Workshops & Education

Education is key to lasting change.

That's why education is at the heart of our mission. Discover why our community events are a great way to get connected, learn from experts in our community, and empower yourself to learn more about your own health and wellness.

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Education At A Glance

We offer a variety of education sessions, classes, and workshops to keep you informed and interested in issues relating to your health and wellness. A few examples of popular offerings include: 

  • Managing stress through mindfulness
  • Suporting loved ones through illness
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations and classes

Attending education sessions isalso a great way to meet others in the community.

Fall Education Series and Workshops

The following education series and workshops are being offered this fall. Register online through your member account or visit or call us at 204-488-8023.

Prostate Cancer Presentation

One in nine men will develop Prostate Cancer. In this presentation you will learn about the function of the prostate, warning signs of prostate cancer, detection of the disease, treatments, and how to reduce the risk posed by the disease.

Friday, September 23 
1:30 p.m.

Free • open to everyone

Instructor: Joseph Borsa, Chairperson, Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group

Get Better Together

Take control of your health with a workshop designed to help Manitobans with ongoing health conditions. Led by others living with health issues who understand the challenges of managing symptoms, medications and health care needs. Build your confidence to manage better through group support and discussion of topics such as healthy eating, physical activity, communication and pain management.

Coming Soon

Free • open to everyone

six-week session

Instructor: Mike Lesiuk

The Holistic Approach to Treating Diabetes and Preventing Heart Disease

Do you have elevated blood sugar? Have you been told you are pre-diabetic? Do you have high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol? Do you carry weight around your mid section and struggle to lose stubborn belly fat? Did you know that chronic inflammation is often to the root cause of obesity and heart disease? We will also discuss natural and effective drug-free solutions to help lower your cholesterol, stabilize your blood sugar and decrease your risk for heart disease.

Monday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m.

$15 • members

$30 • non-members

Instructor: Dr. Leanne Florence

Disability Tax Credit (DTC) Consultant Presentation

Nicole and Stephanie will explain the various tax credits that can be used to reduce the amount of taxes payable on your income. If you have any type of impairment or restriction you may be eligible to apply. If you are a caregiver who assists someone with their day-to-day activities, there may be valuable Tax Credits available to you. The Canada Revenue Agency Disability Tax Credit can allow your claim to go back up to ten calendar years for substantial refunds - join us for more information and to find out if you are eligible!

Friday, October 7 at 10 a.m.

Free • open to everyone 

Instructor: Nicole Noschese and Stephanie Ettenhoffer

Dial Don't Drive

Dial Don't Drive is a Manitoba ACS Network public awareness campaign to reduce delays in seeking medical attention for heart attacks. The presentation will cover topics of why you should Dial Don’t Drive when you have chest pain and success of the current Dial Don’t Drive campaign and how you can participate.

Wednesday, October 12
at 11 a.m.

Free • open to everyone

Instructor: Dr. Shuangbo Liu

Self-Care Workshop

Participants will have an opportunity to bring mindful awareness to themselves, their needs and how to meet them. Together we will explore resources and regulating tools along with holistic wellbeing.

 

Saturday October 15 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

$35 • members

$50 • non-members

Instructor: Amanda

Reh-Verse

This education-based lifestyle program is designed to reverse our commonly held beliefs about healthy weight and help you approach weight loss in a way that will set you up for long-term success. The program is thoughtfully designed to focus on building a healthy lifestyle, providing you with the tools you need to build new habits and set realistic goals.

Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

October 21- December 2 (no class November 11)
$200 • six week session (members)
$275 • six week session (non-members)

Instructor: Reh-Fit Fitness Professional 

Art Therapy Workshop

This one-day workshop is an introduction to art therapy and how to use the arts in an intentional way for healing and wellness. The workshop gives you an opportunity to follow your creativity and find personal meaning in what arises. No artistic ability is required! The focus is not on learning art skills but to use the artistic process to facilitate healing and self- awareness.

 

Saturday October 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

$30 • members

$45 • non-members

Instructor: Tanissa

21-Day Sugar Cleanse

Packaged convenience foods such as 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! This program will equip you with the knowledge and a plan to execute a 21-day sugar-free challenge.

Mondays, November 7 - 28 at 7 p.m.

$40 • members

$55 • non-members

Instructor: Dr. Leanne Florence

Fall Prevention

Staying on Your Feet, Taking 
Steps to Prevent Falls

Wednesday, November 9 
2 p.m.

Free • open to everyone

Instructor: Reh-Fit Fitness Professional, Jen (CEP)

Diabetes Series- Three Part

Part 1: What is Diabetes?
Part 2: Managing Diabetes with Food and Medication
Part 3: How do Exercise and Emotions Affect my Diabetes?

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
November 15, 22, and 29.

Free • open to everyone
3-week session 

Instructor: Reh-fit Nurse, Talia

Restorative Sleep Workshop

Experience mindfulness and body-based practices that are aimed at setting you up for a restful night of deep sleep.

 

Saturday November 19 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

$35 • members

$50 • non-members

Instructor: Amanda

My experience at Reh-Fit has definitely been life-changing. If I would have known just how beneficial Reh-Fit could be, I would’ve joined years and years ago.

- Mark H.
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