59 results for author: Wendy Wong


Cool Tools to Get Ready for School (3-5 yrs with Mom)

Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Want to help your child learn some of the prerequisite skills for school? This class will provide you and your child with many pre-academic tools and strategies. Help develop his/her pre-writing, fine motor, gross motor, and sensory motor skills for success now and later on. Each week you will participate in fun thematic-based activities that will be reinforced by games, songs, movement activities, and crafts. This class also helps them learn valuable social skills and how to follow a routine. Help your child to "Get it Write" and jump ahead into school readiness! Please Note: A $5 non-refu...

Exploration Through the Senses (18-36 mos. with Mom)

Wednesday 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Come and explore the senses in a fun and stimulating class for you and your toddler. This class will promote body awareness, motor skill development and social interaction as your child participates in a group setting. Each week you and your child will be introduced to semi-structured activities that will provide your child with sensory-rich experiences and promote flexible learning. A great way for him/her to connect with other toddlers and learn valuable social skills. Please Note: A $5 non-refundable fee for craft materials is included in the price of this course. Please Note: This is a ...

Building Blocks for Babies (4-12 mos. with Mom)

Wednesday 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Would you like an opportunity to learn about and encourage your baby's development through the most important activity of all? Then, LET’S PLAY! Learn strategies and ideas to promote fine motor, sensory motor, and gross motor skills in a fun and casual environment. Interact with your baby while encouraging social and cognitive development in a group setting. Each week, the instructor will present a developmental topic for discussion, provide learning strategies and allocate time for any questions you may have. A great way to play with your child, meet other "Mommies" and share topics that are ...

Cardio Plus

Wednesday 8:40 - 9:40 a.m. Gym Whether we're on the step for cardio moves or on the floor for some fun muscular work, Cardio Plus will challenge your heart and lungs and your muscles! Easy-to-follow step choreography will be interspersed with glider and tubing exercises to make for a complete workout. The level of this fitness course is intermediate. However, the instructor will provide alternatives for those wanting less intensity. Instructor: Cathy Wagstaff, CAIA, M.A. (Phys. Ed.)

Essentrics – Low Intensity

Tuesday 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Gym Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong, and flexible muscles, with immediate changes to your posture. Perfect for women of all fitness levels, this program re-balances the body, prevents and treats injuries, and unlocks tight joints. This workout leaves you feeling energized, youthful, and healthy. Instructor: Dolores Carroll, IDEA certified, Essentrics Classical Stretch (Certified Level 1) Register for Essentrics - Low Intensity.

Developing Healthy Boundaries: How and When to Say “NO”

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you find yourself saying “yes” to things that you would rather say “no” to? Do you find it difficult to communicate your own needs and preferences? Do you feel that you frequently put the needs of others before your own needs? Do you find yourself avoiding conflict or handling it in a way that leaves you feeling dissatisfied? If your answer is “yes” to some or all of these questions, then this course is for you! In this experiential training, you will develop the ability to communicate your personal boundaries. You will learn how to let other people know your preferences and how to ...

Who Am I as a Leader in My Life?

Monday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom In today’s pressure for performance and never ending to-do lists, we may at some point miss out on living a fulfilling and influential life! This course will enable you to demystify and increase your awareness of different leadership styles; recognize the leadership types you are using and want to expand; learn those leadership types you were not already aware of; and become empowered to lead in all areas of your life. Leadership is a day-to-day choice, whether in your professional or personal life. You will have the opportunity to discuss and work with others and put in practice these empowering ...

Life Management 101

Monday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Love being a mom, but feeling sometimes that you may have lost yourself along the way?  Feeling burnt out without feeling that you are really "doing" anything? Feeling vulnerable and numb or possibly even resentful? Time for a role reboot, so get yourself in the classroom!  Life Management 101 is not your typical how-to class ... this course is all about ENERGY... YOUR ENERGY.  Using the Energy Leadership model created by Bruce Schneider of iPEC Coach Training Institute,  this class explores the 7 levels of energy. Learn how your energetic profile affects your life -- everything from time management, ...

Winter 2016 Schedule Now Available!

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Working with Excel 2013

Thursday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Excel 2013 is a spreadsheet application in the Microsoft Office Suite that lets you store, manipulate, and analyze data in organized workbooks for home and business tasks. This course is designed to help the user understand the benefits that Excel has to offer. From calculating to sorting to analyzing data, Excel can do it all. The Excel program can turn a spreadsheet of numbers into a pie chart, bar diagram, or a variety of other visual diagrams.  This course will bring participants to a comfortable working level in Excel 2013, allowing them to use the basic functions and a few advanced functions. ...

Guided Meditations, Visualizations & Breathwork

Friday 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Meditation in a group can be a powerful dynamic that helps us to connect with others while working on our individual issues. Guided meditation and visualizations then help to enhance and enrich that meditation journey. Comfortable clothing and a water bottle are recommended for this class. Please Note: There is no class November 11 (WIWC Event). The last class is on December 2. This is a 10-week course. Instructor: Nazzarena Santini, Director of Avalon Massage Academy   

Silly Song Sing Along (2-5 yrs with Mom)

Monday 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Preschoolers are ready to create and explore music with their voices and bodies. We sing, move-n'-groove, and learn about beat and rhythm using Orff-style instruction. Please Note: This course starts April 24. There will be no class on May 22 (Victoria Day). This is a 7-week course. Instructor: Heather White, B. Music (Memorial University), M. Music Studies (Bowling Green State University), PhD. Music (McGill University)    

Converse in French – Beginners and Intermediates

Thursday 9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Comment allez-vous aujourd'hui? This course is designed for women wanting to improve their skills in French, helping to communicate effectively in everyday situations. The aim of this class is to improve listening and speaking skills for conversation. A large amount of time is dedicated to addressing your specific needs (professional conversation, informal and formal conversation, etc.) that each participant can benefit from. Don't miss this great opportunity to improve your French in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere! Instructor: Hasnaa Rzouzi, Baccalauréat en Droit Français, Maitrise en Politiques ...

Beginner’s French

Friday 9:45 - 11:45 a.m. Childcare Room 2 This introductory class is designed for women with little or no background in French. Participants will begin by learning basic pronunciation, grammar, spelling, and conjugation. Through conversational activities, you will learn to meet and greet people, as well as practice basic communication for other daily life situations. The course will be adapted to your needs and the instructor will guide you through your language learning process. Important information: The last class is on March 20. This is a 9-week course. Instructor: Hasnaa Rzouzi, Baccalauréat en Droit Français, Maitrise en Politiques ...