105 Gibson Abundant Life Institute

Continuous Learning for a Meaningful Life

One of the six ministries of 105 Gibson Centre, dedicated to serve those 55 years old or older by providing lifelong learning opportunities and building a meaningful life.

ALI offers a wider range of courses and activities to expand members’ horizons with the hope that they will be empowered to lead a healthy life in their retirement years.

ALI Membership

ALI Courses are classified into the following 5 tracks. It is our hope that you will discover new passions, new purpose and new learning here. Your abundant life begins here!

During the time when the Centre is closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering several classes online! We hope that this can encourage our community to stay connected with their favourite instructor and fellow classmates through online learning.

The courses will be delivered using the Zoom platform. 

System Requirement:

1. Laptop, tablet, smartphone, computer with webcam

2. Internet connectivity

3. Details from the Zoom Website:

How to use Zoom:


Sample Courses:

  • Android Mobile Apps
  • Art in Chinese Tea
  • Calligraphy 101, 201, 301
  • Conversational Mandarin
  • Perspectives in Chinese Culture

Sample Courses:

  • Brain Beat Dance / Line Dance / Praise Dance / Zumba
  • Chinese Medicine Talk
  • Pickleball
  • Six Circulation Fist
  • Stretching Exercise
  • Tai Chi Sword

Sample Courses:

  • Chinese Dance Class
  • Chinese Landscape, Floral and Bird Drawing
  • Creative Card Making
  • Singing Class

Sample Courses:

  • Abundance 101
  • Life Story Sharing
  • The Challenge of Older Adults

Sample Courses:

  • Community Volunteering

Upcoming Event

Abundant Life Institute Talk

Free admission. We welcome ALI members and non-members to join us.
The online classes will be delivered using the Zoom platform. For how to use Zoom and system requirement details, please visit https://105gibson.com/online-classes/. The Zoom link will be emailed to you 15 minutes prior to the talk.

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