Personal Development


Friday Mom and Baby Yoga (3 mos. to Crawlers)

Friday 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Gym Here's a 45-minute class for you and baby! Together we will learn the basics of infant massage and baby yoga, with time for you too. A wonderful way to reconnect with your practice or to begin your journey into yoga. Please bring a mat, a towel, and a diaper bag. It is recommended that you consult your health-care professional before beginning any post-natal exercise regime. Please note: strollers are not allowed in the class. Please leave your stroller outside the building. Instructor: Kathleen McAdams, CYT (Certified Yoga Teacher)

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What Hidden Motives Determine Our Behaviours

Friday 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Join us for a weekly discussion based on David R. Hawkins’ book, Power vs. Force. Together, we will explore the different levels of consciousness. The intent is to help us evolve emotionally, bringing us to live in a more fulfilling level of life that will ultimately have a positive outcome on our mental and physical well-being. We will also explore the different lower resonating levels of consciousness that hold us back from being our best selves. Instructor: Crystal Champagne, Certified Personal and Group Trainer, ...

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What Do You Wanna-Do™

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Childcare Room 2 This is a fun and interactive 7-week course that will inspire women to remember what they wanted to do, and be, in life. Find your JOY through what you truly Wanna-Do™.  Have you actually ever thought about what you want to do with your life 6 months or even several years from now? If you have, what have you done to make it happen? We have this one beautiful life that we are blessed to have yet we often put our dreams or goals on the back burner and never get to them. In this course we are going to have lots of fun! ...

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The Art of Communication

Thursday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Communication is an art; it is our canvas to get a message across to others.  What does your canvas look and sound like? Have you mastered the art and therefore paint a beautiful picture when you interact with others? There are many "artist" tools that can be used, yet many fail to use them with awareness and purpose.  In this interactive course, participants will be introduced to all elements of the art of communication while learning the listening and speaking skills that help us move beyond the misinterpretations and ...

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Powerful Practices for Positive Change

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom This course is inspired by the famous quote by Mahatma Ghandi: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." It is designed to empower those who feel the need and are ready to take charge of their lives as well as to step up and collectively address the challenges and crises of these turbulent times. The course will provide the opportunity to learn and use some of the most powerful transformation practices: affirmations, mantra-chanting, intention-setting, prayer, gratitude, and the Hawaiian practice of Ho'oponopono. ...

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Hatha Yoga and Meditation

Thursday 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. Gym Hatha yoga is the foundation of all yoga styles. It is easy to learn, beginner friendly, and can be used for physical, mental, and spiritual purposes. It combines controlled breathing with asanas and meditation. It is very popular for stress reduction and a great way for non-meditators to experience the benefit of meditation. This class is for those who are looking for a gentle, grounding relaxation practice. Together we will return to centre by touching upon basic yoga asana, breath work, and meditation principles. The focus will be on ...

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The Body Confidence Method

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Is this you? "I'd love to lose weight, increase my confidence, feel happier and feel better in my skin. I want to start taking better care of myself, feel stronger, healthier and make it last." The body confidence method is designed to help women who feel overwhelmed and stuck because they either cannot lose weight or have trouble keeping it off. During this 8-week course, we will learn the steps necessary to feel and look our best. We will learn that only focusing on the amount of calories we consume and ...

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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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Self-Care Through Creative Journaling

Tuesday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom From fun and colourful art journaling to meaningful soul writing, take this journey of self-discovery in a group of like-minded seekers. Learn the basics of journaling as well as some useful techniques you can use again and again in your own journal writing. Find out how to use simple art supplies to explore your thoughts and emotions in a new and creative way. Discover how enriching group journaling can be! Materials needed: a journal and pen. There is a $5 consumables fee payable to the instructor at the first class to ...

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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! Please Note: The ...

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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: This is a 6-week course. ...

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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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Mom and Baby Yoga (3 mos. to Crawlers)

Monday 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Gym Here's a 45-minute class for you and baby! Together we will learn the basics of infant massage and baby yoga, with time for you too. A wonderful way to reconnect with your practice or to begin your journey into yoga. Please bring a mat, a towel, and a diaper bag. It is recommended that you consult your health-care professional before beginning any post-natal exercise regime. Please Note: Strollers are not allowed in the class. Please leave your stroller outside the building. Please Note:  There is no class on May 21 (Victoria Day). ...

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Self-Defence

Monday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Do you know what to do if you are grabbed from behind? Did you know that 80% of self-defence is common sense? Are you aware of how your body language can help you avoid violent situations? Come and learn tricks and techniques to escape from every possible kind of attack and how to harness your power and deliver it in explosive strikes and kicks. Be prepared. Be empowered. Please Note: There is no class on May 21 (Victoria Day). The last class is on June 11. This is an 8-week course. Instructor: Meghan Greig, 2nd degree ...

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Evening Kripalu-Inspired Hatha Yoga

Tuesday 7:45 - 9:00 p.m. Gym This Hatha yoga course in the Kripalu tradition is suitable for all levels. Exercise your body and mind as you welcome sensation, connect with breath and discover strength already within you. This is a mixed-level class, so by learning to listen and honour your own body, you may practice safely at any level. Ilaini's classes offer detailed instruction so that students feel safe, looked after and confident.  Mindfulness, compassion and patience are encouraged throughout seated centering, warm-ups, standing sequences and guided meditations. ...

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