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


A) Courses for Educators: SMART and PD Workshops
B) MBSR Workshop, Introduction to Mindfulness, Monthly Grad Meet-ups Schedule
C) Mindful Self-Compassion Workshops
D) Conference Events
E) Community Courses
F) Courses for Parents and Teens
G) 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 WINTER / SPRING 2019 - $350.00

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

SMART Winter 2019 Emily Carr S.S. Flyer
Workshop Name Facilitators Winter 2019 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART Beckett Farm P.S.

Heidi Bornstein
Lois Lorimer

Wednesdays
February 20 - April 24, 2019
4:30 - 6:30 PM

NO CLASS
March 13, 2019 - Spring Break

Wednesday April 10th
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.

Shawna Watson
Triti Namiranian

Thursdays
February 21 - April 25, 2019
5 - 7 PM

NO CLASS
March 14, 2019 - Spring Break

Thursday
April 11th
5 - 9 PM
Dundas Junior PS
in the Library
935 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1R4
SMART Winter 2019 Dundas P.S. Registration Form SMART Winter 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 Emily Carr S.S.
Woodbridge

Angela Ventrice Rena Chadwick

Tuesdays
February 19 - April 23, 2019
5 - 7 PM

NO CLASS
March 12, 2019 - Spring Break

Tuesday
April 9th
5 - 9 PM
Emily Carr S.S.
in the Library
4901 Rutherford Rd,
Woodbridge, ON L4H 3C2
SMART Winter 2019 Emily Carr S.S. Registration Form SMART Winter 2019 Emily Carr S.S. 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 Forest City Mindfulness London

Angela Scott

Wednesdays
February 6 - April 3, 2019
6 - 8 PM

NO CLASS
March 13th - Spring Break

Saturday
March 23th
10 AM - 2 PM

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

SMART Winter 2019 London Registration Form SMART Winter 2019 London 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) 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.


Danforth MBSR Workshop


LOCATION

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

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SCHEDULE

Spring 2019

MBA

TEACHERS

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

 

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)


C) MSC - Mindful Self-Compassion

Danforth MSC Workshop


LOCATION

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

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SCHEDULE

Winter 2019
Mondays, 6 - 8:30 pm

February 4, 11
March 4, 11, 28, 25
April 1, 8

(No classes Feb 18th Family Day & Feb 25th Study Week)

Retreat: Saturday, March 23, 2019
1:30-5:30 pm

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

TEACHERS

MarkusMarkus Bohlmann
Email
(
416) 528-3595

 

More information on the
Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop
HERE

Register Now

NOTES

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


D) Conference Events

Stay tuned for new opportunities


E) 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

Workshop Name Facilitators Winter 2019 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART for Everyday Life, London

$375.00

Angela Scott

Tuesdays
January 22 - March 12, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Saturday
March 2nd,
10 AM - 2 PM

Forest City Mindfulness
190 Wortley Rd.
Suite LL11
London, ON N6C 4Y7
SMART For Everyday Life
Winter 2019 London
Registration Form
SMART For Everyday Life
Winter 2019 London
Flyer

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

Naturally Mindful: Introduction to Mindfulness
Meditation in Nature Winter 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 | January 25 - March 1, 2019

Cost: $299+HST

Silent retreat: Sunday Feb. 24, 10 - 3

Facilitator: Ameeta Dudani, mental health practitioner and mindfulness teacher

To register, visit: Naturally Mindful

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


F) Courses for Parents & Teens - Winter 2019

Mindfulness In Relationships for Parents, Spouses, Family Relationships with Sue Hutton

A six week online program to enhance your presence in relationship, reduce stress and improve well-being. Based on the evidence-based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, created by Jon Kabat-Zinn, at U of Massachusetts.

