Come have some fun with us! We have an excellent education center on site where we have seminars and workshops happening all the time. We bring in experts like naturopathic doctors and herbalists and our mission is to educate. We also host workshops where you can learn more about natural body care, healthy food options, or even go on herb walks. Each month, we have the pleasure of hosting these wonderful events with amazing guest speakers who are also committed to creating and sustaining healthy, vibrant communities.
True health is also about the experience and lifestyle, so check out our event schedule and sign up for the classes that interest you. As part of our commitment to the community, our goal is to make Health Essentials a destination, not just a health store, so come connect with us and others like you.
FREE SEMINAR Mushrooms for the Body, Mind & Heart with Jerry Angelini Beginning with a review of how mushrooms support immune functioning, Host Defense Education Director Jerry Angelini will discuss the various body systems that respond well to mushroom supplementation.* We’ll focus on cordyceps and its impact on lung functioning and athletic performance, how lion’s mane supports the brain and nervous system, the impact of chaga as an antioxidant and support for epithelial tissue, and reishi’s tonifying effects on the…Find out more »
Have you ever been to the Victoria Health Show?! If you HAVE you'll know how fantastic it is! If you haven't, you should make 2017 your year to check it out ;). Are you curious about what goes on at this event? Well, the list is lengthy, let us tell you that. Some of the things you can expect are: FREE educational seminars going on all day both days, and most every booth will be offering complementary samples, demos and…Find out more »
We are hosting an open house event in early February (exact date TBD), surrounding the idea of self-care and self-love! You will be able to attend any time that works for you, and can leave whenever works for you. The event will take place all evening (time frame tba as well). February is Valentines month, and we feel like it's the perfect time share the love you have for others with, YOURSELF! Taking care of yourself can go a long…Find out more »
Stress: Make it Work FOR You, Rather than Against You with Lisa Kilgour, R.H.N. Yes, stress. We all inevitably have it in one form or another, but in today's world we're seeing an extraordinary amount of it. Did you know that chronic stress is linked to many serious conditions such as: heart disease, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, Alzheimer's disease and digestive disorders? Thankfully, there are tools and strategies to combat, manage and reduce stress in all of its forms to increase…Find out more »
Nourish Your Divine Feminine & Sacred Masculine Awaken Your Inner Power Join Master Herbalist Yarrow Willard for a free talk and elixir sampling focused on using plant based medicine to help “awaken our inner power” and unlock the divine feminine and sacred masculine inside each of us. Yarrow Willard, Cl.H. Yarrow Willard is a Clinical Herbalist with a lifetime of experience working with and educating people on the amazing benefits of plant medicine. Raised by 2 herbalist parents, Yarrow was…Find out more »
How to Thrive from the Inside Out - Dr. Jason Marr BScH, ND Food matters, but how your body deals with food matters more. Putting food into our mouths doesn’t necessarily mean that nutrients are getting into your cells and tissues. Dr. Marr will discuss how the inability to acquire nutrients from our food due to digestive de ciencies, may be at the core of chronic disease and may be holding us back from maximizing energy, performance and productivity. Dr. Jason…Find out more »
Health Essentials 6 Year Anniversary Celebration It's that time of the year again... we truly can't believe it's been 6 whole years!! We are so thankful for our amazing community here in #yyj and with all of the awesome support we've received over the years, we just really want to take this day to thank you! We appreciate your loyalty and commitment to your own health as well as the health of the community we live in. #youallrock On Friday,…Find out more »
Life Hacks - the Sleep, Gut & Immune Connection with Dr. Frank Silva, Naturopathic Doctor Anxiety, emotional shifts, moodiness, stress, depression…it’s not all in your head. Join Dr. Frank Silva and learn about the intimate connection between sleep, digestion, and strong immunity and how to bring and maintain them all in balance. Find out about key ingredients that will contribute to optimal nutrient absorption, reduced inflammation, improved gut feeling and emotional well-being and will help you keep your body happy and spirits up…Find out more »
Head Strong - Improve your Mind in Two Weeks by Dave Asprey From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better—a process known as “biohacking.” In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking tips for…Find out more »
"Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive systems which have the diversity, stability and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of the landscape with people providing their food, energy, shelter and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way." -Graham Bell, The Permaculture Way Joshua Wagler and Nic Poeta are the minds behind Edible Landscapes Design, a company that helps you transform your environment into a beautiful, edible landscape. Live in harmony with…Find out more »