Join us for a day of WUB in Wabamun!
An interactive day focused on stress release, connection and self-care. This day is a combination of invigorating activities, relaxation, drumming, live music, connection and education.
MAY 7, 2022 | Wabamun Jubilee Hall
Recharge | Reconnect | Rediscover
WUB Society of Canada is pleased to have partnered with Parkland County FCSS, The Town of Stony Plain, Parkland County Libraries, Westview Primary Care Network and other local service providers and community organizations to offer this family friendly day of wellness as part of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week.
With the theme of Rediscover, we are collaborating to help people connect to empathy, resilience, and the connections we have been missing through Covid. Rediscover is your opportunity to find the joy in life and the people we live them with.
Expect a day charged with activities like drumming, games, movement, live music, meditation/mindful practices, and more. Explore tools designed to help you connect to yourself, others, family, friends, your community in a whole new way!
Consciously curated workshops & activities that feed the mind, body and soul
Activities & Workshops
1:00PM - 6:00PM
Welcoming Words & Connections
We will focus on settling into a safe space for transformation, growth & community. We'll take time to get to know each other through some fun games and activities. Together we will set intentions and break down connection walls.
This exercise aimed at empowering you to embrace your inner strength through breathing techniques. Prana can refer to energy, life, or breath. In other traditions it is called chi or qui. By controlling the breath in various ways we will explore ways we can influence the flow of prana to find inner resiliency and ultimately find ourselves in a place of acceptance, peace and gratitude.
Integrating Healing & Rhythm Cradle
Dive deep into a sense of unity and healing with this powerful group experience of support that can impact every level of being. We all drum and get drummed by beautiful native frame drums, fused together by the sounds of the didgeridoo, viola and various live soundscapes designed help integrate deep healing and growth.
High Energy Drumming
This high energy approach to drum therapy uses rhythm to promote healing and self-expression. Recent research reviews indicate that drumming accelerates physical healing, boosts the immune system and produces feelings of well-being, a release of emotional trauma, and reintegration of self.
Sound Journeys & Live Music
Relax, breath. Let’s find our rhythm. Sebastien Bolessa is a musician, Yoga instructor, avid explorer of body movement, and former martial artist. He seeks to score the journeys of dancers, Yoga practitioners, event facilitators, the many people in hospitals, party goers, and more. The purpose of this is to collectively be in the moment. To do this, he recruits the Viola, Didgeridoo, voice, drum, cello, birds and other sources of sound.
Creative Movement Activities & Games
Marcus Fung is a Canadian born Chinese man who ventured down the road of sharing his love for joyful community building through the inclusive, expressive arts. He can often be found sharing his love for facilitating storytelling, song, movement and rhythm. He is a drum circle facilitator and long time children's music and movement educator, often working with adults with special needs and the elderly. He has presented at schools, conferences, workplaces, universities, hospices, festivals and teacher trainings, learning a little more from everybody he meets about the resilience of the human spirit wherever he goes.
+ Much More Family, Youth, & Adult Activities!
"Change is inevitable, transformation is by conscious choice"
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The first 50 passes are subsidized by Parkland County!
In an effort to make this event accessible for everyone to attend Parkland County FCSS has offered to help us bring the usual cost of a pass down substantially by subsidizing the first 50 passes sold.
With the subsidy and sponsorship by our partners, this brings the usual cost of a pass down by more than half to just $45 for an adult!
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Is Cost A Barrier For You?
If cost is still a barrier please email us as we can potentially offer additional subsidy to individuals and families who would like to participate in this event.
Here's what our guests have to say ...
The first WUB event was absolutely wonderful in every way. I especially enjoyed the variety of offerings and the exceptionally skilled presenters and teachers. Thanks for putting it all together and I will certainly attend again in 2019. Namaste. Kathy - Kelowna BC, Canada
I did not know what to expect going into this summit, and I was blown away. Being a natural "sceptic" I never experienced this kind of thing, so I went in with an open mind. I have never been so overwhelmed with emotion from a single event. Paul and the WUB team went above and beyond bringing the best in the field together for an incredible weekend of healing, community, and wellness. 10/10 would recommend to wellness enthusiasts and "normal folk" alike. What a cool experience! Ben - Vancouver BC, Canada
WUB Gathering Wellness Summit was such a beautiful event. The entire weekend was curated with love and intention. I was honoured to be part of it and am already looking forward to next year. If you are called to join in on a conscious weekend full of connection, workshops, thought provoking speakers in a high vibe location, please consider joining me. This event is going to evolve into pure heart opening awareness for all those who attend and support. Thank you. Paul you are a shining light and the passion you put into making your vision a reality is inspiring. Teresa - Calgary AB, Canada
WUB was a weekend I will not forget. Not only does the staff consider all travel, dining and lodging logistics they also plan for the aesthetics of the workshop rooms. The views from the mediation rooms were stunning! The itinerary included the perfect amount of a variety to be interesting, but not overwhelming. Plus, the event was wisely planned with repeating sessions so attendees could take full advantage of almost all of the classes. Personally, I struggle with stress and I got some practical tools from several of the teachers and speakers. Most importantly, the positive energy and openness within this group of outstanding humans made me feel instantly welcome and comfortable. Everyone was mingling and enjoying the experience and I attribute this to the kind and loving nature of the leader of WUB, Paul. Thank you and I look forward to your events in the near future. Rose - San Francisco CA, USA
Encapsulating the beauty of personal growth and the connection with each other, this divine gathering offers a place for spiritual support through a series of curated workshops that will enhance, excite and empower you to contribute positively to the world. Simone - Calgary AB, Canada
WUB was a beautiful weekend of connecting, learning, exploring, and healing. Loved the variety of experiences offered. Erin - Edmonton AB, Canada
I decided that I needed a "weekend for myself" as my year has been a whirlwind of negativity (but also growth). I went by myself, a bit nervous, yet excited for what was to come. The group was so loving and accepting, and all of the experiences were unique. I went in with an open-mind, and I left with my mind and heart open. I needed that weekend, and I felt refreshed and with renewed energy. Thank you Paul & WUB team! Megan - Edmonton AB, Canada
Thanks so much for a great weekend. It was a needed re-set in a stunning location with a variety of workshops and speakers. Sheri - Peace River AB, Canada