For more programs delivered by Mindfulness Everyday Associate Teachers, see
Community Partners HERE


A) Courses for Educators: SMART and PD Workshops
B) Mindful Self-Compassion Workshops
C) MBSR - Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workshops, Introduction to Mindfulness, Monthly Grad Meet-ups Schedule
D) MBCT - Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Workshop
E) Conference Events
F) Community Courses
G) Courses for Parents and Teens
H) Retreats

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A) Courses for Educators and Professional Support Staff

SmartinEducation

SMART: Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques for Educators and Helping Professionals

SmartEducation™ is an evidence-based program coordinated by SmartUBC that specifically targets the needs of K-12 and post secondary educators and professional support staff, with a strong emphasis on the cultivation of mindful awareness including elements of self-compassion, emotional literacy, self-regulation skills, optimism and self-care.

The SmartEducation™ program involves experiential activities in mindfulness including: meditation, emotional awareness and movement.   Weekly meetings also contain presentations and group discussions that include:

Certificate of Completion: Successful participants are eligible to receive a certificate of completion from UBC Faculty of Education


SMART SPRING 2019 - $350.00

Special Rate for SMART Alumni who wish to take the full course again $200 (+$20 if you require a Participant Manual)

Mindfulness Everyday is pleased to offer a $50 subsidy to Educational Assistants who wish to take the SMART program.

Apply HERE: Educational Assistant Subsidy Request Form

Workshop Name Facilitators Winter 2019 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART Beckett Farm P.S.
Markham

Heidi Bornstein
Lois Lorimer

Wednesdays
March 6 - May 8, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 PM

NO CLASS
March 13, 2019 - Spring Break

Wednesday
April 24th
4:30 - 8:30 PM
Beckett Farm P.S.
in the Library
78 Beckett Ave,
Markham, ON L3R 0K6
SMART Winter 2019 Beckett Farm P.S. Registration Form SMART Winter 2019 Beckett Farm P.S. Flyer

SMART Dundas Junior P.S.
Toronto

Shawna Watson
Triti Namiranian

Tuesdays
March 19 - May 14, 2019
5 - 7 PM

Tuesday
April 30th
5 - 9 PM
Dundas Junior PS
in the Library
935 Dundas St E,
Toronto, ON M4M 1R4
SMART Spring 2019 Dundas P.S. Registration Form SMART Spring 2019 Dundas P.S. Flyer

SMART Eastwood
C.I.
Kitchener

Carla Waites

Tuesdays
March 19 - May 7, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 PM

Sunday
May 5th
10 AM - 2 PM
Eastwood C. I. 
in the Library
760 Weber Street E.
Kitchener, ON N2H 2B3
SMART Spring 2019 Eastwood Registration Form

SMART Spring 2019 Eastwood Flyer

SMART Etobicoke
C.I.
Etobicoke

Franca Battaglia
Julia Neilson

Tuesdays
March 19 - May 14, 2019
5 - 7 PM

Tuesday
April 30th
5 - 9 PM

Etobicoke C.I.
In the Library
86 Montgomery Rd,
Etobicoke, ON M9A 3N5

SMART Spring 2019 Etobicoke Registration Form SMART Spring 2019 Etobicoke C.I. Flyer

SMART Emily Carr S.S.
Woodbridge

Angela Ventrice Rena Chadwick

Tuesdays
March 19 - May 14, 2019
5 - 7 PM

Tuesday
April 30th
5 - 9 PM
Emily Carr S.S.
in the Library
4901 Rutherford Rd,
Woodbridge, ON L4H 3C2
SMART Spring 2019 Emily Carr S.S. Registration Form SMART Spring 2019 Emily Carr S.S. Flyer

SMART
St. Paschal Baylon Catholic School
Willowdale

Heidi Bornstein Stephen Chadwick

Thursdays
March 21 - May 16, 2019
4 - 6 PM

Thursday
May 2nd
4 - 8 PM

St. Paschal Baylon Catholic School
in the library
15 Paschal Court
Willowdale, ON M2M 1X6

SMART Spring 2019 St. Paschal Baylon Registration Form SMART Spring 2019 St. Paschal Baylon C.I. Flyer

Delayed Start Date

SMART
Valley Park M.S.
East York

Heidi Bornstein
Sara Escott

Tuesdays
March 26 - May 21, 2019
4 - 6 PM

Tuesday
May 7th
4 - 8 PM

Valley Park Middle School
in the Library
130 Overlea Blvd
East York, ON M3C 1B2

SMART Spring 2019 Valley Park M.S. Registration Form SMART Spring 2019 Valley Park M.S. Flyer

SMART London

Angela Scott

Thursdays 
April 18 - June 6, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm 

Saturday, May 25th 8:30 AM — 1:00 PM (This is not the holiday weekend.)

