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Mindful Dialogue Workshop & Inquiry Group
This is not just a workshop; it is also an inquiry group & PhD research project.
More information here: http://jenmason.ca/

Dates: Thursdays 6:30 - 9:00pm for 8 weeks | September 7th - October 26th, 2017
Location:
555 Richmond St. West, Toronto, Ontario
Cost: $100 for the full 8-week session (Needs-based scholarships available)

WORKSHOP AND COURSE SCHEDULES

A) MBSR Workshop Schedule
B) Course for Parents
C) Courses for Educators: SMART and PD Workshops
D) Conference Events
E) Retreats

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A) MBSR Workshop Schedule

Our MBSR Workshops are offered throughout the year in various Toronto locations.

Materials include:

  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Guided Mindfulness Meditations Series 1 (4 CD set) by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Mindfulness Everyday Workbook
  • Detailed schedule below.


    Scarborough

    LOCATION

    Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church
    140 Guildwood Parkway
    Scarborough, ON M1E 1P4

    Map
    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2017

    To Be Announced

    TEACHER

    Stephen Chadwick
    Email
    (416) 655-4121

    NOTES

    Course fee: $325.00
    plus Materials: $55.00

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now

     


    Downtown

    LOCATION

    Miles Nadel JCCWolfond Centre,
    36 Harbord Street, 2nd Floor
    (Spadina & Harbord, five minute walking distance from the MNjcc)

    Map

     

    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2017

    To Be Announced

    TEACHER

    Dianna Last
    Email
    (416) 864-0740

    NOTES

    $252 Members / $315 Patrons (includes textbook, workbook sold separately)
    2% CIF plus HST charges may apply

    To register, please contact the jcc Information Desk:
    (416) 924-6211 x0

     

     


    Danforth

    LOCATION

    ESTONIAN HOUSE
    958 Broadview Ave.
    (North of the Danforth)
    Toronto, ON

    Map

    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2017

    To Be Announced

    TEACHER

    Dianna Last
    Email
    (416) 864-0740

    NOTES

    Course fee: $325.00
    plus Materials: $55.00

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now


    Richmond Hill

    LOCATION

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

    Map

    SCHEDULE


    Fall 2017

    To Be Announced

    TEACHERS

    NaomiNaomi Nurgitz
    Email
    (905) 884-6706


    NOTES

    Course fee: $325.00
    plus Materials: $55.00

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now

     


    North York

    LOCATION

    LATVIAN CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
    4 Credit Union Dr.,
    Don Mills, Eglinton Ave, (East of the DVP)
    Map

    SCHEDULE

    Fall 2017
    To be Announced

    TEACHER

    Dianna Last
    Email
    (416) 864-0740

    NOTES

    Course fee: $325.00
    plus Materials: $55.00

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now

     

     


    Richmond Hill - Introduction to Mindfulness

    LOCATION

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

    Map

    SCHEDULE

    Intro to Mindfulness

    To Be Announced

     

    TEACHERS

    NaomiNaomi Nurgitz
    Email
    (905) 884-6706


    NOTES

    Intro Course Fee: $275.00

    Workshop Brochure

    Register Now


    B) Courses for Parents

    Mindful Parenting Workshops

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


    C) Courses for Educators and Professional Support Staff

    SmartinEducation

    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 SUMMER INTENSIVE 2017

    Workshop Name Facilitators Dates Summer 2017 Retreat Date Location Registration Here Download
    Flyer Here

    BARRIE 

    Karen Davis & Cynthia Michaud Wednesdays, July 12 to August 2, 2017  
    10am – 3pm
    Thursday, July 27, 10am – 2pm Learning Centre, Bayfield Mall, 
    320 Bayfield St., Unit 65, 
    Barrie, L4M 3C
    SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE BARRIE REGISTRATION FORM SMART Intensive Barrie
    Flyer
    TORONTO

    Heidi Bornstein
    Stephen Chadwick

    Tuesdays
    August 1 - 22, 2017
    10am – 3pm
    Wednesday,
    August 16, 2017
    10am – 3pm

    The Centre for Mindfulness Studies, 
    180 Sudbury Street, Unit C2
    Toronto, ON M6J 0A8

    SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE TORONTO REGISTRATION FORM

    SMART Intensive Toronto Flyer

    WATERLOO Carla Waites and Carol Arnott Wednesdays, July 5 to July 26, 2017 10am – 3pm Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    10am – 2pm
    Waterloo Region District School Board, Education Centre
    51 Ardelt Drive, Kitchener N2C 2R5
    SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE WATERLOO REGISTRATION FORM SMART Intensive Waterloo Flyer
    YORK REGION Ameeta Dudani & Karen Davis Tuesdays, July 4 to August 1, 2017  
    10am – 3pm
    Tuesday, July 25, 10am – 2pm Windfall Ecology Centre at Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area
    93A Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, ON L4G 3V5
    SMART SUMMER INTENSIVE YORK REGION REGISTRATION FORM SMART Intensive York Region
    Flyer

    For infomation on all Summer 2017 Intensives being offered, download the flyer by clicking here
    For more information on smartEducation™ and the collaboration with smartUBC, click here


    SMART FALL 2017

    Workshop Name Facilitators Dates Fall 2017 Retreat Date Location Registration Here

