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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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October 2016

Free Seminar on Digestive Enzymes with Amy Pereira, BA, CHNC.

October 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Do you have problems digesting certain foods? Do you suffer from indigestion, bloating or acid reflux after meals? Do you just plain want to live life with more energy?  Enzymes could be the catalysts you need ;). Digestive and therapeutic enzymes have amazing benefits for all systems of the body. Supplementing with enzymes can support so much more than just digestion. Join us for a fantastic, interactive & engaging night where Amy will tell us more about the incredible power…

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Your Grandma Was a Genius – with Dr. Christian Brix

October 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Bone broth: The age old, super-nourishing food you need to be consuming! The concept of bone broth may have just appeared on your radar in the very recent past... but, chances are your Grandparents have been familiar with it their whole life! When it comes to nourishing foods, our Grandparents knew what was up! Join us as we host Chiropractic Doctor and Co-founder of Boned Broth, Dr. Christian Brix for an informative and inspiring seminar on the benefits of perhaps one of the most…

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Fight Inflammation with Charity Parkinson

October 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Got pain?! Well then chances are you're dealing with some inflammation! Inflammation is associated with a wide range of health conditions from joint pain and arthritis to heart disease and psoriasis. In fact it is known as the silent killer because it has been linked to almost every single chronic disease in North America today.  Join us as we host the amazing, Charity Parkinson, for an informative and engaging discussion on key foods and lifestyle techniques that regulate inflammation. Plus, learn…

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November 2016

Demo Day: Delicious Recipes made with Purica Medicinal Mushrooms

November 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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On Saturday, November 12th we are hosting Purica for a demo day, with an opportunity to try some amazing recipes made with Purica's NEW Medicinal Mushroom Powders!   Come and learn how you can benefit from Medicinal Mushrooms, and how to easily add them into delicious recipes that your tastebuds can enjoy, while your body reaps the benefits! Medicinal mushrooms are superfoods that support our overall health & wellness. Each different medicinal mushroom has different health boosting properties, but in…

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#movementmatters – Q&A and Book Signing with Katy Bowman!

November 17, 2016
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Movement Matters - Q & A and Book Signing with Katy Bowman Do you find it hard to make time for moving throughout the day? Do you want to learn methods of incorporating movement into your daily routine? Well, you'll wanna make a note of this awesome event with movement-stacking extraordinaire, Katy Bowman, M.S. Movement REALLY matters. As humans it is so important that we use our bodies the way we were biologically meant to! It can be easy to fall…

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Angela & Yarrow Willard – From Forest to Sea: Nature’s Greatest Gifts

November 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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We are hosting an AMAZING all-day workshop with Yarrow & Angela Willard! Join us for a fun, energetic, & information-packed day where we will learn all about mushrooms and seaweeds from the experts themselves!   Morning Session: Nature's Forest Gifts - 10am -1pm Medicinal Mushrooms have been used in ancient herbal medicine practices for centuries.  Mushrooms are adaptogens that help to modulate our immune systems. Learn all about the fantastic medicinal properties of mushrooms with expert, Yarrow Willard, Cl.H.! Master Herbalist, Yarrow…

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January 2017

Mushrooms for the Body, Mind & Heart with Jerry Angelini

January 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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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…

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Victoria Health Show 2017

January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017
Pearke’s Arena, 3100 Tillicum Rd
Victoria, BC V9A 6T2 Canada
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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…

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February 2017

Love Yourself Beauty Night

February 22, 2017
Health Essentials Event Centre, 300 #101 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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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…

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April 2017

Stress: Make it Work For You with Lisa Kilgour, RHN

April 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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…

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