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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 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 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 Decluttering Your Space and Mind
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

This workshop is designed to clear your mind and give you new perspectives on personal spaces, both inside and out. Stephen Ilott, an experienced professional organizer, will help you learn how to effectively declutter your s...

Icon of the event Real Self-Care for Caregivers: Transform Guilt & Stress into Gratitude & 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...

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 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 Nordic Polling
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come learn about Nordic Polling. Learn why you see people doing it everywhere and how you can get started....

Icon of the event Living with Hearing Loss
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Hearing loss can have a significant impact on one?s quality of life. Aside from misunderstanding conversations, hearing loss can cause anxiety, heighten strain on personal relationships and lead to withdrawal from social acti...