WORKSHOP AND COURSE SCHEDULES

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


A) Courses for Educators: SMART and PD Workshops
B) MBSR and Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop Schedule
C) Conference Events
D) Community Courses
E) Courses for Parents
F) Retreats

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A) Courses for Educators and Professional Support Staff

SmartinEducation

SMART: Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques

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 FALL 2018 - $350.00

Workshop Name Facilitators Fall 2018 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART YRDSB Emily Carr S.S.

$350.00

TBD

Tuesdays
October 2 - November 27,
7 - 9 PM

November 13 5—9 PM Emily Carr SS
in the Library
4901 Rutherford Rd, Woodbridge, ON
L4H 3C2
SMART FALL 2018 Registration Form EMILY CARR SMART FALL 2018 EMILY CARR FLYER

SMART YRDSB Middlefield C.I.

$350.00

TBD

Wednesdays October 3 - December 5
4:30—6:30 PM
(No session November 14th)

November 21 4:30—8:30 PM

Middlefield CI
in the library
525 Highglen Ave,
Markham, ON
L3S 3L5

SMART FALL 2018 Registration Form MIDDLEFIELD SMART FALL 2018 MIDDLEFIELD 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.


200-hour Mindful Yoga Teacher Certification Begins Fall 2018

Dates: 10-weekend training Saturdays & Sundays from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
2018: Sept. 22-23 / Oct. 20-21 / Nov. 17-18 / Dec. 8-9
2019: Jan. 12-13 / Feb. 9-10 / March 23-24 / April 13-14 / May 11-12 / June 8-9

Fees: $2,750 plus $100 materials fee

Location: Red Canoe Studio (Gerrard and Woodbine in the Beaches), 57 Devon Rd, Toronto, ON M4E 1X8

For More Information, please contact heidi@mindfulnesseveryday.org
or call (416) 267-4707

Program Details HERE Download Flyer HERE Register HERE


The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

3277 - Teaching Mindfulness to Teens - 2-Day Course

Teens today need help to manage anxiety, cultivate empathy and compassion and develop coping skills. Mindfulness can help them, and this introductory workshop will help you teach mindfulness to teens. Whether you’re a teacher, education support worker, or other youth service practitioner, you’ll get the information and resources you need to design a new mindfulness curriculum or implement an existing one. You’ll explore the core elements of mindfulness training, practical applications, curriculum connections, neuroscience research, customized lesson plans and adaptations for different populations. What You'll Learn Assess the resources needed to implement a mindfulness program. Use age-appropriate activities, practices and instructional materials. Select activities and practices that will support mindful core competencies: Show students how they can benefit from mindfulness practice. Help teens enhance their optimism, motivation, creativity and impulse control skills through the use of mindfulness.

Dates: Saturday 27 October, 2018 - Sunday 28 October, 2018
Times: 9:00am - 4.00pm

Course Fee: $350.00 | Registration Here

Applicable Certificates

  • Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation

  • B) MBSR Workshops

    Richmond Hill

    LOCATION

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

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    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2018

    Wednesdays,
    Oct 10 to Nov 28, 2018
    7:00 - 9:30 pm

    MBSR All-Day retreat
    Sunday, Nov 18, 2018



    TEACHERS

    NaomiNaomi Nurgitz
    Email
    (905) 884-6706


    Workshop Brochure
    MBSR Brochure

    Register Now

    NOTES

    Full Fee: $385
    Early Bird: $385 (register before August 31 2018)

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


    Danforth


    LOCATION

    958 Broadview Ave, East York, ON M4K 2R6
    Map

    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2018

    Mondays,
    Sept 24 to Nov 19, 2018
    (no Class Oct 8, 2018)
    6:00 - 8:30 pm

    MBSR All-Day retreat
    Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
    10 am - 4 pm

    TEACHERS

    SaraSara Escott
    Email
    (
    416) 899-3761
    and Judy Waldman

     

    Website Brochure
    MBSR Esto Brochure

    Register Now

    NOTES

    Full Fee: $475
    Early Bird: $425 (register before September 10, 2018)
    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)


    Downtown


    LOCATION

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

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    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2018

    Mondays,
    Oct 22 - Dec 10, 2018
    6:00 - 8:30 pm

    MBSR All-Day retreat
    Sunday, Dec 2, 2018
    10 am - 4 pm

    TEACHERS

    Register Now
    Laurie Arron
    Email
    (416) 839-7178

    For More Information on MBSR at the JCC, please email joolip@mnjcc.org

    Register Now

    NOTES

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

    We conduct preliminary interviews before the program start date with every participant.  In order to conduct individual interviews, program registration will close after Oct.15th 


    C) Conference Events

    Stay tuned for new opportunities


    D) Community Courses

    The Spirit of Kirtan Charity Event (Educate Girls India)

    Date: Friday August 24 & Saturday August 25 (7-9 pm)

    Suggested Donation: $25 each

    Location: Red Canoe Studio (Gerard and Woodbine in the Beaches), 57 Devon Rd, Toronto, ON M4E 1X8

    Download Poster Here | Watch the YouTube Video Here


    SMART FOR EVERYDAY LIFE

    SMART™ (Stress Management And Resiliency Techniques) Education is a 9-session, 20-hour evidence-based program designed to address the needs of all those in “helping professions”, including educators, professional support staff, mental health and health professionals as well as members of the community.

