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Winter 2017 Schedule

MBSR 8-Week Course

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Do you suffer from anxiety, chronic pain, depression, insomnia, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, lower back pain or an auto-immune disorder?

This clinically proven program is designed to reduce the physical and psychological pain of stress through mindfulness meditation and therapeutic yoga. Learn the skills you need to face life’s difficulties with greater calm and compassion.

To learn more about MBSR, take a look at this 10min clip from The Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine.

Thursday Evenings- 6:30-9pm

January 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar. 1

Course includes a meditation retreat day on Sun., Feb. 18th- 10am-4pm

Centre for Well Being- 480 Roncesvalles Ave.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Register by Fri. Dec.22 and pay $350

After Dec.22, pay $425

To register, email Kristen

Teacher Info
Kristen Swanson trained as an MBSR Facilitator with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. She has a Master of Education degree, is a certified Restorative Yoga Teacher and is the founder of Green Thoughts: A Mindful Awareness Project.
 
Rose Mina Munjee is a trained MBSR, MBCT, MSC and Applied Mindfulness Facilitator by the Centre for Mindfulness Studies, USCD and the University of Toronto. She is also a certified Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga Teacher and founder of Mindful Wellness.  

The Mindful Parent

This 4-week course for adults gives parents time away from their children to learn the fundamentals of mindful meditation for themselves, while also providing mindful parenting techniques and child-friendly activities to be used in the home. Both you and your child can experience more emotional balance, concentration and an increased sense of well being by learning mindfulness together! Adult and child-friendly meditations are provided each week.

Week #1: Caring for Our Bodies-  developing physical awareness

Week #2: How the Brain Works-  strengthening mental awareness and concentration

Week #3: Minding BIG Emotions- stress management techniques

Week #4: Me and We- fostering compassion and community 

To register or to purchase a Gift Card, contact Kristen

The Mindful Parent is offered as a private lesson in your home or in a rented yoga studio. The more people that join, the more savings for everyone. Please contact Kristen if you have a group of parents that are interested and we can arrange a place and time that suits your schedule.

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation- 1hr/week

This regular mindful meditation and mindful stretching session provides participants with the ongoing support they need to manage stress in the workplace. The hour can be split into three 20 minute sessions or two 30 minute sessions to make the class accessible to all employees.

Time: Scheduling is flexible- lunch hour classes are popular

Location: These sessions are designed to be experienced in a workplace setting and only require a chair for each participant

For more information and to register, contact Kristen

Mindful Stress Management – 1.5hr Seminar

This seminar provides employees with proven methods for reducing stress, improving emotional balance, and increasing their sense of well-being. Participants learn about the neuroscience and philosophy behind mindfulness and engage in a variety of meditations that can be used throughout the workday. They will also practice mindful movements and breathing techniques that promote physical and mental well-being.

Location: This seminar is designed to be experienced in a workplace setting and only requires a chair for each participant

For more information and to register, contact Kristen

 

 

More Classes Coming Soon

Did You Know…?

Green Thoughts Mindful Meditation Workshops can be tailored to suit the needs of any group, including:

• Workplace

• School

• Parents

• Children

• Teens

• Friends

To customize your mindful meditation experience, contact Kristen. And remember to check out our Facebook page: