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Icon of the event Toronto Public Health's Living and Learning with Baby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fort York

This is a free program offered by Toronto Public Health Nurses for parents of infants 6 weeks to 6 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 04
Wed Feb 11
Wed Feb 18
Icon of the event Healthy Eating on a Budget
Mon Mar 09, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mount Dennis

Learn how to make healthy choices at the supermarket. Presented by Department of Nutritional Sciences & Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Icon of the event Importance of Health: Body and Mind
Sat Apr 25, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Take control of your inner self by learning the principles of good health and well being. A health coach will provide participants in this one hour workshop with the necessary tools to empower themselves to take charge of the...

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 19
Thu Mar 19
Thu Mar 26
Thu Apr 02
Thu Apr 23
Icon of the event Meditation Hour
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Meditation Toronto provides free stress management through restorative meditation. Includes 20 minutes of meditation and 40 minutes of stress relieving exercises. Bring your own mat or towel. Register by calling 416-394-1040 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 23
Mon Mar 23
Mon Apr 20
Mon May 25
Icon of the event Ariel - National Film Board of Canada Documentary
Wed Feb 25, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brentwood

This 2013 National Film Board of Canada documentary profiles the psychological and physical journeys of Ariel, an Argentinian man whose legs were shredded by an industrial dough mixer when he was just 33 years old....

Icon of the event Seniors Exercise and Falls Prevention
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a free Community Exercise and Falls Prevention class for seniors. Offered in partnership with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services. Call 416-393-7746 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 10
Tue Feb 17
Tue Feb 24
Tue Mar 03
Tue Mar 10
Icon of the event Mental Health 101
Thu Apr 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eatonville

Presented by Reconnect Mental Health services, this information session will review the current mental health system and where we have come from. An overview of mental illnesses and treatments will be described as well as su...

Icon of the event Tai Chi
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Tiger Dragon Martial Arts presents Tai Chi. Enjoy health, fitness and relaxation benefits. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 416-394-1040.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 07
Sat Feb 14
Sat Feb 21
Sat Feb 28
Icon of the event Increase Your Internal Resistance to Stress
Wed Apr 15, 2015 | 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Eatonville

Repetitive negative stress in the primary cause of illness and sickness today. Our modern contemporary lifestyles are much more stressful today than they were 20, 30 years ago. Learn effective strategies for both reducing ne...