Community Hour: Skill Building Workshops for Newcomers, June 2022

The FCJ Refugee Centre invite you to join Community Hour.

These workshops will take place every Thursday between 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, starting on June 2nd.

We are partnering with community volunteers to provide you with skill building workshops on a weekly basis.

These workshops will range from self-care to professional and artistic advancement.

Please click here to choose workshops and register »

June 2nd: Yin Yoga

A restorative and slow practice to release tension and connect to the body through mindful movement. Participants will need to bring a yoga mat, water and have access to a quiet room.

June 9th: Guided Yoga

During this community hour we will be moving through the poses that make up the cycle of sunrise salutations. Attendees will get a chance to focus on their movement and follow their breath through this cycle, as well as to learn some of the basic poses in yoga. It is very beginner friendly! All body types, ages and levels of movement are welcome. We will be showing some modifications for the poses and the class will be guided in both Spanish and English. Please bring your own mat if possible.

June 16th: Theatre Workshop

In this workshop, Alireza offers a brief introduction to theatre and film and works with the young participants toward making collaborative short performances that combine theatre and film with the topic of migration.

June 23rd: Recognition of Emotions

Participants would need to have a white sheet of paper and some colors: purple, orange, green, yellow, blue, red…

June 30th: Collage Making

During this community hour we will be using commonplace items such as newspapers, scraps, fabric, ribbon and stickers to make an art piece. Being creative is all about using what you have, and that is what collaging is all about! Materials will be provided, but we encourage attendees to bring their own materials and add their personal touch!