workshops

Arthritis and Medication Workshop 19+ yrs

Is your arthritis pain affecting your physical and mental health? Join us as we discuss arthritis medication and supplements, including their benefits and side effects.About the Presenter:  Larry Leung is an actively practicing clinical pharmacist at the University of British Columbia’s Pharmacists Clinic. To register call The Arthritis Society at 1-866-414-7766 or via email at Registration@bc.arthritis.ca
Tu        1:00 pm-3:00 pm     Jun 20
REGISTER HERE 115485          Free

Therapeutic Fitness – Intro to Fascial Release with Therapy Balls 19+ yrs

Using therapy balls positioned on tight muscle groups can help to address issues in the neck, shoulders, upper back and hips.  Stimulating the fascial tissues around these areas can increase the supply of blood to these muscles and encourage relaxation much like a massage would. The instructor will provide the balls for the session as well as have them available for purchase.
Tu    4:30pm-5:30pm     Jul 4- Jul 25
REGISTER HERE 116708        $42/4 sessions Adult Rate $52
Instructor:Barbara McDonald

The Pelvic Floor Series: Bladder Health 19+ yrs

Join Naomi Wolfman, Continence RN for a new and exciting ground-breaking course focused on empowering women and men to fulfill their deepest potential related to the function of their pelvic floor. It is required to participate in the first class.
Sa     10:00 am-11:00 am     Jul 08-Jul 22
REGISTER HERE 113852        $59/3 sess
Instructor:Naomi Wolfman

Fighting Chronic Stress/Adrenal Fatigue 18+ yrs

Discover how stress affects our mood, energy levels & weight & overall well being. Equip yourself with coping strategies to deal with it holistically.
Tu     6:00 pm-7:00 pm     Jul 11
REGISTER HERE 111704        $12/1 sess
Instructor: Tanuja Dabir

Breakup Your Relationship with the Sugar Monster! 18+ yrs

Busting sugar  cravings is not about will-power. It has more to do with internal imbalances  and deficiencies.  Understand how sugar affects your brain and body, ways to balance your blood  sugar and beat sugar cravings through a healthy diet.
Tu     6:00 pm-7:00 pm     Jul 18
REGISTER HERE 111706        $12/1 sess
Instructor: Tanuja Dabir

Concussion Management Workshop 16+ yrs

Certified Athletic Therapists will lead participants through  best practices in understanding brain injury, sport risk  factors, prevention techniques and concussion management guidelines. Participants will review on-field  assessment techniques, the use of the SCAT 3 tool and  return to play protocols. This course is approved for 2.0 BCRPA, and 2.0 PD/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
W     7:00 pm-9:00 pm     Jul 19
REGISTER HERE 111623        $21/1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council Of BC

Plug that Leaky Gut   18+ yrs

Suffering from IBS, food sensitivities, auto-immune conditions or eczema?A leaky gut could be the root cause, disabling you from leading a normal life.  Learn the natural 5 step system to plug the leak in your gut.
Tu     6:00 pm-7:00 pm     Jul 25
REGISTER HERE 111708        $12/1 sess
Instructor: Tanuja Dabir

The Pelvic Floor Exercise Routine 19+ yrs

Join Naomi Wolfman, Continence RN for a this workshop where you will strengthen your pelvic floor with a mat and upright exercises!  Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
Sa     10:00 am-11:00 am     Jul 29-Aug 12
REGISTER HERE 113853        $59/3 sess
Instructor:Naomi Wolfman

NEPP Earthquake Preparedness – Personal and Family 16+ yrs

We all witnessed the earthquakes in New Zealand, Haiti and Chile and saw the devastation caused.  Living in Vancouver, we too could be faced with an earthquake – yet few of us take the steps to ensure we are prepared. This session covers what is required to develop your family emergency plan, how to conduct a “Home Hazard” Hunt and what to do when an earthquake strikes.
Th     7:00 pm-8:30 pm     Aug 10
REGISTER HERE 112412        FREE
Instructor: City Of Vancouver NEPP

Athletic Taping 16+ yrs

Certified Athletic Therapists will cover taping techniques  used in a sport setting through a combination of lecture  and practical sessions. Safety considerations,  preventative and supportive techniques will be discussed.  Participants will be introduced to procedures for the  ankle, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, fingers and thumb. *A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 BCRPA, and 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education Credits.
Sa     9:00 am-5:00 pm     Aug 12
REGISTER HERE 111624        $130/1 sess
Instructor: Sport Medicine Council Of BC

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