Special Interest

AROMATHERAPY TO REDUCE STRESS & ANXIETY
Learn how to safely use Essential Oils to address the emotional body. Make and take an Aromatherapy blend to assist you or a loved one. Taught by Deanna Papineau Certified Clinical Aromatherapist
Instructor: Deanna Papineau
#46843 Thursday October 18, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Lewis Craft Room A, $45

AROMATHERAPY FOR CHILDREN
Practical & safe applications for babies, children, & teens. How, When, Why & What to do when working with essential oils. Make and Take an aromatherapy blend.    Taught by Deanna Papineau Certified Clinical Aromatherapist. Instructor: Deanna Papineau
#46844 Wednesday November 21, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Filberg Soroptomist Lounge, $45

MODEL RAILROADING
(10 years & over)
Learn about the fascinating world of model railroading. Information and instruction will be provided about various aspects of this hobby. Throughout the sessions participants will work on building a small diorama to take home at the end of the program. Guidance and assistance will be provided by experienced model railroaders. Suitable for youngsters and adults alike. Anyone looking to learn about this hobby and build some skills will be interested.
#47105 Saturdays, October 13 - November 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Lower Native Sons Hall, $25/4

FAMILY CAREGIVER EDUCATION (DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMERS)
(55 years & over)
This workshop is for family members who are caring for a person with dementia. Information includes: Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, effective and creative ways of facilitating communication with a person with dementia, problem solving for responsive behaviours & self care for the caregiver. Instructor: Alzheimers Society
#46747 Thursdays, September 27 - October 11, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Lower Native Sons Hall, Free, please register

WRITING YOUR MEMOIRS
In this workshop, we’ll walk through the steps necessary to take your life’s memories and turn them into a published legacy piece for personal or commercial use. Instructor: Kara Foreman
#46841 Saturday November 24, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Filberg Soroptimist Lounge    $35

INTRODUCTION TO NUMEROLOGY
Numerology is the study of the vibrational significance of the numbers found in your name & birth date. It can provide insight into your strengths & weaknesses, deep desires, emotional triggers, innate talents & the way you respond to others. It also provides tools to make important life decisions. In this workshop you’ll learn how to perform the fundamental calculations to build your ‘numerology map.’ Instructor: Kara Foreman
#46840 Saturday October 27, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Filberg Soroptimist Lounge, $35

READING THE TAROT
Learn this ancient art of ‘sooth saying’ for personal development or to work professionally. You’ll learn how to get to know your cards, what layouts to use in different situations, & how to develop your reading abilities. Bring a Tarot deck with you. If you don’t own one, borrow or purchase a deck that resonates with you.
Instructor: Kara Foreman
#46839 Saturday September 29, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Filberg Craft Room, $35

INTRO TO NORDIC POLE WALKING
(55 years & older)
Learn the correct Nordic pole walking technique, the difference between Nordic poles and other walking poles, and why Nordic pole walking is such an effective fitness activity for you. Improve your endurance, cardio, posture, balance, and much more. Instructor: Catherine Egan
#46903 Fridays, September 14 - November 2, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Lewis Centre, $80/8

INTRODUCTION TO SAIL C420
In this very popular course, new adult sailors are introduced to basic double-handed sailing skills in the C420 dinghy and follow the CANSail 1 course curriculum. A perfect way to try the sport! No class September 21.
Instructor:
 Comox Bay Sailing Club
#46935 Wednesdays & Fridays, September 12 - October 5, 5:00 - 7:30 pm, $225/7

MINDFUL FITNESS FOR PAIN & STRESS MANAGEMENT
This one hour class offers a combination of deep breathing techniques, mindfulness meditation, and visualization skills that will help to manage chronic pain and decrease stress. Each class offers an educational component relating to relaxation skills and health. Instructor: Kathi Cameron, RCC
#47097 Tuesdays, September 18 - November 6, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $110/8

MINDS IN MOTION
This class is designed for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and a friend, family member or caregiver. Enjoy light exercise followed by activities or games and social time in a relaxed atmosphere. Light refreshments will be provided.
Wednesdays, #46613 September 12 - October 24, #46614 November 7 - December 19, 1:00 - 3:00 pm,
Lower Native Sons Hall, $60/7