Programs & Workshops
These workshops are geared to individuals who have been suffering with chronic pain syndromes, fibromyalgia, recurrent depression, anxiety disorders, significant losses, and other conditions where stress reduction may promote healing.
Dr. Kathy Nathan will be offering a Spring Mindfulness Based Stress and Pain management workshop in the late spring of 2018. The workshop will begin May 1st. and end on June 19th, Tuesday evenings at St. George’s Church in Westboro. She will be offering the program together with Jennifer Innes- who also completed her training at The U. Massachusetts Centre for Mindfulness Studies. Jennifer has done co-teaching with Howard and Kathy and we are happy to be able to support such a talented and dedicated teacher establish her teaching career.
Applications will be available in January and are required to be completed at least two weeks prior to each workshopʼs starting date.. Applications are welcome any time, and are dated according to when they are received. However, please note that we will not be reviewing applications before January 15th. 2018.. Please click on the course title below for more information and to download the application form.
A telephone interview will be conducted with each applicant to ensure readiness to benefit from this approach and an understand of all that is involved with participating in the workshop.
You will know you are in a safe setting with seasoned teachers bringing a level of expertise in their respective professions and a dedication to their own mindfulness practice. Our program is designed to meet the needs of individuals clearly suffering in a physical and/or psychic sense. We incorporate mindful movement and gentle yoga, as well as body awareness and cognitive behavioral strategies specially tailored to our clientsʻ situations.
If you would like to explore further whether this approach to stress relief is for you, please read our blog page where we have posted discussions on themes around mindfulness practice in the context of symptom management and daily life challenges.
SPRING 2018 Program
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program
Tuesday Evenings From 6:30-9:00
2018 SPRING Session: May 1st. to June 19th.. with a Saturday session on June 9th and Day of Mindfulness on Sunday October 1st.
9 Sessions in total including the Day of Mindfulness: Sunday October 1st.
Location: St. Paul University: 233 Main Street
Day of Mindfulness for this MBSR group:
June 9th. Saturday; we will be in Carleton Memorial United Church off Prince of Wales Drive – on Melfa Avenue.
WE will Not Be offering a WINTER program in 2018. Programs
Mindfulness Practice Opportunities for Graduates of MBSR Programs will continue to be available on twice monthly basis.
You will receive notices about a week before for each of these events. We aim for the Second Saturday of the month at River House on North River Road – off Queen Mary Ave. from the Vanier Parkway. These Free of charge Mindful Mornings are 10am-12pm. Dana is gratefully accepted to support the professionals’ expenses in running the location. We are grateful for their generosity in continuing to open their space to us.Ottawa, Ontario
Day of Mindfulness for the Spring 2018 Program:
June 9th. 9:30-3:30. . All graduates are cordially invited to sit and practice with us.
4 SESSION MINDFUL EATING PROGRAM:
Mindful Eating : This program is available on a contractual basis- as a 4 session workshop for interested groups of 6-10 participants; in corporate, social or community settings of your choosing. We are happy to assist in finding a suitable venue for your group.
Let us know if you and friends or colleagues would like to explore mindful eating in your private group setting. Enquiries are welcome at : firstname.lastname@example.org
4 weekly sessions available April to June 2018.
Special Pre-Holiday Mindful Eating Program for 2018.:
A Special – Pre -Holiday Mindful Eating Program will be offered : 4 sessions in the months of November to December. Continuing the community/ small group format of the spring session. This Mindful Eating Program is specially designed for those who already have a mindfulness meditation practice. If you are interested – please send us a message at: email@example.com
Location: Private locations- Bookings will begin in July 2018/em>