Forest City Mindfulness
190 Wortley Rd., Suite LL11
London, ON N6C 4Y7

Register HERE SMART Spring 2019 London Flyer

SMART Summer 2019 Intensives - $525

Includes:

  1. 3-Day Foundational Concepts for SMART Facilitators

  2. 5-Day Intensive SMART Courses for Educators and Professional Support Staff

More information on the SMART Facilitator Training Certification Pathway HERE

SMART 5-Day Intensive (includes SMART Participant Manual): The 9-session, 20 hour SMART program delivered in a 5-day format. Schedule Details in the flyers. Requirement for the SMART 3-Day Foundational Concepts.
SMART Summer 5-Day Intensive format:

Monday 10 am - 4 pm (SMART sessions 1 & 2)
Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm (SMART sessions 3 & 4)
Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm SMART sessions 5 & 6)
Thursday 10 am - 3 pm (SMART session 7 - retreat)
Friday 10 am - 4 pm (SMART sessions 8 & 9)

SMART 3-Day Foundations (includes SMART Facilitator Training Notes): This 20-hour workshop introduces the SMART curriculum to potential facilitators and provides valuable information about how mindfulness and compassion-based approaches can help teachers and professional support staff to manage the stressful demands of their workplace, cultivate an exceptional learning environment, and revitalize teaching and learning, with an emphasis on the skill set of the facilitator in delivering the SMART program.
Requirement of the SMART Facilitator Training Certification Pathway.

Workshop Name Facilitators Summer 2019 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART
5-Day Intensive
Toronto

Ameeta Dudani

Tuesday - Saturday
July 2 - 6, 2019
10 am - 4 pm

Friday
July 5, 2019
10 am - 3 pm

Estonain House
958 Broadview Ave,
East York, ON M4K 2R6

SMART Summer 2019 TORONTO Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 TORONTO Flyer

SMART
5-Day Intensive
Ottawa

Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick
Lois Lorimer

Monday - Friday
July 8 - 12, 2019
10 am – 4 pm

Thursday
July 11, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

Saint Paul University
Salle MULTI Room
223 Main Street,
Ottawa, ON K1S 1C4

SMART Summer 2019 OTTAWA Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 OTTAWA Flyer

SMART Victoria

Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Monday - Friday
August 19 - 23, 2019
10 am – 4 pm

Thursday
August 22, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

Crystal View Elementary School in the Library
2662 Silverstone Way,
Victoria, B.C. V9B 6A6

SMART Summer 2019 VICTORIA Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 VICTORIA Flyer

SMART Toronto
3-Day Foundational Concepts

Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Tuesday - Thursday
July 23 - 25, 2019
9:30 am - 4 pm

NA

Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave,
East York, ON M4K 2R6

SMART Summer 2019 3-Day Foundations Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 3-Day Foundations Flyer

For more information on smartEducation™ and the collaboration with smartUBC, click here
If you would like more information on how to have SMART brought to your school or school board, please contact us.


B) MSC - Mindful Self-Compassion

Danforth MSC Workshop - Spring 2019


LOCATION

The Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave,
East York, ON M4K 2R6

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A Taste of Mindful Self-Compassion

You have heard about mindful self-compassion (MSC) or are simply curious about what it is and how mindful self-compassion would benefit you and your life?

Please join us for a half-day of mindful self-compassion where you will learn about the power of mindful self-compassion and also engage in life-changing self-compassion practices that you will be able to incorporate immediately into your daily life and its challenges in order to hold yourself with more ease, understanding, and kindness.


