Posts Tagged "Celebration"

Dance, Dance, Dance

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Events, Featured, Health | Comments Off on Dance, Dance, Dance

Dance, Dance, Dance

This is the title of one of my favorite songs by Steve Miller Band.  Here are the opening lyrics: My grandpa, he’s 95 And he keeps on dancin’ He’s still alive My grandma, she’s 92 She loves to dance And sing some, too I don’t know, but I’ve been told If you keep on dancing You’ll never grow old… I agree!  I love to dance (and sing some too)! Dancing has been a significant part of my life ever since I was a teenager.  I have never had any formal training in dance and I don’t think it is at all necessary to develop a love of dance and enjoy the many benefits. Why do I love to dance?  I love music and I love allowing it to move me and my body.  I love to dance in community and enjoy celebrating life through music and dancing.  I love to be expressive and creative with my movements and try different moves and rhythms out.  I love how dancing brings me into my body and into the present moment.  I love that every person, at any age, with any ability can be included in dance. I love how it is a way to bring people together.  I love that I get to exercise my body while I am having fun and don’t even feel like I am “working out”. As a chiropractor, I think dance is a wonderful way to enhance health and wellbeing.  I often recommend dance as a form of exercise, whether in dance classes, events, parties, or dancing at home (this is what I do a lot of). I especially appreciate free movements when it comes to dancing.  What we know about the body is that it appreciates random, non-repetitive movements that cause many different muscles, large and small, to be firing and this helps our joints and spines be in healthy alignment.  Free, or ecstatic, dance is a way to move the body without any structured or choreographed movements. Here at Source Centre we are hosting our first monthly ecstatic dance event on Wednesday, April 23rd starting at 7:30pm.  We invite you come to dance and play with us.  We aim to create a safe space where everyone feels welcome, free to be themselves and free to move their bodies as they please.  If you feel perfectly at ease with dance, or if it is new and scary for you, just come, we welcome all of...

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An Early Taste of Spring

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Events, Featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Early Taste of Spring

An Early Taste of Spring

It seems most of us have had enough of winter at this point. It’s been extremely cold, snowy, wet, messy. And it goes on! However… We’ve got some heart-opening and spirited Spring in bloom already here at Source Centre. Have you been by lately to see the beautiful photography on display by the wonderful and talented Tatyana Xsenya? If not, I invite you over because these photos won’t be up for too much longer. And her gorgeous collection of natural photography from her world travels are just the balm for us right now (short of a visit to these warmer climates!). I’ve spent a couple of months with these images and I’ve been reconsidering which one is my favourite. I thought it was the one titled Athabasca Falls in Morning Light where she captured the beauty and the rush of these majestic falls. Wow! The other day during a Reiki treatment in our ‘Sunshine Room’, however, I found myself mesmerized by an incredible closeup piece of the rib of a Titan Arum. What’s a Titan Arum, you ask? It’s an extraordinary flower that can weigh up to 200lbs and is known to bloom for 24 hours once every decade. Tatyana has provided wonderful descriptions for each room so you can learn more about these exquisite pieces. So come over and take a tour, dive into the colour and the magnificence and escape the winter blues. Oh, and for a really easy going price, you can even take home your favourite piece. That is, if I don’t beat you to it first. 🙂...

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Source Centre Holiday Party & Photography Exhibition

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Events, Featured | Comments Off on Source Centre Holiday Party & Photography Exhibition

Source Centre Holiday Party & Photography Exhibition

Thursday, December 19th 7:00pm – 9:00pm Source Centre for Health & Wellness 326 Adelaide Street West, Suite 202   To all our Source Centre Clients and Friends: you are cordially invited to our Annual Holiday Party. In addition to our merrymaking, this year we are very excited to launch a photo exhibit by our friend, local artist, Tatyana Xsenya. Drop by for a glass of apple cider and a cabbage roll and check out some lovely art pieces. Journey to see the ancient cherry blossoms, the healing waters from Hell Valley, the exquisite pink lotus blooms, the rare opening of the world’s tallest flower, the majestic Rockies and be surrounded by a double circle rainbow. Each room at Source Centre holds a careful selection of images to reflect the identity of the space. All photographs are available for purchasing – each with a certificate stating its limited edition, the artist’s statement and a travel article. See below for a sampling of Tatyana’s imagery. Please RSVP by calling 416-923-4325 or email us...

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California Trippin’

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Featured, Quotes & Thoughts, Uncategorized | Comments Off on California Trippin’

California Trippin’

I greeted the fall season in California this year. Yes! California! I went to do an intensive training for a practice I’m newly unrolling in November at Source Centre called the Art of Feminine Presence (more on that in a future post) and then I spent a couple of days in West L.A., a place called Venice Beach. I am always so enriched by, and grateful for, opportunities to explore myself in different environments. I spent many hours by the Pacific ocean just absorbing her roaring beating heart…letting the sun stroke my skin (this is a different sun, I tell you)…drinking in the salty air…taking in the extraordinary beauty of the horizon and the hills and the sky. I took precious time feeling my feelings and grounding my energy. Whenever I go somewhere I can come back and write a novel of my experiences, the details, and the way I felt and the things that opened up and transformed for me. It’s truly one of the gifts of our time to be able to visit faraway places with relative ease and expense. I stayed at the most beautiful spot, made some new friends and had an amazing time exploring myself through time and space in unfamiliar terrain. And I came back a different person than I was when I left. In truth, don’t we go to bed each night a different person than the one who awoke that morning? What’s our degree of awareness around it? Do we search it out and welcome it? It can seem a scary thing but so, so worth it. To be...

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VIP Event: You’re Invited!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Events, Featured | Comments Off on VIP Event: You’re Invited!

VIP Event: You’re Invited!

Tuesday July 9, 20135:30pm – 8:00pm At Source Centre for Health & Wellness 326 Adelaide Street West, Suite 202 416-923-4325   You’re invited to Source Centre’s VIP Event: Your Health Matters.   Meet our Expert Health Panel and learn how you can: Feel Young Lose Weight Optimize Health   Highlights of the event: Complimentary health checks, massages and acupuncture. Gain valuable advice from our health talks. One-night only special offers and prizes Healthy snacks and refreshments   Limited seating is available so please RSVP by July 2, 2013 to reserve your spot. Call 416-923-4325 or email health@sourcecentre.ca.  Tweet...

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