UPCOMING PROGRAMS (2017)
De-stressing and Embracing the Mind: a Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
Friday, August 18 to Sunday August 20th,
Bowen Island , BC, Canada
Join us for this 3-Day residential retreat regardless if you are a beginner or have been practicing meditation for a long time. This retreat is an opportunity to take a proactive approach into your emotional and mental wellbeing.
The retreat draws on key components of the well researched and evidence-based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program.
FREE Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Monday, May 15th (7:00 PM to 8:30 PM),
Tuesday, May 30th (7:00 PM to 8:30 PM),
Saturday, June 17th (10:30 AM to noon),
Join us in one of these FREE sessions!
You will get the opportunity to experience mindfulness and be introduced to its use to deal with pain, illness, and the demands of daily life.
You will also be able to ask questions and explore whether the eight-week MBSR program is right for you.
Eight-week Mindfulness Based
Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs
Saturday mornings, March 25 to May 27, 2017
in downtown Vancouver
(Registration is closed - full)
Tuesday evenings, April 4 to May 23rd, 2017
in North Vancouver
(There is now a closed - full)
Tuesday evenings, June 20 to August 8th, 2017
in North Vancouver
(Registration will is now OPEN)
The MBSR program was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Since its inception in 1979, MBSR has been well researched, indicating various benefits of training people to more effectively deal with stress, pain, illness and the pressures of everyday life.
Are you interested in experiencing the power of mindfulness meditation? Join us in this experiential and highly respected program in the medical community, an excellent complement to traditional and psychological treatments.
Registration for the Summer program is now open. Please note: programs tend to fill up (secure a spot by registering for it).
Laughter Yoga events
Laughter yoga is a global phenomenon that was developed by a Physician in India, Dr. Madan Kataria, and it is practiced in over 100 countries. It is a group exercise where anyone can laugh for no reason, and is done through exercises that stimulate laughter in a group with eye contact and playfulness.
Here are some of the upcoming laughter events:
- Free monthly laughter class in North Vancouver: Next session on Monday, April 24th, (6:00 pm to 6:50 pm) . To register click here.
- Free bi-annual laughter yoga and live music event in Vancouver: Friday, April 28, 2017 (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm). To register click here.
- Become a Laughter Yoga Leader by completing the Certified Laughter Yoga Leader Training. Join us November 25-26, at the Listel Hotel (1300 Robson Street, Vancouver).
LOOKING FOR A PUBLIC SPEAKER?
Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat is passionate about public speaking. He has presented seminars, workshops, courses, key notes at various organizations/locations such as TEDx, Fraser Health Women's Health Symposium, Lions Gate Hospital Hope Centre, Family Services of the North Shore, Youth Summit at Rogers Arena, Wanderlust Whistler Festival, and many High Schools and Universities.
Thank you for visiting this website! I hope it provides you with the information you need. Please feel free to contact me with your questions.
I look forward to being part of your journey.
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