TEACHER

MarkusMarkus Bohlmann
Email
(416) 528-3595


Register Now

Download an article on Mindful Self-compassion HERE


NOTES

Date: April 14, 2019
Time: 10 am until 1:30 pm

Cost: $25
to be applied to full MSC Course if you register




Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop

COURSE SCHEDULE
Tuesdays, 6 - 8:30 pm

May 21 - July 9, 2019

Retreat: June 22, 2019
10 am - 1:30 pm

More information on the Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop HERE

Register Now

Participants are encouraged to bring a journal to the course for their reflections.

Full Fee: $475
Student/low-income: $400
A few partial subsidies available based on need

It is recommended that participants read one or both of following books before or during the program:
Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself, by Kristin Neff
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, by Christopher Germer

C) MBSR Workshops & Monthly Grad Meet-ups

Special rate for MBSR Alumni who wish to take the workshop again $200 (+$15 if you reqiure a Participant Workbook)

Richmond Hill MBSR Workshops & Monthly Grad Meet-ups


LOCATION

Canadian Academy of
Therapeutic Arts
120 Newkirk Road Unit 12
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9S7

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Monthly Grad Meet-ups

Last Tuesday of the month, beginning January 2019

7:15 - 9 pm

TEACHERS

NaomiNaomi Nurgitz
Email

(905) 884-6706

NOTES

Fee: $20

Download Flyer HERE

Please call or email Naomi to reserve your spot.


Downtown MBSR Workshop


LOCATION

Miles Nadel JCC
750 Spadina Ave,
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

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SCHEDULE

Spring 2019

Thursdays
April 18 - June 13, 2019
6:00 - 8:30 pm

MBSR All-Day Retreat
Sunday, June 2, 2019
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

TEACHERS

Register Now
Laurie Arron
Email
(416) 839-7178

Register Now

NOTES

$360 Members / $405 General
3% CIF
plus HST charges may apply

Program fee includes course material and admission to a one-day silent retreat.

Please register ahead of time.
If you require information regarding the program, please email the program manager at joolip@mnjcc.org


Danforth MBSR Workshop


LOCATION

The Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave,
East York, ON M4K 2R6

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SCHEDULE

Mondays
April 22 - June 17, 2019
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Orientation April 15th
(No session May 20th -
Holiday Weekend)

Silent Retreat
Sunday, June 2, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

TEACHERS

SaraGwen Morgan
Email
(647) 746-0618

 

Website Brochure
MBSR Esto Brochure

Register Now

NOTES

Full Fee: $475
Student/low-income: $400
A few partial subsidies available based on need

(Includes Participant Workbook)
plus Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Course Textbook $20) & Guided Audio Cd's ($30)


D) MBCT - Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Workshop

Danforth MBCT Workshop - Spring 2019

LOCATION

The Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave,
East York, ON M4K 2R6

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COURSE SCHEDULE

Tuesdays
April 23 - June 11, 2018
10 am - 12:30 pm

ORIENTATION: April 16, 2019

All-Day Retreat:
Sunday June 2, 2019
10 am - 4 pm

TEACHER

AnnaAnna Woo
Email
(416) 712-6176
Gwen Morgan
Email
(647) 746-0618

Website Brochure
MBSR Esto Brochure

Register Now

NOTES

Full Fee: $475
Student/low-income: $400
A few partial subsidies available based on need


E) Conference Events

Stay tuned for new opportunities


F) Community Courses

SMART FOR EVERYDAY LIFE

SMART™ (Stress Management And Resiliency Techniques) is a 9-session, 20-hour evidence-based program designed to

· Enhance physical, emotional, mental, social health and well-being
· Increase ability to flow with the ups and downs of everyday life
· Deepen understanding and compassion for oneself and others

Please contact us here to schedule SMART for Everyday Life in your organization or community centre.

Naturally Mindful: Introduction to Mindfulness
Meditation in Nature Spring 2019

A 6-week course at the Kortright Centre for Conservation

This unique 6-week course will help you to cultivate the practice and attitudes of mindfulness meditation in daily life by learning from your own experiences and from the wisdom of nature. Each two-hour session includes teachings, guided practices indoors and outdoors, periods of silence, journaling, and group discussion. In the tradition of most mindfulness courses, this course includes a day-long silent retreat (further information about the retreat will be given in the course). Participants will be given a folder. Each week, handouts and readings will be added. There will be suggested home practices given weekly.

