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September 2020

A Taste of Mindfulness – A free introductory workshop

September 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

In this interactive one-hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the basic principles of mindfulness and mindfulness practice. The content is grounded in neuroscience and psychology, with practical tips and techniques that can be readily applied to daily life, helping to improve mental focus, emotional resilience, and increase overall wellbeing. A Taste of Mindfulness is geared towards a broad audience. Prior knowledge of mindfulness or experience with mindfulness practice is not required. This workshop provides a taste of Colin’s 8…

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November 2020

An Introduction to Mindful Self Compassion with Barb Smith: a free evening workshop

November 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom, zoom
Free

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported program designed to cultivate self-compassion and is based on the groundbreaking research of Kristin Neff and the clinical expertise of Chritopher Germer. Mindfulness opens us to the present moment. Kindness and compassion opens our hearts to suffering so that we can give ourselves what we need. Common humanity opens us to our inter-relatedness so that we realize that we are not alone. Research has demonstrated that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, less…

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January 2021

Mindfulness Hamilton on line Zoom Meditation Group meeting: every other Tuesday

January 19 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:45 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 31, 2021

free

6:45                        Gather and greet 7:00 – 8:00           Meditation and discussion There is a group of Mindfulness Hamilton members who lead the meditations and facilitate the group. The format varies from week to week but will usually consist of a number of guided meditations, sometimes seated, sometimes moving, and discussion and questions and answers. Participants vary from people completely new to meditation to experienced meditators. People who have expressed an interest will be sent a Zoom invitation. Due to…

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Mindfulness Hamilton on line Zoom Meditation Group meeting: every other Thursday

January 28 @ 6:45 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:45 am on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2021

6:45                        Gather and greet 7:00 – 8:00           Meditation and discussion There is a group of Mindfulness Hamilton members who lead the meditations and facilitate the group. The format varies from week to week but will usually consist of a number of guided meditations, sometimes seated, sometimes moving, and discussion and questions and answers. Participants vary from people completely new to meditation to experienced meditators. Due to low attendance of the Zoom sessions, we are suspending them as of…

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March 2021

Mindfulness and Chronic Pain with Dr. Eleni Hapidou: An evening workshop on Zoom

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom, zoom

This workshop will cover the basics of chronic pain, including what it is, how it works, and the role of neuroplasticity     . Participants will then explore how mindfulness practices can play an important role in helping people who suffer with chronic pain, both theoretically and experientially. There will be opportunities to move and stretch, and a mid-workshop bio break. Participants will be provided with  on line resources to support your ongoing personal mindfulness practice and management of chronic pain     .…

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April 2021

Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Resilience; An Evening Workshop with Anju Joshi

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom, zoom

Extensive research has revealed that practicing mindfulness can help to reduce anxiety and stress and increase resilience. In this session, we will explore how mindfulness can help you become more resilient and experience more contentment and peace in your daily life. This workshop includes: A variety of approaches to practicing mindfulness Gentle breath awareness techniques Mindful movement There will Q&A and opportunity for discussion. About the Presenter Anju is a retired gerontologist from McMaster University’s Department of Health, Aging and…

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