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June 2021

2Spirit/ Indigi-queer history and experiences

June 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Teddy Syrette is an advocate and storyteller for LGBTQ+ and Indigenous people, experiences and histories. Teddy will speak about 2Spirit/Indigi-queer history and experiences, Canada 150, barriers that exist today, 2Spirit Futurisms, as well as support and resources. Register and add to calendar.

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Drag Bingo with Tiffany Boxx

June 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join local drag queen Tiffany Boxx for a fun evening of performances and bingo! Prizes will be awarded! Register here: https://sinaihealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwrce-trz8rE9Y8y3hda3zmJucVfErZ-mqE Copy

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Stretch & Meditation

June 28, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click any date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, June 7 from 1:30 - 2 p.m. Monday, June 14 from 1:30 - 2 p.m.…

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Stretch & Meditation

June 28, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until June 28, 2021

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click any date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, June 7 from 1:30 - 2 p.m. Monday, June 14 from 1:30 - 2 p.m.…

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Tai Chi

June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Daniel Pikelin as he leads a graceful form of physical exercise and stretching known as Tai Chi. This form of exercise is a low impact and provides a variety a health benefits. There is no equipment required. Facilitated by Daniel Pikelin Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, June 30 from 12 - 1 p.m.

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July 2021

Triple Sweat – no equipment

July 9, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

For the ultimate sweat session, utilize three modalities in one class. You’ll crush cardio, HIIT and yoga for full-body, well-balanced and limit-pushing workout. What you’ll need: A yoga mat and water. Optional: Free weights and towel. For the ultimate weekend warrior, utilize 3 modalities in one class. You’ll crush cardio, HIIT and Yoga alongside fellow sweat addicts for a full-body, well-balanced and limit-pushing workout. What you’ll need: a yoga mat Optional: free weights, towel, water. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Email [email protected] to register.…

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Reconcile What? Sinai Health Systemic Bias and Racism Speaker Series

July 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

Sarena Sekwun Johnson (she/her) is a Lenni Lenape and Nehiyaw Michif member of Caldwell First Nation. Many Canadians are shocked by recent discoveries of mass graves, and are realizing we can’t rush to reconciliation without truth. Sarena will discuss how residential schools weren’t really schools at all, how their legacy is still active in the lives of Indigenous families today, and what actions we can take in movement toward authentic reconciliation.

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Stretch & Meditation

July 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Thursday, July 22 from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

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Core HIIT

July 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tone and strengthen your core as you engage your abdominal muscles through cardio, resistance, and strength training. A strong, stable centre will improve your balance, stability, and improve the quality of your overall movement practice. What you’ll need: a yoga mat and water. Optional: Booty band, free weights, towel. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Saturday, July 24 @ 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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Gentle Yoga 

July 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

  This morning practice is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Sunday, June 25  from 9 - 10 a.m.…

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Yin Yoga

July 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose for time (usually held for 2-5 minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props, bring them along for the practice. Options for poses will be…

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Water Painting Session

July 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Watercolour is a beautiful, popular painting medium that is fun to use. Demonstrations in this workshop will include basic colour mixing and watercolour washes, and we will be painting simple flowers and butterflies. Please have paper towel, one or two containers (like old yogurt tubs) filled with water, and printouts of the handouts available for use during the workshop. Spots may be limited – registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. All participants will receive a…

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August 2021

Yin Yoga

August 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose for time (usually held for 2-5 minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props bring them along for the practice. Options for poses will be…

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Gentle Yoga

August 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This morning practice is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] ·         Tuesday, August 10 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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3D: Full Body HIIT

August 13, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Get strong and shredded from top to bottom in the at-home version of this S&T signature class that takes you through three stations: cardio, shadowboxing and strength-training. The beats will be bumping and the sweat will be dripping. 3D is the most efficient ticket to your transformation. What you'll need for Sweat Live: a yoga mat. Optional: free weights, towel, water. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Email [email protected] to register.  ·         Friday, August 13 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

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Crochet and Uplifted Workshop

