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Foot Pain…yoga may help

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Are you living with foot pain? Did you know the foot is?a complex ?structure? It is made up of?26 bones, 33 joints, multiple muscles, tendons, blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatics.?The bones of the foot are primarily held together by their fit with each other forming joints surrounded by joint capsules and connected by fibrous tissues […]

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Anxiety in children and youth….workshop, resources and techniques to help you and your child

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Anxiety is a reality for some children. In fact, nearly one in five Ontario children under the age of 18 experiences a mental, emotional or behavioural disorder that is severe enough to seriously affect their daily functioning at home, school or within the community. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment lead to […]

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Anxiety in children and youth….workshop, resources and techniques to help you and your child

Anxiety is a reality for some children. In fact, nearly one in five Ontario children under the age of 18 experiences a mental, emotional or behavioural disorder that is severe enough to seriously affect their daily functioning at home, school or within the community. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment lead to […]

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Yoga for Mental Health…even our Prime Minister is doing it

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Did you know yoga is good for mental health? In last week’s Bell Let’s Talk special on?The Social (aired Jan 27, 2016) ?our Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau spoke?openly about mental health, how it has touched his life, his family, how he’d like to improve mental health services and what he does for his own mental […]

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There?s no such thing as an ideal yoga body type!

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Let’s ?empower all peope?to do whatever they want, regardless of their experience, size, shape, colour, status or any other pigeonhole society has prescribed for them. Thank you yoga master, Dianne Bondy ?who is helping to?shatter the narrow minded and outdated stereotypes about the limitations of size in yoga. For the past decade, ?I often hear […]

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After School Program for 10-14 year olds…..Monday 3-5:30pm

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  Are you looking for something to do after school? Want to make new friends ?and have fun? Then come to the Wayside Center, where being you is being cool! Every Monday from 3-5pm you are invited to drop-in at 22 Bridgeport Road West, Waterloo Enjoy a healthy snack, homework help, open gym activities like […]

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Yoga classes back at University of Ottawa after ‘appropriation’ debate

The update: Yoga classes back at University of Ottawa after ‘appropriation’ debatehttp://cnews.canoe.com/CNEWS/Canada/2016/01/25/22597133.html Nov 2015 Ottawa student leaders back away from ‘cultural issue’ yoga commentsWhat are you thoughts about yoga and cultural issue? For me,??yoga as a great way to improve one’s self awareness, learn self care tools and reminds us to practice self regulation. It […]

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Shrug Off Stress to Help Combat Caregiver Fatigue

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http://www.kidsability.ca/newsroom?newsid=10 Tonight’s event is in partnership with Parents for Children’s Mental Health which is a provincial organization that provides peer to peer support to parents who have a child or youth living with mental health challenges. Angela Sider is the Chapter Leader for the Waterloo Region and she can be accessed through PCMH’s email account […]

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Elder Abuse….where to seek help

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?? Did you know Waterloo Region has?an?Elder Abuse Response team? ?The Elder Abuse Response Team ?is composed of Community Care Access Centre?(CCAC)?Nurse and a Police Detective. If you are seeking help for Elder Abuse, or would like to talk to someone, please call 519-579-4607 ?or email elderabuse@wrps.ca   On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Kate and […]

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Hiking is a great activity….check out some of these great hikes right here in Southern Ontario

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I love to hike, especially with my family and friends. In fact, on Thanksgiving Monday my children and I enjoyed the Rouge Valley Hiking Trail in Pickering. The weather was incredible and so were the leaves. When we arrived shortly after 8am,?there was a group of hikers?cheering that I was able to get teens out […]

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