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Course Description

The practice of mindfulness is a well-documented method for helping calm our nervous system and staying centered, especially in times of high stress, volatility, and uncertainty. This interactive online program is aimed at providing you with an opportunity to take a break from dealing with crises and ambiguity. Join us, and you will learn sustainable techniques and practices to reduce your stress levels, refocus your attention, and increase your productivity in your professional, as well as your personal life. If you have tried some form of mindfulness practice before but have given up again because it was “too hard," consider this course - it's different. It has been listed on REFINERY29.COM  as one of "The Coolest Virtual Courses You Can Take at Canada's Top Schools."

This course includes four 90 minute synchronous sessions scheduled weekly from 11:00 am-12:30 pm Atlantic Time. In addition to the four hours of online sessions, learners can expect to spend eight hours in reading and self-reflection activities over the four-week course (2 hours per week).

Course Outline

Session 1: Introduction into Mindfulness & Benefits of Mindfulness Practice
Session 2: Developing Healthy Lifestyle Habits
Session 3: Mindful Leadership
Session 4: Building Resilience & Developing Compassion

What You Will Learn

Participants will learn how to:

  • develop a sustainable mindfulness practice, including meditation;
  • stay calm and focused in high-stress situations;
  • improve their decision-making and problem-solving capabilities;
  • practice mindfulness leadership at work and in their personal lives; and
  • build their resilience and develop a greater sense of well-being and ease

 

Notes

If you have any questions about this course, please contact Sherry Carmont (sherry.carmont@dal.ca), Director of the Health and Wellness portfolio.

 

Instructor

Rita Wuebbeler, M.A., PCC, facilitates, trains and coaches individuals and groups in the areas of leadership effectiveness, high-performance team development, diversity & inclusion, intercultural competency and mindfulness.
She teaches Mindfulness at Work programs in-person and online to wide audiences helping participants be more intentional in their approach to work and personal life, stay calm and focused on their tasks at hand, reduce their stress levels and improve their performance. A native German with a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics from Mainz University, Rita has been practicing mindfulness meditation for over 10 years and regularly attends workshops and retreats to deepen her practice. 

Recommended For

This program is aimed at anyone interested in reducing their stress level and increasing their sense of well-being, focus and productivity – at work and/or in their personal lives. It is geared towards learners new to mindfulness practice as well as practitioners who seek to deepen their practice in a supportive online learning environment. 
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Section Title
Mindfulness at Work
Type
Online
Dates
Nov 10, 2020 to Dec 01, 2020
Type
Online
Days
T
Time
11:00AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Nov 10, 2020 to Dec 01, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online Campus
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Fee + HST non-credit $495.00
Section Notes
This course includes four 90-minute synchronous Zoom sessions scheduled on November 10th, November 17th and November 24th, and December 1 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm Atlantic Time. In addition to the six hours of online sessions, learners can expect to spend eight-nine hours in reading and self-reflection activities over the four-week course (approximately 2 hours per week). The last live session will be on December 1, but learners will have until December 8 to finish any course activities.
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