There are a number of classes that are being offered by different PCNs in the Edmonton Zone. All these classes are held virtually and you do not need a referral from a physician. Please see the classes available and how to register (you will register via the PCN who is hosting the class).

If you are looking for classes hosted by the Edmonton North PCN, please click here.

Mental Health

  • 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.

    DATE: January 5 for four weeks
    TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

    DATE: January 25 for four weeks
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780-473-7131

    DATE: January 21 for eight weeks
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780-395-2626

    DATE: February 5 for four weeks
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.473.7131

    DATE: March 3 for four weeks
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.473.7131

    DATE: March 4 for four weeks
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

  • Understanding Depression

    Have things been looking bleak? Are you not enjoying the activities you used to love? This may be depression. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatments available for depression, including medications and therapy options. It’s OK to not be OK.

    DATE: February 2
    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

    DATE: March 2
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

  • Anxiety to Calm

    Anxiety to Calm is a simple, positive and empowering class. It is for those who want to have an opportunity for a healthy learning process to manage their anxiety. Anxiety to Calm moves people to action. The classes teaches low tech and low cost skills that should be accessible to everyone.

    DATE: February 1 for eight weeks
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

  • Managing Stress

    Stress is a fact of life. But not all stress is bad! Learn how to manage day to day, chronic stress and keep yourself feeling in control when your stress levels are off the charts.

    DATE: January 14
    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

    DATE: February 9
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

  • Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety

    Have you been called a worrier? Is your mind always racing? You may have anxiety or an anxiety disorder. Learn what you can do to cope and some practical strategies to help keep you feeling calmer. Find out about treatment options including therapy and medications.

    DATE: January 28
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

    DATE: March 9
    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

  • Emotional Regulation

    For those who have difficulty controlling their emotions and feels that their behaviour is causing chaos in their life. Learn and practice mindfulness skills to cope with emotionally stressful situations.

    DATE: January 19 for eight weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Changeways Information Session

    You must attend an information session to find out if Changeways is right for you before starting the program from Edmonton Southside PCN.

    DATE: January 19
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Changeways

    Learn practical strategies that will help manage symptoms of depression and anxiety through goal setting, challenging negative thinking habits and addressing lifestyle factors.

    You must attend the Changeways information session to find out if the full six week class is right fit for you.

    DATE: January 26 for six weeks
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: February 3 for six weeks
    TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Changeways for the Older Adult

    For adults 60+ who want to learn strategies for overcoming stress, anxiety and depression. Explore the changes that come with life experience including retirement, healthy aging and being a parent of adult children.

    DATE: January 18 for eight weeks
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Supporting Children with Anxiety Symptoms

    For parents and guardians wanting to learn some practical tips and strategies to help their children who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety. Participants will leave equipped with the skills to coach their children through uncomfortable feelings at home and help encourage their children to manage their stress.

    DATE: February 9 for two weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Relaxation

    Practicing relaxation techniques will help you manage stress and anxiety in your life. Learn effective techniques like deep breathing, mindfulness and muscle relaxation.

    DATE: January 18 for four weeks
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: March 2 for four weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Workplace Stress & Bullying

    If you’re experiencing stress and bullying in the workplace, watch this informative online seminar. We’ll review negative workplace conditions, the causes, and how they affect people’s overall mental and physical level of functioning. Learn what you can do to alleviate the stress, how to handle bullying, and coping mechanisms to get your work-life balance on track.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/workplace-stress/

  • Mental Wellness 101

    If you’ve been struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, this class is a great starting point.

    In this 30-minute video, we explore some common mental health concerns and teach coping strategies.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/mental-wellness-101-intake-group/

  • Coping with Anger

    Want to learn how to deal with your anger? In this online video, clinicians talk about what causes and maintains anger, help you learn about your own anger styles, and touch on why we get so angry. You’ll be introduced to cognitive behavioural therapy methods of coping and working through anger, and get strategies on how to implement changes in everyday life.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/coping-with-anger/

  • Effective Communication

    Want to communicate better with the people in your life? In this online two-part class, you’ll learn about different communication styles, setting boundaries, and strategies on how to be assertive and say ‘No’ when you need to.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/effective-communication/

  • Insomnia Workshop

    Having trouble sleeping? We can help you understand what affects your ability to fall and stay asleep, and teach you strategies to optimize your sleep habits for longer, deeper, better sleep.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/insomnia-workshop/

Nutrition

  • Label Reading

    Learn to read food labels with the help of a Registered Dietitian. Feel confident in understanding labels, comparing food, and picking healthier options at the store.

    DATE: February 11
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: call 780.395.2626

  • Meal Planning

    Meal planning can help you save time and money and help you eat healthier. Join a Registered Dietitian to learn the steps to successfully plan a week’s worth of meals.

    DATE: January 19 for two weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: call 780.395.2626

    DATE: February 22 for two weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: call 780.395.2626

  • Eating the Mediterranean Way

    The Mediterranean diet is an evidence-based diet proven to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, and helps with weight management. This way of eating is popular in countries such as Greece, Italy, Morocco and Spain. Learn how incorporating foods like vegetables, fruits, lentils, lean proteins and nuts can be beneficial to your health and well-being.

    DATE: January 18
    TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: January 21
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

    DATE: February 18
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 23
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

    DATE: March 30
    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.saspcn.com

  • Mindful Eating

    Learn how to improve your relationship with food by honouring internal cues, observing hunger and fullness, savouring your food and discovering strategies to overcome mindless eating.

