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Becoming Body Aware: A Guide to Understanding the Brain-Body Relationship, Improving Health, and Building Connection

November 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Jennifer Shields for a 1.5-hour workshop where she’ll share practical body-based tools to work with dysregulation of the nervous system. This workshop is open to all University of Toronto Alumni and members of the public who are interested in the relationship between the brain, mind, body, and behavior, and who wish to learn the practical applications of body awareness to boost wellbeing.

Participants will have the opportunity to discuss, ask questions, and engage in several practices to enhance learning. The workshop will end with a gentle chair yoga practice (no previous experience or equipment required, comfortable clothing encouraged). Participants will leave feeling calm and resourced to practice resilience during difficult times.

> Click here to register in advance for this workshop

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Jennifer Shields is a Toronto-based Yoga Teacher and EMDR therapist in private practice who specializes in helping clients manage chronic stress and increase meaningful connections in their lives. Jennifer is passionate about implementing leading-edge somatic therapies which engage body-awareness as an intervention to improve mental health.

Presented by the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Alumni Association.


November 30, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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