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Icon of the event Yoga & Meditation
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Find happiness from within. Develop inner peace. Connect your mind and body. Free 10-week yoga session. Participants are to bring their own yoga mat. Presented by yoga instructor, Nash Shamad, a certified yoga instructor, med...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Icon of the event Local Food - Good for Our Health and The Environment
Tue May 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Local food is gaining in popularity. You could even say that it's a rapidly growing movement in Toronto (pun intended)! In this session, attendees will find a variety of resources designed to help them enjoy more local food ...

Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now then It Was for Your Parents?
Thu Apr 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Kuk will present data on how eating and exercising the same as your parents did will lead to higher body weights now than 20 years ago. She will explore some of the culprits that are responsible for the rising rates of ob...

Icon of the event Seul à la maison!
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Ce programme a été conçu par Partenaires en prévention afin d?aider les familles à préparer leurs enfants de 10 à 14 ans à rester seuls à la maison de façon sécuritaire. Les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invités. Présent...

Icon of the event The Daily Rhythm of Life - Messing with Our Ancient Biology Can Disrupt Sleep
Thu Feb 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor R. Horner explains how our modern human lifestyle can disrupt sleep and health - and how to prevent such problems. All living things possess a sense of time. We humans are also hard-wired for a...

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

Learn how to relieve the daily stresses of life through meditation using easy and gentle stretching exercises. For ages 18+....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 18
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 18
Icon of the event Yoga for Older Adults
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Happy Aging presents an 8-week yoga session for senior caregivers to improve your posture, manage stress and stay healthy!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Yoga for Youth
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Our instructor Nash Shamad is a certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher and Reiki Master. Find happiness from within. Develop inner peace. Connect your mind and body....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23