Gibsons Public Market

events & workshops

THURSDAY MAY 30TH

SOUND JOURNEY

with Kym Chi and Chris Niebergall
Relax and dive deep into the soothing sounds of deep didgeridoos, quartz crystal singing bowls, drums, vocals, guitar and more! This is an event to cozy up comfortably on a mat with a pillow and warm blanket and relax into the sound frequencies. 

from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location – Atrium Floor (Level 2)

BY DONATION
Limited Space Available

Bring a mat and water
*Note that chairs will be provided for anyone who does not want to lie on the floor.
(Optional: bring a pillow, blanket and anything to ensure your comfort for the hour and a half) 

FRIDAY MAY 31ST

BODY OF LIGHT

All Good Stories Lead Us To The Moment
A Film by Gordon Halloran

at 6:00 pm 

Location – Coastal Room (Level 3)
BY DONATION
Limited Space Available

 

Wellness Fair

Saturday, June 1st 10 am-5 pm
 &
Sunday, June 2nd 10 am-4 pm

 

Location – Atrium Floor (Level 2)

 
Come and spend the weekend at Gibsons Public Market and browse our vendors at our Wellness Fair. 
There will be over a dozen local business promoting many dimensions of wellness.  

heart & sol Salsa demo

Up your salsa game for your next fiesta! Socrates of Heart & Sol Coastal Farms grew up in Mexico, and makes his salsa based on centuries old family recipe. Join us in the community kitchen for a special salsa making demo from 1:00 – 2:30 pm on Saturday, June 1st.  Discover the basics of making authentic Mexican Salsa, including how to choose your ingredients, and the various ways to process them to achieve different flavour profiles.

$30
Limited Space Available

FREE DEmonstrations

SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST – RHYTHM BLISS DRUM CIRCLE
12:00-12:30
with Rhythm Bliss
Join rhythm facilitator, Alexandra Jai, and the Rhythm Bliss Groove Collective for an interactive, uplifting and fun-filled drum & dance circle where we’ll groove together in community to the universal healing pulse of the drum. Come experience the joy, connection and good vibrations! All ages are welcome. No drum or musical experience is required… but bring a drum/shaker/rhythm-maker if you’ve got one!
SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND – QI GONG DEMONSTRATION
11:00-11:20
with Dr. Kevin Hamilton
Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese practice dating back thousands of years, which intertwines with traditional Chinese medicine, martial arts (in particular Tai Chi) and philosophical principles including Taoism. Qi Gong involves the cultivation (Gong) and regulation of our vital energy or life force (Qi) through structured routines focused on breath control and paced movement.

ALL WORKSHOPS HAVE LIMITED SPACE. 
WALK-INS WILL BE AVAILABLE IF THE CLASS IS NOT FULL.  

WORKSHOPS CAN BE PURCHASED EITHER ONLINE OR AT RECEPTION AT GIBSONS PUBLIC MARKET.

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

 

10:00 – 11:00
NEEM- NATURE’S HEALING GIFT TO HUMANITY
with Klaus Ferlow, Master Herbalist & Herbal Advocate

“The benefits and healing power of the miraculous,
versatile, medicinal neem tree from India.”

By Donation
Bring a notepad and pen

11:30 – 12:30
NAVIGATING SHITSTORMS
Book Reading with Liz Long

“Navigating Shitstorms is a combo of true crime & memoir, self-help & humour. In my ‘funny-not-funny’ and highly entertaining fashion, I’ll be reading an excerpt that describes one of my eight childhood memories.”

By Donation
Bring a notepad and pen 

1:00 – 3:00
WHAT IS PAIN? 
with Katherine and Kara

 In this workshop, Katherine and Kara – both movement practitioners with years of experience – offer realistic hope that healing is still possible, even when all better isn’t an option.

By Donation
Bring a notepad and pen

1:00 – 3:00
5RHYTHMS® MOVEMENT WORKSHOP

WITH SILENT DISCO HEADPHONES
with Julie Plotkin, Certified 5Rhythms® Instructor

Join Julie in a unique and magical movement workshop using Silent Disco headphones. Julie’s gentle facilitation and guidance will encourage you to get out of your head, awaken your body, uplift your spirit and connect you to your soul. This is a joyful, healing, transformative experience not to be missed.

By Donation
Wear comfortable clothes

3:30 – 4:45 
SOUND BATH FOR DEEP RELAXATION
with Sharon Tron

Reset your nervous system and nurture yourself with a deeply healing journey of sound, where soothing vibrations and sensations will weave healing around and through you.
There will be nothing for you to do but to completely let go and relax.

$35
Bring a mat and water bottle

SUNDAY
WORKSHOPS

 

10:00 – 11:00
GO CHEMICAL-FREE!
with Klaus Ferlow, Master Herbalist & Herbal Advocate
Why you should use only chemical-free cosmetics and
personal care products.

By Donation
Bring a notepad and pen

11:30 – 1:00 
UNLOCKING THE POWER OF THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE
with Melissa Woehler

Join us for an immersive journey into menstrual cycle awareness (MCA), where we’ll explore how to track your cycle for physical, mental, and emotional health and wellbeing. Mothers and daughters welcome. Those without a menstrual cycle for any reason are also welcome!

By Donation
Bring a notepad and pen

1:30 – 3:00
MEDITATION, SLOW FLOW AND OILS
with Samantha Burke

We all experience stress; it is a large contributor to disease and chronic illness. When we take time to become aware of it, we realize we can create a positive, soothing response for the nervous system rather than the same debilitating patterns that keep us on high alert and in pain.

$35
Bring a mat and water bottle

3:30 – 5:00
REVITALIZE MENOPAUSE
with Sarah Cormack
From the physical to the spiritual and everything in between.
Embark on this path with Sarah, Menopause Health Coach, and discover how empowering this natural transition can be for women.

By Donation
Bring a notepad and penRE

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors
SUNSHINE COAST CREDIT UNION