At the Edmonton North PCN, we offer a number of classes to help you meet your health goals. All of the classes below do not require a referral and you can call us at 780.473.7131 to register.

Classes are offered virtually and in-person. In-person classes are held at the Edmonton Community Health Hub North, located at 13211 Fort Road. All virtual groups are held via Zoom, an online platform that can be accessed from your smartphone, tablet or desktop.

  • How to Register for Classes

    All classes here are open for anyone to register for. No need for a referral from your family doctor. To register:

    1. Check out the class listing below.
    2. Choose the class you would like to attend and call 780.473.7131 to register.
    3. A few days before the class start date, you will receive an email with a link to the virtual group, along with an electronic copy of the class materials.
    4. You can also download the class materials from the class description, there is a link there.

    If you are unable to attend, please be sure to give us a call at 780.473.7131 two business days prior so we can try to book someone else in your spot.

  • Adolescent Anxiety

    This interactive program helps adolescents identify the symptoms related to anxiety and teaches them ways to cope using physical movement, nutrition, and practical strategies to challenge anxious thoughts.

    This program is for teens 13-17 years of age. The first evening, Thursday February 9 is a MANDATORY parent information night where one or both parents will accompany their child(ren) to the program. The remaining five weeks is for the teens only, no parents.

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Thursday, May 18 – June 22, 2023
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. 

    This class is a six-week program for 1 hour and 15 minutes each class. Click here to download the class materials for Adolescent Anxiety.

  • Anxiety to Calm

    Anxiety to Calm is for anyone aged 18 or older who:

    • struggles with anxiety
    • has felt anxiety stop them from doing their usual activities
    • is held back from living their best life
    • wants to learn proven skills that will help them manage their anxiety

    You will learn ways to help you manage your anxiety, challenge your thoughts, behaviours and emotions and improve your lifestyle.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Friday, February 3 – March 24
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Tuesday, April 4 – May 23, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    This class is an eight-week program and each class is two hours. Click here to download the class materials for Anxiety to Calm. 

  • Changeways CBT

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) teaches participants to identify and change unhealthy thinking habits into better alternatives that promote desirable behaviours and eliminate unwanted ones.

    You will learn strategies that will help manage symptoms of anxiety and depression.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Monday, February 6 – March 20, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Wednesday, April 12 – May 17, 2023
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    This class is a six-week program and each class is two hours. Click here to download the class materials for Changeways. 

  • Child and Parent Anxiety

    This interactive program helps parents and children identify the symptoms related to anxiety and teaches them ways to cope using physical movement, nutrition, and practical strategies to challenge anxious thoughts.

    This class is for children 6-12 years of age. A parent, or both parents MUST attend along with their child(ren) for the full six-week duration of the program. (Parents can alternate attendance i.e. mom can come one week and dad the next etc).

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Thursday, April 6 – May 11, 2023
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. 

    This class is a six-week program and each class is an hour and 15 minutes. Parents can download reference materials for this click here. 

  • Emotion Regulation

    In this class, you will learn skills that will help you to respond to your emotions rather than react to them. The facilitators will help you understand the relationship between emotions, thoughts, and behaviours. There will also be practical learnings for: emotional regulation, coping skills, mindfulness, and relationship skills.

    Developed using the principles of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, participants will be shown techniques to practice at home in between classes.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Wednesday, January 18 – March 8, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    Important note: This group is not an anger management class. If you require assistance finding an anger management workshop, please take a look at 221 Resources for Anger Management or The Family Centre.

    This class is an eight-week program and each class is two hours. Click here to download the class materials for Emotion Regulation. 

  • Happiness Basics

    Learn how to make lifestyle changes and add new habits into your everyday life to boost your overall happiness. Taking Happiness Basics has been shown to increase mood, increase energy levels, and boost physical and mental health.

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Friday, April 14 – May 5, 2023
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    This class is a four-week program and each class is two hours. Click here to download the class materials for Happiness Basics. 

  • Healthy Eating for Managing Blood Sugars

    This two hour class gives you information on how healthy eating can manage blood sugars. You will learn how to balance different types of food to help manage blood sugars. This class is facilitated by one of our dietitians and answers many questions around diabetes including meal timing and portion sizes.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Thursday, January 19, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Thursday, February 16, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Friday, March 24, 2023
    TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  

    Each class is a one-time, two hour session. Class materials for Healthy Eating for Managing Blood Sugars can be accessed here.

  • Introduction to Mindful Eating Active Living

    If you’ve struggled with being on diets in the past, have frequent food cravings or often feel uncomfortable in your body, this class could be for you. The introductory class offers you a different non-diet approach so that you may better understand why you eat the way you do.

    You’ll be given tools to help increase a feeling of control over food and satisfaction with eating. The class is designed to give you a different perspective on weight loss with an overall goal of helping you feel at peace with your body. At the end of the two hour class, you’ll have an opportunity to book into the longer eight week program.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
    TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

    DATE: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    This class is a one-time, two hour session. Class materials for Introduction to Mindful Eating Active Living can be accessed here.

  • Journeying Through Grief

    Did you know there are 40 different types of loss that can incur over a lifetime? If you are experiencing grief, join Journeying Through Grief for an eight week class that will help you learn skills to cope with grief more effectively.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Tuesday, February 7 – March 28, 2023
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    IN PERSON

    DATE: Wednesday, May 3 – June 21, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    This class is a eight-week program and each class is two hours. Click here to download the class materials for Journeying Through Grief. 

  • Living with Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

    In this two hour class, participants will learn the health risks related to having pre-diabetes or diabetes as well as healthy lifestyle changes they can make to better manage their blood sugars.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    TIME:  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    DATE: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Friday, March 17, 2023
    TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  

    Each class is a one-time two hour session. Class materials for Living with Pre-diabetes/Diabetes can be accessed here.

  • Moving on with Persistent Pain

    Moving on with Persistent Pain is an eight week group (once weekly), led by an Exercise Specialist and a Behavioural Health Consultant. Learn ways to manage pain including planning your activities to improve stamina and energy while preventing flare up; exploring the relationship between anxiety and stress and pain levels; learning to set goals to change your lifestyle and decrease pain.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Monday, January 9 – March 6, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Monday, March 13 – May 1, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    This class is an eight-week program and each class is two hours long. Class materials for Moving on with Persistent Pain can be accessed here.

  • Relationships in Motion

    Relationships in Motion is for anyone who wants to learn skills and strategies to improve their relationships – family, personal, or work.

    Topics covered in the group include:

    • Ways to better to understand yourself and the other person
    • Increasing healthy communication
    • Managing conflict
    • How to cope with intense emotions.

    Relationships in Motion is interactive, and has opportunities for self reflection.

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Monday, January 23 – March 20, 2023
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

    This class is an eight-week program and each class is two hours long. Class materials for Relationships in Motion can be downloaded here

  • Why Nutrition Matters

    This two hour class gives you information about how the body’s digestive system works so that you’ll learn how to space out your meals and include a balance of nutrients to help you feel full and energized until the next meal time. This class covers many popular nutrition and food myths; if you have questions about what to eat or how much to eat, this class could be for you. You’ll leave the class with a better understanding of how to fuel your body to meet your nutrient needs. 

    VIRTUAL

    DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2023
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

    DATE: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

    This class is a one-time, two hour session. Class materials for Why Nutrition Matters can be accessed here.