August 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Legin’s Art of Crochet workshops “Original Crochet” and “Uplifted” explore the fundamentals of crochet, roots culture and efficient ways to support sustainable living. Each workshop aims to bring out inner resources that build personal resilience, exercise patience and wellness, as well as foster a deeper connection with the planet. Through a hands-on approach, participants will take part in a how-to tutorial, interactive activities, and discussions that will deepen their knowledge and understanding of ways crochet can help build dynamic and effective…

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Anti-Asian Racism in Canada- Sinai Health’s Systemic Bias and Racism Speaker Series

August 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

May Lui (she/her) is an activist, ally and resister against all forms of oppression, and is a mixed-race and light skinned, a settler/ immigrant descendant of Chinese and white/European/Jewish background. May will provide a history of Asian (Chinese and East Asian) immigration settlement in Canada as well as an examination of the complexities of using the word “Asian”. May will discuss COVID-19 era anti-Asian racism expressed as violence (individual and systemic), as well as provide actions and solutions for individuals…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga 

August 19, 2021 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3-7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register,…

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   Movement and Intention

August 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop is formed through meditative movement work that encourages participants to connect with their bodies in new way. Utilizing the body as a channel to release the different emotions that are held by the body, this 60-minute movement class is rooted in freedom, breathe, and intention. Facilitated by Esie Mensah ·         Monday, August 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.      

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Stretch and Meditation

August 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome.Facilitated by Anne ChanRegister in advance for this meeting:https://sinaihealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYode2urzoqEte_4o6nbD29yslXsPi_f0NM 

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Stretch and Meditation

August 30, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Register in advance for this class: https://sinaihealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucu-trj0pHtXqlavk0UAljiz9GvPy1Ey8  

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September 2021

Core HIIT

September 10, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Tone and strengthen your core as you engage your abdominal muscles through cardio, resistance, and strength training. A strong, stable centre will improve your balance, stability, and improve the quality of your overall movement practice. What you’ll need: a yoga mat and water. Optional: resistance band, free weights, towel. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Friday, September 10 from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

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Gentle Yoga

September 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This morning practice is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, September 13 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Restorative Yoga

September 14, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3-7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register,…

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Stretch and Meditation

September 16, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Thursday, September 16 from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m Wednesday, September 29 from 11:30 to 12:00 p.m.

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Yin Yoga

September 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose for time (usually held for 2-5 minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props, bring them along for the practice. Options for poses will be…

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Expressions of Gratitude

September 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On September 23 from 12:00-1:00pm, join us for a mini-concert hosted by Randell Adjei, entrepreneur, spoken word practitioner and Ontario’s first ever Poet Laureate. Come listen to performances of belonging, joy, healing and triumph from talented local artists as we celebrate and thank you for all of your contributions to Sinai Health. Register here: https://sinaihealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UjBmEZdXSSW1A6rwxgV4Ug

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Stretch and Meditation

September 29, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3-7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register,…

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October 2021

Stretch and Meditation

October 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] • Tuesday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

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Restorative Sleep Yoga 

October 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. This practice will include stretching to help relieve tension, longer held poses (between three and seven minutes) and breath work that will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. For this class, have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props, if you have them available. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time…

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Systemic Bias & Racism Speaker Series: Let’s talk about Privilege

October 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

May Lui is an adult educator and facilitator for topics such as anti-oppression, intersectionality and anti-Asian racism. May will discuss privilege- what it is and how can we identify it in ourselves. May will also talk about the concept of intersectionality and why it’s an essential consideration when addressing systemic bias and racism. This session will invite participants to engage in critical self-reflection and teach them how to incorporate it into a daily practice. Pre-register by clicking date below or…

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November 2021

Medical Grand Rounds

November 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

In Recognition of Holocaust Education Week Topic: "What Do We Learn from the Nazi Physicians?" Speaker: Jack Hughes, MD and Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine Learning Objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to: Describe several ways that German physicians participated in the Nazi enterprise and furthered the creation of the Holocaust. Discuss whether the German population at the time of the Holocaust was unique, and if not, explain what characteristics shared with the remainder of…

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Stretch and Meditation

November 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Tuesday, November 9 from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m Monday, November 29 from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.…

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Gentle Yoga

November 11, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

This is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Thursday, November 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Yin Yoga

