November 6, 2023 Events, News, Recreation
About the Initiative

Looking after your well-being is more important than ever. Weaving Wellness is a workshop series that aims to make mental health resources more accessible to the UNA community. Whether you’re just starting to learn more about mental health, wanting improve your general well-being, or looking to find ways to cope with life’s challenges, Weaving Wellness has a workshop for you!

Senior and Tot Sensory Play
Ages 55+ | January 10, 2024 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Wesbrook Community Centre 

Sensory play can relieve stress and anxiety in adults as well as children. Explore a variety of sensory materials including clay, slime and fingerpainting. This special event is open to anyone 55+. If you are caring for any little ones, they are welcome to join the fun, but you can also come without a child.

Tai Chi 
Ages 19+ | January 21, 2024 | 2-3 p.m. | Wesbrook Community Centre 
$5.00 registration fee 

Learn Tai Chi foundations, practice universal stances, forms and movements of Tai Chi. Learn to lead movements through the core of the body, building core and leg stability. This practice builds flexibility, strength, discipline, and concentration. No experience required.

Art for Emotional Well-being 
Ages 19+ | February 4, 2024 | 3-5 p.m. | Wesbrook Community Centre 
$5.00 registration fee 

This hands-on workshop will introduce some art practices that create a sense of peace and calm. The concept of the Window of Tolerance will be introduced and participants will learn how to handle stressful situations by practicing art exercises. Art supplies are provided.

Sound Healing Meditation 
Ages 15+ | February 25, 2024 | 12:45-1:45 p.m. | Wesbrook Community Centre 
$5.00 registration fee 

Sound is an excellent way to reach a deep meditative state where the mind, body and spirit can heal. In this class you will be guided through a sound healing meditation adapted to the needs of the participants. With a background in music and training in various healing modalities, Klára Abdi de Luz has been doing group and private sound and energy healing sessions for the past five years. She uses Tibetan and crystal singing bowls, shamanic drum, wind chimes, rattles, as well as her voice, to offer a unique experience to her participants. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat and blanket or use the mats or chairs provided.

Mindful Movement
Ages 19+ | February 11, 2024 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Wesbrook Community Centre
$5.00 registration fee

Join Post Doctoral Fellow, Gabe, in his Mindful Movement fitness class that integrates mindfulness & fitness to keep you mentally & physically fit.