Personal Development


Living Wisdom Circle

Friday 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Join this inspiring and uplifting gathering designed for learning, sharing knowledge and wisdom, and supporting one another in the quest for greater well-being. Topics to be addressed include happiness, health, nutrition, relationships, abundance, gratitude, simplicity, and spirituality. Together, the class will explore and experience a variety of practical tools, which include affirmations, intention setting, mantras, guided meditations, and visualizations. There will also be opportunities to dance, sing, and have fun! ...

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Fostering a Positive Learning Environment

Tuesday 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom How can you help your child have a positive learning experience at school/daycare and in his/her everyday life (and yours too!)? What can you do from home to help your toddler, child, or teenager develop emotional intelligence, create better relationships, reduce stress, learn more easily, and develop self-confidence? This course will cover the basic needs of children/teenagers and offer tips on what you can do to encourage their success. Learn the effects that sleep, food, routine, screens, chemicals, etc., have on ...

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Build Your Own Meditation Practice

Tuesday 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Upstairs Classroom By now we know a lot about the benefits of meditation for both our mental and physical well-being. But it seems SO hard to sit down for any length of time and clear our minds that most of us can't see ourselves even trying. Instructor Sheila Southon will share what her own meditation instructors have taught her -- that meditation is "perfection without strain" and "like mist rising off a lake at dawn." Join Sheila to learn the physiological benefits, understand the psychological traps and learn techniques to leave behind ...

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Learn to Help Them Sleep

Monday 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Through this 10-week course, Certified Child Sleep Consultant Heather Flaherty will teach you the essential elements of healthy infant sleep through an interactive learning environment. Participants in this course will be forming a community and encouraged to share their sleep challenges and successes in a safe environment. By the end of this course, participants will have a clear understanding of the changes they need to make regarding their child’s sleep and the tools necessary to implement these changes successfully. ...

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Mindful Eating

Monday 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Do you turn to food every time emotions run high? Have you tried all the latest diet trends and found they have either worked for a short time or are too hard to follow long-term? Do you feel you have an unhealthy relationship with food? That is, do you find yourself using food to comfort yourself or eating until you’re too full and feel sick? Do you have a hard time controlling your portions or don’t know when to stop eating? This program will allow you to improve your relationship with food without going through a diet, ...

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Prenatal Yoga

Tuesday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Gym Pregnancy is a time to tap into your inner strength. This gentle 1-hour Hatha yoga class is appropriate for all levels and all trimesters. We'll stretch our achy unfamiliar bodies, we'll strengthen in order to comfortably carry this little one to term and accelerate recovery, and most importantly, we'll breathe, rest, and restore. This is a chance to connect with other expectant moms in the community and share feelings of fear and uncertainty. Been there, done that moms are very welcome as well. Please bring a yoga mat, two yoga blocks, ...

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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, in order to communicate effectively in everyday situations. The aim of this class is to improve listening and speaking skills. 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: ...

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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. Come and join us to be motivated to learn 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. Please Note: There is no class November ...

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Journaling: Hallelujah! Letting Go

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom When we hold on to things that do not serve us, that are outdated or harmful, our "baggage" can become heavy or unbearable, making it difficult to see how to move forward and almost impossible to thrive. But how do we let go of things such as crippling self-judgment, anger, resentment, guilt, anxiety, expectations, outdated beliefs, relationships, disappointments, worries — when "Letting Go" is such an abstract concept? This course provides a process through journaling to help you let go, stop sacrificing yourself, and ...

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Baby Massage

Monday 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Childcare Room 2 Giving your baby a nurturing and loving massage is one of the best gifts you can offer. Touch is one of the most important sensory experiences, as it can bring peace and it can bring comfort. Massaging your baby helps strengthen the bond between parent and child, and can even help reduce or eliminate mild PPD in mommy. Massaging your baby stimulates different body systems including digestion/elimination, helping to relieve pain caused by gas/colic. In this course, parents will be guided in learning to massage their babies. ...

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