Community Health And Wellness Workshops - YMCA of Three Rivers Waterloo Region

Community Health And Wellness Workshops

2022 Virtual Workshops-Supporting your health and wellness at home.

Please note that all workshops will be hosted on ZOOM. Time will be included at the end of each workshop for questions and answers. Workshops are free for YMCA members & non-members. You must register for each workshop; Registration information can be found below. Can't attend the date of the workshop? Register anyways and you will receive the recording of the workshop  to review at at time that works for you.

Fall – October and November 2022

Posture Workshop

Tuesday October 24, 2022 | 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker: Katelyn Corke R. Kin

Get a fresh perspective on how your posture can affect your health. Attend this workshop to gain insight into what posture is, how it affects us and take away some practical tips, tricks and exercises to support beneficial postural positions. To get the most out of this workshop have a broomstick, open wall space to stand against and a stable chair ready.

Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Wednesday November 2, 2022 | 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker: Dave Patterson R.Kin

Do you have arthritis? Pain, stiffness and questions?
 Join us for this workshop to discuss osteoarthritis and the role of exercise in arthritis management. Includes tips on what to do, and how to get started with exercise at home.

Balance Training

Monday November 7, 2022 | 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker: Katelyn Corke R.Kin

Balance is key to safe movement. If we don’t train for balance as we age, we can lose it.
Attend this workshop to increase your understanding of balance training, learn how to incorporate it into your routine, and how it can help you feel more confident on your feet. If you would like to try some of the balance exercises during the workshop, please have a stable surface to hold onto.

 Exercise and bone health  

Wednesday November 23, 2022 | 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker: Katelyn Corke R.Kin

Join us in a practical workshop to learn more about how bone strength changes over time and how to make daily activities spine safe.
We will also explore safe and effective exercises to help maintain your bone health. To get the most out of this workshop please have a broomstick and stable chair ready. There will also be an option to practice ground to standing movements.

 Do you have a question about our workshops? Please contact Crystal:

How to Register for Workshops in Three Simple Steps:

Please note that you must register at minimum 2 hours in advance of the workshop start time. Registration for each workshop closes 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the workshop.

1. Use the "Click to Change Date" button to select the date of the workshop you wish to register for.

2. Click on "Filter by Location" and select Virtual Wellness Workshops.

3. Select the workshop that you are interested in, and fill out the form if you are a non-member or simply log in if you are an existing YMCA member.

If you need support with your registration, please connect with us.