Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Morning Guided Meditation

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:00am

In our fast paced world, meditation is becoming more and more popular as people search for ways to relax, de-stress, accelerate their spiritual development, and enhance their quality of life. It's really no surprise that meditation is becoming so common as it has so many benefits to offer including: 

Positive benefits: 
Emotional and physical healing 
Enhancing creativity 
Profound deep relaxation 
Increasing confidence and personal empowerment 
Opening the heart and healing relationships 
Curing negativity or self-defeating behaviours 
Improving performance in business or sports 
Resolving psychological difficulties 
Improving clarity in life 
Spiritual development 
Experiencing elation, freedom and expanded awareness

One of the easiest ways to experience the overall benefits of meditation is through a guided experience. Join Bonnie Harvey of Inner Focus Yoga for information on the benefits of meditation, followed by a guided meditation.