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Winter 2017—New Classes, Series, and a New Look!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Nov 28, 2016 11:13:00 AM

This winter, we’re offering more than 275 classes spanning 14 categories, so you’re bound to find something to pique your interest! But, that’s not all…

We are thrilled to share with you our newly redesigned calendar! This calendar offers a streamlined layout for readability and clarity—go ahead and take a look inside.

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Topics: cooking, adult continuing education, winter, DIY, business, social media

Back to School - For You!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Aug 12, 2015 12:00:00 PM

School bells will soon be ringing, but they're not just for kids!

Education is not limited to a specific time in our lives. Opportunities for growth and education happen every day. With back to school just around the corner, many of us start to remember those first day jitters and the excitement that came with learning something new; why should that end with formal education? Personal enrichment can be found in many ways, and nothing is quite as satisfying as uncovering a new skill or interest. Metro is here to help you on your journey of lifelong discovery.

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Topics: languages, cooking, new year, new, adult continuing education, fall, edmonton, language, planning, food

Featured Class: Mindful Eating

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Jul 7, 2015 12:00:00 PM

"No matter how sophisticated or wise or enlightened you believe you are, how you eat tells it all."  - Geneen Roth

There is a fundamental emotional component to food and eating, which is especially important to Michelle Brewer, instructor of Mindful Eating at Metro. Michelle's special tool is your relationship with food, guided by the directions to eat when you're hungry, stop eating when you're no longer hungry and eat what your body wants. Then to see what comes up for you. Over and above nutrition, eating is such a social activity – this can lead to overeating and bingeing or undereating and constant dieting. Either way, it leaves many feeling unsatisfied with their food. Because eating is often done in a communal setting, breaking those habits and healing the relationship is also best done in a community. This passion for healing and feeling good is what brought Michelle to her current path of mindful eating. As a student of mindful eating since 2011, Michelle then honed her skills and brought that passion to others by teaching the practice in 2014.

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Topics: cooking, instructors, counsellor, adult continuing education, fall, time management, feature class, cooking class, edmonton, planning, mindfulness, food

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