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Workshops & Events

We've got a fantastic lineup of events and workshops scheduled - check out the highlights below and check in often for updates.

789 Dupont Street, Toronto ON

Tel: (416) 588-7789

Coming Up:

Live Cooking Demos

Tuesday, March 24 at 4pm

Tuesday, March 31 at 4pm

Join Dr. Rachel Schwartzman, ND for some interactive and fun Live Cooking Demos.

Each class is $10. Web link, recipes + ingredient lists will be sent the Sunday prior to the class. 

Rachel will talk you through the health benefits of the foods, how to improvise in the kitchen, and will encourage everyone to use what they have at home, making a low waste meal. All recipes will be simple, with minimal ingredients that you likely have at home, and will be sure to be delicious!

 

March 24 Menu

Roasted Vegetable sheet Pasta sauce with your choice of Pasta

Apple and Carrot Muffins

Breakfast Cookies

March 31 Menu

Turmeric Fried Rice

No Bake Energy Balls

Granola

Where: Live, online class

Host: Dr. Rachel Schwartzman, ND

Cost per demo: $10 + HST

Pre-registration is required. 

 

Create Your Village

Mom Hang-outs

Fridays 12 pm - 1:30 pm

February 7 - March 14

Create your Village. Join us in this fun, interactive and engaging 6 week series where like-minded moms get to hang out, drink tea, and make baby + mama friendly items.

Items to be made: herbal tea blends, healing salves, face masks, cough syrups and more.

Where: Dupont Naturopathic. 789 Dupont St. (at Shaw)

Host: Dr. Rachel Schwartzman, ND

Cost: $195 + HST

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

 

Smells Like Teen Spirit

An experiential workshop for parents of teens.

Next session: April 2020

Parenting a teenager can be challenging at its best. At its worst, it can be an isolating,frustrating and an overwhelming experience.

In this experiential workshop with Moin Subhani, we will explore the idea of supporting parents with their struggles - in particular discovering tools of self-support. We will also deepen the concept of self-care - to develop practical strategies that parents can use when interacting with their teenager and we will look at the physical experience of parenting as it impacts the body.

 

Cost: $40

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Moin Subhani is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) - with a private practice in Toronto. He brings creativity and movement, dance, music, writing, drawing,drama, pop-culture as relevant to deepen the therapy experience.

 

Beyond Birth

Breastfeeding Clinic

Thursday March 12

10 am - noon

FREE SESSION. Full lactation visit and connect with other parents

Meaghan Beames from MyBaby Craniosacral Therapy will be joining us as our special guest to teach parents how they can support their babies through gentle massage techniques!  She will show you how to to release tension in your baby's jaw, cheeks, tongue, forehead and tummy to help with feeding and gas!

 
 

Mindful Self Care

Practices for Mama

7 pm - 8:15 pm

Tuesday, March 24 

Mamas, Tired of being Tired? This workshop is all about Mindful Self Care Practices for Mama.

Discover easy, grounding mindful practices to accommodate our capacity to care for our household and support this mom ride. Join Sari, mama, and yoga teacher, to absorb ways to self-care and show up for the people you are raising the way you want! All materials and essential oils included.

Tuesday, April 28 

Are your kids driving you crazy? Is your evening routine chaotic and you need some strategies ASAP? Join Sari, mama, yoga teacher, and essential oil lover to learn self-care practices to model and share with your kids. Experience ways to create a calm environment, boost immunity, and enhance connection within your household. This workshop is for moms or dads only. Essential oil rollers included.

Where: Dupont Naturopathic. 789 Dupont St. (at Shaw)

Cost: $25 each session

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Awaken Your Afterglow

Tuesday mornings 10 am - 12 pm 

March 24 - April 28

Connection, Community, Confidence.

In 6 weeks you will;

  • Build your village and develop new mom support

  • Gain confidence to awaken your afterglow

  • Hear expert knowledge from the best curated postnatal professionals

  • This program is Ideal for moms in their fourth trimester

  • Includes an amazing swag bag filled with must-haves for new moms

  • Cost is $225 for 6 weeks of amazing programming

  • Call to register your spot (416)588-7789

 
 

Yoga & Mindfulness

for Kids and Tweens

with Kiran Grewal

A 6 week introductory workshop that's fun, engaging and can help kids cope with anxiety and stress. 

Wednesdays, March 25 - May 6

(No class on April 18)

6:15 pm - 7 pm, 6-9 yrs

7:15 pm - 8 pm, 10-12 yrs

Cost: $125 plus tax for 6 week session


Kiran Grewal is a mindful mom of 2 and a natural health advocate. She has been practicing mindfulness and yoga with kids for 10 years. She is a marketing professional and a holistic health and life coach. She is passionate about healing through the integration of body, mind and spirit. Kiran has an unwavering positivity towards life and a genuine compassion for the human spirit.  

Winter Workshops with Care Sinclair

CPR 9 am - 12 pm
Care's Infant/Family CPR & Safety Workshop teaches you what to do if the unthinkable happens. This 3 hour course focuses on accident prevention, basic family first aid, as well as infant & child CPR & relief of choking (also review adult skills). Great for expectant parents, experienced parents, grandparents, aunt, uncles, babysitters & childcare providers.

March 22  Register here

April 19  Register here

May 24  Register here

Babywearing Drop In 10 am - 11 am
This 1.5-hour session is led by Care Sinclair, Mother of 3, Babywearing Educator, Registered Midwife and Heart & Stroke Foundation CPR Instructor.

March 18  Register here

April 29  Register here

May 27  Register here

 

Semi Private Postnatal

Yoga Classes

with yoga instructor/RMT Lisa Falla

Thursdays, 10 am - Starting March 5th

75-minute classes for 6 weeks

This class is ideal for mums who are 12+ weeks into their postpartum journey and looking at safely getting back into a yoga or a fitness routine. The focus will be more restorative to encourage continued healing, education and connection to your deep core in subtle ways, progressing to simple functional movement-based postures and exercises. The smaller classes will also permit for more individualized attention and potential for hands on care.
 

Babies are welcome but will not be incorporated into the actual class.

Cost: $200 for 6 weeks.