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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 & Mindfulness Courses
5) Teaching Mindfulness to Teens & Young Adults
6) Courses for Parents, Children & Families
7) Community Courses
8) Conference Events
9) Silent 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 Winter 2020 - $350.00

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

Workshop Name Facilitators Winter 2020 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

Download
Flyer Here

SMARTOnline for Guidance Counsellors

$350.00

Angela Vetnrice and Maryclaire Ordorico

Weekly on Thursdays
February 6 to April 9, 2020
4-6 pm
(No session March 19, 2020)

March 5, 2020
4-8 pm

ONLINE

Register HERE

SMART Winter 2020 Online for Guidance Counsellors Flyer

SMART TDSB Etobicoke CI

$350.00

Franca Battaglia and Julia Neilson

Delayed until Winter 2020

TBD

Etobicoke CI
in the Library
86 Montgomery Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9A 3N5

 

 

SMART YRDSB Emily Carr SS

$350.00

Angela Ventrice and Maryclaire Ordorico

Delayed until Winter 2020

TBD

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

   

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 2020
200+ Hour Dual Certification Program

Eligible Participants will receive:
1. Mindful Yoga Teacher Certificate &
2. SMARTeducation Certificate of Completion from UBC Faculty of Education

LOCATION

The Latvian Centre
4 Credit Union Dr,
North York, ON M4A 2N8

(Eglinton and DVP)

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Mindful Yoga Teacher Training (MYTT) 2020
200+ Hour Dual Certification Program

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
Fall 2020: Sept. 26-27, Oct. 17-18, Nov. 7-8; Dec. 5-6
Provisions will be made for missed classes

TEACHERS

NataliaNatalia Fister
Email
(416) 402-4963

 

 

Heidi

Heidi Bornstein Email
(416) 721-2096

 

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) Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Workshops - Danforth
Winter 2020

LOCATION

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

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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

 

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

1. MSC Workshop

Thursdays
January 23 – March 26, 2020
(No session February 27, 2020)
6 - 9 pm

Retreat:
Sunday March 8, 2020
12 noon - 4 pm

Download Flyer HERE

Register Now

2. MSC Workshop
for Gay Men

Mondays
January 20 – March 23, 2020
(No Session February 24, 2020)
6 - 9 pm

Retreat:
Sunday March 8, 2020
12 noon - 4 pm

Download Flyer HERE

Register Now

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

Spaces available
Maximum 25 participants

 

 

Full Fee: $495
Includes Materials:
1. The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive Book by Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff
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Student/low-income: $450
Early Bird Discount (before Dec 1, 2019): $450
A few partial subsidies available based on need - contact us to arrange

MSC Alumni Rate: For those who have taken the course before and wish to take it again: $260 (does not include materials)


4) MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) Workshops &
Mindfulness Courses

Downtown MBSR Workshop

LOCATION

JCC- Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
750 Spadina Ave,
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

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SCHEDULE

WINTER SESSION:
Thursdays, 

January 23 - March 12, 2020
6 - 8 PM  

Retreat: Sunday
March 1, 2020 | 10 AM - 4 PM

 

TEACHER

Laurie Arron
Email
416) 839 7178

More Information HERE:

NOTES

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

For more information regarding
the program please contact the program manager,
Jooli Park: joolip@mnjcc.org


Oshawa Mindfulness and Self-Compassion in Everyday Life

LOCATION

Boys and Girls Club
433 Eulalie Ave.
Oshawa, ON L1H 2C5

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4-Week Course

Delayed until Winter 2020

TEACHER

Dawn Blessing

 

 

Daphne Marsella

 


Register Now

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Full Fee: $225

For more information,
contact Dawn Blessing
(807) 251-2899 dawn@mindfultherapycentre.com

Download Flyer HERE


5) Teaching Mindfulness to Teens & Young Adults

Thriving in Action Institute
with Dr. Diana Bretcher & Dr. Deena Kara Shaffer

Dates & Times: Day 1: Monday, Dec 2nd, 2019 | Day 2: Tuesday, Dec 3rd, 2019 | 9am-5pm
Location:
Ryerson University Thomas Lounge, Ryerson Student Centre (SCC) 55 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 Download Map Here

Register Here | Download Flyer HERE

Please join us for this year's Thriving in Action Training Institute! It will be offered over two days and you are welcome to attend either day or both. Please share widely with interested colleagues.

