Wellness

Learn about the latest health information from the experts. Wellness lectures and events provide an opportunity to find out about the issues that matter to you. Learn about common health concerns and risk factors, and get tips on prevention and treatment options to best manage your physical, psychological and spiritual well-being. Check the Events and Activities Calendar for upcoming dates and topics.

For more information, please contact Katie at katieg@betelcentre.org or 416-225-2112 ext. 126 or Maria at marial@betelcentre.org or 416-225-2112, ext. 130.

Upcoming Lectures

June 29, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Should you go gluten free? What does a leaky gut mean? Join us to hear about your digestive system from a Naturopath’s perspective.
Speaker: Dr. Talia Marcheggiani, Naturopathic Doctor

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

This presentation will look at what changes we can adopt in our environment and our support systems to remain independent and safe in our home.
Speaker: Paresh Vyas, Nurse Next Door

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

July 10, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Stress is a major factor in today’s fast paced society, but excess stress can lead to poor health outcomes and is a major risk factor for heart disease. Maurice Bloch has been providing counselling and support services for over 20 years, and will lead the group through a stress reduction program including relaxation exercises, awareness training, thought control and more.

Monday, July 10 - August 28, 2017
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free

For more information or to register, please contact Maria at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

July 13, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn more about the National Campaign for Better Hearing and the risks associated with untreated hearing loss. Free screenings and hearing-aid cleanings after the presentation!
Speaker: Sonia Miceli, Doctor of Audiology, ListenUP! Canada

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

July 19, 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Join us for a guided, gentle hike through Rouge Part. Registration required. Please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org to register.

Cost: $5
Bus leaves at 10:00 am

July 20, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Rimbala is an innovative falls prevention program developed by Daniel Rubinoff. It combines live music and simple movement activities to help improve balance and mobility.
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Rubinoff, Research Associate, Baycrest and University of Toronto

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

July 27, 2017 - 9:45am - 10:30am

MUSIC THERAPY WITH MIYA MUSIC THERAPY!

“LITTLE TUNES TOGETHER”
This intergenerational program will bring together babies, mothers and older adults to sing songs and play instruments. Limited space! Registration required.

Thursday, July 27 – August 31
9:45 – 10:30 am
Cost: $30

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

July 27, 2017 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Anger is a normal, healthy emotion. But what happens when it gets the best of us?
Speaker: Debbie Matheus, Registered Social Worker

1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cost: Free

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

August 2, 2017 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

No dance experience require. Free admission.

For more information, please contact Maria Lindgren at 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org.

August 3, 2017 - 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Learn the health benefits of laughter. No exercise required! Drop in.
Instructor: Joyce Solomon

12:15 - 1:15 pm
Cost: Free