Workshops

Let’s get ready for Fall! Come and enjoy our classes and workshops at Active Care Centre.

Watercolor Lettering with Nicki Traikos

In two hours, you will practice letter forms, use the same thick downward strokes and thin upwards strokes as we work on the alphabet and simple words.  You’ll even learn how to paint simple leaf designs using a waterbrush and watercolor palette!

Use a refillable waterbrush pen and watercolor palette to learn how to form letters, words and even a few simple leaf designs.   From warm-up strokes to the alphabet, you will explore how to use water brush calligraphy in your creative journey.

DATE: October 27, 2018

Time: 10 am- 12 pm

Cost per person is $85 and includes;

Each Beginner Watercolor Lettering workshop consists of 2 hours of instruction with lots of time for one-one-one attention so that you will learn everything you need to control the waterbrush, watercolor, and form the necessary strokes to write the lower case alphabet.  Each attendee will receive a kit to use during the workshop and to take home to continue practicing with!

Kit Includes; Waterbrush pen, a watercolor palette, a workbook & paper, a reusable tote to carry your new kit in and a BONUS, a link to download a comprehensive 2-part guide to Introduction to Modern Calligraphy designed and created by Nicki Traikos of life i design!

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4-Week Yoga and Self-Massage Classes

 

Yoga is an inside-out practice – focused on how you feel versus how you look – Taking time aside from our externally-focused lives to look and feel inward.
“Yoga is the journey of the self,
Through the self,
To the self”
-The Bhagavad Gita
Wednesdays October 3, 2018 – October 24, 2018
7:00PM to 8:15PM
$90 HST included
Fridays October 5, 2018 – October 26, 2018
7:00PM to 8:15PM
$90 HST included

 

Dance Classes

5-Week Group Salsa, Bachata, Merengue Classes
Learn the basics of these Latin dances. Get ready for warm fun nights dancing in the summer!
Tuesdays November 6 to December 4
7:00PM – 8:00PM
$75 HST Included

6-Week Dancercise Classes

Learn the basics of a variety of dance styles in a fun way that will make you sweat. Improve your balance, coordination and musicality!
Thursdays November 1 -December 6
7:30PM -8:30PM
$90 HST Included
Please register your spot as soon as possible as space is limited. A 50% deposit is required.
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MODERN CALLIGRAPHY 101

Date: February 12, 2018
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Fee: $65 + HST
Learn traditional dip pen and ink calligraphy with a modern flare! Receive your very own personal kit of professional tools and workbooks giving you everything you need to dive into the creative experience that is Modern Calligraphy!

 

 

MODERN CALLIGRAPHY 201

Date: March 5, 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Fee: $65 + HST
Sharpen your Modern Calligraphy skills with this advanced workshop. You will receive the Modern Calligraphy 201 work sheets, an upgraded adjustable oblique pen holder, a Zebra G nib, and ink along with practice sheets to help you improve your skill and confidence in calligraphy.
To join the Modern Calligraphy 201 you must have taken Modern Calligraphy 101 so register today for 101!

CREATIVE JOURNALLING WORKSHOP

Date: March 26, 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Fee: $65 + HST
Learn how to use lettering techniques, embellishments and prompts to help you express your personal creativity through journalling! You don’t have to be artistic to be creative! 

 

 

 


DANCERCISE and GROUP SALSA CLASSES

New class sessions coming soon!

4-WEEK SELF-MASSAGE CLASSES WITH YOGA

Date: Wednesdays starting March 21-April 11, 2018
Time: 7:00PM-8:15PM
Fee: $80 + HST
Yoga is an inside-out practice:
-focused on how you look versus how you feel
-taking time aside from our externally focused lives to
look and feel inward.
Join Sue Lynn Chong for a 4-week yoga and self massage session to get back to the basics. Focus on being mindful of the simplicity in how our joints and muscles move on an every day to day basis.

 


Fall 2017 Self-Massage and Yoga Classes

Now that we have all settled back into our regular routines after summer, a little bit of relaxing would be nice! We will be starting our four week yoga program Wednesday November 15th.
 If you are interested and haven’t signed up yet, please call the clinic or send us an e-mail.

4-WEEK YOGA PROGRAM Wed Evenings 7:00-8:00 PM

Class Size: Minimum 4, Maximum 8
Cost: $80.00 + HST
Dates: October 18 to November 8, 2017, or November 15 thru December 6, 2017
Each week will include:
  • Breathwork – Learn to use your breath to calm and soothe your nervous system
  • Self-Massage – Learn the art of self-massage for different parts of the body each week.
  • Yoga Postures – Practice physical postures for balance, flexibility and strength
  • Meditation – Practice extending meditation time a little more each week 

…. Restore yourself from the inside out

 

JUNE SELF-MASSAGE WORKSHOP for UPPER BODY

(Hands, arms, shoulders, neck and upper back)

DATE / TME: SATURDAY JUNE 17, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • Are your fingers stiff; maybe even occasionally locked?
  • Are your shoulders tight and rounded from years of work over a desk, machinery, driving or cycling?
  • Do you hold tension in your neck and shoulders?
  • Would you like to improve the range of motion in your neck and shoulders?

YES?

Then join Sheena and Sue Lynn for an exploration of the Art of Self-massage –

From the tips of your fingers up through your arms, shoulders, neck and upper back – it’s all connected! In this workshop look forward to:

  • Roll out muscle stiffness, tissue tension and stress-related pain
  • Roll in improved circulation, flexibility and joint mobility
  • Relax, open and lubricate joints and limbs with gentle movement

PRICE AND REGISTRATION:

$60.00 + HST

Pre-registration by email to MindfulMobility1@gmail.com

Minimum 4 needed for class, Maximum 8 to ensure personal attention.

