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 Summer 2019

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Monday
Drop-In Beginner Yoga
1:30 pm - 2:30 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

Volunteer Food Prep
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

For more information, call 403-513-7422 or email our Volunteer Administrator at volunteer@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

Tuesday
Creating Healthy Boundaries
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Starts July 23

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

Art Therapy
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Starts August 6

An 8-week registered program for participants to express themselves through art. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Wednesday
Drop-In Walk with the Dr. (Free Lunch!)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
July & August

Join Dr. Berlin for a healthy lunch and walk. Meet at the Community Food Centre front doors at 1 pm, or catch a ride from the Family Clinic at noon. Every Wednesday in July and August. Drop-in, everyone welcome. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Drop-In Beginner Yoga
1:30 pm - 2:30 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

Quitcore
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Starts August 21

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

Healthy Cooking on a Budget
2:00 pm - 3:30 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
Youth Parenting Plus
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A parenting class for pregnant and parenting youth and their partners— age 24 and under (and babies up to the age of 1 year). Contact Emily (403) 470-1048

Indigenous Elder Connections
1:30 pm - 3:00 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

Distress Tolerance Skils Group
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Starts July 18

Learn more healthy ways to cope with stress, and connect with your own wisdom. This program is open to adults who are patients, clients or community members of The Alex only. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Friday
Drop-In Pet Therapy
1:30 pm - 2:30 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

CommuniTree Advisory Council
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
July 26 / Aug 30 / Sept 27

A group of committed community members from The Alex Family Clinic. No specific experience required, but there is an application process. Meeting July 26 / Aug 30 / Sept 27. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

You also may be interested in:

Family Health Centre

A full service health clinic for low-income Calgarians without a family doctor. Learn More

Community Food Centre

Adults and youth can enjoy a healthy meal, or to learn how to cook healthy foods. Learn more. 

Housing Programs

Housing programs to help individuals experiencing chronic homeless. Learn more.

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