Monthly Archives: September 2011

Thai Foot Reflexology & Massage

In this course, students will learn how to perform a 60-min. Traditional Thai Foot Reflexology Sequence. A step-by-step workbook demonstrates how to stimulate over 60 Reflex Zones using Thumb Slides, Flat Knuckle Slides as well as a re-usable Wooden Reflexology Tool.

Date: 1 day – Thursday, October 27, 2011 from 9:30 AM – 4:30PM. CMTBC / BCRPA Credits: 7.0

Limited time offer – special reduced on-line Tuition Fee ONLY $270 (incl taxex) SAVE $25 OFF the regular Tuition Fee of $295 (incl tax) when reserving your space online by Fri. Sept. 30th!!

Tuition inludes: Workbook, Wooden Reflexology Tool + Taxes. Available for a limited time only, so don’t miss out!

Course location: “Alchemy & Elixir Health Group & Wellness Centre” Suite #320 – 1026 Davie St., Van., BC

Taught by Sharon Brown Horton Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner

Call Sharon now! (604) 773-2645 Or visit www.BanyanThaiMassage.com  to register for this course and to see more about our upcoming Thai Massage Course Schedule for 2011-2012

Banyan Thai Massage Evening Workshop

Learn how to do Thai Massage on a partner! Give the gift of massage to someone you care about!

In this fun and informative workshop I will guide you through mini sequences ofThai Massage. This is the perfect workshop for beginners! At the end of the workshop, you will know how to perform:

  • Stress-busting neck & shoulder massage
  • Tension relief massage for back
  • Gentle stretches for hips, legs, back, chest and shoulders

Workshop duration: 2 hours.

-No massage experience required -Everyone will have an opportunity to both receive and to give Thai Massage!

-Handouts with pictures will be proviced. I know you will love this workshop! I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Sincerely, Sharon Brown-Horton, Thai Massage Practitioner

Reservations/Inquiries contact Sharon directly at 604.773.2645

www.BanyanThaiMassage.net

Date: Thursday, September 15th 6:30 – 8:30PM at Alchemy & Elixir Health Group at 320-1026 Davie St.

Healthy Holidays! Beating the Sugar Blues during the Festive Season

Do you have the sugar blues? Most of us know that sugar is unhealthy….and many of us also know how challenging it can be to reduce or eliminate refined sugar from our diets. During Christmas and New Years, when we are completely surrounded by sugary treats, do we even stand a chance? Oh yes you do! During this 2 hour workshop, you will learn simple techniques for kicking sugar cravings naturally, examine some better options and alternative sweeteners, and most importantly, we’ll discuss how to maintain balance when you find yourself at a social gathering with sugar, sugar, and more sugar. You’ll have the opportunity to taste some healthy and delicious holiday treats, and be sent home with an information package full of recipes to try out on your friends and family! **pre registration is required

Date: November 26, 2011

Instructor: Melissa Furneaux, RHN, BSc., HHC

Time: 12:30-2:30 pm

Cost: $25

Where: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group # 320-1026 Davie. St Vancouver BC

Contact: Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., HHC, RHN Registered Holistic Nutritionist directly at 604-760-9892

**Please register in advance to reserve your seat, as spaces are limited mfurneaux@gmail.com or info@alchemyelixir.com to reserve your seat.

Food and Mood Workshop

taught by Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., HHC, RHN Registered Holistic Nutritionist

What would your life be like if you were happier, had more energy, and felt a sense of balance each day? What would your life be like if you were happier, had more energy, and felt a sense of balance each day? Would you like to learn to…

  • mprove your mood and lessen feelings of depression?
  • Find balance in your relationship with food?
  • Decrease feelings of stress and anxiety?

There is a great deal of wisdom in the old saying “you are what you eat.” Food is a powerful tool that is often overlooked in its effects on mood and mental health. In this workshop, we will cover the basics of how our nutritional choices interact with our state of mind, and how we can use food to our advantage to promote a sense of balance and well-being.

When: Saturday October 22, 2011

Where: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group # 320-1026 Davie St, Vancouver BC. V6E 1M3

Time: 12:30 to 2:30 Cost: $25 at door

Contact: Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., HHC, RHN Registered Holistic Nutritionist directly at 604-760-9892

**Please register in advance to reserve your seat, as spaces are limited mfurneaux@gmail.com or info@alchemyelixir.com to reserve your seat.

Getting Grounded with Root Veggies: Using our local harvest to help minimize stress!

Do you ever feel ungrounded? Stressed? Unable to focus? Do you know anyone who doesn’t feel this way on occasion? What if you could learn to use food and nutrition to your advantage to feel more clear, present, and down to earth in your day to day life? In this 2 hour workshop, we will use the humble family of root vegetables to introduce the ideas of food energetics and eating with the seasons, and ultimately how this relates to your day to day life. We will examine fun and creative ways of cooking with foods like yams, carrots, ginger, and parsnips, and you will even have the opportunity to taste a variety of delicious, local, root veggie treats Of course, you’ll also walk away with an information package and some wonderful recipes to try at home! **registration is required

Date: October 1, 2011

Where: Alchemy & Elixir Health Group # 320-1026 Davie St, Vancouver BC. V6E 1M3

Time: 12:30 to 2:30 Cost: $ 25 at door

Contact: Melissa Furneaux, B.Sc., HHC, RHN Registered Holistic Nutritionist directly at 604-760-9892

**Please register in advance to reserve your seat, as spaces are limited mfurneaux@gmail.com or info@alchemyelixir.com to reserve your seat.