2019 PROGRAMMING

RELAXING THE BODY, AWAKENING THE HEART
with Dillon Cherrett

Mondays, September 16 – November 25, 2019 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
(no class November 11)
Location: St. Boniface Hospital Parlour, 431 Taché Ave.
Cost: $100 for 10 weeks or $10 drop-in fee
In these movement-based classes, attention will be paid to release muscle tension employing a specialized ball rolling technique. This practice has significant therapeutic benefit, releasing physical pain and discomfort, greatly improving flexibility, while developing strategies that can be practiced at home. These classes are ideal for health and social service practitioners with soreness and stiffness in their neck and shoulders, hamstrings, lower back, upper back, hips, hip flexors and feet. Balls are provided.

 

MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION
with Jennifer Kilimnik & Michael McIntyre

Tuesdays, September 17 – November 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(1/2 Day Retreat – Saturday, October 19, 2019)
Location: St. Boniface Hospital Parlour, 431 Taché Ave.
Cost: Sliding Scale
Research shows that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional well-being, lower levels of anxiety and depression, healthy habits, and more satisfying relationships. Learn how to motivate yourself with the same kindness and understanding you’d offer a close friend, enabling you to care for yourself while caring for others.

Registration is now closed.
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MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION
with Terry Wilson

Thursdays, September 19 – November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
(Orientation – September 19, Full Day Retreat – Saturday, November 2)
Location: St. Boniface Hospital Parlour, 431 Taché Ave.
Cost: Sliding Scale
Explore ways to reduce stress and face the demands of everyday life in this 8-week course inspired by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. In this intensive training, you will learn to cultivate your natural capacity to actively participate in caring for yourself. As a result, you will find greater balance, ease, and peace of mind.

Registration is now closed.
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DARING GREATLY: THE DARING WAY™
with Jennifer Koznyiak RSW, Certified Daring Way Instructor

Tuesdays, October 1 – December 3, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Asper Research Institute – Room CR5066, 369 Taché Ave.
Cost: $350 for member of communities of service, $500 for non-members
The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown where we explore the topics of vulnerability, courage, shame and worthiness. We examine the thoughts, emotions, and behaviours that are holding us back and we identify the new choices and practices that will move us toward more authentic and wholehearted living.

Register here: https://daringgreatlythedaringway.eventbrite.ca
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019

 

JOURNEYING TOGETHER – CANCELLED
with Frank Ostaseski

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: St. Boniface Cathedral

 

DAY OF MINDFULNESS
with Terry Wilson

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: St. Boniface Hospital Parlour, 431 Taché Ave.
Cost: Free / Bring your own lunch / No registration required
Once you’ve completed any of the Mindfulness programs, you are welcome to renew your practice in community.

 

MINDFULNESS DAY FOR LEADERS
with Jennifer Kilimnik & Andrew Terhoch

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: St. Benedict’s Retreat & Conference Centre – Friendship Room 225 Masters Ave., West Saint Paul
Cost: $75
This one-day session provides an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion and includes guided meditations. It is also suitable for people who would like to refresh or recommit to practice. We invite you to take a day of reflection on your own wellness and how self-care supports you to be an effective leader.

Register here: https://mindfulnessdayforleadersnov12.eventbrite.ca
Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019

 

MINDFULNESS DAY FOR LEADERS
with Jennifer Kilimnik & Andrew Terhoch

Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: St. Benedict’s Retreat & Conference Centre – Friendship Room 225 Masters Ave., West Saint Paul
Cost: $75
This one-day session provides an introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion and includes guided meditations. It is also suitable for people who would like to refresh or recommit to practice. We invite you to take a day of reflection on your own wellness and how self-care supports you to be an effective leader.

Register here: https://mindfulnessdayforleadersdec13.eventbrite.ca
Registration Deadline: Monday, December 9, 2019