Once you have been practicing for a period of time, it is almost inconceivable that you ever could have managed without it in your life—it is that powerful, and also that subtle, because at the same time it doesn’t seem like any kind of ‘big deal.’ Mindfulness is both nothing special and incredibly special, totally ordinary and completely extraordinary, all at the same time. - Jon Kabat-Zinn
This 2,600-year-old Buddhist practice is now widely used in Western medicine and psychology to reduce stress and anxiety, lift mood, and promote overall health and well-being. Mindfulness is to the mind what physical exercise is to the body: a way to stay fit, flexible, and focused.
This workshop is a great opportunity to experience what mindfulness is and to leave being able to start a practice of your own. During the workshop, you will:
We also offer four week and day-long introductory workshops as well as shorter “taster” sessions.
Dovercourt Recreation Centre
Introduction to Mindfulness
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Please register at: dovercourt.org
Upward Dog Yoga Centre
Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Please register at: Upwarddog.ca