161-8th Street Brandon

Ph: (204) 679-7806
Fax: (204) 480-4537
Email: butterfly@mts.net

Are you looking to motivate your group, team or organization?

Are you searching for just that right guest speaker who will jump start your program by offering practical and inspiring methods for success?

Then we have you covered!

Workshops are offered as 1/2 day or full day sessions depending on topic and individual program requirements. Seminars are offered in 1-hour units and may be combined to create customized programs for your meeting or event. Modified 1/2 hour speeches are also available on every topic offered. Call us to help customize your program today!

workshops info

Fitness & Diet For Health and Weight Loss

The program will include reference materials/handouts, interactive breakouts, group discussions and group fitness instruction from our Nutritionist and Certified Fitness Leader, Michelle Budiwski. Audio Visual presentations such as power points and videos may also be incorporated depending on availability.

Each participant will leave the seminar with a better understanding of nutrition, metabolism and fitness and will learn how it influences health and weight. Ideas will be shared on how to encourage healthier lifestyles for their children, families and communities breaking the cycle of obesity and obesity-related maladies such as Type-2 diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

Topics Covered:
Calories and Base Metabolic Rate
Weight Loss Facts & Fictions
Carbohydrates, Proteins & Fat – good or bad?
Meal Planning
Healthy and Tasty Snacks
Healthy Eating – Out!
Intentional Exercise and increasing your output
Leading by example in your home and your community

Family Nutrition:

Eating healthy while budgeting time and money

The program will include reference materials/handouts, interactive breakouts, group discussions and personalized instruction from our Nutritionist and Certified Fitness Instructor, Michelle Budiwski. Audio Visual presentations such as power points and videos may also be incorporated depending on availability.

Each participant will leave the seminar with a better understanding of basic nutrition and the knowledge of how to implement healthier eating habits into the lives of their children, families and communities breaking the cycle of obesity and obesity-related maladies such as Type-2 diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.

Topics Covered:
Canada food guide – understanding the pyramid
Weekly meal planning
Cooking with a plan: Trading time and money for Nutrition & Taste
Grocery Shopping Agendas
Food and Leftover Storage
Satisfying the picky eater
Leading by example in your home and your community

 

 National Food Safety Training Program

This nationally recognized certification-training program is offered in conjunction with the Canadian Restaurant and Food Services Association. All food handlers are required by law to have safety training and this program is the most comprehensive of all available. Offered over an 8-hour single day course or 4- 3-hour evening courses, participants will be required to write and pass (minimum of 70%) a multiple-choice exam to receive their certificates, which are valid for 5 years.

The program will include a pre-session workbook with text, reference materials/handouts, interactive breakouts, group discussions and personalized instruction from our Certified Trainer, Michelle Budiwski. Audio Visual presentations such as power points, black light and videos may also be incorporated depending on availability.

Each participant will leave the course understanding food-borne illnesses, how they spread and how to prevent them as well as proper and safe cooking, storage, reheating and serving procedures, equipment and facility specifications and personal hygiene and safety while working with and for the public.

This certification program is essential for all:

Restaurant, Bar and food stand owners and operators

Commercial food handlers including wait staff, cooks, bus persons and cleaning staff

Community Organizations that engage in food-related services

Institutional Dietary staff including hospital kitchens and school canteens

School Home Economics Instructors

Job Hunters seeking employment in the food service industry.

Non-accredited food safety workshops may also be offered at a reduced cost in 2 or 4-hour sessions for those interested in promoting food safety and health food handling practices in their home and community.

This condensed version of our certification program is perfect for:

High school students

Special interest Community organizations and volunteers

Parents and expecting mothers

Caregivers of immune-suppressed patients

 

Specialty Speaking:

One-Hour workshops to educate motivate & inspire.

These one-hour sessions are designed to share experience and knowledge with groups focusing on inspiration, motivation and education. They include time for questions and answers and are customized to serve the needs of the audience. Our seminars include humor and participant interaction to ensure maximum return on the investment of both time and money.

Groups that have contracted our services in the past include various  support groups including survivor’s of abuse, weight loss, addictions, mental health and survivor’s of suicide; business development strategists; health and wellness providers; food services operators and staff; community organizations; aboriginal interests – just to name a few.

Session topics include but are not limited to:

Worm, Cocoon or Butterfly? It’s the same life – Choose!

Food or Rent? Breaking the cycle of poverty from the inside.

Surviving Suicide

Motion changes emotion! Activities that change feelings – inside and out!

Aromatherapy – how and why it works!

Bison to Bologna – your food is killing you!!!

Victim no More! Overcoming emotional, physical and sexual abuse

Working from home: Being successful AND balanced.

Mental Illness: Blessing or Curse? Challenging the stigmas.

Asserting yourself: Talk so they WILL listen.

Empowering the voice within.

Weight Loss Facts & Fictions

Negativity: The Lobster Effect – how to take back positivity

Dream Weaving: Motivation to Movement

 

Fees

Workshop and Course fees for various seminars are listed below. Please note that mileage and accommodation fees are NOT included in the price and will be negotiated separately.

A 50% deposit may be required upon booking to secure popular dates with a 7-day cancellation period, balance is due upon arrival.

General travel and accommodation rates start at $0.40 per kilometer return and $120.00/night. Discounted rates may apply depending on location and/or suitable accommodations provided.

Workshops and Seminars

1 -hour workshops                                            $75.00

½ day Seminars (3-4 hours)                         $250.00

Full day Seminars (6-8 hours)                      $450.00

National Food Safety Training Certification

This program includes workbooks, texts, exams and wallet card (upon successful completion).

Costs are listed per person and do not include taxes, travel, accommodations or venue costs.

1-9 participants                                                                                    10-24 participants

8 hour course – $125.00/person                                                8 hour course – $100.00/person

2- 4-hour courses – $150.00/person                                        2- 4-hour courses – $125.00/person

Discounted rates may be available for local and non-profit social groups, as well as those booking 2 or more sessions. Please contact us for a customized quote.

 

 

 

  • Michelle Budiwski

    Michelle Budiwski

    Motivational speaker and teacher, our director, Michelle Budiwski offers education, inspiration and of course motivation!