Feedback from past Workshop Participants:

  • “Like an oasis in the dessert, never imagine one can find a peaceful clinic in the middle of busy Scarborough ‘city’. A perfect studio for Yoga/BODY work. I enjoyed the ‘self massage technique’ workshop here and had heard so much nice things and the Magic that Sheena can help to improve our body condition and well being. Looking forward to book an appointment at ACC with you Sheena ! !”
  • “Sue Lynn is like no yoga instructor you have ever met. Besides her genuine care for her clients she will teach you many techniques that will help you to stay mobile in even the most sedentary of environments.”

Wed June 21 7:00 – 8:30 PM  Summer Solstice Class

This evening class will be a special celebration of the summer solstice; a special mid-year opportunity to joyously:

… Reflect,
… Reset,
… Recharge

Regular class rate will apply.  Please let us know by email, text or phone in advance if you will be able to join us!


APRIL SELF-MASSAGE WORKSHOPS for the LOWER BODY

(Hips, Legs and Feet)

DATE:

SATURDAY APRIL 8, 2017   11:30 am – 1:30 pm

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

– Do you want to improve FLEXIBILITY?

– Do you have TIGHT hamstrings? Tight calves? Sore feet?
– Do you get occasional CRAMPS or SWELLING in your feet and legs?
– Do you have symptoms of SCIATICA?
– Do you stand on a job for long periods?
– Would you like to improve the range of motion in your hips and legs?

YES?

Then join Sheena and Sue Lynn for an exploration of the Art of Self-Massage. From the tips of your toes up through your legs, hips and lower back – it’s all connected! In this workshop, look forward to:

– Roll out muscle stiffness, tissue tension and stress-related pain

– Roll in improved circulation, flexibility and joint mobility

– Relax, open and lubricate joints and limbs with gentle movement

PRICE AND REGISTRATION:

$70.00 + HST

Pre-registration by email to MindfulMobility1@Gmail.com

Minimum 4 needed for class, maximum 8 to ensure personal attention.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

– Light Refreshments

-Your very own personal self-massage tool kit to continue your self-care at home

– 8-foot yoga strap

– Massage ball and dowel for self-massage

– Mini-massage ball, massage oil, handout

Discount:

$60.00 + HST for past workshop participants who have their own dowel or strap


 FEBRUARY SELF-MASSAGE WORKSHOPS for UPPER BODY

Hands, arms, shoulders, neck and upper back)

TWO WORKSHOP DATES TO CHOOSE FROM:

  • TUE FEB 07, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, or
  • SAT FEB 25, 2017 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • Are your fingers stiff; maybe even occasionally locked?
  • Are your shoulders tight and rounded from years of work over a desk, machinery, driving or cycling?
  • Do you hold tension in your neck and shoulders?
  • Would you like to improve the range of motion in your neck and shoulders?

YES?

Then join Sheena and Sue Lynn for an exploration of the Art of Self-massage -From the tips of your fingers up through your arms, shoulders, neck and upper back – it’s all connected! In this workshop look forward to:

  • Roll out muscle stiffness, tissue tension and stress-related pain
  • Roll in improved circulation, flexibility and joint mobility
  • Relax, open and lubricate joints and limbs with gentle movement

PRICE AND REGISTRATION:

$60.00 + HST

Pre-registration by email to MindfulMobility1@gmail.com

Minimum 4 needed for class, Maximum 8 to ensure personal attention.

What’s Included?

* Light refreshments

* Your very own personal self-massage tool kit to continue your self-care routine at home:

  • Simple set of massage balls we will make together
  • Mini-massage ball, massage oil, handout

Early Bird Discount:

Pre-register and pay by January 31, 2017, and Save the HST!


NOVEMBER SELF-MASSAGE WORKSHOPS

  • Roll out muscle stiffness, tissue tension and stress-related pain
    •    Roll in improved circulation, flexibility and joint mobility

FOAM ROLLER WORKSHOP
SAT NOV 19, 2016 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Foam rolling aka myofascial release is a great form of self-massage.

Join Sue Lynn for an hour of fun and exploration with a foam roller that will be yours to take home.
•    Roll out known tension spots
•    Discover trigger points you weren’t even aware of

$35.00 + HST Pre-registration by email to MindfulMobility1@gmail.com.
Minimum 4 needed for class, Maximum 8 to ensure personal attention.

Active Care Centre – 1200 Markham Road, Suite 515.
11:30 Registration and Welcome
11:45-12:45 Rolling Fun

Read more about benefits of foam rolling:

Top 7 Benefits of Foam Rolling Every Day… and the Mistakes to Avoid!


https://draxe.com/foam-roller-exercises/


SELF-MASSAGE WORKSHOP FOR HANDS, FEET & LEGS
SAT NOV 26, 2016 11:30-1:15 PM

Join Sheena and Sue Lynn for a 90-minute exploration of the Art of Self-massage on hands, feet and legs.  Included in the workshop is your very own personal self-massage tool kit and handouts.

A great workshop for those suffering from plantar fasciitis, arthritis in the hands and feet, carpal tunnel, arch issues, aches and pains from a desk job, and many more.
$60.00 + HST (Pre-registration by email to MindfulMobility1@gmail.com

Minimum 4 needed for class, Maximum 8 to ensure personal attention.
Active Care Centre – 1200 Markham Road, Suite 515.
11:30 Registration and Welcome
11:45-1:15 Hands-On Workshop