Melissa Nigrini M.Ed RP
The Centre for Mindfulness Studies
Session 1: Monday, April 1, 2019 | 10am – 12pm ET
Session 2: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 10am – 12pm ET
Session 3: Friday, April 5, 2019 | 10am – 12pm ET
Web link https://www.mindfulnessstudies.com/event/20-381-01/
Location & times ONLINE
Description: This one-day highly experiential workshop will introduce participants to the origins, principles and practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and other mindfulness-based interventions. We will move between didactic and experiential sessions throughout the day. Participants will gain an understanding of the historical and scientific underpinnings of mindfulness and its application to stress and everyday life.
About the Presenter:
Melissa Nigrini specializes in adult education and experiential learning, with over 20 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating education programs and curricula. Melissa has been a mindfulness meditation practitioner for over 15 years and is a certified facilitator of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery and SMART Education. At the Centre for Mindfulness Studies, she is a facilitator, trainer and mentor, as well as curriculum and faculty development lead. She is a senior instructor in the Applied Mindfulness Meditation Program at University of Toronto. She also designs and facilitates mindfulness programs for organizations.