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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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July 2019

Canada Day Open House

July 1, 2019

Join us for a HUGE open house on Monday, July 1st to help us celebrate Canada Day! Every year on Canada Day, the Gorge Tillicum Community Association hosts the Gorge Canada Day Picnic with tons of exciting activities all along the length of Gorge Road! With our awesome location at the end of the Gorge Waterway, we stay open on Canada Day and join the party! :) We will have TONS to free demos, giveaways, and awesome deals on great…

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Generating and Protecting Collagen with Dr. Marita Schauch, N.D.

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

All attendees receive a $5 voucher back towards the store. Join us for an educational talk all about the benefits of collagen! Chances are you've heard the buzz... smoothing wrinkles and cellulite, improving hair, skin nails and joints? Can this really be true?! Come and find out from local naturopath Dr. Marita Schauch, as she explores the science, busts the myths, and reveals the REAL deal about your body's collagen, where it goes and how to get it back! About…

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November 2019

Sample Saturdays 2019

November 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - December 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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With the Holidays fast approaching we are gearing up for our Sample Saturdays where every week starting November 16th we will have awesome demos on top products/gift ideas! These will be from 12pm-4pm every Saturday until Christmas.

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Sugar-Free Holiday Dessert Class with Chef Heather Pace

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Heather Pace is a classically trained chef specializing in plant based cuisine. She’s the author of Sweetly Raw Desserts cookbook, has written 9 recipe e-books, and is the blogger behind Sweetly Raw. Driven by her sweet tooth, her motto is "Have Your Cake and Eat It Too." Heather loves to teach people how to make healthy guilt free desserts that can be enjoyed on a daily basis. She’s taught food classes around the world, has been featured on TV shows…

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December 2019

Super Human Talk and Book Signing with Dave Asprey

December 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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$5

We are thrilled to be hosting the creator of Bulletproof, top health podcast host, and best-selling Author, Dave Asprey for a talk about his latest book "Superhuman". In this book, the self-proclaimed human guinea pig, shares with his audience practical and applicable advice to help maximize their lives at any age. Come and learn how aging no longer needs to imply decline, but can be an opportunity to become super-human! We love to learn from this extremely intelligent and health…

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January 2020

Healthy Desserts Class with Heather Pace

January 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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*purchase a ticket through the Eventbrite Link below before January 31st for EarlyBird Pricing We will be hosting Chef Heather Pace for a demonstration style cooking class where she will take us through how to make: Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake Squares Superfood Chocolate Cups Strawberry White Chocolate Bars Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls All of these awesome healthy treats are vegan, gluten-free About Heather: Heather Pace is a classically trained chef specializing in plant based cuisine. She’s the author of Sweetly…

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Beyond CBD, Novel approaches to pain and mood support, harnessing the power of your endocannabinoid system

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

What we will cover: - As recent as 1990 a bodily system was identified and termed the Endocannabinoid System (ECs) - Discover key players of your endocannabinoid system and how they act on a variety of receptors to improve pain, inflammation, mood, and immune function - Learn how P.E.A. (Palmitoylethanolamide), the multiple target molecule supports the endocannabinoid system. - Understand the mechanisms of action of CBD and how P.E.A. can enhance the benefits of CBD. About Our Speaker: Dr. Aaron…

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February 2020

Healthy Dessert Cooking Class

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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$40

Come and learn how to make some awesome healthy desserts just in time for Valentine's Day! We will be hosting Chef Heather Pace for a demonstration style cooking class where she will take us through how to make: - Raspberry Chocolate Cheesecake Squares - Superfood Chocolate Cups - Strawberry White Chocolate Bars - Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls All of these awesome healthy treats are vegan, gluten-free About Heather: Heather Pace is a classically trained chef specializing in plant based…

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The Healing Power of Functional Mushrooms

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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healing power of functional mushrooms

Join us as we host Mikael Mäkinen for an informative seminar about the healing power of functional mushrooms. Mikael is an expert in mushrooms and the co-founder of FourSigmatic. Discover why the use of mushrooms for over 5000 years and dive into the modern research behind their benefits. Please reserve your spot by purchasing a redeemable $5 voucher at the link below.

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March 2020

Keto Healthy Talk with Holistic Pharmacist RoseMarie Pierce

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Health Essentials Event Centre, #101 300 Gorge road West
Victoria, British Columbia V9A1M8 Canada
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Are you puzzled and frustrated by your difficulty losing weight? Most people are. That's one of the many reasons you are hearing so much about the Keto Diet. Because it's easy, and because it works. Research shows that your daily diet is one of the factors determining body shape and metabolism. Join us as we host Holistic Pharmacist RoseMarie Pierce and learn how a HEALTHY Keto diet can help re-set your metabolism, and ignite your body's fat burning furnace. ABOUT…

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