November 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose (usually held for two to five minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props, bring them along for the practice. Options…

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Reggaecise

November 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Back by popular demand! This class is a reggae-inspired and cardio fitness that is open for all levels. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes, stretch and stay hydrated during this class.   Facilitated by Kevin Carrington   Click the date and time below to register, or email  [email protected]   Wednesday, November 17 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Restorative Sleep Yoga 

November 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between three to seven minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and…

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Mindfulness with Music

November 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session is designed for stress relief with a focus on relaxation. The goal is to become more aware of your thoughts and patterns and to develop some positive coping methods using the breath work and your body to stay calm. We will use musical accompaniment and breathing techniques to tap into our subconscious and to alleviate any internal conflict. Headphones or speakers and a calm private and quiet space are suggested, but not required. Facilitated by Caleb Elias Click the…

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Stretch and Meditation

November 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Tuesday, November 9 from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m Monday, November 29 from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

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Lunch and Learn: Supporting Patients who use Substances

November 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Canadian National Addictions Awareness Week occurs every year at the end of November (https://www.ccsa.ca/national-addictions-awareness-week).  At Mount Sinai and Hennick Bridgepoint Hospitals, our clinical teams support patients who use substances.  In order to promote awareness and to share skills and knowledge needed to best support patient care, please join Nurse Practitioners from the Pain Service, Clinical Nurse Specialists from the Psychiatry and Emergency Department as well as one of our Sinai Health Psychiatrists for a capacity-building and interactive lunch and learn session.…

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December 2021

Stretch and Meditation

December 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, December 1 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Gentle Yoga

December 5, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

This is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for your knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Sunday, December 5 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Memorial and Panel Discussion

December 6, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

On Monday, December 6, the University of Toronto will join communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989. Join us in solidarity and reflection at this virtual, tri-campus memorial and panel discussion to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Memorial and Reflections on Ending Gender-Based Violence in a Post-Pandemic World This event will include a panel discussion about the rise of…

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Join Women’s College Hospital for the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This year marks the 32nd anniversary of what has come to be known as the Montreal Massacre. On Dec. 6, 1989, a man entered L’École Polytechnique in Montreal, separated the men from the women and shot and killed 14 women while making anti-woman statements. To mark the anniversary of this tragic day, Women’s College Hospital will hold a virtual ceremony on December 6 to reflect on violence against women and remember those who have tragically lost their lives to gender-based…

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Yin Yoga

December 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose (usually held for 2-5 minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props bring them along for the practice. Options for poses…

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Holiday Craft Workshop

December 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a fun session to make beautiful handmade cards and a food-safe box for the holiday season with Connie Kim’s virtual “Holiday Card Workshop”! This workshop gives you a chance to take an evening to explore your creativity and express yourself through a hands-on activity. Supplies will be provided, and Connie will provide step-by-step instructions on how to piece everything together. No creativity required, but we welcome you to put your own spin on it and have fun!…

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January 2022

Gentle Yoga

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

This class includes lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Sunday, January 9 at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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Gentle Yoga

January 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

This is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] • Sunday January 9 from 9:00 a.m to 10:00…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga 

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A soothing practice to support the mind and body prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3 to 7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected]

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Restorative Sleep Yoga

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3 to 7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date…

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Stretch and Meditation

January 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] • Wednesday January 12 from from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

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Stretch and Meditation

January 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, January 12 at 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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Stretch and Meditation

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, January 17 at 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Stretch and Meditation

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] • Monday, January 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Stretch and Meditation

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, January 19 at 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Stretch and Meditation

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] • Wednesday January 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

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February 2022

Restorative Sleep Yoga

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between 3-7 minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time…

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Breath, Reflect and Stretch

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This class is a yoga experience that engages journaling, asana (yoga poses) and meditation. This class holds space for an asana practice that is both fluid and accessible. Participants will flow through varied yoga poses and take time to pause and reflect through meditation and journal prompts that encourage self awareness. Facilitated by Vonnette Forde Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, February 2 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Gentle Yoga

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. Lots of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class, but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Tuesday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 m.

