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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.

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April 2018

7 Year Anniversary – Customer Appreciation Day

April 27 @ 9:30 am - April 28 @ 8:30 pm
Free

We are celebrating our 7 year anniversary and want you to come CELEBRATE with us! This day is all about you. If it weren't for you, we wouldn't be here, throwing this awesome party. So first of all, thank you. You ROCK. There will be tons of demoing by our favourite vendors, samples, gift baskets, prize giveaways, and so so much more. Everything from food to beauty care, come try all your favourite products and all the ones you've wanted…

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May 2018

Orsha Magyar, MSc, BSc, CHN

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Free

Join us for a free talk on May 16th with Orsha Magyar from Neurotrition, a company that helps people make the connection between nourishing food and thinking, feeling and performing better. Orsha received her masters degree in Neuroscience from The University of British Columbia, during which she studied brain health, anxiety and the neural underpinnings of stress. She then did post-graduate work to become a Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) and now connects her two fields of expertise - nutrition and…

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Movement Matters with Katy Bowman: How to Use STACKS (Not Hacks) for a Movement-Rich Life

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Free

Katy Bowman is part biomechanist, part science communicator, and full-time mover. She has educated hundreds of thousands of people on the role movement plays in the body and in the world. Seminar: Movement Matters! Come learn how to use STACKS (Not Hacks) for a Movement-Rich Life Join us with Katy Bowman for a talk and Q&A that explores the ideas in her best-selling book Movement Matters and Move Your DNA, and offers practical tips to simultaneously meets the needs of…

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June 2018

Mandy King, RHN

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Free

Cancellation Notification: Due to illness Mandy is not able to travel and we unfortunately have to cancel Mandy's talk.   We are working on rescheduling her talk and will post new dates once finalized. If you would like to be contacted once a new date is set please leave a comment or email us at hello@myhealthessentials.ca   Sorry for an inconveniences we LOVE that the community is so keen to learn, thanks for all of your support! Why you want…

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Aging well starts now: get younger this year at this free talk with Dr. Kate Rheaume, N.D.

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
Free

Would it surprise you to learn that many of the conditions that we think of as “just a part of aging” - such as decline in brain health, heart health and immunity - aren’t inevitable? In most cases these common health concerns can be greatly improved or avoided. In this free seminar you will learn what accelerates the aging process and which practical, evidence-based steps you can take to lower your biological age. Join author and Naturopathic Doctor Kate Rhéaume…

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July 2018

Canada Day Celebration / Open House

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Free

          Canada is having another birthday, and we are hosting an open house party to celebrate! Join us for delicious demos, tons of giveaways or a free skin or make up consultation! We're having a store-wide sale on all your favourite things. You won't want to miss this one....it won't be back until next year. After you visit us be sure to cruise the Annual Canada Day Picnic along the beautiful waterway.  The whole 10km of…

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“Reawaken for Summer”: How to get a sound sleep to make the most out of your summer

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Free

Join us with Lisa Kilgour to learn how to "Reawaken for Summer" and how to get a sound sleep so that you can make the most out of your summer days! A good nights sleep begins the moment that you wake up. Starting the day with the right nutrition and whole food supplements will carry you throughout the day. Join Lisa to learn how to choose healthy seasonal foods for summer and how to avoid common mistakes that deplete energy…

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October 2018

Mushroom Mysteries with Yarrow Willard

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
$60

Unlocking the power of health found in the fungal kingdom! Join Herbalist Yarrow Willard as he unravels the science, folklore and practical uses of mushrooms as food and medicine. This informative full day intensive will take you deep into the mycelial layer of the world, where you will learn where these fungi grow and how to identify and process over a dozen edible and medicinal mushrooms. There will be both an in class and in the forest portion to this…

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The 4 R’s to a Flat Stomach and Optimal Gut Health

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Free

Join us with Mandy King, registered Holistic Nutritionist and Founder of HEAL for this FREE seminar! At the seminar, you will learn... - The #1 reason you have problems digesting certain foods, plus a simple fix to help! - The important fact you're missing about heartburn - The method nutritionists use for identifying food sensitivities and how you can do it at home - The most important foods, nutrients and supplements for a healthy microbiome Mandy will be at Health…

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November 2018

Life Hacks For a Healthier You with Dr. Frank Silva, N.D.

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Anxiety, emotional shifts, moodiness, stress, depression... it’s not all in your head. Join Dr. Frank Silva to learn about the connection between sleep, digestion, and strong immunity and how to bring about and maintain this delicate balance. Find out about key ingredients that contribute to optimal nutrient absorption, reduced inflammation, and improved digestive and emotional well-being, to help keep your body happy and spirits up all year round.   About our speaker: Dr. Frank Silva is a Naturopathic Doctor, author,…

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