  • Meetings are online Thursday evenings using Skype
  • Participants will be provided with workbooks, links for daily home meditation practices, individual check-in's.
  • Best results come with daily home practice

Dates: January 10, 2019 | 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Cost: $100 to $250 (or talk to Sue about what is manageable for you)

Registration: suehuttonmindfulness@gmail.com

Facilitator: Sue Hutton, BSW, MSW with over 30 years Mindfulness practice and over 20 years social work.
www.facebook.com/suehuttonmindfulness/


Mindfulness Group for Parents

Adapted from Jon Kabat Zinn’s Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course

An 8-week course for parents of children of all ages that will help parents to:

  • Learn evidence-based mindfulness techniques to reduce stress, worry, & anxiety
  • Approach parenting situations with greater clarity, empathy and effectiveness
  • Understand and better regulate your emotions to manage stress (and help your kids to do the same)
  • Reduce worry and guilt, and enhance self-acceptance and self-compassion
  • Experience a greater sense of well-being, happiness and satisfaction as a parent

Course is delivered in a workshop setting and is non-religious and non-sectarian

Dates: Monday evenings, 7:00-9:00 pm, for 8 weeks
January 21 to March 18, 2019 (*no group March 11)

Cost: $500 (or $450 pp if you register with your spouse or a friend)* *includes all materials; eligible for extended health benefits

Location: The Village Hive at the Olde School House in Markham Village 55 Albert St., Markham ON (Markham Rd & Hwy 7)

Facilitators: Dr. Ameeta Dudani, PhD, RYT Therapist at the Chrysalis Centre; mindfulness and yoga teacher (RYT-200)
Dr. Karen Ghelani, C. Psych. Clinical Director of the Chrysalis Centre

To register: Contact the Chrysalis Centre at 905-752-6789 ext. 124 or by email at Chrysalisgroups@Mail.com


Reducing Anxiety and Depression:
A Mind-Body Therapy Group for Teens

An innovative 10-week group for teens aged 14-18 integrating best practices in Mindfulness, Yoga and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The purpose of this group is to help teens:

  • Develop effective skills to reduce stress, worry, anxiety, and depression
  • Increase self-awareness and feel more in control of their emotions/mood
  • Quiet their inner self-critical voice and develop greater self-compassion
  • Discover how mindfulness and yoga can support better understanding and acceptance of themselves and of others
  • Meet other like-minded youth and learn from and with each other in a safe, supportive, fun and non-judgemental space
  • Experience more peace, happiness, calm and gratitude

No previous experience with mindfulness or yoga is necessary

Dates: Wednesdays, 4:00 to 6:00 pm for 10 weeks
February 7 to April 17, 2019 *no group March 13 due to March break
Location: Forward Motion Yoga, 258 Main St. North, Markham, ON L3P 2C1
Cost: $600* for the 10 weeks (includes all materials) *eligible for extended health benefits

Facilitators: Dr. Ameeta Dudani, PhD, RYT Therapist at the Chrysalis Centre; Mindfulness and yoga teacher (RYT-200)
Dr. Karen Ghelani, C.Psych. Clinical Director of the Chrysalis Centre

To register: Please contact the Chrysalis Centre at 905-752-6789 ext. 124
or by email at Chrysalisgroups@Mail.com


G) Retreats

Special Day of Mindfulness for Educators and Helping Professionals

The day is from 10 am until 3 pm. Parking is FREE.

Cost for the full day on a sliding scale:  $30 / $40 / $50.
This allows participants to pay according to individual means.

This "special day of mindfulness for educators and helping professionals" will involve a morning of mindfulness practice followed by an introductory unworkshop/exploration of the important topic of trauma-informed mindfulness in education and the helping professions. Rena and Ameeta believe that all professionals teaching mindfulness to others need to deliver mindfulness with a trauma-informed/trauma-sensitive lens. The day will begin with a half day silent retreat guided within a trauma informed framework and explore this topic in the afternoon, concluding with a closing practice.

Date


Location


With Dr. Ameeta Dudani and Rena Chadwick OCT:
February 3, 2019

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

Register HERE


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 and Triti Namiranian:
March 3, 2019
May 5, 2019

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

Register HERE