    Download
    Flyer Here

    EMILY CARR SECONDARY SCHOOL (YRDSB) Ameeta Dudani
    Heidi Bornstein
    Tuesdays, October 3 to November 28, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Emily Carr S.S. in the drama room 4901 Rutherford Rd,
    Woodbridge, ON L4H 3C2
    SMART EMILY CARR Registration Form SMART Fall EMILY CARR Flyer
    THREE VALLEYS P.S. (TDSB) Stephen Chadwick
    Lois Lorimer
    Thursdays,
    October 5 to November 30, 2017
    (No Session Nov 16)
    4:30 PM- 6:30 PM
    Monday November 13, 2017
    4:30—8:30 PM
    Three Valleys PS
    76 Three Valleys Dr,
    North York, ON M3A 3B7
    SMART Fall THREE VALLEYS Registration form SMART Fall THREE
    VALLEYS Flyer
    LAKESHORE COLLEGIATE C.I. (TDSB) TBA Wednesdays,
    October 4 to December 6, 2017
    (No session Nov 15)
    4:30 PM- 6:30 PM
    Wednesday November 22, 2017
    4:30—8:30 PM
    Lakeshore Collegiate Institute
    350 Kipling Avenue
    Etobicoke, Ontario, M8V 3L1
    SMART Fall LAKESHORE COLLEGIATE Registration form SMALL Fall LAKESHORE COLLEGIATE 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 Summer 2017SmartinEducation

    Location: The Centre for Mindfulness Studies, 180 Sudbury St., Toronto ON

    smartEducation 3-Day Foundations course

    This 15-hour workshop will provide valuable information about how mindfulness- and compassion-based approaches can help teachers manage the stressful demands of the classroom, cultivate an exceptional learning environment, and revitalize teaching and learning.
    The workshop draws upon basic and applied research in the fields of mindfulness, neuroscience, psychology and education.

    Who Should Attend

    Educators and those interested in becoming a SMART facilitator. The program is a requirement of the UBC facilitator certification process for SMART Facilitators.

    Dates: August 18, 19,20 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    Times: 9:30am - 4:30pm

    Course fee: $520 | Registration Here


    The 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. 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.

    Dates: Friday 3 November, 2017 - Saturday 4 November, 2017
    Times: 9:00am - 4.00pm

    Course Fee: $350.00 | Registration Here

    Applicable Certificates


    D) Conferences

    Mindfulness Everyday presents workshops on Mindfulness in Education

    OSCA 2017 Ready for the Future - Developing a Vision

    OSCA/ACOSO 2017 celebrates 53 years of leading the way in Guidance and Career Education in Ontario. In helping students to become architects of their own lives (Creating Pathways to Success, page 10), this year's conference will explore the potential in our students by preparing them to be Future Ready. We are seeking presentation proposals that will focus on the following sub-themes in order to provide our members with the highest quality professional development.

    Mindfulness in the Guidance Office

    Workshop Description:
    Guidance counsellors can play a central role in teaching and infusing mindfulness techniques into schools. Mindfulness-based practices, including mindful movement, breath awareness, guided imagery, and relaxation can be implemented through individual, group, and classroom lessons, supporting mental health and well-being Often, guidance counsellors are the first point of contact for students in distress. Mindfulness may provide effective interventions addressing both prevention and remediation and can be used with students as a model of empowerment. This experiential presentation will examine what mindfulness in education is, what are the benefits and how it can be practiced by both educators and students.

    Location: International Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
    Workshop Date: Sunday November 5, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm

    For more information please visit the OSCA website at https://www.osca.ca/osca-2017.html


    Quest Conference 2017 - The Quest for Well-being, A Collective Responsibility

    Location: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites, 9005 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 1B2
    Dates: November 15 - 17, 2017

    The Quest Conference attracts over 1000 participants including students, teachers, school and system leaders, parents, community members, Trustees and government officials. Much more than an event, the Quest Conference is a resource for educators, schools and districts. 

    For more information please visit our Quest page on the web at: www.questconference.ca/


    Reading for the Love of It 2018

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

    Registration Opens September 1, 2017 | More Information Here


    D) Retreats

    Consciousness Explorers Club: Summer Retreat

    Location: Camp NeeKauNis in Waubashene, Ontario
    Dates: August 24-28, 2017
    Cost: Register before July 1 – $475 CAD | Register after July 1 – $525 CAD

    The registration fee is the cost of administration and food and lodging for the retreat and includes a modest payment for CEC teachers.

    A limited number of sliding scale spots are available for people who are not able to pay the full cost of the retreat. Please be in touch with us directly – info@consciousnessexplorersclub.com to discuss payment options.

    Accommodations are shared cabins. Some have washrooms located inside, others can make use of the camp’s newly built wash house.

    Facilitated Jeff WarrenAvi CraimerCaitlin Colson

    Meditate, Celebrate, Activate: Sit to find the freedom, move to warm it up ’til its so hot you got to let it out, spread it out, which takes you back to a Consciousness Explorers first principles: Meditate, Celebrate, Activate. Repeat.

    More information Here | Register Here | Download Flyer Here


    Fall Retreat in Mindful Living for Educators and Mental Health Practitioners

    Location: Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre
    Dates: October 27-29, 2017
    Cost: Early Bird (until June 30th): $400 all-inclusive of meals, shared accommodation, all activities, and taxes.
    After June 30th: $450 all-inclusive.

    Facilitators: Ameeta Dudani & Karen Davis

    Join a community of like-minded individuals for this semi-silent retreat, in order to begin or deepen your mindfulness journey, and nurture a habit of conscious and authentic living and working. Experience ways that mindfulness can nourish and support your inner growth and wellbeing. Cultivate space for authenticity and inspiration in your life and in the work you do. Leave feeling renewed and reconnected with your true nature

    To register:  Please contact ameetadudani@gmail.com or call 416-884-2383.
    Limited spaces available.  No experience with mindfulness or yoga is required.

    Download Flyer Here


       


    E-mail: info@mindfulnesseveryday.ORG