Health Educational Sessions

REH-FIT HELPS YOU EXERCISE YOUR BODY AND MIND

At the Reh-Fit, we want to help you exercise not only your body but also your mind. Choose from a large variety of health, fitness, and nutrition educational sessions addressing the common concerns talked about in today’s society. We offer great topics delivered by reputable presenters to address some of the questions you may have.

Register online for the following sessions:

Mar 25 : 21 Day Sugar Cleanse

Can’t seem to satisfy your sweet tooth? Do you experience cravings, headaches, joint pain, fatigue or have difficulty losing weight? You are not alone. Packaged convenience foods like granola bars, canned soups, condiments, breakfast cereals and protein powders are packed with hidden sugars. The sugar epidemic has put North Americans in a state of chronic pain, anxiety and obesity which is not very… convenient!

Ready to make a change? Join us for a 21-day sugar cleanse and start looking and feeling your best! You will be glad you did.

Mondays
March 25
April 1
April 8
April 15
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Presenter: Leanne Florence, ND
Members: $40
Non-members: 55

  • Week 1 – Purging Your Kitchen – Discussion on how to prepare for the cleanse, review of macronutrients, alternative names for sugars, the inflammatory effects of sugar and it’s effect on our liver and our waistline.
  • Week 2 – Grocery Store Tour – Reviewing labels to reveal hidden sugars and preservatives, discussion on choosing healthier meats, eggs, dairy and dairy substitutes, discussion on buying organic vs. conventional produce.
  • Week 3 – The Great Fat Debate – The scoop on different protein powders, smoothies and juicing. Discussion on the importance of healthy fats, including our intake of omega-3 vs. omega-6 and saturated vs. unsaturated fats.
  • Week 4 – Why We Are Hooked – The effect of sugar and sugar substitutes on our hormones and neurotransmitters, review of participant’s experiences throughout the program. Discussion on how to break the cleanse and implement sustainable lifestyle healthy changes.
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Mar 27 : Knee Club

Every 4th Wednesday of the month
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Laura Reimer, Founder and TKR patient

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Apr 2 : Getting You Travel Ready

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Carla MacDonald, The Traveling Guardian

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Apr 11 : Mature Driver Course

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Safety Services Manitoba Instructor

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Apr 15 : Osteoporosis, Arthritis And Diabetes: Exercise Guidance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Sam Higham, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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Apr 17 : Wound Care/Skills

Wound Care/Skills

7:00 – 8:30: Wound Care/Skills
8:30-9:00: Q&A

Speaker: Susan Poiron RN
Susan is a registered nurse at the Health Sciences Centre who spent 16 years working on the Orthopedic Service and is now an integral member of the diabetic foot and complicated wound team at the health Sciences Centre where she has worked for the past 14 years.

Speaker: Marina Potenza
Marina is a registered nurse in the Diabetic Foot and Complicated Wound Clinic where she has worked for the past 9 years.  Marina has past experience in wound care having worked on the Orthopedic Surgery Service and the Hemodialysis Unit at the Health Sciences Centre and she is a certified foot care nurse.

Free – open to everyone

Register by email: events@reh-fit.com

 

Apr 17 : Healthy Eating For A Health Gut

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 18 : Healthy Eating For A Health Gut

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 18 : Balanced High Protein Eating

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 23 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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Apr 23 : Balanced High Protein Eating

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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Apr 29 : Easing Seasonal Allergies

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

We will discuss ways to help you manage seasonal allergies through medicinal and non-medicinal methods.

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May 1 : Cure Your Back Pain

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Amandev Dhesi, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist Consultant

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May 3 : Stay On Your Feet: Improve Your Balance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jen McLaren, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 6 : Heart Failure: What It Is And How To Prevent It

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Gord Fogg, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 7 : Live Healthy Speaker Series

Sleep: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Dr. Magdy Younes, MD PhD

Magdy Younes is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He established the sleep laboratory at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg in 1991, directing it for ten years. Dr. Younes remains very active in sleep research and technological innovation, with his work leading to breakthrough discoveries and new inventions for assessing sleep depth and quality. He lives in Winnipeg.

