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Icon of the event Physical Solutions to Posture Problems, Tension and Stress
Thu May 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Susan Green, a certified teacher of the Mitzvah Technique, will demonstrate practical ways to develop and maintain a healthy, youthful posture. The Mitzvah Technique can be used to gently release tension, stress and strain w...

Icon of the event Early-onset Dementia:  The Experience of Family Caregivers
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
North York Central Library

Baycrest social worker, Dr. Adriana Shnall, discusses the effects of developing a dementia under the age of 65 and its impact on the person and his/her family. This session will focus on different causes of dementia that affe...

Icon of the event Revving up for Spring- clean the mind and body
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for this free program with special guest Monika Meulman of The Healing Muse Apothecary. Learn about natural ways to clean your home and body including what you can use from your own garden.To register for this program...

Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event The Science and Controversies Underlying GMOs
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Please join Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and associate dean of the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph, for a discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms.

Icon of the event Zen Mother: Being a Stress- Free Mom.
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Special guest Monika Meulman of the Healing Muse Apothecary will share with us the importance of Zen mothering and the techniques to develop a stress- free relationship with your children as they grow. To register for this fr...

Icon of the event Meditation Hour
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and a rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave ...


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Sat Apr 23
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Mon Mar 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

Icon of the event Finding Skin Care Products that Work
Wed May 04, 2016 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Chemist Louise Hidinger, PhD will discuss:...

Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention
Tue Mar 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

The number of people with diabetes is growing. More than two million Canadians have the disease, yet a third of them do not even know anything about it. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation abou...