Programs Calendar

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Group Formats:

  • In-Person groups meet in-person at East End CHC 1619 Queen Street East (at Coxwell Ave). Registration is required as there is a capacity limit. Please wear a surgical mask and complete the COVID-19 screening questions every time you visit the centre. If you do not have a mask, we will give you one for free.
  • Hybrid groups meet virtually over zoom and in person at the centre at the same time. Registration is required as there is a capacity limit for the in-person group.
  • Virtual groups meet on Zoom and require access to an electronic device (computer, phone, or tablet) and a WIFI connection.

ONLINE GROUP BOOKINGS

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Free Group Program Descriptions ** We may cancel groups with low attendance **

Back to Movement - (In-Person Group) Do you have or are you looking to prevent back pain? Join us twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays for an exercise program from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Learn to reduce pain, move better and enjoy life more by exercising and practicing strategies for a healthy back. Contact: Keiko at 416-778-5805 x237

Balance Program - (In-Person Group) Improve stability and build your strength to reduce fall risks. Join our Friday program from 12:00 – 1:00 PM and get weekly home exercises (*No sessions on Mar. 29, 2024). We’re here to support you every step of the way. Contact: Keiko at 416-778-5805 x237

Brain Games - (Hybrid: In-Person & Virtual) Join us on the last Thursday of the month from 2:00 – 3:00 PM for fun brain games and activities. Learn how memory works, improve it, and keep your brain healthy! Contact: Justin at 416-778-5805 x212

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Caregiver Empowerment - (Virtual) Do you provide part-time or full-time care for a loved one? Join us on Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. Learn simple ways to feel stronger and better able to take care of yourself and your loved one. Get an easy guide to find help so you can take a break and relax. Find financial help, free trainings, and support groups. Contact: Natalie at 416-778-5805 x629

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Diabetes Support Group (DECNET) - (In-Person GroupLiving with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes? Join DECNET – Diabetes Education Community Network of East Toronto. Learn about diabetes, mental health and well-being. Share experiences and support peers in a safe welcoming environment. Monday March 4th, 2024 from 3:00 – 4:30 PM. Contact: Asmita at 416-461-9043 x2362

Gentle Fit - (In-Person and Virtual Groups) Empower yourself and get fit in a program designed for beginners. Mondays (virtual - book online) from 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Wednesdays (in-person - call to book) from 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Get a complete body workout, reduce joint pain and risk of falls. Contact: Keiko at 416-778-5805 x237

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Intuitive Eating Support - (Virtual GroupDid you attend our Intuitive eating groups? Join our dietitian on the first Wednesday of the month from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Connect in a judgement-free space to share and support each other's journey to a balanced, guilt-free relationship with food. Contact: Yulia at 416-778-5805 x208

Raising Competent Eaters - (Virtual GroupIs your child a picky eater? Join this 4-session (Feb. 7th – Feb. 28th, 2024) workshop on Wednesdays, from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. Make mealtimes at home enjoyable. Think of yourself as a parent guiding your family’s eating habits. Learn what influences your child’s eating habits. Support them to feel curious and relaxed trying new foods. Contact: Yulia at 416-778-5805 x208

Shoulder Program - (In-Person Group) Struggling with shoulder pain or looking to prevent it? Join us on Mondays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Learn how the shoulders work, common injuries and how posture can impact your shoulders. Discuss strategies you can use to manage shoulder pain. Try shoulder strengthening and stretching exercises. Get tips on foods that provide sources of nutrients that build muscle and contribute to healthy joints. Contact: Keiko at 416-778-5805 x237

Tai Chi - (In-Person Group) Tai Chi involves slow, gentle movements, postures, meditation and controlled breathing. Join us on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Improve strength, flexibility and balance. Relieve pain, enhance sleep and boost mood. Contact: Sudha at 416-778-5805 x218

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Women Empowerment Self-Defense - (In-Person Group) Stay Safe, Stay Strong: Simple Self-Defense! Join us with Nellie's Shelter on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 from 10:30 – 11:30 AM. All that identify as female are welcome. No child-care? Bring your child with you! Learn about the 5 principals of self-defense: Think, Yell, Run, Fight, Tell. Use your body to protect yourself and trust your "gut feeling" to handle tough situations. Use verbal self-defense de-escalating strategies, including boundary setting and maintenance. Contact: Makeda at 416-778-5805 x216

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