Dates: Fridays 10 am - 12 pm | March 29 - May 10, 2019

Silent retreat: Sunday May 5, 10 am - 3 pm

Cost: $299+HST

Facilitator: Ameeta Dudani, mental health practitioner and mindfulness teacher

To register, visit: https://kortright.org/2019/01/11/naturally-mindful/ or call 905-832-2289l

For more information: ameetadudani@gmail.com | https://drdudani.com


G) Courses for Parents & Teens - Spring 2019

Parents as PartnersTDSB Parents as Partners Conference 2019

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 | FREE!

Location: Beanfield Centre, 105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 (Exhibition Place)

Register early as there is limited space in each workshop! Registration HERE


Workshop with Heidi Bornstein of Mindfulness Everyday: Session C-02 | 2:20 - 3:20 PM | Room 200B

Mindful Parenting and Resilient Children/Youth | More Information HERE

This experiential workshop will provide parents with practical skills and knowledge about mindfulness: what it is, what are the benefits to both parents and children and how it can be practiced. It will deliver practical tips on practicing mindful awareness within family dynamics. The session will examine aspects of mindfulness specifically related to parenting and education:

  • how parents can support their children through mindful parenting
  • how mindfulness can support well-being for families

About the TDSB Parents as Partners Conference 2019

This all-inclusive conference is organized by TDSB parents for TDSB parents, guardians and caregivers. Participate in workshops, network with parents and community agencies and learn new strategies to support your child’s success.

Who:

  • ALL parents/guardians/caregivers of TDSB students are invited and welcome to attend.

What:

  • Parents as Partners Conference 2019 is a FREE conference. Whether your child is just beginning on their educational journey in elementary school or closer to graduation and planning for the future, there are informative and empowering sessions for parents/guardians/caregivers of students of all ages and stages of education.

Where:

Why:

  • The Parents as Partners Conference 2019 is planned by parents, for parents and we are so pleased to be able to offer a selection of sessions that cover a broad range of topics to provide parents with useful information and resources to help your child improve their achievement and well-being at school and at home.

The Radical Art of Mindfulness:
6 Week Online Group to Care for Ourselves Deeply
with Sue Hutton

Open to all levels | By Donation

Dates: Wednesdays 8 - 9 pm | April 17 - May 22, 2019

Radical: (Oxford Dictionary) Especially of change or action, relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough. "a radical overhaul of the existing regulatory framework" I invite you to explore the radical act of going deeply within.

Using Mindfulness techniques taught in a engaging, fun and supportive way you will have a 6 week experience of nurturing yourself in a new way. We will cover the full Mindfulness Curriculum taught in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs, yet in creative ways with the aim to make them customizable for you. Using everyday activities, the arts and traditional Mindfulness techniques, we will explore the act of caring deeply for ourselves.

You’ll get:

  • A tool kit of new Mindfulness approaches
  • Digital meditation links for daily use
  • Home practice workbook to help get creative in radically caring for yourself.

Fee: By donation. Please offer based on your income. Anywhere from zero - $350 is welcome. Very much appreciated, and fully honoured wherever you are at in your income right now. There should be no barriers to attend.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-radical-art-of-mindfulness-6-week-online-session-tickets-55736217527

Download Flyer HERE

Facilitator: Sue Hutton, BSW, MSW with over 30 years Mindfulness practice and over 20 years social work.  Sue is a social worker, a singer, a human rights advocate, a single mom who lives by Mindfulness to keep life together. She has practiced Mindfulness for over 30 years, & has completed the professional training with Jon Kabat-Zinn. She has led Mindfulness groups and programs with over 1000 amazing people in diverse communities: the cancer community, staff in the prison system, parents of kids with disabilities, teachers in trauma settings, mental health settings, the autism community, social workers.
www.facebook.com/suehuttonmindfulness/


H) Retreats

Days of Mindfulness for Educators

The day is from 10 am until 3 pm. Cost for the full day is $25.00. Parking is FREE.

Mindfulness Everyday, in partnership with Discover Mindfulness, offers day long retreats for anyone who is taking or has taken a SMART Workshop.

More Information HERE

Date


Location


With Shawna Watson & Triti Namiranian:
May 5, 2019

Estonian House, 958 Broadview Ave, East York, ON M4K 2R6

Register HERE