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Celebrating Black History Through Art

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Robert Small is a newly appointed member of the Order of Canada and the founder of the famous LEGACY posters displayed annually across Canada for Black History Month. As an educator, artist and entrepreneur, he tells the stories of Black Canadians in a powerful and enduring manner. Robert will speak about the importance of recognizing the achievements of Black Canadians and their contributions to our society. Register and add to calendar

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Core HIIT

February 11 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tone, shred and strengthen your core as you engage your abdominal muscles through cardio, resistance and strength training. A strong and stable center will improve your balance, stability and improve the quality of your overall movement practice. What you'll need: a yoga mat Optional: booty band, free weights, towel and water Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Friday, February 11 at 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

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Reggaecise

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A reggae-inspired and cardio fitness that is open for all levels. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes, stretch and stay hydrated during this class. Facilitated by Kevin Carrington Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Boxing HIIT

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Intervals of rhythmic shadow boxing (with or without light weights) mixed with bodyweight strength conditioning. Add a full stretch and focused breathing at the end to round out the experience. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Saturday, February 19 at 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

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Kemetic Yoga

February 22 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Kemetic Yoga is practiced across Africa, and serves as a way to connect with the spirits of our ancestors through meditation, prayer and ritual. It places emphasis on breath aligned with movement, your autonomic nervous system is activated which places your mind and body into a flow state. In this state your brain emits more alpha waves. Alpha waves as opposed to beta waves are associated with deep states of relaxation, concentration and mental balance Facilitated by Vonnette Forde Click…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between three to seven minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date…

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Black History Month Celebration Concert with Khari Wendell McClelland

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Khari Wendell McClellend is a talented musician and storyteller and is well known internationally for his Freedom Singer album. Khari’s songwriting crosses genres and generations, joyfully invoking the spirit of his ancestors who straddled the US-Canadian border in efforts to escape slavery and discrimination. Join us in listening to Khari Wendell McClellend and other talented artists who will take us on a powerful journey through storytelling and music. Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected]​ Monday,…

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March 2022

Support Your Well-being with Nutrition

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stress can’t be avoided, but nutrition can help. This empowering session provides a roadmap for supporting well-being by teaching you about specific foods, nutrients and herbs that can help restore balance, energy and reduce inflammation triggered by stress. Facilitated by GoodLife E-mail [email protected] to register for the date and time below. Wednesday, March 2 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

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Body Combat

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The empowering, martial arts-inspired workout that totally unleashes your energy. Strike, punch and kick your way to superior cardio fitness! Facilitated by GoodLife E-mail [email protected] to register for the date and time below. Thursday, March 3 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

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Zumba

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Latin-inspired dance fitness that promotes increased circulation and positive energy. Facilitated by GoodLife E-mail [email protected] to register for the date and time below. Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Toronto Magic Show

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sign up now for an interactive virtual magic show for you and your household. It will be followed by a virtual magic lesson so that your household can learn magic too. All participants will get access to a Do it at Home Magic Kit for life to learn and perform six new tricks. Spots are limited to the first 250 participants – register below for you or your household. Facilitated by The Toronto Magic Company Click the date and time…

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Meals Made Easy: Planning Tips and Tricks!

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will aim to simplify the meal planning process. Participants will be able to learn about the building blocks of a well-balanced meal, planning on a budget, meals in 20 minutes and strategies to eat healthier during shift work. Facilitated by Agnes Lei Click the date and time below to register, or e-mail [email protected] Wednesday, March 16 at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.  

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Live Cooking Demonstration

March 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us in a virtual cooking class with Chef Kareema. Throughout the years, her palate for flavours has diversified. She incorporates flavours from the Caribbean and North America to feed her love of unique dishes. She creates culinary masterpieces using ingredients ranging from classic to exotic tastes. An ingredient list will be sent once individuals register. Two participants in this class will have a chance to win a hot meal cooked and delivered by Chef Kareema. Facilitated by Chef Kareema E-mail [email protected]

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Seated Desk Yoga

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Build strength and flexibility through postures and breathing while seated. Facilitated by GoodLife E-mail [email protected] to register for the date and time below. Tuesday, March 22 at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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4Cats Art Workshop

