Sep
25
1:00 PM13:00

Orientation: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

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Attend this 1.5 hour session to learn more about the 8-week MBSR program and see if it’s a fit for you. Included is an overview of the program, guided meditation practice, and review of considerations regarding when to take the program. All students in the MBSR program attend the orientation, however those who are considering the program, but not quite sure, are also welcome to attend. Registration is required for this session. For more information please contact Vicki Herman at vicki@sitsaskatoon.ca or 306-229-9354.

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Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session

These monthly sessions are designed for those who have taken a Sit Saskatoon class and would like support in restarting, sustaining, or deepening their mindfulness meditation practice. Through guided practices, teaching and discussion, participants will have an opportunity to reconnect with foundational practices, address practice challenges, and learn ways to incorporate mindfulness into daily life. 

1.5 hour session
Thursday, 6:30–8:00pm

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The Second Half of Life: Embracing the Possibilities
Oct
8
to Oct 29

The Second Half of Life: Embracing the Possibilities

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This 4-week course offers the opportunity to explore the implications of life’s inevitable changes. While our culture values the work of the first half of life — establishing ourselves in relationships, identify, home, and work — what about the second half? With mindfulness as the foundational practice, participants will explore their personal priorities, dreams, and values, and ultimately what they would like to focus on in the second half of their lives.

Let’s embrace the possibilities of who we are now!

4 weekly, 2 hour classes
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00pm

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Wednesday Group
Oct
9
to Nov 27

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Wednesday Group

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This 8-week evidence-based program provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness meditation that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding. Possible benefits include decreased physical and psychological symptoms such as pain, anxiety and low mood, increased sense of ease and well-being, and improved ability to cope with challenges. Through guided meditation, mindful movement, personal and group reflection, and daily home practice, participants have the opportunity to fully embrace the practice of mindfulness. New and experienced meditation practitioners are welcome.

Orientation, Wednesday, September 25, 1:00pm–2:30pm
8 weekly, 2.5 hour classes
Wednesdays, 1:00–3:30pm
1 extended class, Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Mindfulness 101
Oct
10
to Oct 31

Mindfulness 101

This 4-week course is designed specifically for those who are new to mindfulness meditation and would like an introduction to the practices and their potential benefits, such as increased focus, wellbeing, and ability to cope with challenges. Through guided practices, teaching and discussion, participants will learn what is meant by mindfulness, experience the foundational practices, and learn ways to incorporate brief practices into everyday life, relationships and work.

4 weekly, 1.5 hour classes
Thursdays, 7:00–8:30pm

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May
8
to May 29

Mindfulness 101

This 4-week course is designed specifically for those who are new to mindfulness meditation and would like an introduction to the practices and their potential benefits, such as increased focus, wellbeing, and ability to cope with challenges. Through guided practices, teaching and discussion, participants will learn what is meant by mindfulness, experience the foundational practices, and learn ways to incorporate brief practices into everyday life, relationships and work.

4 weekly, 1.5 hour classes
Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30pm

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Wednesday Group
Mar
27
to May 15

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Wednesday Group

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This 8-week evidence-based program provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness meditation that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding. Possible benefits include decreased physical and psychological symptoms such as pain, anxiety and low mood, increased sense of ease and well-being, and improved ability to cope with challenges. Through guided meditation, mindful movement, personal and group reflection, and daily home practice, participants have the opportunity to fully embrace the practice of mindfulness. New and experienced meditation practitioners are welcome.

Orientation, Wednesday, March 13, 1:00pm–2:30pm
8 weekly, 2.5 hour classes
Wednesdays, 1:00–3:30pm
1 extended class, Saturday, May 4, 2019

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Saturday Group
Jan
26
to Mar 30

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): Saturday Group

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a comprehensive, evidence-based 8-week training program for people who want to fully explore the benefits of mindfulness. Participants will have the opportunity to establish a solid foundation of mindfulness meditation practice, develop insight into habits and patterns of reactivity that contribute to difficulties, and learn new ways to meet challenges with more flexibility, clarity, and ease.

Orientation, Saturday, January 19, 2019 (10am-11:30am)
8 weekly, 2.5 hour classes
Saturdays, 10:00am – 12:30pm
1 extended class, Saturday, March 9, 2019

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The Second Half of Life: Embracing the Possibilities
Jan
15
to Feb 5

The Second Half of Life: Embracing the Possibilities

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Join Jennifer for this 4-week exploration of opportunities and challenges that the transition of aging offers. Through mindfulness and other reflective practices, we will support each other in understanding and accepting the changes in our body, our relationships, our roles and identities, and our sense of spirituality.

Let’s embrace the possibilities of who we are now!

4 weekly, 2.0 hr classes
Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00pm

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Learn a Little Mindfulness: Free Community Workshop
Jan
8
7:00 PM19:00

Learn a Little Mindfulness: Free Community Workshop

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This free community workshop is designed especially for those who are interested in mindfulness, but want to learn more! This 90 minute workshop will review the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation, providing the opportunity to practice, and to cultivate an awareness of breath, body, emotions, and thoughts.

You will learn:

  • What we mean by ‘mindfulness

  • How to learn and practice mindfulness

  • The benefits of mindfulness

  • Resources and programs for supporting your mindfulness practice in Saskatoon

Who should attend:

  • Anyone interested in learning more about mindfulness and our programs at Sit Saskatoon

Evening workshop, 1.5 hours

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Workshop: A Mindful Pause
Dec
1
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: A Mindful Pause

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Let’s pause in the midst of the busyness of the holiday season and recognize the gift of creating space for ourselves. Let’s de-stress and rejuvenate in a nurturing, peaceful, and supportive environment based in the wisdom and compassion of mindfulness. Join us for an afternoon of mindfulness practice (sitting, lying down, gentle movement, walking), and the opportunity for reflection, self-care, and sharing.

Half-day workshop, 3.0 hours

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