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September 2017
$335

1-Day Mindfulness Core Concepts

September 8 @ 9:30 am - November 10 @ 4:30 pm

Learn about the research and application of mindfulness. This is the first module of our MBSR Core Facilitation Certificate Program. This one-day highly experiential workshop will introduce participants to the origins, principles and practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and other mindfulness-based interventions.  We will move between didactic and experiential sessions throughout the day. Participants will gain an understanding of the historical and scientific underpinnings of mindfulness and its application to stress and everyday life. The morning session will consist…

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Trauma-Informed Mindfulness Training – Early bird rate ends August 1

September 22 - September 24

Trauma-Informed Mindfulness Training - Guelph, ON Pre-Approved for 20 CE Credits with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Integrating principles drawn from neuroscience, attachment theory, Somatic Experiencing and trauma-informed care to increase safety, embodiment, choice, voice and empowerment for trauma survivors Mindfulness has become a popular tool in many clinicians' toolkits, and the research behind it is overwhelmingly positive.  Trauma survivors often seek out mindfulness or other forms of meditation or spirituality, such as yoga, to support them in their healing…

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Mindful Self-Compassion

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South,
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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Increasingly, health-care institutions are coming under pressure to do more with less, to provide quality care with less resources and to improve the experience of patients and their families. As a result, many health-care workers find themselves grappling with increased levels of stress, burnout, compassion/empathy fatigue and conflict within their teams and colleagues. There is a way to create workplaces that both support physician/staff/learner; one that creates resilience and enables compassionate care not only for patients but for fellow co-workers…

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October 2017
$225

The Centre for Compassion and Wisdom Presents: 16 Guidelines for Life

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 4:30 pm
Women’s Native Centre, 21 Rosedene Ave
Hamilton, Ontario Canada
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16Guidelines Level 1: Tools for cultural and personal change. Participants will develop tools to change the way they Think, Act, Relate and Create Meaning. This workshop is for those who are interested in taking mindfulness into the world in order to create a wise, kind society: Educators Facilitators Health and Mental Health practitioners Parents Business Leaders Community Developers Coaches The 16G have attracted everyone from neuroscientists to school teachers, corporations to social services agencies, parents to community builders - anyone…

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November 2017
$725 - $750

The Dharma with a Twist: Silent Retreat

November 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - November 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

This retreat will explore the intersection between the Dharma (the ancient wisdom teachings of the Buddha) and mindfulness-based interventions (predominantly Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy or MBCT). Secular and Therapeutic Mindfulness have been referred to as a Trojan Horse, or stealth Buddhism, a characterization that brings a variety of reactions. This retreat will work with the Dharma, and Inquiry, a central component of mindfulness programs believed to assist in self exploration, emotion and attention regulation and an increased ability to manage difficulty. MBCT also makes…

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December 2017
$335

1-Day Mindfulness Core Concepts

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Learn about the research and application of mindfulness. This is the first module of our MBSR Core Facilitation Certificate Program. This one-day highly experiential workshop will introduce participants to the origins, principles and practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and other mindfulness-based interventions.  We will move between didactic and experiential sessions throughout the day. Participants will gain an understanding of the historical and scientific underpinnings of mindfulness and its application to stress and everyday life. The morning session will consist…

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