Welcome Diane Brussell

Circles would like to welcome Diane Brussell, M.A., RCC, Certified EMDR Practitioner, to Circles Wellness Centre.

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Welcome Siobhan Keenan

Circles would like to welcome Siobhan Keenan, Clinical Hypnotherapist, to the Circles Wellness Centre.

Circles – Courtenay’s Alternative Health Practitioner Hub

  • Massage Therapy
  • Herbology
  • Iridology
  • Pranic Healing
  • Vega Allergy & Sensitivity Testing
  • Bach Flower Remedies
  • Medical Intuitive
  • Trager Somatic Body Therapy
  • Body Talk
  • Holistic Nutritionist
  • Aromatherapy
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Natural Spa
  • Birth Doula
  • Acupressure
  • Energetics
  • Healing Dance
  • Somatic Experiencing®
  • Lifestyle Mentor
  • PSYCH-K®
  • Quantum Healing
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Holoenergetics
  • Shadowenergetics
  • Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy
  • Celiac Specialist
  • Integrative Energy Medicine

Circles is home to a wondrous variety of alternative health practitioners in the Comox Valley. Please visit our practitioners page to find the alternative health solution and caring practioner that you have been looking for.

Fall 2016 Program at Circles

Courses at Circles
Fall 2016 Program

Lunch Hour Yoga with MaryAnne Meredith

Simple, basic flow yoga with a focus on learning de-stress breathing.
6 Wednesday’s Starting September 14th
12 noon-1 pm Series of 6 classes – $54 Drop in – $14 Limited space
FMI- call MaryAnne Meredith at Circles Wellness Centre

Respect Expressed Through Touch

One Day Workshop with Chris Bruels, Trager® Practitioner
Learn or refine skills of giving respectful, nurturing touch. Based in Trager® Somatic Body Therapy, Chris will share foundations of touching others with a “listening” responsive quality. The day will include discussions, guided explorations and exercises that you do yourself and with the other workshop participants. Useful to anyone who touches another being!
Saturday October 22 10:00 am-5:00 pm $75
Pre-registration required

Body Empowerment

Getting to Your Greatest You!
A 4-week class series of Natural Dance, Body Awareness,
Stretching and Joy!
with Roberta Meilleur, Founder World Dance, BodyTalk Practitioner
Tuesdays, October 11th – November 1st
7:30–9:00 pm $75
Pre-registration required
FMI – 250-334-0963

Wednesday Wisdom at Circles

A series of health-based presentations by Circles Practitioners
To register contact the individual presenters

September 21 – How Bodies ‘Talk’ & How to Listen

By Roberta Meilleur, Natural Movement Instructor, Certified BodyTalk Practitioner
Learning the ways you and your body communicate, the ‘languages’ used, interpretation methods and tips, as well as deciding what you want to say to and with your body are critical keys to health. This 1.5 hour info-shop offers all of the above as a valuable first step in taking your health into your own hands. Comfortable clothing recommended.
7:00-8:30 pm $15
To register: 250-334-0963

September 28 – Celiac Disease vs Gluten Sensitivity

By Liena Braconnier, Celiac Consultant
Symptoms and similarities of these two gut issues, and what they mean.
7:00-8:00 pm $10
To register: 250-465-5183

October 5 – Age-defying Body Truths

By Roberta Meilleur, Natural Movement Instructor, Certified BodyTalk Practitioner
You’ll gain practical awareness and a plethora of tips for an extended lease on life at this experiential info-shop that addresses body requirements not widely known. Don’t grow older without them! Wear comfortable clothing.
7:00–8:30 pm $15
To register: 250-334-0963

October 12 – Listen to Your Body – and Then WHAT?

