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April 2021

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

April 6, 2021 @ 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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May 2021

Mindfulness Hamilton presents Mindful Self Compassion: A Saturday Morning Retreat via Zoom

May 8, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom, zoom

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) is an empirically-supported program designed to cultivate self-compassion and is based on the ground     breaking 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,…

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IMMERSON: A free on line mindfulness retreat, 24 hrs a day for 5 days May 12-16 2021

May 16, 2021
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

What is Immersion? An unprecedented, worldwide meditation event that you can join any time of day in any time zone for five full days. You'll be guided and supported by our International Unified Mindfulness coaching community and top UM teachers.  You'll learn not only seated practice techniques, but also dozens of ways to practice on the go and when you need it most. What's a Drop-In Meditation Retreat? It's easy to talk yourself out of a meditation retreat - Just don't have the time, pressing…

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September 2021

Mindfulness in Sleep and Dreams with Jivasu: a half day workshop Saturday Sept. 18 2021

September 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday Sept 18, 2021 9:00 – 12:00 By Zoom Dreams and sleep play an important role in healing, \ creativity, and spiritual growth. They are part of our subconscious and protect the brain in many ways, including reducing information overload, removing toxic energy of trauma through nightmares, informing about repressed emotions and desires, helping us to learn, and accessing our creativity. Many great inventions, including the discovery of DNA structure occurred in a dream. We can train ourselves to meditate in dreams…

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October 2021

Chronic Pain and the Role of Mindfulness with Amy Hondronicols: An Evening Workshop with Amy Hondronicals Oct 5 2021

October 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This will be an interactive workshop with a number of mindfulness practices and time for Q&A Amy will define chronic pain and mindfulness, from the context of her approach to practice of physiotherapy.   She will discuss:  The existence of pain with and without damage, the example of phantom limb pain, and how the context affects pain perception. Neuroplasticity and how is that related to mindfulness. She will discuss brain maps, how they are affected by pain and injury, use, and mindfulness.…

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November 2021

Transforming Anxiety with Mindfulness: an Evening Workshop with Erika Casperson Nov 17

November 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom, zoom
$5 – $10

How we can use mindfulness and meditation practices to find balance, calm and strength In this workshop you will learn about why human beings are naturally so anxious. There is almost no one who has not experienced stress and anxiety before or during this covid-19 pandemic.   You will learn how regular simple mindfulness exercises can help you access internal resources and restore emotional equilibrium and resilience at this stressful time and beyond.  The evening will include some theory, practical mindfulness exercises and techniques, questions & discussion,…

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