|MARCH 3||JOURNEY FROM OUR HEAD BACK TO OUR HEART
In 2009 Brock did a 12,000 km bicycle journey called kindness…Cycle it forward across the US and Canada. He did this to raise awareness about the importance of kindness and inspire people everywhere to take positive action in their lives, in their homes, communities and workplaces.
Brock Tulley is an author of 8 books, survivor of two epic journeys aver 10,000 miles each, producer of World Kindness Concerts events, songwriter, musician and album producer, counselor and psychologist at crisis and drug rehabilitation centres.
|MARCH 10||THE USEFULNESS OF REST: YOGA AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
This will be a learn-by-experiencing introduction to Restorative Process Therapy (RPT). RPT is a form of psychotherapy that integrates gentle yoga postures, breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation, and creative journeying to illicit mind-body wholeness and wellbeing. During this time, you will inwardly experience a little of what happens in an RPT session, with time to discuss the exercises and ask questions about the process.
Marlise Meilan, MA, RCC, Buddhist Psychotherapist, and Certified Yoga Teacher. She originated the Restorative Process Therapy work to help people reduce suffering around issues of anxiety, depression, stress, and personal growth as a result of her own healing experiences in yoga, meditation, and counselling. You can visit her website at www.ContemplatePsychotherapy.com.
|MARCH 17||OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND WELL BEING
Nutritional Therapy can help anyone who wants to enjoy better health and vitality. Do you want to have a healthy immune system, optimal digestive and cardiovascular flow and live a life that is nutritious and delicious? We will discuss these areas and the overall aim of a healthy diet. www.balance-nutrition.com
Maya Rowson is a highly qualified Nutritional Therapist and Consultant. She is the Director of Balance Nutrition Consultancy with is based in Vancouver. After graduating from Nutriheal College with a Practitioner Diploma in Nutritional Therapy she now has a clinic in North Vancouver.
|STRESS, ANXIETY AND MEMORY RECALL
Do you want to have a better understanding of how stress contributes to anxiety and memory difficulties? We will discuss tools to help you manage stress and improve your memory functioning. These tools are evidence based in that they have been proven to be effective in scientific research.
Dr. Andrew Miki is a registered Clinical Psychologist with expertise in Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and memory rehabilitation. He practices at the North Shore Stress and
Anxiety Clinic and holds a Post Doctoral Fellowship with Baycrest Hospital in Toronto. www.mentalfitness.ca
JIN SHIN DO/BODYMIND 5 ELEMENT ACCUPRESSURE
Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupressure uses the power of touch to release emotional and physical pain and tension in acu-points that present on the surface of the body. This ancient healing art is combined with western principles of body focusing techniques, breath work and psychotherapy. The 5 elements correspond with our yearly seasons providing a framework upon which to better understand the changes that occur in an around us at different times of year. You will have a hands on experience of neck and shoulder release.
Registered Jin Shin Do Accupressurists from our local community. See the website jinshindofoundation.org
202-2250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5N 5P9 Tel. 604-873-0103 Fax 604-873-3095
- Consider other perspectives
- Build relationships
- Discuss practice
Health Lecture Series 2010
North and West Vancouver Branch
LET’S TALK ABOUT LOVE
Do you want to live from the deeper, fuller waters of love? We will discuss the 4 secret steps everyone needs to know in order to create you relationship, manifest formulas that create the relationship you really, really want and recognize the neglected places in your life that are secretely hiding the depths of love you desire. Come experience, share –through storytelling, poetry and music about how everyday life is secretly teaching you about “The Deeper Waters Of Love”.
Michael Talbot-Kelly, RCC is a wholistic psychotherapist, midlife awakening specialist and spiritual counselor with over 25 years of experience counseling healing and guiding individuals towards the deeper waters of love, liberation and belonging.
LOW MOOD AND ANXIETY
Feeling low? Stressed? Anxious? Bounce Back can help. The Bounce Back program, offered through CMHA is a self-help program which offers two components: a DVD Living Life to the Full (immediate resource) and a coaching over the telephone while working with the self-help material. Come and join us for an interactive evening where a part of the DVD will be viewed and discussed.
Miriam Planovska, BSW Bounce Back Community Coach has been a coach on the North Shore for the past year and half. Over the years she has worked with wide range of people and also has a good understanding of the multicultural population.
CIRCLE DANCE: CONNECTING HANDS AND HEARTS
Circle Dance , or Sacred Circle Dance, was born in 1976 at Findhorn, a spiritual community in northern Scotland. We dance for many reasons including connection, peace, celebration, healing, spirit and fun. Dances range from lively to meditative, traditional to contemporary, and are danced to contagious music from around the world. This evening we’ll include dances that celebrate the theme of Love as we will have just passed Valentine’s Day. Come prepared to join hand and hearts!
Corinne Chepil has been teaching dance most of her life. She especially enjoys sharing the gifts of Circle Dance. Her education includes a B.A. in Dance/Psychology, a Dance Teacher Diploma and a Sacred Dance Teacher Certificate from Scotland’s Findhorn Foundation. She has been fortunate to facilitate in a variety of settings including Women’s Spirituality Celebrations, a Yoga retreat, Riverview Hospital, and the 2006 World Peace forum.
3 PILLAR FOUNDATION TO HIGH VIBRATION LIVING
Discover the 3 Pillars to High Vibration Living and how to apply them for improved health and vitality. Learn techniques on how to better manage your thoughts and achieve greater success. Experience the power of the Merkaba Technique and how it fast tracks your progress to a better life.
Steve Hulcombe is the founder of Propel Life<http://www.propellife.com/> and the Merkaba Technique. He assists individuals and organizations to align with their mission and achieve their goals by utilizing his own vibration technique, intuition and coaching strategies. You will benefit from being empowered to make high vibration choices and having old disempowering structures systematic removed thereby allowing your true essence to emerge.
EVERYONE WELCOME! EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 7:00pm – ADMISSION BY DONATION
LOCATION: 2nd Floor of John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West 1st Street, North Vancouver
For information, call 604-987-6959 or visit www.northwestvancouver.cmha.bc.ca
FREE Admissions/Events During Olympics
The Vancouver Art Gallery is FREE during the Olympics – February 12-28th
To find out about the exhibitions, go to:
of course if you can make a small donation, its always appreciated!
Also skating at Robson Square Ice Rink is free admission during this time ($3 to rent skates)
And lots of free music & concerts and other events…
For full list and info,
Go to 2010 Olympic Games Free Attractions at citycuacus.com or click on direct link below