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us from work or home as we make a little budgie bird with oven-bake clay. Budgie birds are one of the most common pets in the world, and in this one-hour workshop you will replicate your own charming little companion for your home. Participants will receive a starter kit. Spots are limited. No previous experience is required and all levels are welcome! Facilitated by 4Cats Click the date and time below to register, or e-mail [email protected] Wednesday, March 23…

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4Cats Art Workshop

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us from work or home as we make a little budgie bird with oven-bake clay. Budgie birds are one of the most common pets in the world, and in this one-hour workshop you will replicate your own charming little companion for your home. Participants will receive a starter kit. Spots are limited. No previous experience is required and all levels are welcome! Facilitated by 4Cats Click the date and time below to register, or e-mail [email protected] Wednesday, March 23…

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Smart Eating For The Busy Professional

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar is presented by Nicole Osinga who is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with a virtual and in-person nutrition counselling practice located in Durham Region. Nicole is known as the 'Plant-Based Meal Prep Expert' and she has made several appearances on local and national TV. Through this webinar, participants will learn how to be strategic about healthy eating and learn the principles of eating smart while managing a busy professional life. Participants will be provided with easy…

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April 2022

Stretch and Meditation

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, April 4 at 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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Core HIIT

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Strengthen your core as you engage your abdominal muscles through cardio, resistance and strength training. A strong, stable centre will improve your balance, stability and improve the quality of your overall movement practice. What you'll need: a yoga mat (required) resistance band free weights towel water Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic To register for the date and time below, email [email protected] Thursday, April 7 at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

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Systemic Bias and Racism Speaker Series Talk – Why Islamophobia Is Normalized with Dr. Ajay Parasram

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Ajay Parasram is a multigenerational, transnational byproduct of British colonialism whose background connects South Asia, the Caribbean and Turtle Island (North America). His research, writing, teaching and consulting focuses on Canadian foreign, immigration and citizenship policy, race and racism, decolonization, and colonial/postcolonial state formation and development. Join us in conversation with Ajay who will speak on what structural white supremacy is, how it’s been normalized and woven into Canadian public institutions, and its impacts on perpetuating Islamophobia throughout society.…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. This practice will include some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between three and seven minutes) and breathwork that will help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan…

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Energy Flow

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A vinyasa style class incorporating mental and physical power to achieve an elevated heart rate and stronger mental fortitude. Through repetitive movement of key muscle groups and holding strength building asanas, the mind body connection is able to progressively and positively build. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Vanessa Peters Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Gentle Yoga

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a flow-based practice to help prepare you for the day ahead. There will be a lot of stretching with accessible poses that transition and build upon one another to help wake the body up. No props are needed for the class but if you would like to add some cushioning for knees, have a blanket or towel nearby. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m.…

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Stretch and Meditation

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breathwork to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

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Tea and Chocolate Pairing Workshop

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come and enjoy an afternoon with two of life's greatest pleasures: tea and chocolate! Join Tea Sommelier and owner of The Monarch Tea Co., Katie Cyr in an educational and interactive workshop involving the art of pairing tea with chocolate. Katie brings together two very diverse worlds and shows attendees how to pair and enjoy different teas and chocolates together. We will learn how to expand our palates and delve into the fascinating world of chocolate and tea production. Starter…

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Rhythm and Flow

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Connect with the rhythm of your body and shake off the stress of the day in this liberating and energizing class that combines elements of yoga, pilates, dance and cardio. You’ll sweat, dance and feel inspired in your expression as you build full-body strength and a stronger connection to breath. Open to all levels. Optional: yoga blocks and a towel Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic To register for the date and time below, email [email protected] Saturday, April 23 at 8 a.m.…

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Freeform Yoga Flow

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A playful class that prioritizes agile transition to refreshing asanas that build heat and break a sweat. Expect sun salutations, spirited sequences and an emphasis on breathwork in order to guide your practice and free your mind. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Vanessa Peters Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Tuesday, April 26 at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Systemic Bias and Racism Speaker Series Talk – Antisemitism: Then & Now with Jaime Kirzner-Roberts and Melissa Mikel

