Homelessness Action Week Oct. 11-17th Public Forum & Photo Voice Presentation Safe Housing for Women: From Surviving to Thriving Research shows that violence and abuse at home is a major cause of women’s housing instability and homelessness. It can affect women’s physical, mental and emotional health for years to come. Women trying to leave domestic […]

BC LDB recalls Woody’s vodka products

VANCOUVER- BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has recalled 11 products from the Woody’s line of alcoholic vodka beverages, and has suspended all sales of these products.
The public should not consume the affected Woody’s brand of vodka beverages described below because the product may contain glass fragments, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
The products […]

Body-Mapping Workshop

Nov. 13 & 14, 2010
Body-Mapping is a combination of art and narrative therapy that originated in South Africa. It is an internationally recognized method of exploring the emotional and physical impact of HIV on the body and discussing treatment information.
Body-Mapping techniques are introduced in this workshop as self-reflective tools that can be used to […]

Upcoming Workshop

The Alchemy of Writing- 1.5 day workshop
“Ring the bells that you can ring, forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything–that’s how the light gets in.”
Leonard Cohen

Date: Sat. Oct 16 – – Sun. Oct. 17
Location: ManiStone Centre, Nelson
Tuition: $110-$150
Phone: (250) 352-7908

The Alchemy of Writing is a practice, a way of being. You […]

Pathways School

Life-changing and life-affirming, these courses offer real skills, knowledge and wisdom that is so relevant to our times.  Fantastic courses offered by Dr. Michael Smith (TCM), one of the directors of Pathways School!
Wilderness Self-Reliance
And the Essential Skills of Bushcraft
Friday September 17th to Sunday September 19th
Learn about what to do, and not do, […]

A New Birth

A New Birth: Love or Fear by Cherionna Menzam
When we study the neural pathways of the brain, we see that we are hard-wired for fear. We are designed to be able to react quickly to threat. We are on the look-out for danger, and immediately become more alert and ready to fight or fly when […]

Community First Health Coop

Community First Health Co-op News
The Community First Health Co-op (CFHC) operates the Wellness Centre on Lake Street in Nelson.  The CFHC took ownership May 2006 of the ex-forestry building and its associated vacant land.  We are a volunteer organization with a common goal to help the community in the area of health and wellness.
The Health […]

Free Feldenkrais Intro Lesson

Reduce your STRESS and Improve your HEALTH LEARN how to sense your body, CALM your nervous system, improve your ability to MOVE and IMPROVE the quality of your LIFE.

Wednesday March 25th at 7:15 pm,
Curves – 520 Fall St.
Wear warm comfortable clothing & bring a mat or blanket.

Followed by a 6 class series in Awareness Through Movement®,

Wednesdays April 1 – May 6 […]

The Alchemy of Writing

‘Barefoot Journeys’ and ‘Living Fully Life Productions’
The Alchemy of Writing One Day Workshop
April 5-10am-5pm
Mirror Lake Studio, Kaslo, BC
“Tell me what you plan to do with your one wild and precious life.” (Mary Oliver)
We live in a vast field of creative energy that wants to move through us. Opening to […]

Upcoming Brain Gym Training

Brain Gym® 101 ~ the foundation course in Educational Kinesiology
To be facilitated by Ric Levendosky, licensed Brain Gym instructor, practitioner and educational consultant for 17 years.
As a movement-based program, Brain Gym is centered around 26 quick, easy, and energizing movements and activities ~ some of which are derived from the profoundly important developmental movements of […]