RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology
Yoga is great for adults of all ages, especially seniors. Studies have shown that yoga can be extremely helpful when it comes to combating stress, fatigue, and pain. Some yoga poses increase core strength and balance, which reduces the risk of fall-related injuries. Other poses can alleviate senior-related health issues such as menopause.
Join Bonnie Harvey from Inner Focus Yoga for a fun hour of Chair Yoga!
There are many different styles of yoga today, and sometimes it can be intimidating to start if we don’t know what to expect. Learning the poses correctly is a key ingredient for avoiding injury and building a strong practice. Join Bonnie Harvey of Inner Focus Yoga as she breaks down the 5 most common poses you will see in a yoga class, variations you can take, and some common habits to avoid. Discussion, theory, and practice.
Join Aimee Maund and Bonnie Harvey of Focus Taekwon Do for an introduction to self defense. Participants will discover the most common attacks, and your instructors will guide you through the 4 steps to taking control of any situation. You will learn basic joint manipulation and pressure points, giving you the tools for effective self defense strategies regardless of your size.
Participants should come in comfortable clothes so they can practice the moves taught.
Join us at 7pm on April 21, 2016. Bonnie Harvey, yogi and owner of Inner Focus Yoga, will share her journey of sickness to health using natural remedies. The best medicine available to us is free!
"Yoga is universal - you just have to find what speaks to you."
What does “success” mean to you? Is it more money, a better relationship, recognition? Are your bills, poor decisions, lack of support…your “life” dictating your goals…or are you? Learn how practicing seven simple steps can put you on a path of achieving your personal and or professional success!
Presented by Life Coach Sandra Oleksiw. http://sandraoleksiw.weebly.com/ and hosted by the High River Library.
Here be Dragons! – Microscopic Monsters from the Crown Of the Continent
John & Kathleen Hancock from the Pincher Creek Library
Journey under water to meet and view microscopic aquatic monsters. During this journey we will see some amazing evolutionary adaptions and learn about organisms that live in the aquatic environment in South West Alberta.
Engaging Recreationist; Dutch Creek Restoration Project - 2016 Winter Speaker Series: Footprints on the Landscape
Engaging Recreationist; Dutch Creek Restoration Project
Anna Garleff & Norine Ambrose from the Lethbridge Public Library
October 2015 OWC hosted a restoration for recreation event with the Crowsnest Pass Quad Squad, Trout Unlimited, Spray Lake Sawmills, and Cows & Fish. More than 50 dedicated volunteers built structural walls that encourage bridge use, and planted new willows and poplar trees. The restoration event brought people together to take action and strengthen their connection to the land and each other.
Straddling the Divide – The Great Divide Trail - 2016 Winter Speaker Series: Footprints on the Landscape
Straddling the Divide – The Great Divide Trail
Dave Hockney from the Okotoks Library
The Great Divide Trail traverses the continental divide between Alberta and British Columbia, wandering through the Rocky Mountains for more than 1200 kilometers. It is not officially signed and not always even an actual trail, sometimes merely a wilderness route, inspiring modernday adventures.