FAQ’s

For up to date information about COVID 19 and health related questions check this site: https://www.virusfacts.ca/

 

Helpful Local Resources Being Offered Online – Support Our Community!

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 – U of T Free Online Course

Nada Ashkar – Online QiGong and Wellness – Read her amazing blog on staying well here. This is one of the best summaries of wellness practices I have seen for the current times.

Vocal and Life Coaching Online – Use your voice to get grounded and have fun! Email paul@voiceforlife.ca 

Yoga with Allison – Online yoga classes – for up to date announcements follow her on instagram @allisonrietta

Satipannana – Online, live Buddhist meditation, teachings and meditation retreats now available!

True Peace Sangha – Online meditation, teachings and retreats!

 

Other Free Online Resources for Mindfulness & Resilience

 

Find Calm and Nourish Resilience During the Outbreak — Mindful
Whether you’re looking for live guided meditations connecting you to others, a quick practice to help you find your ground, or a free course on how to meditate, here’s how the Mindful community is coming together to serve in the days and weeks ahead.

Resilience in Challenging Times, A Care Package — Sounds True
Daily video sessions, webinars, live group meditations & meetups, and other free digital resources. Regularly updated with new offerings.

Being Resilient — Dr. Rick Hanson
A recent video message, guided practices, Live weekly sessions, a 45 minute podcast episode, and other resources.

Live Online Practice Sessions — Tricycle
Join teachers Jack Kornfield, Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, and others for a free series of live-stream meditations to help ease anxiety amid our social-distancing efforts

Guide to Well-Being — Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley
Practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, and educators facing this crisis.

Free Resources for the Global Health Crisis — Shambhala Publications
Free ebooks, an online course, and lots of free videos from Shambhala Pubs authors, including Pema Chödrön.

4 Live Meditation Gatherings Each Day — Open Heart Project / Susan Piver
15-20 Minute sit followed by a discussion to share our hopes, fears, ideas, and predicaments

Pandemic Care Resources — Tara Brach
A wealth of talks and guided practices, including some specific to the pandemic, as well as a free half-day home retreat. Tara also leads a weekly class each Wednesday night at 7:30 eastern time live on Facebook and YouTube.

Free Half-Day At-Home Mindfulness Retreat — Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield / Sounds True
The material is divided into three segments of approximately 45 minutes each. With the scheduled breaks and walking meditation sessions, you will need a little more than three hours to complete this retreat.

Sanity Guide — Dan Harris / Ten Percent Happier
Daily live practice sessions w/ Q&A, plus podcasts, blog posts, meditations and talks.

There are MANY other resources out there as well.

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