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Quick Links

1) Courses for Educators: SMART Workshops & PD Workshops
2) Mindful Yoga Teacher Training
3) MSC Mindful Self-Compassion Workshops
4) MBSR Workshops & Monthly Grad Meet-ups
5) Teaching Mindfulness to Teens
6) Courses for Parents & Families
7) Community Courses
8) Conference Events
9) Retreats

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1) 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

Mindfulness Everyday is pleased to offer a $50 subsidy to
Educational Assistants and Child and Youth Workers who wish to take SMART.

Apply HERE: Educational Assistant / Child and Youth Workers Subsidy Request Form


SMART FALL 2019 - $350.00

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

Workshop Name Facilitators Fall 2019 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMART YRDSB Emily Carr SS

$350.00

Angela Ventrice and Maryclaire Ordorico

Tuesdays
October 8 - December 3, 2019
4:30—6:30 PM

November 19 4:30—8:30 PM

Emily Carr CI
in the Library
4901 Rutherford Rd, Woodbridge, ON
L4H 3C2

SMART FALL 2019 Emily Carr Registration Form SMART FALL 2019 Emily Carr FLYER

SMART YRDSB Unionville Meadows PS

$350.00

Lois Lorimer-Nunn and Tiina Krabi

Thursdays
October 3 - November 28, 2019
4:30—6:30 PM

Thursday November 14
4:30—8 :30 PM

Unionville Meadows PS in the Library 355 South Unionville Ave, Unionville, ON L3R 5C8

SMART FALL 2019 Unionville Meadows
Registration Form

SMART FALL 2019 Unionville Meadows FLYER

For moreinformation 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 Summer 2019 Intensives

Includes:

  1. 5-Day Intensive SMART Courses for Educators, Professional Support Staff & Helping Professionals

  2. 3-Day Foundational Concepts for SMART Facilitators

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 / 4-Week 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

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Flyer Here

SMART 4-Week Intensive
London
August -
$350
Maximum 12

Angela Scott

Wednesdays
August 7-  August 28, 2019
10 am – 4 pm

Friday
August 23, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

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

SMART Summer 2019 LONDON AUGUST Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 LONDON AUGUST Flyer

SMART 5-Day Intensive
Guelph

$425
Minimum 12

Carla Waites

Monday - Friday
August 12 - 16, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

Thursday
August 15, 2019
10 am – 2 pm

Ignatius Jesuit Centre
St. Brigid's Villa
Hwy 6,
North Guelph, ON N1H 6J2

SMART Summer 2019 GUELPH Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 GUELPH Flyer

SMART 5-Day Intensive
Victoria
- $525
Maximum 25
NEW LOCATION

Heidi Bornstein
Stephen Chadwick

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

Thursday
August 22, 2019
10 am – 3 pm

Church of Truth, Community of Conscious Living
111 Superior St., Victoria, BC V8V 1T2

SMART Summer 2019 VICTORIA Registration Form SMART Summer 2019 VICTORIA 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.


2) Mindful Yoga Teacher Training

MYTT Logo Mindful Yoga Teacher Training
200+ Hour Certification
2020-2021

 

LOCATION

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

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Mindful Yoga Teacher Training (MYTT)
2020-2021
200+ Hour Certification

COURSE SCHEDULE
Saturdays 8:30 am -5 pm
Sundays 9 am - 5 pm

2020: Jan. 25-26; Feb. 22-23;
March 28-29; April 18-19;
May 9-10; June 6-7
2021: Sept. 26-27, Oct. 17-18,
Nov. 7-8; Dec. 5-6
Provisions will be made for missed classes

TEACHER

MarkusNatalia Fister
Email
(416) 402-4963


More Information HERE

Download Flyer HERE

Register Now

Fee: $2,950 includes $200 materials fee

Payment Details:

  • $650 deposit to secure your spot, prepaying for the first and last session plus materials fee;
  • 8 monthly payments of $275 for remaining sessions, allowing you to “pay as you learn” throughout the year.
  • Tax deductible receipt provided.

3) MSC - Mindful Self-Compassion

Danforth MSC Workshop

LOCATION

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

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Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Workshop

Fall 2019

Mondays
OCT 21 – DEC 09, 2019
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Retreat: Sunday Nov 24, 2019
10 am - 1:30 pm

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

TEACHER

MarkusMarkus Bohlmann PhD
Email
(416) 528-3595

 

More information on the Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop HERE

Download an article on Mindful Self-compassion HERE

Register Now

Full Fee: $475
Student/low-income: $400
Early Bird Discount (before Sept 19/19): $425
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


4) MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) Workshops &
Monthly Grad Meet-ups

Richmond Hill MBSR Workshop

LOCATION

Bayview Hills Community Centre
114 Spadina Rd,
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9

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SCHEDULE

Thursdays,
October 17 - Dec 5, 2019
7 - 9:30 PM

Retreat:
Sunday, November 24, 2019
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

TEACHER

Naomi Nurgitz
Email
(905) 884-7806

Workshop Brochure
Brochure

Register Now

NOTES

Full Fee: $475
Early Bird Rate: $420 (before September 19, 2019) —
Includes Home Practice Workbook

Student/low-income: $420
A few partial subsidies available based on need

Materials by Jon Kabat-Zinn (purchased separately):
- $20 Full Catastrophe Living — hardcopy
- $30 Guided Mindfulness Audios 4 CD Set


4) Teaching Mindfulness to Teens

The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies:
3277 Teaching Mindfulness to Teens: 2-Day Course

Dates: Saturday October 26, 2018 - Sunday October 27, 2019
Times: 9:00am - 4.00pm
Location: School of Continuing Studies Social Work, 158 St. George Street Toronto, ON, M5S 2V9
Facilitators: Heidi Bornstein & Natalia Fister
Course Fee: $350.00

Download Flyer HERE | Register HERE

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.

Applicable Certificates


6) Courses for Parents & Families

Stay tuned for Workshops and Courses Fall 2019


7) Community Courses

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8) Conference Events

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9) Retreats

Days of Mindfulness for Educators and Helping Professionals

Stay tuned for Retreats Fall 2019

Date


Location


TBD

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

Register HERE | Download Flyer HERE