UPCOMING EVENTS

(For a list of all events, please scroll below or mouse over the event to see a full description)

Thrive Despite Pain Group

Does chronic pain affect your daily life, limiting your ability to perform everyday tasks?  Thrive is a communicative, interactive and supportive group designed to help you learn how to manage your pain through modifications, nutrition, meditation, exercise, and more. This group meets weekly for six (6) weeks, and each session is two (2) hours long.

Wednesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, October 18 to November 22, 2017.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Chair Yoga

Do you suffer from chronic pain or limited mobility? Chair-based Yoga practice emphasizes mindful awareness of body sensations while one engages in gentle postures and stretches that are linked with the breath.  A chair and other props will be used.  This is for individuals with limited range of movement.

Thursdays 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm, October 5 to December 14, 2017 

**Please note: There will be NO session on October 19, 2017**

Central United Church, 12 Young Street, Welland

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Low Back Pain Yoga

Do you suffer from low back pain? These yoga sessions will focus on mindful awareness of body sensations, posture and breathing techniques, as well as targeted stretches and strengthening poses to help manage and improve your lower back pain. Chairs and other props will be used. This is for individuals with chronic low back pain.

Thursdays 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm, October 5 to December 14, 2017

**Please note: There will be NO session on October 19, 2017**

Central United Church, 12 Young Street, Welland

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Dementia Workshop

Does your loved one suffer from dementia? Come and join us for a 2.5 hour information session for family and caregivers of people with dementia.  This free workshop will help you to become more informed of community resources and supports.  Representatives from community agencies, including CAC, Alzheimer's Society, Community Support Services of Niagara, as well as the Niagara Region, will provide presentations regarding their programs and resources.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, from 9:30 am -11:30 am.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Heart Health Workshop

Attend an educational workshop to learn how to safely manage your high blood pressure and cholesterol through diet and lifestyle changes.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

Next workshop dates:

Thursday, September 21 from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

Bone Health Workshop Series

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians unnecessarily break bones every year because osteoporosis goes undiagnosed and untreated. Osteoporosis affects both men and women and leads to an increased risk of broken bones, mainly of the hips, wrists and shoulders. Attend our 4-week Bone Health Workshop Series to learn diet, lifestyle and exercise tips to help you maintain strong bones and reduce your risk of breaking bones as you age.

Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, November 1 - November 22, 2017

Contact FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Eat Well Workshop

This educational workshop will teach you about eating well for weight management and overall health and wellness.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

Upcoming workshop dates: 

Wednesday, September 13 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am

 

Mindfulness

The practice of Mindfulness helps reduce stress by breaking some of the unconscious habits of thinking and behaving that stop you from living life to the fullest.  Join us on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm to benefit from Mindfulness. 

Free of charge, no registration necessary. Held at the Community Wellness Complex, no membership required.

Upcoming Dates for 2017:

September 13 & 20

October 11 & 18

November 8 & 15

December 13 & 20

 

Urban Pole Walking

Come and join us for a new way to walk! Learn a new skill, experience many health benefits, and burn 20-45% more calories than regular walking!

Poles are provided.  

Tuesdays 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Pole Walking moved outside on Tuesday, May 9th. Please meet at the Welland Community Wellness Complex for start times of 8:00am and 8:45am. 

Pole Walking will be held indoors at the Seaway Mall starting in late Fall, date to be determined.

 

 

Anxiety Group

Come and join us for an Anxiety Group based on a Cognitive Behavioural Approach. This is a 9-week program.

Next session dates to be determined.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Craving Change

Do you struggle with emotional eating? Join our Registered Dietitian and Mental Health Nurse for a 6-week group which uses a Cognitive Behavioural approach to emotional eating that focuses on why we eat.

Next session dates to be determined.

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3

 

Craving Change Booster Single Sessions

Craving Change Booster Single Sessions are for patients who have previously attended a Craving Change 6-week group session. These Boosters are designed to help Craving Change participants keep on track by reviewing techniques and strategies for success. They provide opportunities for participants to share successes and challenges, to re-set their focus, and to keep on track.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday October 25 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Call FHT Reception to register: 905-734-9699 ext. 3