All 2018 classes below are held at 716 Queen Street, Saskatoon.
These first two classes are excellent classes to to combine together, if you wish an eight week class, which would run Mondays Oct 22 - Dec 10.
Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation:
Presence of Heart
Mindfulness Meditation nurtures balance, well being, and presence in our lives. This class introduces mindfulness of the body, thoughts, and emotions, and combines these with the practice of kindness, to cultivate a presence of heart. Jeanne will combine instruction with plenty of time for coaching and questions. This class includes recorded guided meditations, and a handout package of resources.
Mondays, October 22 - November 12, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Mindfulness and Self Compassion
Self compassion is an inner resource that can help us develop emotional resiliency. Through meditations and gentle experiential exercises, Jeanne will offer practical ways of bringing self compassion into our lives. This class included recorded guided meditations and a resource list.
Mondays, November 19 - December 10, 7:00 - 8:30
Softening Self Judgment:
A daylong retreat with Mindfulness and Kindness
Self Judgment can be one of the most painful states we face, and also a powerful source of energy for us, as we transform and ease the hold it can have on our hearts and minds. This retreat will explore a path to freedom from, and peace with, self judgment, through wise relationship with it. This day will be held mostly in silence, including a silent lunch. It will include instruction and practises of mindfulness, kindness, compassion, and gentle relational reflections.
Saturday, October 20, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Thursdays, Oct 18 - Dec 8, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
day long class Saturday, Nov 17, 9:30 - 4:30
limit of 18 participants
This transformative course is based on over three decades of research and is widely used in medical centers, business and community settings worldwide. This immersion in the practices of mindfulness as well as compassion and kindness supports the integration of the practise in everyday life.
Each class is 2.5 hours in length to allow time for mindful movement, meditation practise, group dialogue, gentle interactive small group work, and participatory exercises. The day long retreat helps to anchor the practise. This class is 27 hours in total.
Please note that registration for this class has three steps:
1) Register by paying the deposit - $100
2) Jeanne will email you a registration form
3) Once Jeanne receives your completed registration form, she will arrange a phone call with you to answer any questions, and to ensure a mutual assessment that the course is a good fit for you. Your deposit will be refunded in full if you do not continue with the course.
4) Then, pay the balance of the course fee - $275
Mindfulness Tools: An Introduction
A Professional Development Seminar
Jeanne covers the definition, benefits and neuroscience of mindfulness, in a powerpoint session. Throughout the session she guides several short practise sessions, to facilitate an experience with the practise, with time for coaching and questions. The session closes with concrete tools for immediate use in the workplace and in everyday life.
Please contact Jeanne to arrange this seminar for your workplace.