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Wellness Events

Healthy Lifestyle Walk

Dec. 18, Assiniboine Park

 

Weekly Circuit Workouts

 Tuesday Mornings 9:00am

Anytime Fitness Lindenwoods

Next ~ 10 Day Challenge
Nov. 25- Dec. 4, 2019

Adventure Travel

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 HMC Costa Rica
Yoga, Hike, Discover

Feb. 8 - 18, 2020

Feb. 11-18, 2020

Arizona Spring adventure

March 30- April 6, 2020

Giving Back

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Healthy LIfestyle Walk

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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 Wednesday, Dec. 18

9:30am Assiniboine Park

 

We will meet at the duck pond shelter.  Please arrive at 9:25 we will leave no later than 9:35. After the walk those who can stay we will go for a warm beverage at the Qualico Centre.

If you come late text Carol at 204-955-6318 and we can arrange a meeting spot.

Email or Text Carol to let her know you are coming

Weekly Circuit Workouts

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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 am - 10 am. The circuit begins at 9:15am

NEW OPTION

There is a circuit workout offered every Monday and Wednesday night from 6-7:00pm     $5 drop in fee for Happy Monkeys

Anytime Fitness Lindenwoods ~ 980 Lorimer Blvd,

Quiz Night in support of Bravestone Centre and the HMC Sharing Circle Endowment Fund

calendarTuesday, Nov. 26, 7-10pm

Cost - $25 per personcoin

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FUN, FRIENDS and FUNDRAISING

Join us for a fun night of pizza, prizes, beverages and testing your knowledge!

Trans Canada Brewing Co. will host us for a fun quiz night, time to visit with friends, rainbow and live auction all in support of Bravestone Centre and the HMC Sharing Cirlce Endowment fund.

Grab some friends and join us!

Your $25 includes TCB's awesome wood fired pizza and a fun quiz night with prizes.

No need to create teams ahead of time, we will create teams that night. But you may want to invite your friends full of useless information!

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 Bravestone Centre and the HMC Sharing Circle Endowment fund.

Together we are making a difference.

Registration

If you prefer to pay by cheque or etransfer please fell out registration tab below and then you can skip the redirect to paypal and send cheque payable to: 10 Spindlestone Gate, Wpg. Mb. R3Y 1P1 or etransfer carol@happymonkeyclub.com.

 

Can't make it?

You can donate directly to the fund right here

 

Event Information

Event Information:

  • Here's what I can tell you...
  • Bring your friends and we will create teams that night
  • Cost $25 per person
  • Rainbow and Live Auction
  • Quiz master
  • Other fun surprises
  • Start Time 7pm, Nov. 26
  • Cash bar
  • Pizza served at 7:15pm
  • Quiz starts at 8pm

Proceeds of Quiz night are going to Bravestone Centre and the HMC Sharing Circle Endowment fund.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Register Here

Healthy Living 10 Day Challenge

calendarNov. 25- Dec. 4, 2019

Cost - $50 - $150 depending on program you choosecoin

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The HMC 10 day Healthy Living Challenge incorporates the Shred 10 program with the 5 pillars of HMC to give you a balanced approach to wellness that incorporates:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Living Active
  • Journaling
  • Having Fun
  • Giving Back
  • 8 hours of sleep
  • managing stress
  • Drinking water

We all struggle with our health and the older we get the tougher it becomes. Our 10 day challenge is a manageable program with flexibility to fit your needs.

Shred 10 ~ Is the base of the program focused on whole food nutrition and the amazing Juice Plus products. It comes with simple rules to follow that floods your body with whole food nutrition over the 10 days and allows your body to clear out the toxins and create healthy habits moving forward.

What is Shred 10?

5 pillars of Happiness ~ the bases of HMC will add some daily challenges that focus on fun and random acts of kindness along with reminders and tips that support the Shred 10 program.

