Upcoming Events

Healthy Lifestyle Retreats

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Red Mountain Retreat
Cancelled for 2017

Stay tuned for a Canadian retreat alternative!!

Regular Events

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Healthy Lifestyle Walk

Next walk Thursday, Nov. 30

Explore Life Lessons

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7:30pm

Weekly Circuit Workouts

 Tuesday Mornings

One Simple Change: Why we should supplement our diets.

Healthy Living Revolution

Nov. 7,  7-8:30pm

Special Events

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Healthy LIfestyle Walk


Cost - FREEcoin

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Healthy Lifestyle Walks take place at various locations around Winnipeg where we incorporate the five pillars of happiness into an hour and half walk and enjoy the beauty of our city.

This walk is hosted by top monkey Carol Ploen-Hosegood.  You will experience exercise, great conversation, fun and we will always take time to be mindful and enjoy the scenery. There is no charge for this event. Next walk:

Next walk Thursday, Nov. 30

Fortwhyte Alive

We will meet in the Whyteridge Community Centre Parking lot, 170 Fleetwood at 9:25 and leave no later than 9:35. If you come late text Carol at 204-955-6318 and we can arrange a meeting spot.

We will walk into Fortwhyte from the McGillivray side as their policy is no admission!

Email or Text Carol to let her know you are coming


Explore Life Lessons

calendarWed. Oct. 25,   7:40 - 9:10 PM

Cost - $20coin


These talks are ideal for women who are seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and the world around them. We passionately believe that by sharing and spreading ideas of positivity and wellness, people will become more aware, attitudes will change, and ultimately, our intentional actions will improve lives and the world.

Based on the immensely successful concept of TED Talks, life coach Patti Phillips will host monthly, in-person group chats that explore various ideas in the areas of personal growth, life balance, self-care, happiness, and authentic living.

In each 45-60 minute chat, participants will be guided to be mindful, to consider new perspectives, and to explore options to grow forward.


The Spiritual meaning of Money

  • Money plays a significant role in how we interact and make exchanges with the people and world around us. Everyone has a unique relationship with money, whether you've thought of it that way or not.

    Our individual beliefs about money influence how we relate to ourselves, our work, other people,  and the world. In many ways, money offers us a reflection of our spirituality and inner self.

    Even though money is something we interact with daily, rarely do we slow down enough to consider our unique relationship with money and how it's a reflection of our deeply held values and our authentic selves.

    In this life lesson, we'll explore the spiritual meaning of money and how to use it in a way that supports your inner growth as well as your physical needs.

Things to note: 

These sessions are for women only.

Shoes must be removed so bring a pair of cozy slippers if you like.

Actually start time of the life lesson is 7:40 pm. 7:30 is the recommended arrival time to prepare room and greet participants.

Group interaction and sharing is encouraged. These life lessons are intended to take information to inspiration to action.

Wednesday, Oct. 25


Cost $20

Location: Pilates Manitoba 390 Academy Road (Corner of Ash and Academy Rd.)

Explore Life Lessons - October 25

  • Price: $ 20.00 CAD

Weekly Circuit Workouts


Drop in fee - $5coin

Anytime Fitness Members - no chargecoin

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Join some Happy Monkeys at Anytime fitness once a week to supplement your own program or kick start a healthy lifestyle.

We will start with a 15 minute warm up on the treadmill, bikes or eliptical; followed by a 45-minute circuit lead by Carol Ploen-Hosegood. All Monkeys are welcome, you work at your own fitness level.

The workout is intended to motivate you to stay active on a regular basis and maintain your muscle tone, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility.  All fitness levels will be accommodated. Strength and fun in numbers!

Drop in Fee $5

Email or Text Carol 204-955-6318 so she knows who to expect.

Tuesday Mornings 9:15am - 10:30am. The circuit begins at 9:30am

Anytime Fitness Lindenwoods ~ 980 Lorimer Blvd,

Healthy Living Revolution: Why we should supplement our diets

calendarTues. Nov. 7, 7-8:30pm

Cost - FREEcoin

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November  Event ~ Why we should supplement our diets

Tuesday, Nov. 7
7-8:30 pm
Location 10 Spindlestone Gate, Carol's home

Join us for an informative evening on why we should be supplementing our diets. 

Carol Ploen-Hosegood, certified health coach will host the evening.

The presentation and discussion will focus on the quality of today's food supply, the effect of toxins in our environment on our health, the difference between vitamins and whole food supplements and what are some options for you to introduce to your lifestyle.

Healthy snacks will be provided.

Our goal is to support you on your healthy living journey through education and sharing of a whole food supplement, Juice Plus.

Our focus will be on meeting you where you are and sharing with you ways to make change.

The Healthy Living revolution is a movement to take healthy back. We offer a session each month that will help you make Health and Vitality a part of your lifestyle.



Even though this is a free event we will need to know numbers to prepare. Please text 204-955-6318 or email Carol and let her know you are coming.

