Author Archives: Jayne Hembruff

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International YOGA Day….enjoy FREE yoga 10:30-11:30am in Waterloo & 1:30-3:30pm in Kitchener

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Celebrate International Yoga Day Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in KW …. two free classes 10:30am – in Waterloo Enjoy our FREE Community Seniors Chair Yoga class in Uptown Waterloo at Emmanuel United Church, 22 Bridgeport Road West, Waterloo, ON N2L 2Y3 Phone:(519) 886-1471  For more information visit https://www.innovativewellness.ca/yogachair-yoga/ First hour is Chair yoga followed by a half […]

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Elements of Happiness

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 Received this today from a friend.  Not sure the original source. This is a great reminder that happiness is a lifestyle choice. Gratitude. Each day try to find at least one thing you are grateful for. Mindfulness. Stop and be in the moment. Practice yoga and mindfulness. Live in the present moment.Exhale away the busy […]

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Stomping Out Stigma…for mental illness

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Sharing our numerous programs and services to help individuals and families with their mental wellness journey. We were especially excited to share with everyone our newest initiative Body Brain Balance. Ideal for individuals or families who feel life is overwhelming? Are you worried, stressed or anxious?   To learn more visit http://innovativewellness.ca/body-brain-balance/    

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Neighbours Day…City of Kitchener

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Today was a great day for City of Kitchener’s Neighbour’s Day I enjoyed teaching yoga under the big beautiful trees at Rockway Plus all free BBQ, and other free activities. On board the old firetruck Plus the Cities FIrefighter’s were sharing what to do if you have a oil fire. Use a metal lid to cut off […]

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Mindfulness vs Mind Full

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Which one are you? View this great 2013 video of Dr. Dan Siegel, M.D., child psychiatrist – Discussing the science of mindfulness https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqUNtLbwoj4 Yoga, meditation can train people to be mindful. Kids with more challenges with executive function had greater results. Dr. Dan Siegel describes how mindfulness and the brain works. “Primitive area/brain stem area works to regulation […]

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Combating Caregiver Fatigue

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Do you have caregiver fatigue? If you think you might, try answering these questions. What is your current level of stress (0=no stress to 10 extremely stressed)? How is your current health in comparison to their health 1 year ago. If you answered you  are feeling stressed and your current health is worse now compared to a year […]

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Guelph conference aimed at helping parents with disruptive teens

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  https://www.guelphtoday.com/local-news/guelph-conference-aimed-at-helping-parents-with-disruptive-teens-607439?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter   May 11, 2017 The Record http://www.therecord.com/news-story/7310633-parent-group-helped-heal-shattered-waterloo-family/       As someone that has spent years helping run the Guelph chapter of a support group for parents of disruptive teens, Rosemary Fernandes-Walker has seen a broad spectrum of concerns. “We have parents come in who are flipping out because their kid’s room is a […]

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Teens Enjoying Family Yoga

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Enjoying Family Yoga with my Teens

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Body Brain Balance … for families who feel Overwhelmed, Worried and/or Stressed

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  Our Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zatd04na8k&feature=youtu.be Program Dates & Times: Body Brain Balance Program will be offered four weeks from 6pm to 7:30pm Fall 2017: Monday  from September 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2 @ 6pm to 7:30pm   For children aged 8-12 years old and  parent(s). Thursday’s from October 5, 12, 19 & 26 @ 6pm to 7:30pm   Teens ages 12-18 years old […]

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Transitioning aged youth aged 16-34 years…Conference and Mental Health

There are some great events coming up for parents, families and people who work with transitioning aged youth aged 16-34 years of age. April 18th 6:30-8:30pm  – Info night See below for details Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Full day Parenting Conference   https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/guelph-parenting-conference-tickets-31983896696   April 18th 6:30-8:30pm  The TAY evening  (Transitional Aged Youth – aged […]

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