By Chris Bruels, Trager® Practitioner
Do you mostly get messages of pain when you “listen” to your body? How you respond to these messages is important to your well-being. Chris will lead discussion about alternative responses to body messages and teach simple ways to move that, help ease pain and encourage relaxation.
7:00-8:00 pm $10
To register: 250-897-6454

October 19 – Defining What Ails You

By Kim Barzilay, NHC (Natural Health Consultant)
Learn how your body is constantly trying to communicate with you and what these signs and symptoms mean for you specifically! By the end of this hour you will feel more confidence in understanding what this communication means for your health and vitality!
7:00-8:00 pm $10
To register: 250-897-0055

October 26 – Through A Quantum Lens

How the Individual Heals the Whole
By Roberta Meilleur, Health Practitioner, Quantum ‘Junkie’
An easy-to-understand glimpse of our new scientific paradigm that redefines us, healthcare and our world and provides a turning point of hope for the health of individuals and the survival of humanity.
Ready for an empowering new perspective?
7 pm $10
To register: 250-334-0963

November 2 – Dealing with the Worry and Stress of Labour, Delivery and Newborns

By Patrice Coleman, SE Practitioner and Trauma Therapist
Life changing events that are positive can still be stressful. Gain new knowledge that will help decrease the stress and worries that go along with having a baby and being a parent. Learn some foundational tools for creating a nurturing environment for yourselves and your baby.
7-8:30 pm $15
To register: 250-218-6461

November 9 – Getting off the Shame/Guilt Hamster Wheel

By Patrice Coleman, SE Practitioner and Trauma Therapist Guilt and Shame create a self-perpetuating, no-win, catch 22 feedback loop that keeps us stuck and feeling bad. Learn the difference between healthy shame and destructive shame and some practical tools for helping you out of the shame trap.
7-8:30 pm $15
To register: 250-218-6461

November 16 – Celiac and Nutrition

By Liena Braconnier, Celiac Consultant
The importance of iron in celiac disease maintenance.
7:00-8:00 pm $10
To register: 250-465-5183

November 23 – Trauma Proofing Your Kids

By Patrice Coleman, SE Practitioner and Trauma Therapist As much as we may want to, we can’t keep difficult and hurtful things from happening to our kids. But we can help prevent those events from becoming traumatic if/when they do happen. Find out some of the things you can do to help safeguard the children in your life from trauma.
7-8:30 pm $15
To register: 250-218-6461

All presentations are at Circles Wellness Centre.
Pre-registration is required for all talks.
Space is limited.

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Open House May 28, 10 – 4

Health Happens Here!

Circles invites you to come to our Open House on Saturday May 28.

Drop by, tour our office, meet our practitioners and enjoy:

GraphicAltHealth (250x233)Contact Circles at 250-897-0055
For more information about our alternative health practitioners please visit our Practitioners Page.

Click HERE for all the details on our workshops and mini-sessions available during our OPEN HOUSE May 28, 2016.

We look forward to seeing you on the 28th!


Supervised Cleanse Coming Soon!

Supervised Cleanse

Spring is here, it’s time for spring cleaning both your house and your body. If you have always wanted to “do a cleanse” but were afraid to try it on your own, or if you have done cleanses in the past but found it hard to go it alone, then a supervised cleanse facilitated by Circles Wellness Centre might be the answer for you.

Circles will be offering 3 day, 1 week and 3 week programs.
Contact Circles in Courtenay at 250-897-0055 for more information.

Yoga Coming to Circles!

Yoga for everyone!MaryAnne Meredith is excited to announce that she will be offering a lunch time yoga class at Circles Wellness Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Each class will be tailored to the needs of the participants.

If you have always wanted to try yoga, or were worried that physical limitations might not fit into a traditional yoga class then this is the yoga class for you. There will be something for everyone in each class.

The yoga classes are “under construction”, contact Circles at 250-897-0055 for more information.


Circles Welcomes New Partner Kim Barzilay!

Kim BarzilayMaryAnne Meredith is pleased to announce that Kim Barzilay, formerly of Edible Island, is now a partner in Circles Wellness Centre. She brings over 25 years of natural health consulting, helping her clients to achieve their goals toward a healthy and balanced body, mind and emotional lifestyle.

Kim is a compassionate practitioner with a wonderful bedside manner. She is a welcome addition to the Circles family of alternative health practitioners.


Mary-Ann Meredith Re-opens Circles

Circles is located in Courtenay on north central Vancouver Island in the beautiful Comox Valley. It is a place of natural healing and home to a skilled and supportive team of certified, caring alternative health practitioners. These practitioners bring with them a broad base of diverse knowledge and join MaryAnne Meredith in offering their hearts and hands to improve your health and well-being.

Thanks to Everybody Who Attended Our Grand Opening on May 2!

We are now open for business, please contact our practitioners for information or to make an appointment.

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