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 Spring 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

Women's Story Circle (bi-weekly)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Story Circle: A Women’s Writing Group A bi-weekly program for those who identify as female. Express yourself through creative writing. No experience required. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Volunteer Food Prep
9:30 am - 1:30 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 May 14

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

Wednesday
Art of Friendship
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bi-Weekly

Strong friendships can make us feel valued and respected, but they take work. This course will help you learn about yourself, and build more confidence to help you achieve your relationship goals. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Drop-In Walk with the Dr. (Free Lunch!)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
(April 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 22)

Join Dr. Berlin for a healthy lunch and walk. Meet at the Community Food Centre or catch a ride from the Family Clinic at noon. April 3, 17, 24, and May 1, 8, 22. Please note we will not be walking in June. 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

DBT Skills
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn more healthy ways to cope with stress, and connect with your own wisdom so you can enjoy life to the fullest. Contact Brandy( 403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.c

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

Healthy Cooking on a Budget
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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 (403) 617-4552 or wellness@thealex.ca

Friday
Drop-In Pet Therapy
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
April 12/May 17/June 21

Spend some time with therapy animals and improve your well-being! Drop-in, everyone welcome. April 12, May 17, June 21. Contact Brandy (403) 617-4552 or bbasisty@thealex.ca

Quitcore
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starts April 26

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

CommuniTree Advisory Council
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
April 26/May 24/June 28

A group of committed community members from The Alex Family Clinic. No specific experience required, but there is an application process. Meeting April 26, May 24, and June 28. 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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