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Relaxation Techniques - Learn How to Unwind from Stress

 

 

In North America we are good at tightening up… but not so good at relaxing and releasing physical and mental tensions! 

 

Make some time in your day to come and unwind, cultivating the skill of relaxation.  During this free, one-hour group session, participants will learn skills to help unwind from stress.

 

 

This session includes: 

  • Why leisure is not always relaxation (the myths and facts of relaxation)
  • Dr. Benson's criteria for generating the Relaxation Response
  • How I can use my own body to measure my relaxation response
  • Proven benefits of mind/body relaxation
  • The broad range of researched techniques taught in Ontario
  • Practicing samples of relaxation strategies such as meditation, muscle relaxation, breathing, imagery, and Autogenic Training to begin relaxing and restoring within this workshop

 

 

Upcoming Workshops 2024

 

Date

 

Location Time Register
June 6 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM 12:00pm- 1:00pm Click Here
August 21 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM 7:00pm- 8:00pm Click Here
September 19 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM 12:00pm- 1:00pm Click Here
November 28 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM 12:00pm- 1:00pm Click Here

 

This workshop is facilitated by Kathy Somers, R.Kin, BCB from the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic. 

Click here to learn more about Kathy Somers.

 

 

A "VIRTUAL" Classroom

Workshops will be delivered using a password with a secure online videoconferencing tool to create interactive sessions.  Participants will be able to interact with the facilitators and other members of the group. They can choose whether to be on camera.

 

 
 
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