Welcome to the Ohana Wellness Centre
We want you to be part of our Ohana, our family!
Our goal is to educate and empower individuals, families and our community
so that they may experience improved health, awareness and life fulfillment.
The definition of “OHANA” is simple… it means family, whether it be blood related, extended or community working together
towards the same goals and nobody gets left behind.
There is always something for everyone from young to the “young at heart”! Under our roof you will find everything from
Internationally Certified Yoga Practitioners, RMT, Athletic Therapist, Wellness Classes, Concerts, Seminars & more!
Keeping in mind that … breath + stillness + movement + sound = balance
… find your life balance
April 2014 Karma Week
April 14th – 20th
Bring a Friend
New 6 Week Session Starting Up
April 21 to June 8, 2014
“Release that aching body”
This hatha based class is combined with self releasing myofascial release techniques, using yoga, a series of balls
and foam rollers that help to release your tight aching body. This class is a form of soft tissue therapy intended to reduce pain and increase mobility,
by applying pressure and to the areas of the body. Myofascial Release therapy has also been effective for:
Low back pain, Headaches, Neck stiffness, Shoulder injuries, Arthritic conditions, Sports injuries, Plus many more
The benefits include: Reduction in muscle spasms, Improved joint movement, Decreased muscle and fascial tension,
Improved breathing, Reduction in chronic recurring injuries.
With Nicky Poulin
“Open Meditation Group”
A 1 hr meditation class designed to explore a variety of meditation practices, pranyama (breathing), sound (chanting),
using a light movement technique that helps to release, stress, anxiety and improve your overall state of mind.
The technique will assist those who suffer from a busy mind to learn how to “stop the chatter”.
This class will suit everyone any level, it is not a yoga class however you will be required to move gently,
based on your abilities. Cost is by donation.
With Nicky Poulin
Ability & Agility – Chair Yoga & Pain Reduction Class
This class offers an adapted and modified approach to yoga that makes it accessible to
majority of individuals in all age groups. It is a safe, gentle and non-competitive workout that will help you regain your vitality and feel better!
Classes are generally divided into five sections: breathing exercises, physical exercises, relaxation exercises,
positive thinking, and meditation.
With Nicky Poulin
“Sunday Evening Yoga”
Sundays 6 pm – Unwind from a busy weekend and refresh for the week ahead.
This gentle yoga class combines soothing stretches with flexing and balancing postures for a
‘meditation-in-motion’ practice that’s suitable for all, including beginners.
With Mary Merchant
The Party is back!!! Join Shannon for an exhilarating and easy to follow, Latin inspired dance party!
Zumba® uses Latin-based movements to International and Latin rhythms that create an enjoyable dance experience for everyone!
Zumba® is a great way to promote health and physical exercise! All welcome no dance experience necessary!
With Shannon Falconi
Shannon Falconi, teacher
Shannon has been dancing from the young age of three, focusing on Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, East Coast Swing, and Contemporary.
She has also traveled internationally to learn different cultural styles of dance, so that she can share the beauty of cultural diversity creating artistic global dancers.
Shannon holds an Honours B.A. in World Religions and History, and has her B.Ed. Degree with the Additional Qualifications in Special Education Part I and II.
Shannon shares her passion of dance to all age groups from youth to seniors in schools, retirement homes, at festivals, and with people with unique needs.
To register for Shannon’s classes or to learn more about Shannon go to www.globalgroovedancer.com
Loon Echoes Flute Circle – March 26th
Holiday date change Wed. Feb., 26th @ 7pm
4th Wednesday of every month
All levels of experience or interest are welcome!
Songs from the Soul
Brenda McMorrow & John de Kadt
Thursday May 22, 2014
Ohana Wellness Centre – 1436 Main St. N. Callander
7pm tickets $20.00 in advance & $25.00 at the door
Information & Contact: 705 752 0294 or email@example.com
Brenda McMorrow and John de Kadt create a powerful and ecstatic Kirtan experience of song and sound, featuring Brenda’s exquisite voice and folk-inspired guitar and John’s mesmerizing percussion and spoken word. Their music and mystic poetry, along with the sublime steel Hang (pronounced “hung”), take us on a stirring, nourishing and heart opening journey into the world of sacred sound.
John de Kadt is a percussionist, storyteller and poet from the United States. He has studied and played ethnic hand percussive instruments for over 30 years; studied with percussion masters around the world; and has performed on PBS and NBC. John tours internationally and plays at Yoga festivals, retreats and events across the globe. He has released 4 CD’s and is highly sought after for his unique blending of drums with mystic poetry and the great myths of the world.
Brenda McMorrow – Devotional Chant Artist Brenda McMorrow travels worldwide sharing her deep devotion to the celebration of our true beings through the joyous practice of Kirtan. She has accompanied Grammy Award winning cellist David Darling and Kirtan musicians such as Jai Uttal, Wah!, David Newman and Dave Stringer and has been invited to Bhakti Yoga Festivals and events across North America, Europe and Asia as part of her most recent touring schedule. When not on the Bhakti road, Brenda calls beautiful Guelph, Ontario, Canada home.
Brenda’s Sri Ma Video with David Darling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMciImScvoo
Brenda’s Hanuman Chalisa Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-LImxGdKCc