You will have 3 options to choose from

Option 1

Option 1
10 day Basic Program $50

You will be a part of the Shred10 program without the use of the Juice Plus product. You will eat a whole food diet using the shred rules.
ADD

  • More whole food to your daily diet
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Sleep 7-8 hours
  • Exercise most days

ELIMINATE

  • Gluten
  • Dairy
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Processed Foods
  • Artificial and refined sugars
  • Eating after 6:00pm

You will have all the resources:

  • Guide book and recipes
  • Email support starting one week prior to Shred
  • Daily text message support during the Shred
  • Text question support

Option 2
10 day only Shred 10 with product. $150

You will be a part of the Shred10 program with the use of the Juice Plus products for 10 days only.  You will eat a whole food diet using the shred rules.
ADD

  • More whole food to your daily diet
  • Juice Plus Trio Capsules daily
  • 1-2 complete shakes daily
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Sleep 7-8 hours
  • Exercise most days

ELIMINATE

  • Gluten
  • Dairy
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol
  • Processed Foods
  • Artificial and refined sugars
  • Eating after 6:00pm

You will have all the resources:

  • Guide book and recipes
  • Email support starting one week prior to Shred
  • Daily text message support during the Shred
  • Invitation to events in Winnipeg
  • Text question support

Option 3

We can custom a program for you to meet your needs.

Questions and registration

call Carol at 204-955-6318 or email carol@happymonkeyclub.com

Soup Sisters ~ Hug in a Bowl

calendarSunday, June 9, 5:30-8:30pm

Cost - $55 per personcoin

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Soup Sisters events are social evenings with lively conversation, chopping, laughter and warm kitchen camaraderie that culminate in a simple, sit-down supper of soup, salad, bread and wine for all participants.

Each event produces approximately 150-200 servings of nourishing & nurturing soup that is delivered fresh to a local shelter for women, children, and youth.

There are 30 spots available and I want to fill them all up with Happy Monkeys! Join me at this awesome night in support of Willow Place.

Soup Sisters is dedicated to providing comfort to women, children and youth through the making , sharing and donating of soup. #GiveBack

Sunday, June 9, 2019

5:30-8:30pm

The Fairmont Winnipeg, 2 Lombard Place

The cost for a soup sisters event is $55/person which includes all of the fresh ingredients, a Chef facilitator, wine, a light meal and the positive feelings of giving back.

4 easy steps to register.

1.Please click here to go to the registration website.

2. Click the date June 9, 2019

3. Enter Pass code goodsoup

4. Follow the instructions (Use Happy Monkey as the group)

 

Costa Rica ~ Yoga, Hike, Discover

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           Feb. 11-18, 2020

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$3195 CAD  all meals, transportation in Costa Rica, activities and accomodations (double occupancy) Airfare extra

$ 1995 CAD Yoga Retreat only Feb. 11-18,  contact Carol for detailscoin

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HMC is thrilled to announce our Costa Rica adventure~ Yoga, Hike, Discover 2020!!

Top Monkey Carol Ploen along with Yogi Shawn Flaman will be your Canadian hosts along with our wonderful Costa Rica guides on this 11 day adventure retreat to the southern Pacific. ( 8 day option)

We will begin in San Jose and travel south to the Navina retreat centre. On our way to Navina we will be exploring volcanos, Maino Bellena National Park and Perez Zeledon for 3 days before arriving for 7 nights and 6 days at Navina retreat centre.

We will focus on wellness for the 11 days through daily yoga (no experience needed), hiking, beach excursions, exploring, community and discovering the gift of the Costa Rica culture.

At Navina, there will be a slower rhythm to your day, tap into the uplifting energy of living in nature, wake to the call of howler monkeys, and practice yoga on an open deck visited by hummingbirds, butterflies and macaws. Navina offers a unique wild nature experience with all the  comforts you need.

Highlights include:

  • Escaping the cold and enjoying the tropical heat of Costa Rica
  • Focus on wellness and energize
  • Exploring a Volcano
  • Visit to Marino Ballena National Park
  • Visit to Perez Zeledon
  • Jungle trek to waterfalls
  • Yoga 2x daily plus a bonus Reiki treatment
  • Sleeping in the rain forest and waking to the Monkeys
  • Exploring secluded beaches 2 days
  • Zip lining if you choose to! (optional)
  • Have someone else plan everything and come home relaxed, energized and having a new appreciation of wellness.
Yoga

Shawn wants to nurture you, challenge you, and show you that yoga is for you!  She believes that yoga is for everyone - physically and emotionally - and she is determined to help you find your yoga.  Her love of learning spills over into all aspects of her life and she is committed to life-long learning about yoga and all things positive! Her classes are a combination of mobility, flexibility and strength based asana, pranayama, meditation and fun.

Shawn has completed her 500 hr training through YogaFit. Other training includes 60 hr Yin, 40 hr Restorative Yoga, 100 hr Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage. She is also a Reiki practioner.

