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3-Week Mindfulness Core Concepts Online (FULL – waitlist) 18–381–01

Start: Thursday, June 7, 2018
At: ONLINE,
Fee: $335 (as a charity, we do not charge HST)
Facilitator(s): Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP

To add your name to the wait list for this program, please click hereIf you need this prerequisite course to register for the MBSR Teacher Training Intensive in B.C. (June 23-29, 2018), please contact the Centre at info@MindfulnessStudies.com or call 647.524.6216.

Learn about the research and application of mindfulness. This is the first module of our MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program.

This one-day highly experiential workshop will introduce participants to the origins, principles and practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and other mindfulness-based interventions.  We will move between didactic and experiential sessions throughout the day. Participants will gain an understanding of the historical and scientific underpinnings of mindfulness and its application to stress and everyday life.

The morning session will consist of an orientation and overview of mindfulness concepts and origins, and experiential exercises working with the senses. The afternoon session will delve deeper into experiencing the body through simple practices, move into exploring thoughts and feelings, and end with a discussion of the applications of mindfulness to daily living and how to learn more about mindfulness.

Participants Will Learn
• How to define mindfulness and explore its theoretical and historical underpinnings
• The contemporary applications of mindfulness in healthcare and other settings
• To experience and reflect on mindfulness practices
• To explore the application of mindfulness practices to managing stress, everyday life and difficult situations

Who Should Attend
This introductory course is meant for general interest and is most suitable for those interested in the personal and professional applications of mindfulness including healthcare providers, other professionals, and those wishing to teach MBSR or other mindfulness programs. There is no prerequisite for this course.
Participants must be able to meet the following technical requirements

If you are pursuing the MBSR Facilitation Certificate and you have prior formal mindfulness training, please contact The Centre to see if you can be exempt from completing this first training module.

Accreditation
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits.

Timing
Thursdays
Session 1: June 7, 2018 | 1pm – 3pm ET
Session 2: June 14, 2018 | 1pm – 3pm ET
Session 3: June 21, 2018 | 1pm – 3pm ET

Fee: $335 (please note that lunch is not provided)
As a registered charity, we do not charge HST. When you support us, you support our charitable initiatives. If you’d like to learn more, please see our Community Program.

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