Testimonials

Public Participant Testimonials:

“ I liked learning a varietly of mindfulness techniques in a non-judgmental, comfortabl, safe environment. The creativitly and thought that was put into each class help us on our terrific mindful journey”

“I have become a better listener, listening before I speak, less judgmental when in conversations at work and at home, especially with my kids. It has helped me rember to take time for me, getting enough sleep and time for myself”

“ Life changing experience, Loved everything, the lessons, the group dynamics, the combination of theory, movment, and music. I would recommend it to everyone!!. I have slowed down, I feel more in control, life is stressful and now I can fall back on my meditations, brathing, movment to help me stay centred”

“Loved the program, and would like a refesher every couple of years. I learned how to enjoy things more, learning meditations to suit all situations, just getting to know myself, it have helped my self-confidence. I feel more calm and less anxiety”

“I liked the instructors, music, acceptance of all people and the respectful environment. I use the breathing, I am more mindful and aware in the moment.Instead of reacting immediatly, I pause and take a time out, checking in with my emotions and than responding”

“Loved the combination science, music, and movment, I am off my pain meds!!! I have my life back, sleeping better and smiling more at family and friends”

Work Place Staff Training Participants:

Canadian Mental Health Association Staff

“An eye opener, a chance to see a different part of how I work, pushing my thinking beyond where i usually go. This program has greatly affected my ability to handle stress, and I now have ways to take control of my mental health. I am more grounded and have more self kindness”

“MY mental health levels have improved and I feel calmer.I have toolS to help me return to centre and control my anxiety. The STOP approach is very useful and I am actively seeking time for myself. I will offer this to my clients as well”

“ Comfortable setting for sharing. Enjoyed Dr Levine’s calm, soothing voice and his approach to teaching.  Also enjoyed the yoga and music”

“I can take 5 deep breaths and use the body scan to help me come back to the present moment. I enjoyed the information on the brain and stress and the seven mindful attitudes are very helpful”

“I liked the instructors, music, acceptance of all people and the respectful environment. I use the breathing, I am more mindful and aware in the moment.Instead of reacting immediatly, I pause and take a time out, checking in with my emotions and than responding”

“I liked everything about the program! The content, pace, tone, and atmosphere was fabulous.”

Simcoe County Elementary Teachers’ Federation
“This program is very applicable to helping with day to day life and easy to implement. I feel better equiped to use the tools and practices to make positive changes in an reasonable manner. I have accepted that I have the power to make a difference in my own life and others through example”

“I feel it has change my personal life with my husband and with my colleges. I am breathing on a daily basis and doing this with my students.I am learning how to take good care of myself, I am better equiped with stratigies to deal with variety of situations-a (tool kit). I feel I can change how I deal with things and I am learning to let go”

“It has encouraged me to start to take an active role in feeling better-not waiting for it to happen. I feel I am starting to make positive changes and I learned the importance of taking care of myself. I have already shared some of these tools with my students”

“ my favorite part was learning about the pgysiologly of stress and the mind and boday. I am more mindful of my stressors and armed with tools to help myself”

“I really liked the music and movement sessions.  Liz and Tanya are so wonderful.  I feel that I am being kind to my body–and it has been too long since I have felt that way; way too long!”