Each morning will start with an energizing 90 minute yoga and meditation practice. Each evening will include a 60 minute calming yoga and meditation practice. Each class will be unique with special intentions and themes. You will learn more about the yamas and niyamas, chakras and yoga philosophy.

During the retreat, each participant will also receive a 45 minute Reiki treatment.

Navina

Navina provides us with a magical place to do this in the safe hands of Drew Hume and his team. 
Drew will guide us on hikes into the rain forest to waterfalls and to secluded beaches.

HMC retreats bring amazing women together and create connections, friendship and community in unique environments. We will learn from one another organically through conversation, eating good food together and being wowed by the nature all around.

Food

Other than travel days to and from Canada, all meals are included. Prior to Navina we will be eating at various places with food all planned for you with love. Water will be supplied each day on our tours.

Navina includes all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), plus snacks, water from their own fresh spring, coffee and tea. They provide home grown produce from their garden, and use it all to create incredibly fresh and delicious meals. Everything to keep you nourished and feeling excellent!

The focus for this adventure is wellness and escaping the tourist area for a real adventure in nature. If this sounds like a good fit for you then please join us.

Just before diving in, take a read of the centre rules. In particular, note that the centre is a dry space, which means no alcohol or drugs are permitted on the premises.

Details

Carol Ploen and yogi Shawn Flaman are so excited to offer you this amazing adventure. Our focus on wellness through yoga, hiking, exploring, conversation, healthy food and community will leave you feeling energized and ready to return home with a new focus on wellness. Truly a trip of a life time.

  • Price $3195 CAD based on double occupancy.  (US price $2400) Early bird pricing ends October 15, 2019. Price increases Oct. 16, 2019 to $3395 CAD
  • Airfare can be booked on your own (This is to accommodate those with air miles or other travel perks) However, a group rate will be offered after Oct. 16, 2019.
  • Double Occupancy accommodations
  • All meals are included (except for travel Feb.8 and 18th)
  • All transportation in Costa Rica
  • 3 nights hotel and 7 nights at Navina.  (Glamping)
  • Yoga 2x daily, one Reiki treatment, guided hikes and beach days.
  • All tours, National park fees and transfers included
  • Optional add ons: Zip lining, Thai massage

For full itinerary *CLICK HERE*

Please Note: We must have a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 16. We reserve the right to cancel the trip if minimum numbers are not reached by Nov. 1, 2019.

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Utah fall adventure, Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

calendarNov. 3-10, 2019

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$1895.00 CAD  all meals, ground transportation, guided hikes, National Park fees, welcome gift and room (double occupancy) airfare extracoin

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HMC is thrilled to announce our fall Utah adventure to Zion, Bryce Canyon National Parks as well as Snow Canyon State Park Nov. 3-10, 2019.

We will spend 6 days and 7 nights exploring nature's playground of Utah. Spectacular red mountains, gorgeous canyons, hoodoos and bright blue skies. In addition to daily hikes we will have time to play games, try pickle ball, explore the shops and town of St. George, do yoga(stretching) and relax in a spacious 6 bedroom home. You will also have access to a shared pool and hot tub.

I ask that you trust me with how the week will unfold as some things are beyond my control. The goal is to visit Bryce Canyon one day, Zion National park on 2 separate days.  We will also have hikes in Snow Canyon state park and the area that surrounds St. George.

We will also explore some optional activities like renting bicycles in the St. George area, rappelling on one of the days in Zion. These activities will be additional cost if you choose to do them.

Hiking will be the focus of the trip but we will also take time to have fun, relax and explore.

Who should come?

Women who have a desire to experience nature and adventure with a group of like minded ladies.

This is an active trip so you should be able to hike between 1.5 and 4 hours in a day. There will be one hike that has an elevation of 1500 feet if you choose to to it. It is important that you have a solid fitness base to have a positive experience. Don't worry there will be time to relax too!

Can I opt out of a hike?

We understand due to fear of heights, how you are feeling that day etc. you may choose to relax at the house or choose a different hike that day. You are welcome to do so, we can make those plans on the particular day.

You will be doing so on your own as the hosts will be with the main group.

Are there any hidden costs?

On one day in Zion we are looking at a repelling adventure for those that are interested. We will work out the best group rate and the cost will be your responsibility. We are also looking at renting e-bikes in St. George which would be optional and at your expense if you choose to do so.

You are also responsible for your own airfare, alcohol, souvenirs or other personal items.

The focus during the trip will be on the five pillars of HMC and I know you will all come home energized and inspired to continue living a healthy happy life.