Day one: will be our uplifting, experiential, curriculum-snapshot training that will equip you to use/implement TiA;

Day two, we will teach our latest curricular additions, share our research results for both Thriving in Action's impact on self-efficacy and our low-barrier group fitness/somatic programming, offer a Community of Practice information-exchange, and showcase our Thriving in Action Online resource.


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

Dates: Saturday February 29 - Sunday March 1, 2020
Times: 9:00am - 4.00pm
Location: School of Continuing Studies Social Work, 158 St. George Street Toronto, ON, M5S 2V9 | Room TBD
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:

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9) Silent Retreats

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

Days of Mindfulness for Educators and Helping Professionals

Offered in partnership with Mindfulness Everyday.

Admission is $25. Please REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot! Parking is free.

Come restore and gIve yourself the gift of self-care in a supported and safe environment without any judgement. Share in nourishing and joyful practices in the morning, followed by coming in community to inquire how we can experience self care on the go, and to how to make self care do-able.
The day will consist of some gentle yoga, and some mindful compassionate practices, with some dialogue about self care in our daily lives. You will leave feeling cared for, connected to other educators and fuelled by discussion and sharings. 
The event is open to everyone in education - educators, parents, professionals. Please arrive at least 15 min early to settle in. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, blanket, a lunch that doesn't require heating, a thermos and/or reusable water bottle and anything else you need to be comfortable. Hot water and tea will be provided.

About the Facilitators: 


ANGELA VENTRICE B.A. B.Ed.: Angela is a mindfulness practitioner and has been an Ontario certified educator with the York Region District School Board for over 28 years, with the last 19 years being in Guidance and Career Education. Angela is also a facilitator for smartEducation™ (Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques) and has facilitated numerous professional development workshops on mindfulness in the classroom, including "Mindfulness in the Guidance Office" at the Ontario School Counsellors’ Association and "Ways to Wellness" at various elementary schools. She is a SmartEducation™ facilitator with Mindfulness Everyday, a certified MBSR-T instructor through Stressed Teens with Gina Biegel

Triti Namiranian BA, B.Ed., RYT 200:  Triti is a mindfulness and yoga practitioner, and she has been an educator for 11 years with the TDSB. She came to know Discover Mindfulness and the days of mindfulness a few years ago and loved what the day had to offer so now she is a member of the Discover Mindfulness Steering Committee where she helps facilitate these days, and is also a facilitator for smartEducation™ (Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques). Triti has completed her yoga teacher training, and has had the privilege to teach mindfulness and yoga to her elementary school students.

 

Shawna Watson

Shawna Watson has been teaching in the Toronto District School Board for 15 years. A long-time volunteer with community mindfulness groups, Shawna is on the Discover Mindfulness Steering Committee where she coordinates and facilitates Days of Mindfulness for educators. She is a facilitator in the mindfulness-based smartEducation™ (Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques) program for educators. She is trained in Learning to Breathe (a mindfulness curriculum for adolescents) and teaches the program to grade 7 and 8 students at her school.

Date


Location


WINTER 2020:
Mar 8, 2020 with Shawna Watson 

SPRING 2020: 
May 3, 2020 with Shawna Watson

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


MBSR Retreats

Mindfulness Everyday offers all-day retreats for anyone who is taking or has taken the MBSR, MBCT or SMART Workshop. This is an opportunity to reconnect with or deepen your practice with a day of silence.

Cost for the full day is $25.00 — free for those in a current workshop. Parking is FREE.

Date


Location


FALL 2019 with Naomi Nurgitz
Sunday, November 24, 2019 | 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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

Register HERE (if not in a current workshop)


MSC Retreats

Mindfulness Everyday offers all-day retreats for anyone who is taking or has taken the MSC Workshop. This is an opportunity to reconnect with or deepen your practice with a day of silence.

Cost for the full day is $25.00 — free for those in a current workshop. Parking is FREE.

Date


Location


Winter 2020 with Markus Bohlmann
Sunday, March 8, 2020| 12 noon - 4 pm

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

Register HERE (if not in a current workshop)