For the upcoming Spring 2022 session, the Conscious Living Group will be tentatively offered in-person at The Better Life Studios, 390 Dupont St.  The 9-week session will start on May 4th from 6:30-9:30 p.m.  The dates and time are subject to change, and the session will be confirmed in response to participant demand.

The CLG program will be offered if COVID-19 health and safety guidelines permit.  If in-person gatherings are not recommended, the CLG program will be deferred until such time that health precautions allow.

 

Conscious Living Group (MBSR II)

  • Nine 3-hour weekly sessions
  • Approximately one third of each evening’s session will be guided mindfulness practices. These include body scans, yoga, sitting meditations, and guided visualizations.
  • Small and large group discussion on the above-mentioned themes.
  • Experiential and interactive participant exercises in self-discovery and mindfulness (in pairs or in groups – let’s make this  fun!). Please note: some pair exercises involve respectful touch.
  • Instructional teaching on needs, self-esteem, and assertiveness.
  • There is a 45-minute daily meditation practice requirement as well as a series of self-reflective exercises pertaining to the themes discussed in session.

Prerequisite:

  • MBSR or meditation background
  • An intake interview and/or doctor’s referral

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If you meet the  program prerequisite and would like to add your name to the waitlist for upcoming session, please contact our office at info@heidiwalk.com.  Please include your telephone number.

Materials:

Three C.D.’s of meditation practices:

  1. Meditation on Thoughts & Feelings
  2. Loving Kindness Meditation
  3. Guided Visualizations

Homework binder, weekly log book and gratitude journal.

Cost:   

$150 fee for materials and services not covered by OHIP.

The weekly sessions are covered by OHIP.

Location:

The Better Life Studios – 390 Dupont St. Suite 201
(between Bathurst and Spadina on the north side.  Limited parking is available in the lot; metered street parking is available on Dupont; street parking available in the neighbourhood.  There are two pay parking lots located on Bridgman Ave., one block north of Dupont.  Dupont Subway Station is three short blocks away