Seniors Events

Monday, January 22nd

Yin Yoga at Bareroots with Shauna - All Levels Drop-in

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 8:00am | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Yin Yoga aims to improve fascial tissue health throughout the body targeting 13 different meridians. The practice of Yin consists of a series of longer held postures where the muscles are fully suppoorted by blocks and bolsters to promote relaxation of the muscle and allow the yin postures to work...

Yoga at Bare Roots with Shauna - Gentle Hatha Flow

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Gentle Hatha is a mindful and meditative approach to opening the body with softness. Shauna teaches an overall balanced yoga class with postures that move the spine in all directions and incorporating balance postures, floor work and mindfulness practice- pranayama/yoga nidra etc. Emphasis on...

Tuesday, January 23rd

Yoga at Bare Roots with Teresa - Level 1 Drop-In

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Introduces the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses. Also introduced at this level is the basis of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are...

Adult Day Program

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors

West Coast Recreation Programs is a weekly Adult Day program providing social, recreational and therapeutic activities for people experiencing memory loss, communication disorders, social isolation and those with physical or cognitive disabilities. If you are interested in learning more about our...

McMillan Arts Centre Feature Exhibit

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Seniors

Our current exhibit at the gallery features Rosemarie Baker and Susan Hiebert. We are open Tues. through Sat. from 10am-4pm for viewing.

Wednesday, January 24th

Gentle Therapeutic Yoga at Bare Roots - With Tracey

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 8:30am | Health & Fitness, Seniors

The class will help you unwind from old stress responses and habitual patterning we can tend to create. These exercises help to remind your brain to keep your body flexible and free from discomfort and pain aftershock, injury or overuse. The exercises are very simple and very effective when in pain...

Seniors Are Talking

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:00pm | Seniors

A friendly comfortable place for social interaction, fun outings and gathering information. This happens every Wednesday in either Parksville or Qualicum. 

Indoors Island Roots Markets.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 3:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Markets, Seniors, Shopping & Fashion

Our regular "Island Roots Market" is moving indoors for our Fall/Winter season. We provide a means to gather local food and other locally made items and the accompanying farmers/producers to create a year-round farmers' & artisans market. 3-6pm.

Thursday, January 25th

Robbie Burns Day

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00am | Community, Education, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Major Events, Seniors

The annual celebratory tribute to the life, works, and spirit of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns (1759-1796). Celebrated on, or about, the Bard's birthday, Jan. 25th, Burns Suppers range from formal gatherings to uproariously informal rave-ups of drunkards. Most fall in some sort of time...

Thursday Night Dancing

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Music, Seniors

“Coombs Old Time Fiddlers. Resuming January 11, 2018, Every Thursday; DANCE or just listen; all ages; 7:30 p.m., Great old time music, dance styles include waltzes, two-steps, polkas, jigs, schottisches and more. The Coombs Fiddlers entertain monthly at seniors' care homes in Oceanside and at...

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