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Icon of the event Stress Management for Teens
Mon May 08, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a workshop taught by Toronto Public Health on what causes stress and how to manage it!...

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 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 Qi Gong Demonstration
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for demonstration of Qi Gong, presented by Dr. Marina Quattrocchi. Qi Gong means "breath work" or "energy workout." This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are bl...

Icon of the event Seul a la maison - At home alone
Sat May 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Cinq etapes faciles pour devenir autonome! Cette renconcre s'adresse aux parents d'enfants de 10 a 14 ans. Les parents et leur(s) enfant(s) sont invites....

Icon of the event Physical Active Living - CHANGED DATES
Fri Apr 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Learn how to stay physically active in your daily life....

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 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 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
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 Qi Gong Demonstration
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for demonstration of Qi Gong, presented by Dr. Marina Quattrocchi. Qi Gong means "breath work" or "energy workout." This energy is meant to flow freely through our bodies like a gently flowing river. When there are bl...