Personal Development


ESL Conversation

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you feel like you could use more practice in speaking English? Come join us as this is a low pressure, friendly group composed of upper elementary and intermediate students. We will be discussing a variety of topics, from job searching to gardening. The topics will be chosen according to your needs and interests. This course follows a “whole language approach” which uses native language resources (videos and articles) to practice the skills you need to get by with English speakers. There is so much to talk about you may ...

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ESL Conversation

Wednesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you feel like you could use more practice in speaking English? Come join us as this is a low pressure, friendly group composed of upper elementary and intermediate students. We will be discussing a variety of topics, from job searching to gardening. The topics will be chosen according to your needs and interests. This course follows a “whole language approach” which uses native language resources (videos and articles) to practice the skills you need to get by with English speakers. There is so much to talk about you may ...

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Organizing: Less is More

Wednesday 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Are you feeling overwhelmed by clutter or frustrated by searching for misplaced items? Organizing is an important life skill that can be learned with time and motivation. This hands-on course offers strategies, resources, and in-class activities to help you learn how to free your home of clutter. Topics we’ll discuss include room-by-room organizing, the benefits of decluttering, paper management, and more! Instructor: Malorie Kohos, B.A. in Communcation Studies and Psychology, POC Trained Professional Organizer Register ...

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Career Coaching Basics

Saturday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Childcare Room 2 Are you thinking of re-entering the workforce after a personal leave or reorient your career into a new industry, or are you new to Canada and do not know where to start? Maybe you simply want to feel more valued in your current job. If you have answered yes to any of these, then this is the course for you! Together, we will discuss the best practices to seek out new opportunities, network with confidence, and define your professional style, as well as receive hands-on coaching in order to build a strong résumé. A new career ...

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Building Self-Trust

Friday 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you suffer from self-doubt? Are you scared to make a mistake or fail, and do you have difficulty making decisions? Would you like to let go of people-pleasing and comparing yourself to others? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this course is for you! Based on the work of Non-Violent Communication, created and established by the late Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, and combined with body processes, such as Tapping (EFT), Somatic (body) exercises, and role-playing, we will work together to find your authentic ...

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Yin Yoga and Meditation

Monday 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Gym Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga, with postures (asanas) that are held for longer periods of time (3-5 minutes). Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. It also targets the body’s ligaments, bones, and joints that are not normally stretched as much as in a more active style of yoga. Each class will include a meditative component which will tie together the mind and body for a more restorative and peaceful practice. Suitable for all levels and ages. Important information: There is no ...

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Reiki, Meditation and Mindfulness

Mondays 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Winter 2019 Regular physical activity is great for the body and soul, but we need to be able to re-fuel properly to keep at it. When we do not have the proper nutrients, this can lead to fatigue, pain, and a more difficult recovery. Through this course, you will learn how to increase energy with specific foods; find the best timing for your meals and snacks; stay hydrated; and keep your joints healthy!

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Creative Art Journaling for Personal Expression

Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Creative journaling is an excellent self-discovery tool that sparks your creativity using simple art materials. Many of us have lost our connection to this enriching process even though we are creative by nature. Rediscover the joy of child-like expression!  Although sharing is always optional, group journaling offers a nurturing common experience.  No writing or art experience is required. Important information: Bring an unlined 9 x 12 inch sketchbook, preferably multi-media.  All other materials will be ...

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Stressed Out? Finding Balance in Your Life

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Upstairs Classroom Do you feel that your life is not balanced? In this course, we will explore the different domains in your life and identify areas of imbalance. Identification of the symptoms of stress, as well as its typical causes, will be explored. We will look at coping strategies for handling stress when it arises and find ways to help you reduce it in your life. Each class will include an opportunity for discussion. Join us and start living a more balanced life! Instructor: Caroline Bougie, Certified Empowerment Life Coach, Early ...

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Therapeutic Gentle Hatha Yoga and Meditation

Thursday 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. Gym Connecting to your breath and body while letting go of your stress, worries, and burdens will have you leaving this course feeling healthy and at peace. 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. With the combination of controlled breathing with asanas and meditation, stress will be reduced and it is a great way for non-meditators to experience the benefit of meditation. This class is for those who are looking for a gentle, grounding ...

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Conversation en français pour intermédiaires

Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Upstairs Classroom Améliorer son français tout en passant une belle soirée? Bienvenue au cours de Conversation en français pour intermédiaires! Dans une ambiance amusante, développez votre confiance pour parler plus facilement. Différentes activités, jeux et fiches d’exercices vous permettront d’améliorer votre vocabulaire, votre grammaire et votre prononciation. Le cours aide pour le travail, faire les devoirs avec les enfants, communiquer avec l’école et dans la vie quotidienne. Venez passer un moment agréable avec nous…en ...

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Mom and Baby Yoga (6 to 12 mos.)

Friday 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Gym Still not quite ready to leave you baby but craving the movement and peace a yoga practice can provide? This is the perfect class for you. Ignite, or reignite, the beauty of a yoga practice with your baby at arm’s reach. You will practice on your mat while baby enjoys valuable parallel play time on a safe and comfortable play mat. This 45-minute class is suitable for all moms, from beginners to seasoned practitioners. Important information: Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle, diaper bag and one or two simple, easy to clean toys for ...

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Hatha Yoga and Meditation

Saturday 8:00 - 9:00 a.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. With the combination of controlled breathing with asanas and meditation, stress will be reduced and it is 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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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! Instru...

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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. 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: There is no class on Nov. 8. The last class is on Nov. 29. This is ...

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