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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 23
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 Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Icon of the event Why It Is Tougher to Prevent Obesity Now than 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 LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event Community Yoga with Caitlin
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

One hour community yoga class with Caitlin on the last Tuesday evening of the month for free. This class is designed for all levels beginner and advanced practitioners alike. All you need is a mat, water bottle. Register in p...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Managing Pain & Living Well
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Aliza Weinrib will help you increase your understanding of pain and how it affects you. She will discuss actions and choices that can help you manage your pain and get examples of coping strategies that you can start usin...

Icon of the event Physical Active Living
Fri Mar 10, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Regular physical activity improves your health and well-being. It has benefits for all ages and abilities including reducing your risk of developing many chronic diseases, increasing your self esteem, and improving your sleep...

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 Mar 04
Sat Mar 18
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 23, 2017 - Mon Mar 13, 2017
Location: Woodside Square

A seven-part parenting program provided by Toronto Public Health for parents with infants ages 6 weeks to 6 months. Come and learn about: adjusting to parenthood, Infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for sick chil...

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 ...