HMC Dragon Boat Team 2017

calendarSeptember 8-10, 2017

Cost - $185coin

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Fun, Fitness, Fundraising

Everything Happy Monkey Club is about!

Join us for the 2017 Dragon Boat Festival Sept. 8,9,10, 2017 and help us raise over $30,000 for Cancer Care Manitoba and the Children's Hospital.

Happy Monkey Club has two boats entered for the 2017 festival, and we're looking for some Monkeys to fill them!

You're spot will be secured when payment is received. Don't miss out and register today.

Commitment of Paddler
  • $185 entry fee. Payment is due May 1, 2017. (Remember it's first come, first serve)
  • Commit to raise $250- $500+ in pledges for Cancer Care Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Please note $1000 earns you a Red Paddle.
  • Attend 3 practices (a minimum of 2 out of 3 must be attended but we recommend all 3) (Monday, Aug. 21 7pm both boats, Wednesday, Aug. 30 7pm boat 1, 6:30pm boat 2 and Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 7pm boat 1 and 6pm for boat 2) All practices are at the Forks.
  • Commit to September 9-10, 2017 weekend for the actual races.
  • Support any and all fundraising events leading up the festival as a participant/volunteer or promoter.
  • Attend any pre-event activities to train, build team and have fun.
What you will receive

The triple F Car Rally

calendarWednesday, Aug. 23 6pm-11pm

Cost - $50 per personcoin

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Get a team of 4 friends and sign up for an epic night. ( You can register as one, two's or three's and we will match you up with others)

The Car Rally will take you around Winnipeg on a fun amazing race style event to solve puzzles, complete challenges and get back to the place all the fun, prizes and laughter takes place.

That's all I can tell you without giving away any clues. Trust me it will be amazing.

Funds raised from the event will support the Children's Hospital and Cancer Care Manitoba as well a the HMC Sharing Circle Endowment fund.

Together we are making a difference.

Event Information

Event Information:

  • Here's what I can tell you...
  • Team's of 4 ( 1,2,3's will be matched up)
  • Cost $50 per person
  • Entry fee includes: One drink, appetizers and prizes.
  • Prizes include: Top 3 teams will receive a team prize valued at $300, $200 and $100 respectively.  (Details coming soon)
  • Everyone participating will receive an awesome coupon book full of great value.
  • Rainbow and Live Auction
  • M.C. Jana Taylor (worth the price of admission!)
  • Other fun surprises
  • Start Time 6pm
  • Drinks and prizes as soon as you complete the rally.

Proceeds of the Car Rally are going to Cancer Care Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital as well as a portion to the HMC Sharing Circle Endowment fund.

Space is limited, so reserve your team today.

Register Here

Live, learn, love ~ Costa Rica experiential learning retreat 2018

calendarJan. 26 - Feb. 6, 2018

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$3125 CAD  all meals, transportation in Costa Rica, activities and room (double occupancy) Airfare extracoin

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HMC is thrilled to announce an experiential learning retreat to Costa Rica, Jan. 26- Feb. 6, 2018

We will spend 10 days in Costa Rica totally immersed in the culture of the country.  You will experience the countries largest city, the beauty and culture of a village in the rain forest and the calming waves and beaches of the Pacific ocean. Our Costa Rica trip will include excursions to some of the most ecologically diverse areas in this magnificent country.

During this retreat, we incorporate local residents into our itineraries. This component enriches the total experience by providing our group with lots of opportunities for integration into the community and practice in conversational Spanish.
Our trip will include a variety of excursions and activities, including hikes, zip-lining and white water rafting as will as community service.

I can't think of a better way to celebrate the five pillars of HMC, than in a country that truly lives it every day.


  • Be in Costa Rica (when it's cold at home) and have the unique experience to use the Spanish language.
  • Have the opportunity to visit the following exciting destinations: Poás Volcano, Los Campesinos Community and the Central Pacific Coast.
  • Live, share and work with Costa Rican people.
  • Participate in a variety of extracurricular activities designed to enrich your cultural experience.

Carol Ploen-Hosegood, head monkey at HMC will be your host to Costa Rica where we will hook up with our local coordinators and leaders who are experienced, qualified educational professionals who provide guidance and support throughout the trip. This is an experiential travel opportunity that includes a balance of learning the local culture, giving back and having some time for fun. Truly a trip of a life time.

  • Price $3125 CAD (US price available on request)
  • Group air out of Winnipeg available for $825 (minimum 10 persons)  Airfare out of other cities can be arranged.
  • Double Occupancy accommodations
  • All meals are included
  • Evening reflection sessions
  • Morning Spanish lesson
  • 4 nights in San Jose
  • 1 night in Manuel Antonio
  • 6 nights in Los Campesinos
  • All tours and transfers included
  • Zip lining,  White Water Rafting, visit Poás Volcano, world famous beach of Manuel Antonio and so much more.

For full itinerary click here


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