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Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Hillcrest

Join us for a Community Exercise and Falls Prevention program for seniors. Offered in association with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-847-8939 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event Rabbinic And Talmudic Sources for Exercising and Eating Healthy
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

When we think about healthy lifestyle behaviours, in particular diet and exercise, we assume these are modern day prescriptions for living well. But truth is, in the Jewish tradition, the emphasis to care for our bodies throu...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Icon of the event Cervical Cancer: Detection And Prevention
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Cervical health should be monitored regularly after the age of 21. Join a nurse from Toronto Public Health to learn about risk factors and steps that can be taken to prevent cervical cancer from developing and spreading.

Icon of the event Stress Relief Thru Meditation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

In partnership with Meditation Toronto, we welcome you to experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Class begins with some easy stress relieving stretches to help rejuvenate your body and calm your mind. Then we move ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 17
Sat Jan 21
Sat Feb 11
Sat Mar 11
Icon of the event Helping You Achieve Shelf Control
Wed Mar 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

A cluttered home adds tension and anxiety to your life. Learn how you can create a relaxed and comfortable home. A presentation by Cherri Hurst....

Icon of the event Spinal Health and Wellness Workshops
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Dr. Christine Meckamalil will conduct two interactive workshops on several topics that can help you take control of your health....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Icon of the event 10-5-2-1-0
Tue Mar 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Learn about everyday tips to promote your child's physical health and mental well-being....

Icon of the event 'No Way' to 'Yes Way': Why You Need to Find Your Way Back to Hobbies and Leisure
Thu Jan 12, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tracey Dion, Practice Leader, Therapeutic Recreation, Toronto Rehab, showcases how and why we all need to incorporate leisure into our daily routines, even and especially when it seems impossible. The value of a healthy leisu...