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May 2017
Free - $100

Mindful Teaching: the Art and Science of Optimal Learning

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
David Braley Health Sciences Centre, 100 Main St West (corner Main and Bay)
Hamilton, Canada
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How can we help our students learn ? This interactive half-day workshop will explore: various models for teaching; ways to create conducive learning environments and approaches to different learning styles. Participants will also be introduced to mindful teaching methods designed to cultivate deepened awareness, concentration and insight. The experiential format will demonstrate the basic principles of adult learning and mindful teaching, and explore the applicability of these to your own setting. The experiential format will demonstrate the basic principles of…

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6-Week MBCT Basics Online

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore the therapeutic benefits of MBCT while looking at its clinical applications. This is the first module of our Core MBCT Facilitation Certificate Program. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) combines the practice of mindfulness meditation with the tools of cognitive therapy. This highly experiential workshop adapts this treatment to health-care providers for personal use. Participants will explore habitual modes of mind that characterize changes in mood while simultaneously developing skills and a new relationship to these states. In addition, participants will…

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June 2017


June 1 @ 7:00 pm - June 22 @ 9:00 pm

Join me in this 4-week series that will provide you with the skill-set to harness the power of mindful awareness to help free yourself from the bondage of unwanted habitual patterns. In this experiential program, you will learn to: incorporate simple mindfulness-based tools into your daily life set intentions to align your behavior according to your long term goals utilize reliable methods to cultivate resilience be more compassionate to yourself and others. Thursdays June 1, 8, 15 & 22 7:00 to 9:00…

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life: 16 Guidelines Equine Assisted Learning to Develop Compassion and Wisdom

June 3 @ 9:00 am - June 4 @ 4:00 pm

This series of workshops is for anyone who is looking for a framework for change and the experiential setting to help shift the way you think, act, relate and create meaning. The 16G are a set of guidelines being used around the world to bring mindfulness into everyday life. They have been taught to school children, hospital staff, people working in the not-for-profit sector, health, mental health, university settings and in the corporate world. They are a tool to help…

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Trauma-Informed Yoga Training – Early bird rate ends May 8

June 8 - June 11

Trauma-Informed Yoga Training in Halifax, NS Approved for Continuing Education Credits with Yoga Alliance Integrating principles drawn from neuroscience, yoga therapy, attachment theory, Somatic Experiencing and trauma-informed care to increase safety, embodiment, choice, voice and empowerment for trauma survivors Many trauma survivors seek out yoga and meditation to support them in their healing journey. However, without the proper awareness or safeguards in place, these practices can be re-traumatizing and lead to many adverse effects. Focusing on the breath, body or certain…

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10th Global Conference on Buddhism: “Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Health:

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Ontario Science Centre 770 Don Mills Road Toronto ON M3C 1T3, 770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3 Canada
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Description TICKETS GO ON SALE ON 15TH JANUARY, 2017 "Buddhism, Neuroscience and Mental Health: Making a Mindful Connection" We are living in a society that is becoming increasingly aware of acts of violence bred by intolerance. How can we build a less violent and more compassionate society for our children and their children in the future? How does the practice of mindfulness improve physical and mental health? We can no longer hide our feelings entirely. Scientists are now using fMRI…

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