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


    E) Courses for Parents

    Mindful Parenting Workshops

    Please fill in our intake form HERE to schedule a Mindful Parenting course for your school or parent group. We will contact you to confirm workshop request.


    F) Retreats

    The Wisdom of Meditation Retreat Toronto

    Meditation & Soma Yoga with Rebecca Williams & Mayank

    More information on their approach HERE

    Date: August 24-26, 2018
    Friday 7-9 pm | Saturday 9 am - 9 pm | Sunday 9 am - 9 pm

    Location: Red Canoe Studio (Gerard and Woodbine in the Beaches),
    57 Devon Rd, Toronto, ON M4E 1X8

    Cost: 2-Day Weekend Workshop Fee: $300 (includes Friday evening) Discount rate for remaining spaces $150
    One day rate: $75 CAD
    Cost includes: All classes and activities plus Friday & Saturday kirtan and morning /afternoon teas and catered dinner. Bring your own lunch.

    The Spirit of Kirtan Charity Event (Educate Girls India)
    Friday or Saturday Only (7-9 pm): suggested donation $25
    Download Poster Here | Watch the YouTube Video Here

    Download Poster HERE | Registration HERE

    The Wisdom of Meditation Retreat Toronto 2018 Program Details

    Friday 24

    7:00 pm:         The Spirit of Kirtan - All Welcome
    Invite your friends and family. Donations will go to the Indian NGO charity - Educate Girls.
    Rooted in the Vedic tradition, kirtan is the call-and-response singing of ancient Sanskrit mantras. It is spontaneous and fun, and the resonance of the Sanskrit sounds works as a transformative energy to release habitual patterns that appear to limit the expression of joy and love in our lives.

    Saturday 25

    9:00 am:          Meditation and Satsang with Rebecca
    Rebecca talks on the value of Meditation Underlying every desire, every effort what is one truly seeking?

    10:30 am:         Morning Tea
    11:00 am:         Soma Yoga with Mayank 
    Non-threatening, accessible somatic movement patterns to correct misaligned posture, release muscle tension, build new neural pathways between your brain and body, and build and maintain strength and stability.

    1:00 pm:           Shared Lunch
    3:00 pm:           Meditation and Satsang with Rebecca
    According to the Satsang tradition, Rebecca addresses humanities primary desire, to live in freedom and happiness. Typically, a human being lives a state of freedom and happiness that comes and goes according to the changing situations. Satsang unfolds the knowledge of the ever-present You.

    4:30 pm:           Afternoon Tea
    5:00 pm:           Nutritional Movement with Mayank
    How to incorporate simple, conscious movements into day-to-day life, combating the stress put on the body by prolonged periods of sitting.

    6:00 pm:           Dinner Break
    7:00 pm:           Kirtan and meditation - All Welcome 
    Invite your friends and family, their donation will go to the Indian NGO charity - Educate Girls.

    Sunday 26

    9:00 am:           Pranic Awareness and Meditation with Rebecca
    Rebecca's innovative breathing practices work to ground and relax the nervous system and deepen your meditation practice.

    10:30 am:         Morning Tea
    11:00 am:         Soma Yoga with Mayank
    1:00 pm:           Shared Lunch
    3:00 pm:           Meditation and Satsang with Rebecca
    Rebecca facilitates deeper inquiry by opening the space to share one’s own insights and answering questions. She inspires a shift in the mind's perspective to tap into ever-present awareness, the stillness and lightness of Being.

    4:30 pm:           Afternoon Tea
    5:00 pm:           Nutritional Movement with Mayank
    6:00 pm:           Dinner Break
    7:00 pm:           Kirtan and meditation


    Days of Mindfulness for Educators

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

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

    Date


    Location


    With Shawna Watson and Triti Namiranian:
    Dec 2, 2018
    March 3, 2018
    May 5, 2018

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

    Register HERE

    With Mindfulness Everyday:
    Oct. 14, 2018
    Nov 11, 2018
    Jan 27, 2018
    Feb 3, 2018
    Apr 7, 2018
    Jun 2, 2018

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

    Register HERE