Details

Carol Ploen-Hosegood, head monkey at HMC will be your host along with Explore Life Coach Patti Phillips. We will guide you on some wonderful adventures that will blow your mind with natures beauty.

Everything will be organized and planned for you, however, we will work together as a group prepping meals, supporting each other on the hikes and having fun.

  • Price $1895 CAD  (US price available on request)
  • You are responsible to book your own airfare. If you need assistance please contact Natalie Hebert natalie@gctravel.ca or call 204-989-9343
  • Double Occupancy accommodations with your own bathroom per room (2 x single beds or king bed)
  • All meals are included
  • All transportation is included
  • All Park fees included
  • One day in Bryce Canyon National Park
  • 2 days in Zion National Park
  • Numerous hikes around St. George area
  • Accommodations have access to a shared pool and hot tub

 

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Spring Adventure: Exploring Northern Arizona and Southern Utah

calendarMarch 30 - April 6, 2020

Page, Arizona, St. George, Utah, Grand Canyonglobe

$2395 CAD  Most meals, ground transportation, hikes, 2 guided excursions, welcome gift and accomodations (double occupancy) airfare extracoin

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HMC is thrilled to announce our spring Arizona adventure. You will see some of the most gorgeous gifts nature has to share. Kayak Lake Powell to Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Zion National Park Canyon overlook and the East side of Zion, The Grand Canyon and so much more.

We will spend 7 days and 7 nights exploring northern Arizona and a little bit of Southern Utah. You will see and experience amazing Canyons, fabulous hiking, kayaking, biking and sites that will blow your mind. In addition to daily hikes we will have time to relax and  have some fun getting to know our small group.

I ask that you trust me with how the week will unfold as some things are beyond my control (I still haven't been able to control the weather!). The goal is to visit the Zion National Park East side, guided kayak adventure on Lake Powell to Antelope Canyon, Grand Canyon day trip, Hiking in Glen Canyon, Vermillion Cliffs National Park and e-biking in Snow Canyon State Park in St. George.

Hiking will be the focus of the trip but we will also take time to have fun, relax and explore. The two add on excursions are Kayaking and e biking so you should be comfortable doing both.

Who should come?

Women who have a desire to experience nature and adventure with a group of like minded ladies.

This is an active trip so you should be able to hike between 2.5 and 5 hours in a day. You need to be comfortable on water in a kayak on one day and able to ride a bike. It is important that you have a solid fitness base to have a positive experience. Don't worry there will be time to relax too!

Can I opt out of a hike?

We understand due to fear of heights, how you are feeling that day etc. you may choose to relax at the house or choose a different hike that day. You are welcome to do so, we can make those plans on the particular day.

You will be doing so on your own as the hosts will be with the main group.

Can I opt out of the Kayak adventure or bike day?

Yes, I am flexible to accommodate a fear or lack of desire to do an outing. We can discuss a refund on those excursions you opt out of. Please understand that you will be limited to what you can do as an option as transportation will be used for the planned activity on that day.

Are there any hidden costs?

The cost of the 2 guided outings (Kayak and bike rental are included) along with all your major costs of accommodations, transportation, meals in the house, park fees.

You are also responsible for your own airfare to Vegas, food on travel days, alcohol, souvenirs or other personal items.

The focus during the trip will be on the five pillars of HMC and I know you will all come home energized and inspired to continue living a healthy happy life.

Details

Carol Ploen-Hosegood, head monkey at HMC will be your host. She will guide you on some wonderful adventures that will blow your mind with natures beauty.

Everything will be organized and planned for you, however, we will work together as a group prepping meals, supporting each other on the hikes and having fun. These adventures allow for great conversation and team work to provide an amazing trip at an affordable price.

  • Price $2395 CAD ($1796 USD)
  • You are responsible to book your own airfare. (Suggested flight under cost)   If you need assistance please contact Natalie Hebert natalie@gctravel.ca or call 204-989-9343
  • Double Occupancy accommodations (queen or king bed)
  • All meals are included except on travel days.
  • All transportation is included
  • All Park fees included
  • One day Zion national park East side, Kanab, Horseshoe Bend
  • One day at Kayak tour of Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon
  • One Day tour of Grand Canyon
  • 2 days hiking various Parks and Canyons around Page, Arizona
  • E bike rentals in St. George exploring Snow Canyon State Park.
  • Accommodations will be in homes in St. George, Utah (3 nights) and Page, Arizona (4 nights)

 

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