Register by email: events@reh-fit.com

 

May 8 : Mature Driver Course

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Safety Services Manitoba Instructor

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May 10 : Anatomy And Physiology Of The Cardiovascular System

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Jean Paul Normandin, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 13 : Hearing Health Check

Included with Membership

Do you constantly feel people are mumbling or not speaking loud enough? Come get your hearing checked!

Appointments are 15 minutes long and can be booked at the Reception Desk.

May 13 : Tick Talk

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

As we come out of winter hibernation, so do the little eight-legged pests. We will provide information on how to best prepare ourselves against ticks and Lyme disease.

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May 14 : Cooking Demo: Cooking For 1 Or 2 People

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

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May 21 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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May 21 : Introduction To Mindfulness

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

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May 27 : Badminton For Beginners

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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May 27 : 21 Day Sugar Cleanse

Can’t seem to satisfy your sweet tooth? Do you experience cravings, headaches, joint pain, fatigue or have difficulty losing weight? You are not alone. Packaged convenience foods like granola bars, canned soups, condiments, breakfast cereals and protein powders are packed with hidden sugars. The sugar epidemic has put North Americans in a state of chronic pain, anxiety and obesity which is not very… convenient!

Ready to make a change? Join us for a 21-day sugar cleanse and start looking and feeling your best! You will be glad you did.

Mondays
May 27
June 3
June 10
June 17
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Presenter: Leanne Florence, ND
Members: $40
Non-members: 55

  • Week 1 – Purging Your Kitchen – Discussion on how to prepare for the cleanse, review of macronutrients, alternative names for sugars, the inflammatory effects of sugar and it’s effect on our liver and our waistline.
  • Week 2 – Grocery Store Tour – Reviewing labels to reveal hidden sugars and preservatives, discussion on choosing healthier meats, eggs, dairy and dairy substitutes, discussion on buying organic vs. conventional produce.
  • Week 3 – The Great Fat Debate – The scoop on different protein powders, smoothies and juicing. Discussion on the importance of healthy fats, including our intake of omega-3 vs. omega-6 and saturated vs. unsaturated fats.
  • Week 4 – Why We Are Hooked – The effect of sugar and sugar substitutes on our hormones and neurotransmitters, review of participant’s experiences throughout the program. Discussion on how to break the cleanse and implement sustainable lifestyle healthy changes.
Register

May 28 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Tenille Sonnichsen, Reh-Fit Dietitian

 

May 29 : Osteoporosis, Arthritis And Diabetes: Exercise Guidance

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Sam Higham, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

Register

 

May 29 : Grocery Store Tour

(Sobeys Taylor)
Meet At Sobeys On Taylor

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Michelle Leaf, Reh-Fit Dietitian

Register

 

Jun 10 : Natural Products And Medications

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Chris Mendoza BSc (Gen), BSc (Pharm), CDE, Pharmacist at Prairie Health Apothecary

The use of natural products is on the rise but natural doesn’t always mean 100% safe. We will discuss the most common natural products and important interactions with medications and medical conditions.

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Jun 18 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

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Jun 18 : Mindfulness & Yoga For Sleep

Members: $40
Non-members: $55
Presenter(s): Kim Dorge, Reh-Fit Nurse

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Jul 16 : Myofacial Release 101: Foam Rolling And More!

Included with Membership
Non-members: $10
Presenter(s): Kailey Evans, Reh-Fit Fitness Professional

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Jul 23 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register

Aug 20 : Pre- And Post Op Management Of Total Hip And Knee Replacements

Included with Membership
Non-members: Complimentary
Presenter(s): Jasmine Thorsteinson, Reh-Fit Physiotherapist

Register