Upcoming Groups, Workshops & Retreats

Fall 2018

3rd Mindful Living Retreat for Educators and Mental Health Practitioners

A semi-silent immersion in mindfulness and heartfulness.

October 12-14, 2018 at Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre (Midland, ON)

More information: http://www.sugarridge.ca/blog/event/mindful-living-for-educators-and-mental-health-practitioners-retreat?instance_id=1008 

Forest Therapy Walks at the Kortright Centre for Conservation

Monthly, on Sunday mornings 10:00 to 12:30.

Fall dates: September 30, October 28 and November 25.

Cost $45+HST

Information about the walks: KORTRIGHT_FOREST THERAPY WALKS

To register, please visit: http://www.kortright.org/whats-on/weekday-hikes.dot?

SMART Education (Stress management and resiliency training for educators) 9-session course, offered through Mindfulness Everyday

Middlefield Collegiate Institute (YRDSB), Markham ON

Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm, Oct. 3 to Dec. 5

To register, please visit: http://mindfulnesseveryday.org/schedule.html#CoursesForEducators 

October 29 – Cultivating a mindful and compassionate team culture workshop (Part 1), with YRDSB (private workshop)

December 14 – Mindfulness and resiliency follow up training with psychologists and social workers at DDSB (private workshop)

 

Winter 2019

Reducing Anxiety and Depression: 10-week Mind-body therapy group for Teens

I will be offering the next group in January 2019 (dates/times/cost will be announced soon). This group is offered through the Chrysalis Centre for Psychological and Counselling Services.  Referrals are now being accepted.

About the group: Mind Body Group for Teens TBD

Please contact me if you are interested or have questions. Information will also be updated as available on the Chrysalis website.

 

8-week Mindfulness Group for Parents

An 8-week group based on MBSR, tailored and adapted for parents/caregivers

I will be offering the next group in January 2019 (dates/times/cost will be announced soon). This group is offered through the Chrysalis Centre for Psychological and Counselling Services.  Referrals are now being accepted.

About the group: Mindfulness Group for Parents TBD

Please contact me if you are interested or have questions. Information will also be updated as available on the Chrysalis website.

 

February 3/19 – Special Day of Mindfulness through Mindfulness Everyday (including “Introduction to Trauma informed mindfulness in education” workshop, together with Rena Chadwick OCT)

For more information: http://www.mindfulnesseveryday.org/retreats.html

 

Upcoming offerings by friends

Healing In Nature Bereavement Network

Offering nature-based walking groups in Rouge Park, for youth and young adults who have experienced loss

An innovative not-for-profit project that provides grief support using nature as a catalyst. I am very happy to support this amazing offering by co-founders Paula and Michael, and I feel humbled and grateful to have met these two lovely individuals and nature-lovers, who took my Naturally Mindful course at Kortright Centre in Fall 2017!

Please see their website for more information and details about their upcoming walking groups:  http://bereavementnetwork.ca/

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in Richmond Hill (Fall 2018) with Naomi Nurgitz, J.D.

Please contact Naomi at naomi@mindfulnesseveryday.org for more information on her upcoming Fall group.

Mindfulness in Relationship: 6-week online group (Fall 2018), with Sue Hutton, BSW, MSW

Please visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mindfulness-in-relationship-6-week-online-group-tickets-49518468071?aff=eac2