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May 2018

Pre-Conference Workshop
Dr. Shauna Shapiro: The Power of Mindfulness and Compassion

Friday May 25, 2018 -

This full-day workshop weaves together scientific research with the art of mindfulness and compassion practice to explore the frontiers of mind training in society. Mindfulness and compassion are now becoming part of the mainstream culture and have become increasingly popular in every sector of society–healthcare, education, business and government—so much so that Time magazine declared we are witnessing a “Mindful Revolution.” Together, we will explore the latest advances in science and clinical research to effectively integrate mindfulness and compassion into…

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Post-Conference Mini-Retreat
Day of Mindfulness with Thich Nhat Hanh Monastics

Monday May 28, 2018

Join us for a mini-retreat led by Sister Thệ Nghiêm and Valerie Brown (monastic and lay practitioners in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh). This day is an opportunity to experience a retreat in an urban setting with a focus on deepening personal practice and building community. This retreat will be in the style of Engaged Mindfulness (not fully silent) with a combination of guided meditation and deep relaxation practice, presentation, and discussion.

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June 2018

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Masterclass Workshop with Chris Germer, PhD: The Power of Mindful Self-Compassion

Saturday June 23, 2018

Self-compassion is the art of caring for ourselves with the same kindness and understanding as we care for others. Burgeoning research demonstrates that self-compassion is strongly associated with emotional wellbeing, reduced anxiety, depression and stress, maintenance of healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and satisfying personal relationships. Fortunately, self-compassion can be learned by anyone. This workshop presents key principles and practices from the 8-week, empirically-supported Mindful Self-Compassion program, developed by Chris Germer and Kristin Neff in 2010 and already…

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September 2018

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Masterclass Workshop with Zindel Segal, PhD: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

September 14, 2018

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is a group intervention designed to train formerly depressed patients to disengage from dysphoria-activated depressogenic thinking that may mediate relapse/recurrence.  It is based on an integration of CBT for depression with central components of mindfulness meditation.  Key themes of the program include experiential learning and the development of an open and acceptant mode of response, in which one intentionally faces behavioral difficulties and affective discomfort.  In time participants develop a “decentered” perspective on thoughts and feelings, in…

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Fri 25

Dr. Shauna Shapiro

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 26

A Mindful Society 2018 Conference

May 26 @ 8:00 am - May 27 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 28

Upcoming Events

Fri 25

Dr. Shauna Shapiro

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 28

Day of Mindfulness with Thich Nhat Hanh Monastics

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chestnut Conference Centre
89 Chestnut Street
Toronto
Jun 23

Masterclass Workshop with Chris Germer, PhD

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Toronto – Medical Sciences Building
27 King's College Circle
Toronto
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