CommuniTree Wellness Centre

Welcome to the CommuniTree Wellness Centre!

We have lots of fun and informative programs to help you on your health journey!  Please see the calendar below and click on any event for more details.

If you have any questions, contact Brandy Basisty at bbasisty@thealex.ca or call 403-617-4552

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Communitree Wellness Centre Fall 2019

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Monday
Drop-In Beginner Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Relax and reduce stress by focusing on breathing, balance and stretching. Drop-in, all levels and everyone welcome. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Story Circle (Oct 21-Dec 16)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sign Up Required

Do you identify as female, and want to express yourself through creative writing in a supportive setting? No writing experience required. Please contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca for more information. Held in the music room.

Drop-In Art
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Art Group offers a studio space for participants to express themselves through a variety of different art forms. This group is led by Tayler, Art Therapist. Contact her at 403-266-8881 or tschenkeveld@thealex.ca for more information.

Distress Tolerance Skills (Oct 21-Dec 9)
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sign Up Required

Learn more healthy ways to cope with stress, and connect with your own wisdom. Please contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca for more information.

Tuesday
Creating Healthy Boundaries (Oct 15 - Nov 26)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sign Up Required

Do you find it hard to put your own needs first? Join us to build skills for better boundaries, relationships, and self-care through art, writing, movement, and discussion. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Drop-In Community Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free, nutritious and delicious lunch shared with others. Drop-in, everyone welcome. Contact (403) 617-4552 or wellness@thealex.ca

QuitCore (Nov 12- Dec7)
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sign up required

A free, 6-week tobacco cessation program. Participants qualify for a $500 Blue Cross card towards tobacco cessation products. Contact 1-866-710-QUIT (7848) or www.albertaquits.ca

Wednesday
Drop-In Beginner Yoga
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Relax and reduce stress by focusing on breathing, balance & stretching. Drop-in, all levels and everyone welcome. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Drop-In Zumba

Come dance your stress out and get fit, in a chair or on your feet! Drop-in, all levels and everyone welcome. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Healthy Cooking on a Budget (Oct 23- Dec 4)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Starts July 3

A 7-week cooking program to learn how to shop for, and prepare nutritious food on a limited budget. Participants are able to take food home that they have prepared. Contact Kim (403) 899-4695 or kmcgough@thealex.ca

Thursday
Indigenous Elder Connections
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Indigenous Elder Connections Have fun playing games, listening to oral stories, learning Indigenous ways of life. Contact Carrole (403) 617-4552 or cplourde@thealex.ca

Drop-In Community Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free, nutritious and delicious lunch shared with others. Drop-in, everyone welcome. Contact (403) 617-4552 or wellness@thealex.ca

Art of Friendship (Sept 5 - Oct 24)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sign Up Required

Learn about yourself and how to achieve your relationship goals, while creating social connections. Please contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca to sign up.

Lifeline to Literacy
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sign Up Required

Want to build a strong foundation in reading, writing and math skills? This class offers a supportive learning environment for a maximum of 10 students, and is run by a professional instructor. Contact Christina at (403)-277-9865 or cbassett@thealex.ca to sign up

Friday
Drop-In Pet Therapy
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1st and 3rd Friday of every month

Spend some time with therapy animals and improve your well-being! Drop-in, everyone welcome. First and third Friday of every month. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Drop-In Music
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come and play some music! Some instruments are available, all are welcome. For more information, contact Matt at mcheng@thealex.ca

Food Fit
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sign Up Required

A 12-week program to help you improve your well-being through healthy cooking and gentle exercise in a positive, supportive environment. Contact Dion at dnelson@thealex.ca to sign up.

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