Workshops and Group Sessions

Anxiety Improv Workshop for Kids and Teens

NO COST WITH A VALID OHIP CARD

BEGINS:        June 2, 2019 (program consists of 7 sessions in total, with no session on the July 1 long weekend)

Location:    Chancellors Way Medical Arts Centre (CareWell Health Group Studio)

When:           Sundays from 12pm-3pm (age group 10-13) and 3:30pm-6:30pm (age 14-18)

Program:      This workshop is designed to enable kids and teens to discover methods to manage social anxiety. The program is designed to provide a safe place, free of judgment, that will allow participants to obtain an understanding of anxiety causation and the tools that can be used control it.  A medical doctor and specially trained facilitator from the Making Box will lead the group in exercises in a fun and welcoming environment.

Participation in all exercises is not mandatory, but participants must at least watch and attend all sessions.

No medical referral for this program is required, but space is limited to 10-12 participants for each workshop. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. No cost with a valid OHIP card. A non-show fee may apply.

Parents or guardians of participants will be required attend the first 20 minutes of the first session and complete a short survey at the end of the program.

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All Ages Stress Management Sessions

NO COST WITH A VALID OHIP CARD (Donations to Women In Crisis Accepted) 

BEGINS:       June 12, 2019 (program repeats every Thursday in June and every other week during the Summer starting on July 11, no session August 22 and 29)

Location:    Chancellors Way Medical Arts Centre (CareWell Health Group Studio)

When:           Thursday Evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm

Bring:         Yoga mat, towel, comfortable clothing, water. Rental yoga mat $2. Rental towel $2

Program:   This activity is designed for individuals who wish to explore stress management techniques by experiencing yoga and meditation to improve their overall wellness.  A family physician leads the activity while the group is guided into meditation and yoga by an experienced yoga teacher.

Participants are encouraged to arrive promptly and stay in the studio until the end of the session. Intake forms should be completed before the session begins.

No medical referral for this program is required. Should a participant require medical care or individual care to manage stress, they may book a daytime appointment for further assessment with the physician. A referral can be easily arranged.

In order to provide optimal care, participants having difficulty managing their mental health, are encouraged to disclose this to the physician on the sign-up page.

Space is limited to 5-6 participants per session. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. 48h cancellation is required.

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Movement Therapy Workshops

The movement therapy workshops take a systematic and bio-mechanically based approach to the exploration and practice of healthy movement. By moving all the joints of the body through their full range of motion on a regular basis you will experience a greater ease of motion, reduce pain and stiffness, and improve your functional performance. The routines we will be practicing are easy to learn, low impact, and adaptable to all ability levels.  Come join us and learn how movement is an integral part of your overall health and wellness routine.

Workshops : TBA (coming spring 2019)

 

Is there parking at the Chancellors Way Medical Arts Centre?

Yes! On-site parking is available. Rates are $1 per hour with a maximum charge of $5 per day. Payment can be made at the pay station in the main entrance of the building using either coin, VISA or MasterCard.