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Workshop Descriptions

Connected Canadians

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Making Your Computer Easier to See: Monday, October 4th from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Making your computer work for you with things are hard to see: Participants will learn how to adjust settings on their computers so that they are more accessible to use for those with minor vision loss.


How to Simplify Overwhelming Devices: Monday, October 25th from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Making technology work for you when your device is overwhelming: Participants will learn how to simplify their device user interface to reduce confusion.



Learn How to Use Alexa!

Wednesday, October 13th from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

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The Alexa Echo Show by Amazon is a great device to learn how to use. It allows you to have better and quicker access to all your Apps, Calendars, Reminders, Doctor Appointments, Entertainment such as Netflix & YouTube, games, books, and so much more.


It is a great tool that carries out your requests by the command of your voice — it is like having a personal assistant in your home! If you are interested in receiving an Alexa Echo Show, please come join us as we learn together about its usefulness in this workshop offered through Flo’s Seniors.

**Limited quantities of the Alexa devices are available**



Let’s Talk About: Diabetes and Your Kidneys

Wednesday, October 27th from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Join us for a presentation and interactive discussion on diabetes and your kidneys, with special guest Craig Lindsay, Program Manager at the Kidney Foundation Ontario Branch.



Tai Chi for Health

Every Monday from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and every Thursday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Until December 2021

Online Only


Tai Chi QiGong is a mind-body Chinese practice that involves a combination of slow-motion exercises and deep breathing and meditation. By regularly practicing Tai Chi, participants will improve their physical fitness – balance, agility and flexibility, and increase strength in joints and muscles. Tai Chi can also improve one’s mental health by reducing stress levels and rejuvenating the mind and spirit. The class is open to anyone from all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.


Classes on Mondays will specifically be Wu Qin Xi QiGong (Five Animals QiGong). Practice of the Five Animals QiGong exercise can ease the joints, strengthen the waist, and nourish the organs. This practice also lowers stress and anxiety, increases focus, and improves balance and flexibility. Five Animals QiGong is an ancient Wudang Taoist exercise. The movements of this Five Animals QiGong exercise are based on the movements of the tiger, deer, bear, monkey, and crane.



Caribbean Fit Fete

Every Tuesday – Until December 2021 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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CARIBBEAN FIT FETE is a ‘Get Fit, Island Style” cardio workout. This experience emulates the spirit of the Caribbean; a celebration of movement, music and life. This workout makes for a perfect active escape from your hectic day, and stressful mind. During this pandemic, it’s become almost mandatory to seek such spaces as Caribbean Fit Fete to get you moving, engage in smiles and to lift your spirit.



Sharing the Songs You Love

Every Thursday – Until December 2021 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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In a small group, participants are given an opportunity to share the music and songs that they love to others. Participants are encouraged to create a discussion by explaining the context and background of the song or music that they picked for the group. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the positive impact of music and the different musical genres and artists.



Chair Yoga

Every Tuesday from 10:00 am – 11:00 am and every Thursday from 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Until December 2021

Online Only (In-person sessions currently suspended due to provincial lockdown regulations)


Chair yoga is an adaptation from modern yoga through the use of sitting on a chair or standing and using a chair for support. Participants in the class will learn various yoga poses that will help stretch and strengthen muscles, flexibility, and balance. The sessions will also include breathing and relaxation techniques. Chair yoga is open for those who are new to yoga and for those who are unable to participate in traditional yoga classes due to aging, injury or disability.



Dancing with Nubia

Every Saturday – Until December 2021 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Online Only


Dancing with Nubia is a fun opportunity for participants to learn how to keep physically fit through dancing. Participants of the program will also learn about a well-balanced lifestyle that includes healthy eating, well-being, and exercise. At the end of each session, participants are encouraged to practice what they have learned by moving and dancing at home. The class is open for anyone from all ages, genders, backgrounds, and fitness levels.

To attend these workshops, please register at the “Register Here!” button.

You can also register by contacting:

Community Outreach Activity Coordinator

Email: bronson.safeopen@outlook.com

Phone: 343-999-9110