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.


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

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


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.


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

The weekly sessions are covered by OHIP.


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