At Inspired Minds we offer a variety of workshops designed to enhance your quality of life. Our workshops are educational, interactive, experiential and offer concrete skills and strategies that you can integrate into your current life. Workshops are offered throughout the year in a variety of formats (one day, 4-6 week series and/or weekends).
Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation
This class is intended to introduce participants to:
- what mindfulness is and how to integrate it in daily life to gradually bring more awareness and less stress
- meditation and/or strengthen their current practice
- home meditation practice and how to stay committed
- incorporating mini mediation throughout the day
- quieting the mind and bringing calmness into life
This 6 week series is for beginners and those looking to learn more about meditation in the tradition of Yoga. Each session will introduce participants to new skills and techniques for exploring mindfulness and experimenting with meditation. The intention of the workshop is to introduce participants to meditation as a meaningful tool for personal growth while offering skills for continuing a daily practice.
Weekly sessions are 90 minutes in length and include short 10-15 minute guided meditations, mindful movement, group discussion, written materials and homework assignments. Meditation cushions, bolsters, blankets, and chairs are available for use.
Date: October 15th to November 19th, 2019
Time: 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Understanding DBT and Emotion Dysregulation
This 6-hour workshop is aimed to assist the parents, siblings, loved ones and/or professional of individuals who experience emotion dysregulation, borderline personality disorder and/or who are participating in a DBT program. This workshop will provide an overview of DBT as well as strategies to help you organize and understand complex problem behaviour from a DBT perspective; develop an understanding of your loved one’s problems; apply DBT skills to your own emotional responses; learn how to support someone learning the DBT skills and manage your own stress by learning how to set and maintain boundaries. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions and problem solve your specific areas of concern. The cost of this workshop is $349. November 26, December 3 & 10, 2019. 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Emotional Freedom Technique Workshop
Join Miki Fox, Registered Social Worker, to learn strategies to eliminate cravings (ice cream, chocolate, pizza) that end in emotional eating.
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a clinically proven method used to understand and stop emotionally driven behaviour. In this 1.5 hour workshop you will learn the secret behind cravings; the difference between cravings and emotional eating; why certain situations/emotions trigger your cravings; how to feel calm and in control around your favourite treats and most importantly, how to stop cravings in their tracks. The workshop will conclude with a yoga nidra session. Cost $60
In partnership with Transition Life Wellness, we are hosting a women’s retreat at Creekside Villa in Canmore, AB.
This retreat is designed to to help you Rejuvenate and Refocus for 2020! This retreat includes 2 nights accommodation; all meals; transportation to/from the hotel; private kitchen party dinner; outdoor activities; yoga and meditation; and workshops designed to help you reset for the rest of the year. This retreat is device free. Investment $1089.
January 24 -26, 2020.