Adult Health and Wellness

  • 2769 Core and More (moderate)

    Next class on: September 18, 2019 Program ends: October 16, 2019 Cost: $40 for 5 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: September 18, 2019 Program ends: December 4, 2019 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.

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  • 2777 Messages From Your Body

    Next class on: September 19, 2019 Program ends: October 17, 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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  • 2773 Strength and Stretch

    Next class on: September 20, 2019 Program ends: October 18, 2019 Cost: $40 for 5 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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  • 2936 Understanding Your Energy Body

    Next class on: September 23, 2019 Program ends: November 25, 2019 Cost: $99 for 7 classes.

    When you know and understand your chakra system you will know that they hold the keys to healing past traumas, building lasting relationships, breaking through financial blockages, unleashing creativity & achieving your goals. This is the fastest way to make shifts in your energy and have lasting change affecting every aspect of your life.

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  • 2767 Zumba

    Next class on: September 24, 2019 Program ends: November 12, 2019 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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Adult Yoga

  • 2753 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: October 7, 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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  • 2748 Mindful Somatic Yoga

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: October 7, 2019 Cost: $38.40 for 4 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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  • 2744 Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: October 7, 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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  • 2761 Restorative +Yoga Nidra

    Next class on: September 19, 2019 Program ends: October 31, 2019 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, insomnia, stress, grief and loss as well as self-care. Compliments active movement practices. Beneficial to all.

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  • 2757 Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Next class on: September 20, 2019 Program ends: November 1, 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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  • 2751 Cultivating Freedom from Anxiety & Stress-Ayurveda Yoga Therapy

    Next class on: September 22, 2019 Program ends: October 6, 2019 Cost: $46.40 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 as they build on each class

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Creative Arts

  • 2797 Adult Guitar - Beginner

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: November 4, 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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  • 2799 Adult Guitar - Intermediate

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: November 4, 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 at class. Please bring your own guitar.

    *No class Oct 14

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  • 2795 Adult Ukulele

    Next class on: September 16, 2019 Program ends: December 2, 2019 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 listening to your favourite songs.

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  • 2762 Beginner Watercolour

    Next class on: September 17, 2019 Program ends: October 16, 2019 Cost: $65 for 6 classes.

    Exploring basic techniques students will be guided in making paintings in 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. Please pick up a class material list from the front desk upon registration.

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Dance

  • 2785 Beginner Ballroom

    Next class on: September 20, 2019 Program ends: October 18, 2019 Cost: $50 for 5 classes.

    The Romantic Slow Waltz is essential for every ballroom dance floor and the smooth and very useful Foxtrot is a Big Band favorite. Partner Required.

    *No class Oct 11

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  • 2787 Intermediate Ballroom

    Next class on: November 1, 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 1, 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: September 17, 2019 Program ends: November 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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  • 2803 True Beginner French Class

    Next class on: September 18, 2019 Program ends: October 2, 2019 Cost: $36 for 4 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.

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  • 2804 Learn French Through Song

    Next class on: September 18, 2019 Program ends: October 2, 2019 Cost: $36 for 4 classes.

    Suitable for intermediate level and above. Come learn French through songs! In this class we will explore and discuss French songs, music videos, and lyrics from around the French-speaking world (la Francophonie). 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. Note: this is not a singing class.

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  • 2811 Spanish Continuing

    Next class on: September 19, 2019 Program ends: November 7, 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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  • 2805 Beginner French

    Next class on: October 30, 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: September 17, 2019 Program ends: December 3, 2019 Cost: $72 for 12 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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  • 2781 Advance Style Tai Chi

    Next class on: September 18, 2019 Program ends: September 18, 2019 Cost: $72 for 1 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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  • 2783 Health and Wellness Qi Gong

    Next class on: September 19, 2019 Program ends: December 12, 2019 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).

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Workshops

  • 2820 Flow into Fall Equinox

    Next class on: September 21, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 2019 Cost: $20 for 1 classes.

    Fall 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 postures.

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  • 2815 Essential Oils - Natural Health Boosters

    Next class on: September 30, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 2019 Cost: $40 for 1 classes.

    Essential Oils are nature’s medicine cabinet. In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of what essential oils are, how they can be used and the top 10 oils to have in your medicine cabinet to have a dramatic impact on improving your health. You will go home with class notes and 2 preparations of your choosing.

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  • 2823 Intro to Zentangle (12 and up)

    Next class on: November 7, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 2019 Cost: $50 for 1 classes.

    Need to refocus? Take time for yourself? Want to explore something unique and new where mistakes are allowed? Zentangle is an easy way of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called tangles. This proven method promote mindfulness, fosters self-esteem, relaxation, stress relief and creativity. All skill levels can create Zentangle art. All supplies included.

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  • 2822 Yin Yoga Workshop-Developing an at home practice with the wall

    Next class on: November 16, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 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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  • 2818 Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking

    Next class on: November 23, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 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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  • 2817 Essential Oils -For Beautiful Looking Skin

    Next class on: November 25, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 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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  • 2816 The Vision Workshop:3 Keys to Accelerating

    Next class on: November 25, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 2019 Cost: $25 for 1 classes.

    Do you want to discover your true dream or purpose? Would you like to eliminate fear, doubt, and worry and move toward your goals with confidence? Do you want to achieve greater results with less effort? If these questions resonate with you, then you are going to love this 3-hour workshop! You will learn to harness your life’s purpose and find the prosperity you deserve.

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  • 2821 Vision Board +Yoga Nidra

    Next class on: December 14, 2019 Program ends: September 15, 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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