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This group is a way for Gay Men to come together and access the various groups, workshops, resources and classes that are offered by The Health Initiative for Men in Vancouver and The Fraser Valley!

If you haven't heard of them, Health Initiative for Men is a non-profit society that aims to strengthen the health and well-being of gay men. They offer the full spectrum of gay men’s sexual health testing, as well as professional counselling, sexual health education, and an engaging mix of social and volunteer opportunities.

Upcoming events (4+)

PnP & Me: Peer-Led Drop-In Program

Needs a location

HIM will be hosting a weekly peer-led drop-in program to support you in achieving your goals related to sexualized substance use (party and play), connecting with the community, and accessing local resources from a peer navigator. Drop-In Program participants will also have access to group and one-to-one counselling sessions. See here checkhimout.ca/pnp-and-me/ for details.

PnP & Me is a harm reduction-based program, which means that abstinence is not a requirement. Your goals may include sobriety, reduced use or safer use, or other changes that support your wellbeing. You may also attend while high and/or drunk.

For more information or if you like to register, please e-mail [masked] or call (604)[masked].

If you have any accessibility requirements, including ASL interpretation, please contact us as soon as possible so we can arrange this for you.

To maintain confidentiality, the location will be released to participants after registration is confirmed
This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).

Yoga with HIM - In New Westminster

Needs a location

Health Initiative for Men (HIM) in-person Yoga in New West every Friday at the Anvil Centre.

This is a yoga event for people of all gender expressions, spectrum of identities and welcomes diverse bodies.

Limited capacity please register through the Eventbrite Listing so we can ensure the room does not overbook.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-west-health-initiative-for-men-in-person-yoga-registration-291555198447

To ensure everyone’s safety during in-person sessions, Health Initiative for Men (HIM) will be upholding the following guidelines:

  • Pre-register to confirm your spot. There is only room for 12 participants.
  • As per the provincial health guidelines, vaccine passports are not required to access physical health events.
  • Masks are a personal choice. Please respect others choices to wear or not to wear a mask
  • All participants must abide by the Anvil Centre’s safety procedures to ensure awareness on behalf of each participant, physical distancing protocols, staying home if symptomatic, as well as proper arrival/exiting procedures. Participants must respect Anvil Centre staff and policy while inside the space.
  • A HIM Program Coordinator or Volunteer will be in attendance for every session to ensure compliance of these procedures and to adjust any necessary behaviours or non-compliance.
  • Participants must sign the HiM Yoga waiver once before participating

Participants must arrive at least 5 minutes prior to class start time.

  • Participants must bring their own yoga mats and any other preferred props to the class (if you do not have a mat, please send an email to [masked])
    This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).

For any questions or concerns regarding this class, please contact: [masked]

Yoga with HIM - In New Westminster

Needs a location

Health Initiative for Men (HIM) in-person Yoga in New West every Friday at the Anvil Centre.

This is a yoga event for people of all gender expressions, spectrum of identities and welcomes diverse bodies.

Limited capacity, By registering for this free ticket, you are a spot in our in-person yoga class: Register here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-west-health-initiative-for-men-in-person-yoga-registration-291555198447

To ensure everyone’s safety during in-person sessions, Health Initiative for Men (HIM) will be upholding the following guidelines:

  • Pre-register to confirm your spot. There is only room for 12 participants.
  • As per the provincial health guidelines, vaccine passports are not required to access physical health events.
  • Masks are a personal choice. Please respect others choices to wear or not to wear a mask
  • All participants must abide by the Anvil Centre’s safety procedures to ensure awareness on behalf of each participant, physical distancing protocols, staying home if symptomatic, as well as proper arrival/exiting procedures. Participants must respect Anvil Centre staff and policy while inside the space.
  • A HIM Program Coordinator or Volunteer will be in attendance for every session to ensure compliance of these procedures and to adjust any necessary behaviours or non-compliance.
  • Participants must sign the HiM Yoga waiver once before participating

Participants must arrive at least 5 minutes prior to class start time.

  • Participants must bring their own yoga mats and any other preferred props to the class (if you do not have a mat, please send an email to [masked])
    This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).

For any questions or concerns regarding this class, please contact: [masked]

Yoga with HIM

Needs a location

Health Initiative for Men (HIM) in-person Yoga in Vancouver every Friday at the Scotia Bank Dance Studio.

This is a yoga event for people of all gender expressions, spectrum of identities and welcomes diverse bodies.

Register to attend Online - ZOOM:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpduiopjIvG9aIshWI9Elri4mmz_wZXQt4

Register to attend in Person:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-initiative-for-men-in-person-yoga-tickets-119008578863

To ensure everyone’s safety during in-person sessions, Health Initiative for Men (HIM) will be upholding the following guidelines:

  • Pre-register to confirm your spot

  • All participants must abide by Scotia Dance Centre’s safety procedures to ensure awareness on behalf of each participant, physical distancing protocols, staying home if symptomatic, as well as proper arrival/exiting procedures.

  • A HIM Program Coordinator or Volunteer Coordinator will be in attendance for every session to ensure compliance of these procedures and to adjust any necessary behaviours or non-compliance.

  • The instructor and/or Coordinator will ensure signing and record logging necessary for the requested Social Contract provided by Scotia Dance Centre prior to submission.

  • Participants must sign the HiM Yoga waiver once before participating

  • Participants must arrive at least 5 minutes prior to class/rehearsal start time.

  • Participants must bring their own yoga mats and any other preferred props to the class (if you do not have a mat, please send an email to [masked])
    This group is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason – including for work).

For any questions or concerns regarding this class, please contact: [masked]

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Yoga with HIM

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