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 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 2018

Workshop Name Facilitators Winter 2018 Dates Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

MIDDLEFIELD CI (YRDSB) Stephen Chadwick
Heidi Bornstein
Mary Githumbi
Wednesdays
February 28-May 2
(No session March 14th Spring Break)
4:30-6:30 PM
Wednesday April 18th
4:30-8:30 PM
Middlefield Collegiate Institute Library,
525 Highglen Ave, Markham, ON
L3S 3L5
Course is now full. Please register at one of the other locations or call (416) 267-4707
to be put on a waitlist.
SMART WINTER MIDDLEFIELD Flyer
EMILY CARR SS (YRDSB) Franca Battaglia
Julia Neilson
Tuesdays
February 27-May 1
(No session March 13th Spring Break)
5-7 PM
Tuesday
April 17th
5-9 PM
Emily Carr Secondary School, Library
4901 Rutherford Rd, Woodbridge, ON
L4H 3C2
SMART WINTER 2018 EMILY CARR Registration Form SMART WINTER 2018 EMILY CARR Flyer
ROSEDALE HEIGHTS (TDSB) Stephen Chadwick
Lois Lorimer
Thursdays
March 1-May 3
(No session March 15th Spring Break)
5-7 PM
Thursday
April 19th
5-9 PM
Rosedale Heights
Drama Rooms 110/117
711 Bloor St E, Toronto, ON
M4W 1J4
SMART WINTER 2018 ROSEDALE HEIGHTS Registration Form SMART WINTER 2018 ROSEDALE HEIGHTS Flyer
VALLEY PARK MS
(TDSB)
Heidi Bornstein
Sara Escott

Tuesdays
February 13-April 17
(No session March 13 Spring Break)
4:30-6:30 PM

Tuesday
April 3rd
4:30-8:30 PM

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

SMART WINTER 2018 VALLEY PARK
Registration Form
SMART WINTER 2018 VALLEY PARK Flyer
CENTRAL WELLINGTON DISTRICT HS (UGDSB)

Carol Arnott

Tuesdays
March 20 - May 8
4-6 PM

Sunday
April 29th
10 AM-2 PM

Central Wellington District HS
905 Scotland St., Fergus, ON
N1M 1Y7

SMART WINTER 2018 FERGUS
Registration Form
SMART WINTER 2018 FERGUS Flyer

PRESTON HS
(WRDSB)

Carla Waites

Mondays
March 19 - May 7
(No session April 2- Replacement session
Tuesday April 3)
4:30-6:30 PM

Sunday
April 29  
10 AM-2 PM

Preston High School,
Library
550 Rose Street       Cambridge
N3H 2E6


SMART WINTER 2018 PRESTON
Registration Form
SMART WINTER 2018 PRESTON
Flyer
EASTWOOD CI
(WRDSB)
Carla Waites Wednesdays
March 21 - May 9
4:30-6:30 PM
Sunday
May 6
10 AM-2 PM

Eastwood C.I.,
Library                 760 Weber Street East
Kitchener
N2H 1H6

SMART WINTER 2018 EASTWOOD
Registration Form

SMART WINTER 2018 EASTWOOD
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.


SMART FACILITATOR TRAINING COURSES SUMMER 2018

More information on the SMART Facilitator Training Certification Pathway HERE

Workshop Name Facilitators Summer 2018 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS TORONTO Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Friday - Sunday
August 17 - 19
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

N/A Estonian House
958 Broadview Ave, East York, ON
M4K 2R6
3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS SUMMER 2018 Registration Form TORONTO 3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS SUMMER 2018 TORONTO FLYER
SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE / PRACTICUM TORONTO Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Tuesdays
July 31 - August 21
10 AM - 3 PM

Wednesday August 15th
10 AM -3 PM

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

SMART INTENSIVE SUMMER 2018 Registration Form TORONTO

SMART PRACTICUM SUMMER 2018 Registration Form TORONTO

SMART INTENSIVE SUMMER 2018 TORONTO FLYER

SMART PRACTICUM SUMMER 2018 TORONTO FLYER

3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS KELOWNA Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Saturday - Monday
July 14 - 16
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

N/A EME 1123 UBCO Faculty of Education
1137 Alumni Ave, Kelowna, B.C.
V1V 1V7
3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS SUMMER 2018 Registration Form KELOWNA 3 DAY SMART FOUNDATIONS SUMMER 2018 KELOWNA FLYER
SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE / PRACTICUM KELOWNA Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

