Art therapy

“I have used art to slow my mind. When I am away from it, I hear the chatter – and when I return my mind slows down. I feel more relaxed and have a better sense of well-being”. For Heather Alexis, the artistic process is much more than the sum total of the finished canvas. […]

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Try Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art form known as a ‘moving meditation’. It involves a series of postures performed in a focused, slow manner accompanied by deep breathing. In the past, Tai Chi was commonly recognized as a form of self-defense, but is now respected as a graceful form of therapeutic exercise. It is […]

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Make.Do.Camp slated for Big Cove Sept. 2-5

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – A unique event is being offered at the Big Cove YMCA Camp called Make.Do.Camp. It’s a professional development retreat in a camp setting with participatory workshops scheduled from September 2 to 5 at the camp in Sutherland’s River. Delegates will have full access to the hiking trails, high ropes course, zip line, […]

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