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Icon of the event Healthy Aging: A Natural Approach
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dr. Aida Martinez Chorro, BSc, ND, will discuss how aging occurs and the difference between healthy and unhealthy aging. You will learn what you can do to reduce age related ailments and improve your energy through eating th...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions ar...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Stress Relief through Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. This program is drop in and does not require registration. For more information call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Vegetarianism 101: Easy Steps for Eating Less Meat
Mon Jan 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in making healthier, more sustainable and more compassionate food choices? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will give you some tips and tools for going vegetarian or reducing your consumption of animal products, ...

Icon of the event Get Active to Prevent Diabetes
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

A free 6-week fitness and health education program for people who do not have diabetes. Learn about what you can do to lower your chance of developing diabetes while having fun doing activities such as yoga, salsa dancing an...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Plant-powered! The health benefits and how-tos a whole foods, plant-based diet.
Thu Feb 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Have you been wondering if a plant-based diet could be the right path for you, but you are not sure how to take the first steps? Wondering where to get your protein? Or how to successfully cook plant-based meals for your fami...

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 Vegetarianism 102: Going Vegetarian in 3 Easy Steps
Mon Feb 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Interested in going vegetarian but finding it difficult? Not sure what to eat or where to shop? The Toronto Vegetarian Association will help you make the transition in three easy steps. For more information and to register pl...

Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect-Toronto Public Health
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(Birth-6 years) A free parenting program for parents and caregivers that discusses children?s growth and learning, behaviour, and health and safety including parenting stress. Registration begins on November 8, 2016. Please r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 14
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Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Icon of the event Real Self-Care: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude and Joy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Saskia Jennings is the Founder of creatingbeingwell.com offering proven and effective caregiver solutions. Creating Being Well specializes in supporting, training and empowering caregivers, who are dealing with career and fam...