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Mindfulness for Beginners

Discover the power and benefits of mindfulness from an experienced facilitator

This lively introductory session is a fun and engaging opportunity to learn mindfulness practices and skills. Discover why so many people around the world are embracing this simple and effective way to help quiet the mind, increase attention, awareness and resiliency.

Become more responsive and less reactive by experiencing new ways to be present in your life.

Participants Will Learn
• Proven techniques to improve well-being and reduce stress
• How to practice mindfulness with feedback and guidance
• Develop resources to help you feel more alive in everyday life
• Participate in an open forum to ask questions about mindfulness meditation and practices

Who Should Attend
Anyone with a heartbeat! Learn mindfulness and engage with the present moment. The workshops are recommended for those considering enrolling in our personal or professional development programs.

Timing: Half-day workshop (3 hours)
Full-day workshop (6 hours)

 

Upcoming Courses

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-09

Start: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini & BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-07

Start: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-202-04

Start: Saturday, August 6, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-08

Start: Sunday, July 24, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-09

Start: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Beginners Mindfulness Workshop 16-201-18

Start: Saturday, December 17, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-17

Start: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-16

Start: Saturday, November 26, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-15

Start: Sunday, November 13, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-14

Start: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-202-07

Start: Sunday, December 11, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-202-06

Start: Sunday, October 16, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-202-05

Start: Saturday, September 10, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B Mus RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-10

Start: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B. Mus RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-12

Start: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-13

Start: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 16-201-11

Start: Sunday, September 18, 2016
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-01

Start: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-01

Start: Sunday, January 22, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-02

Start: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-02

Start: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-05

Start: Monday, February 20, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-06

Start: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-03

Start: Sunday, February 5, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-07

Start: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-08

Start: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-03

Start: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-10

Start: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-11

Start: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-04

Start: Sunday, May 28, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-13

Start: Sunday, June 11, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-14

Start: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-15

Start: Friday, July 21, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners (FULLY ENROLLED) 17-201-17

Start: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-05

Start: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-06

Start: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners in Guelph 17-201-24

Start: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-20

Start: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-21

Start: Friday, November 3, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-201-23

Start: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-07

Start: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 17-202-08

Start: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners (FULLY ENROLLED) 17-201-22

Start: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners in Guelph 17-201-25

Start: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-01

Start: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-02

Start: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-03

Start: Friday, February 23, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-04

Start: Sunday, March 4, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-05

Start: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners (FULLY ENROLLED) 18-202-01

Start: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners in Guelph 18-201-06

Start: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-07

Start: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP 

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-08

Start: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-09

Start: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-10

Start: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-11

Start: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP 

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-202-03

Start: Sunday, May 6, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-202-04

Start: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-202-06

Start: Sunday, September 23, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-12

Start: Sunday, July 8, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-13

Start: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP 

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-14

Start: Sunday, August 26, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-15

Start: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP 

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-202-05

Start: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners in Guelph 18-201-16

Start: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Facilitator(s): Blakie Sahay OT Reg. (Ont.)

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-17

Start: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP

Full-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-202-07

Start: Sunday, October 28, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Orsini BA ECE OTC RP

Half-Day Mindfulness for Beginners 18-201-18

Start: Sunday, October 14, 2018
Facilitator(s): Elaine Smookler B.Mus. RP