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us in conversation with Jaime Kirzner-Roberts and Melissa Mikel who will discuss why antisemitism did not begin with the Holocaust, nor did it die with the defeat of Nazism in 1945. They will discuss how to identify this form of hate and suggest ways in which to address it including how naming and calling out antisemitism alongside building allyship can work towards countering this form of hate. Jaime Kirzner-Roberts is the Director of Policy at the Friends of Simon…

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Boxing HIIT

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Intervals of rhythmic shadow boxing (with or without light weights) mixed with bodyweight strength conditioning. A full stretch and focused breathing will be added at the end to round out the experience. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic To register for the date and time below, email [email protected] Friday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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May 2022

Stretch and Meditation

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Monday, May 2 at 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Disclaimer: If you have any…

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Yin + Yoga

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Yin yoga is a practice that gives you time to revitalize and recharge in stillness while also rejuvenating the hard-working connective tissue in deeper held stretches. Participants decide how deep the stretch is by either using props for additional support or finding their edge and backing off slightly so that they can hold the pose for time (usually held for two to five minutes). If you have blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props, bring them along for the…

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Stretch and Meditation

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, May 4 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Disclaimer: If you have any…

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Origami Workshop

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Jackie Han will teach us the history of origami in Japan followed by a hands on experience with learning folding techniques for 3 unique origami designs. This is a family friendly event! Join individually or as a household. Facilitated by Origami Canada Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Thursday, May 5 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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Systemic Bias and Racism Speaker Series Talk – Recognizing the Dangers of Hate Crimes in Canada with Dr. Barbara Perry

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us in conversation with Dr. Barbara Perry who will discuss the increase of hate crimes in Canada, how it’s becoming normalized, groups that have been targeted and what can be done to address this alarming issue. Dr. Barbara Perry is the Director of the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Ontario Tech University. She has made scholarly contributions on understanding hate crimes in Canada including on topics of policing diverse…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between three to seven minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date…

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EFT Tapping

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Nancy and Corby from Canada’s National Emotional Freedom Techniques Training Institute for an enjoyable introduction to Conscious EFT or tapping. They’ll teach you the basic skill in less than 10 minutes and then show you ways to bring this technique into your life. Facilitated by Canada’s National Emotional Freedom Techniques Training Institute Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, May 11 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Disclaimer: If you have any specific questions about…

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Triple Sweat

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The participants will utilize 3 modalities in one class. You’ll do cardio, HIIT and Yoga alongside fellow sweat enthusiasts for a full-body, well-balanced and limit-pushing workout. Facilitated by Sweat and Tonic Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Disclaimer: If you have any specific questions about a health matter or think you may be suffering from a medical condition, you should consult your doctor or other healthcare provider.…

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Bollywood Bhangra

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bollywood Bhangra Join us in a high energy dance style session. Bollywood Bhangra combines the lively folk music and dance from Punjab (India) with contemporary Bollywood grooves and moves. This session will include easy choreography patterns to upbeat music, Bollywood Bhangra is super fun and thoroughly enjoyable by all. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to learn the moves and get in to the groove with SHIAMAK Toronto’s senior instructor Prashant Mohan, fondly known as Pra. Prashant has…

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ASL Workshop

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

American Sign Language (ASL) is the language of most Canadians who are deaf and hard of hearing, and is used by some hearing people as well. It is a visual language made up of specific gestures (signs), hand shapes and facial expressions. It has its own unique grammatical rules and sentence structure. Join us with Canadian Hearing Services as we are introduced to Deaf culture, learn communication tips and ASL to help us communicate more effectively with patients and colleagues.…

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Restorative Sleep Yoga

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 A soothing practice to leave you calm, clear-headed and relaxed to help the body and mind prepare for a restful sleep. Some stretching to help relieve sensations of tension along with some longer held poses (between three to seven minutes) and breath work will all help you ease into a more calm and relaxed state. Have some blankets, pillows, rolled up towels or yoga props if you have them available for this class. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date…

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Stretch and Meditation

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This class will start with some simple stretches to help relieve tension, followed by some breath work to help calm the nervous system. It will end with some time for quiet reflection and meditation. Find a quiet and safe space where you can take a comfortable seated position. All levels are welcome. Facilitated by Anne Chan Click the date and time below to register, or email [email protected] Wednesday, May 25 at 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Disclaimer: If you have any…

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