4 weekly sessions, 2 hours each
An opportunity to learn the impacts of stress on your mind and body, and how to incorporate a variety of mindfulness practices that help develop capacity for calmness and reduce physiological reactivity to stress.
Who should attend this group?
This group is intended for adults (18+) with chronic stress, illness, pain or who want to enhance their overall emotional and physical wellness. Not suitable for anyone with severe depression, recent trauma, or active psychosis.
No purchase of material is required. Weekly attendance is expected, as well as a commitment to complete assigned practices between sessions.
At the end of the 4 weeks, participants will have a basic understanding of how to change their relationship with stress through the integration of mindfulness practices. Independent, ongoing practice is recommended to maintain the positive effects of this learning.
“I feel more mindful when dealing with stressful situations or decisions. Taking time to process my feelings and be kind to myself.” (April 2023)
“I’ve started to become more aware of when I’m distressed, so I’m more likely to be able to use the mindfulness tools to work through it.” (April 2023)
“I’m breathing more, slowing down and getting in the moment and giving myself self compassion and practicing gratification towards others and myself.” (February 2023)
“I now have a lot of tools to use when I experience anxiety. I have been introduced to some reliable sources for information and practice online.” (February 2023)