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Mindful movement “off the cushion” in Neurodiversity-Informed Mindfulness - Interactive Workshop

member events Jan 24, 2024

Learn about individualizing mindfulness techniques to foster creativity and confidence to bring mindfulness to movement in “off the cushion” ways. Practice resist and yield subtle movement techniques, learn and share information about neurodiversity informed movement practices in a combined learning and community discussion forum. Focus on bringing mindfulness off the cushion in our home practice in a way that is individualized.

Our third workshop will explore practical movement practices tailored for neurodivergent communities. Emphasizing the importance of accommodating diverse moving methods, the discussion will focus on language considerations and accessibility considerations in delivering mindfulness to neurodivergent groups.

  • Learning: Fostering creativity and confidence to bring mindfulness to movement in “off the cushion” ways

  • Practice: Resist and Yield practice: A subtle movement tool promoting release

LIVE Session: Tuesday, Feb 27th, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:30 PM ET / 2:00 - 3:30 PM PT / 10:00 - 11:30 PM GMT / 11:00 PM - 12:30 AM CEST 

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This innovative workshop series will provide you with the knowledge to seamlessly integrate neurodiversity-informed techniques into your professional practice. Each workshop will provide an interactive exploration of the latest neurodiversity-informed practices and insights, and will include new additional resources, along with opportunities for small group discussions and engaging dialogue. 


Instructors:

Sue Hutton MSW/RSW, Creator of the Neurodiversity-Informed Mindfulness course Sue Hutton MSW., RSW. has over 30 years of experience as a social worker and in mindfulness training. Sue has been developing neurodiversity-informed modifications for the MBSR curriculum with the CAMH Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre. This work is done in collaborative effort with neurodiverse advisors and their caregivers.

Jan A. Wozniak MA, APPA (he/him) is an autistic scholar, research advisor at the CAMH Azrieli Centre, and advocate currently completing training in psychology and disability studies at Toronto Metropolitan University.

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