we are invited to recognize the symmetry between darkness and light. A time for union and balancing of duality: yin and yang, light and dark, creation and receptivity. In this workshop, we will begin with gentle, warming movements before settling into stillness with yin and restorative yoga postures.

    Instructor: Ashley Pungente

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