Tuesday - Saturday
July 17 - 21
10 AM – 3 PM

Friday
July 20, 2018
10 AM -3 PM

EME 1123 UBCO Faculty of Education
1137 Alumni Ave, Kelowna, B.C.
V1V 1V7

SMART INTENSIVE SUMMER 2018 Registration Form KELOWNA

SMART PRACTICUM SUMMER 2018 Registration Form KELOWNA

SMART INTENSIVE SUMMER 2018 KELOWNA FLYER

SMART PRACTICUM SUMMER 2018 KELOWNA FLYER


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:

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


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. 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

Dates: Fall 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4.00pm
Location: Faculty of Social Work (SK) Building, Room 418
246 Bloor Street West, St. George Campus

Course Fee: $350.00 | Registration Here

Applicable Certificates

  • Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation

    B) MBSR and Introduction to Mindfulness Workshops

    Richmond Hill

    LOCATION

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

    Map

    SCHEDULE

    Introduction to Mindfulness

    Wednesdays March 7 to April 18, 2018 | 7 - 9:30 PM

    (No session March 14th - to be confirmed)

    TEACHERS

    NaomiNaomi Nurgitz
    Email
    (905) 884-6706

    NOTES

    Course fee: $275.00
    plus Materials

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now


    Danforth

    LOCATION

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

    Map

    SCHEDULE

    MBSR Workshop

    Wednesdays
    March 21 to May 16, 2018
    6 - 8:30 PM
    Orientation Session Wednesday March 21, 2018 6 - 8:30 PM

    RETREAT: Saturday, May 12, 2018
    11 AM - 5 PM

    TEACHERS

    NaomiSara Escott
    Email
    (416) 899-3761

    NOTES

    Course fee: $385 (Early Bird rate until March 14th) / $425 (after March 15th) includes workbook.
    Plus Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn (Course Textbook $20)

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now

     


     

    C) Conference Events

    Mindfulness Everyday presents workshops on Mindfulness in Education

    Reading for the Love of It 2018

    Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9
    Dates: February 22 - 23, 2018

    Workshop Title: Mindful Educators - Resilient Students: An Experiential Approach

    Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 2.15pm to 3.30pm (Chestnut East & West Room)
    Friday, February 23, 2018 | 2.15pm to 3.30pm (Birchwood Room)

    Registration Opens September 1, 2017 | More Information Here


    A Mindful Society 2018

    Location: University of Toronto, Toronto
    Dates: May 25-27, 2018

    Presentation Title: The Mountain Visualization for Adults and Teens
    Date & Time: Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Presentation Title: Using Guided Imagery to Cultivate Self-Awareness
    Date & Time: Saturday PM - 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

    A Mindful Society is an annual forum to explore the application of mindfulness in life. Be a part of the conversation, engage in practices and join the community leading a movement.

    More Information Here


    D) Community Courses

    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

    Parents as Partners Conference 2018

    Mindful Parenting and Resilient Children/Youth

    Workshop Description: 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

    Faciilitators: Heidi Bornstein and Sue Hutton


     

    Mindful Parenting Workshops

    Please contact us at info@mindfulnesseveryday.org to schedule a Mindful Parenting course for your school or parent group.


    F) Retreats

    Day of Mindfulness for Educators

    Date: Sun, Mar 4, from 10 am - 3 pm
    Location: Estonian House 958 Broadview Ave (just north of the Danforth), East York, ON M4K 2R6
    Fee: $25

    Parking is FREE.
    Register and more Info: HERE

    This is through Mindfulness Everyday in partnership with Discover Mindfulness.
     
    The event is open to everyone interested in bringing mindfulness to education – educators, parents, professionals, students and others. Come experience the power of community while practicing mindfulness together.
    Spending a day in mindfulness is a great way to deepen your practice and show yourself kindness and compassion. The day will move through various mindful activities, allowing you to see how you can integrate mindfulness into your life, and to enjoy the calm, joy, and connection of a longer period of practice.
    We’ll have: Guided sitting meditation / Body scan / Mindful movement / Mindful listening / An opportunity to share your practice and ask questions / Mindful eating.

    Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a sweater, perhaps a blanket or shawl, yoga mat, water, mindful lunch, and anything else you might need to take care of yourself.


    Himalayan Meditation and Movement Retreat in Toronto

    Dates: August 24-26, 2018 | Friday 7-10 pm | Saturday 9 am - 9 pm | Sunday 9 am - 9 pm

    Facilitators: Rebecca Williams and Mayunk (Malcolm Reid) | More information on their approach HERE

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

  • Cost: 2-Day Weekend Workshop Fee: $300 (includes Friday evening)
    Evening Meditation only Friday, Saturday or Sunday (7-9 pm): $25

    Group Rate (more than 5) and Couple Discounts available. Registration is limited to 25 participants so register early.

    Registration HERE


    Please contact us at info@mindfulnesseveryday.org for upcoming retreats and Days of Mindfulness