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uncovering how many health bene ts there are associated with lacto-fermentation
– another tool to assist our bodies’
ability to thrive! In this workshop, we will demystify home fermentation, making and tasting sauerkraut, beet kvass, fermented vegetables and kombucha.
Facilitator: Cindy Meiklejohn Length: 3 hours
Date: Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Time: 1pm-4pm
Cost: $59 + applicable taxes
Herbal First Aid
This course covers basic, safe herbal medicines that can be applied to common  rst aid situations in the home and on excursions. Plants will be introduced in various forms, including live and dried plants and their preparations to taste, smell, and touch. Learn how to best apply herbal medicines to various  rst aid needs.
Facilitator: Lindsay Hounslow Length: 3 hours
Date: Sat, Jun 16, 2018
Time: 1pm-4pm
Cost: $49 + applicable taxes
Foundations of Mindfulness Practice (Core Course 1)
This two-day course provides learners with a practice-based overview of the Integrated Mindfulness Certi cate (IMC). Learners will have an opportunity to explore the basic principles and tenets of mindfulness meditation while experiencing various
core practices.
Facilitator: Sarah Kinsley
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Oct 14 and Sun, Oct 15, 2017 or Sat, Feb 3 and Sun, Feb 4, 2017
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
Mindfulness in Practice (Core Course #2)
Mindfulness is much more than a recent trend; it is a way of being. The careful observation of thoughts, emotions, and
sensations is part of a life-long journey to become more accepting, less judgmental, and kinder to oneself and others. Held mostly in silence, participants in this two- day core course will immerse themselves in the power and practice of being present through guided formal mindfulness meditation. Suggested Pre-requisite: Foundations of Mindfulness Practice (Core Course #1)
Facilitator: Patricia Galaczy
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Nov 18 and Sun, Nov 19, 2017 or Sat, Mar 3 and Sun, Mar 4, 2017
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
Ethics and Mindfulness
(Core Course #3)
This experiential workshop explores ethics, attitudes and values associated with mindfulness practice. The current trend of practicing mindfulness-based interventions will be explored with an emphasis on awareness of one’s values, motivations,
and assumptions around mindfulness.
The course will integrate current research in neuroscience to explore the need for greater compassion for self and others; increasing our ability to make better judgments.
An ethical framework for promoting mindful cultures in our families, communities and the workplace will be offered. The course
will blend didactic instruction, self-re ection, and meditation activities.
Facilitator: Paul Mohapel
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Dec 9 and Sun, Dec 10, 2017 or Sat, Apr 7 and Sun Apr 8, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
Emotional Intelligence
and Mindfulness
With increasing stress in our lives come destructive emotions that can rob us
of happiness and contentment. Through mindfulness we can learn to turn our
dif cult emotions into our greatest
teachers and sources of strength. Deepen the application of emotional intelligence skills by assessing ourselves on six emotional brain styles. Mindfulness strategies will be presented and practiced to help enhance each emotional style and cultivate more harmonious states, characterized by
greater calmness and happiness.
Facilitator: Paul Mohapel
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Mar 10 and Sun, Mar 11, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
History and Applications
of Mindfulness
In this course, the history of mindfulness as a universal practice of cultivating awareness will be explored from the lens of various ancient wisdom traditions including the story of the Buddha and the spread of Buddhism. Learners will trace the history
of mindfulness in the West, from the early European intellectual connection to the development of present-day applications. Students will explore the progression of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) from mental health care and medical settings to educational and business settings. Core mindfulness-based practices will be explored, which can be incorporated into everyday life to increase well-being and help manage stress.
Facilitator: Sarah Kinsley
Length: 2 days
Date: Sat, Jun 9 and Sun, Jun 10, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
Mindful Communication
and Listening
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
– George Bernhard Shaw
Integrating the latest science, psychology, and practice, this intensive and customized workshop will help participants ensure effective communication. During two days of practical and experiential learning, we will explore the valuable personal and business rewards of applying the practice of mindfulness to the essential skills of communication and listening.
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