    DATE: January 19
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

    DATE: January 26
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.443.7477

    DATE: February 23
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.443.7477

  • Protein & Fibre

    Are there benefits of getting enough fibre and protein in your diet? If you’re trying to manage your appetite and your weight, there is evidence this can help! A Registered Dietitian will help you evaluate your diet and find practical ways to make sure you are “hitting the mark” for both protein and fibre.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/nutrition-classes/protein-fibre/

  • Healthy Eating 101

    In this online class, you’ll learn about effective healthy eating strategies for general health and for a variety of health conditions – from diabetes to weight management to high cholesterol.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/nutrition-classes/healthy-eating-101/

  • Obesity Clinic - Nutrition Group

    Daily activity tips and weight-loss strategies offered at every session. Patients are encouraged to attend all six sessions and can start during any week as the classes repeat every six weeks.

    DATE: January 5
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: January 19
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: February 2
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: February 16
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: March 2
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: March 16
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

Physical Activity and Exercise

  • Introduction to Physical Activity

    Beginner workout you can do from your living room. Exercise Specialists will lead you through a fitness session that is good for your heart and muscles. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

    DATE: every weekday
    TIME: 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.eopcn.ca/classes/live-online-classes-fitness-active-living/

    DATE: January 27
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

    DATE: March 10
    TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.986.6624

  • Virtual "drop-in" Exercise

    Led by an Exercise Specialist, this class focuses on guiding you through low impact stretches and exercises. Each class will focus on a specific muscle group, so you optimize your workout and learn exercises associated with different muscle groups. We do not require medical screenings for participation in this class, so if you have any concerns please contact one of our Exercise Specialists to discuss them.

    DATE: every Monday and Thursday until April 8
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

  • Active Living 101

    Learn about the effects of inactivity, we’ll discuss proper standing and sitting mechanics, physical activity guidelines and SMART goal setting.

    DATE: January 13
    TIME: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: click here

    DATE: February 22
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: click here

    DATE: March 17
    TIME: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: click here

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting:

    www.eopcn.ca/classes/fitness-lifestyle-classes/active-living-101/

Diabetes Management

  • Diabetes 101 - The Basics

    DATE: January 6
    TIME:  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: January 19
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: February 5
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 4
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 8
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 26
    TIME: 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

  • Diabetes 201 - Managing Food and Lifestyles with Diabetes

    Learn how different foods change your blood sugar and find out how to make snacks and meals so you can better control your blood sugar. We will talk about the importance of physical activity and how to exercise safely. It is beneficial to take the Diabetes 101 class to learn more about living with diabetes.

    DATE: January 14
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: January 26
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 am
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: February 24
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 15
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

Healthy Living

  • Smoking Cessation

    Find support and tools for quitting smoking with the help of trained professionals. Learn strategies to manage cravings and withdrawals, and get tips on dealing with stress and ways to develop a quit plan that works for you.

    DATE: January 6 for three weeks
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext.234

    DATE: February 1 for four weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: February 3 for three weeks
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext.234

    DATE: March 3 for three weeks
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext.234

  • Health Basics

    Health Basics is a simple, positive and empowering class. It is for those who want to choose healthy living, become more active and shift their perspectives. Health Basics focuses on application of simple foundational diet, exercise and mindset approaches to healthier living.

    DATE: February 4 for eight weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Heart Health

    This class will provide you with a greater understanding of what hypertension and dyslipidemia are and what factors cause them, as well as effective ways to control and treat them. Learn how your diet and medication work to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol to improve your Heart Health.

    DATE: January 13
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: February 10
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: March 10
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

  • Managing Pain Through Mindfulness

    Incorporate mindfulness and meditative practices into your life as a way to manage pain experiences. Explore ways to increase your mobility and flexibility with very gentle forms of movement and learn ways to reduce the intensity of pain experiences.

    DATE: January 20 for six weeks
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Weight Management

    Learn about what affects our weight and how to identify and overcome barriers you are facing. Work with a Registered Dietitian to set goals and make real changes in your life.

    DATE: February 9 for three weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Let's Talk Menopause

    Dealing with hot flashes, night sweats, trouble sleeping and mood swings related to menopause? Discover ways to help manage these symptoms through lifestyle changes, non-prescription and prescription therapy options, including a detailed discussion on hormone therapy.

    DATE: January 26
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: February 26
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER :780.410.8000

  • Osteoporosis

    Join us for a relaxing discussion about osteoporosis, where you will learn about commonly used tests and treatment options, as well as gain understanding about your risk factors and how to take steps to improve the health of your bones.

    DATE: March 24
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

  • Osteoarthritis

    Learn about the symptoms and risks related to arthritis. Find out about essential practices to manage chronic joint symptoms and pain.

    DATE: January 11
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: March 11
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

Pregnancy

  • Early Prenatal

    Provides education for expecting parents who are in the first 20 weeks of their pregnancy. Topics include prenatal care, management of common symptoms, nutrition and physical activity. Attending with partners or a support person are encouraged.

    DATE: February 2
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Prenatal

    Join health professionals who specialize in pregnancy, birth and newborn care to discuss topics such as physical activity, self-care and mental health, comfort measures during labour and birth, infant care, breastfeeding and parenting. For expecting parents over 20 weeks. Attending with partners or a support person are encouraged.

    DATE: January 14 for six weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: February 25 for six weeks
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626