Cultivate mindfulness skills with mindfulness meditation practice 

Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2020

Time: 3PM – 4:15PM

This is the second part of the series. The main goal is to introduce students to connect or reconnect, mindfully with their embodied mind. Learn and understand the foundations of the whole embodied system functions from cognitive processes to neuroscience and neurobiology. Learn about meditation integration into Western cultures to cultivate physical and mental well-being. 

The Office of Student Affairs is delighted to announce a two-part workshop offered this Fall:Cultivate Your Well-Being with Mindfulness and Compassion with Emma Ates. This workshop is presented in 2 sessions that build on each other with a continuum of themes that needs to be taken in sequence. Each session of this workshop last one-hour. It is designed to integrate theory through lecture, videos, class discussions; and experiential knowledge with mindfulness and compassion practices.  

Emma Ates is a registered psychotherapist, a registered Canadian art therapist, and contemplative psychotherapist. Emma is currently a mental health therapist and provides brief therapy for youth, adults and couples from diverse backgrounds. She is also the founder and program developer for the Contemplative Creative Science. Learn more about her at www.contemplativecreativescience.com

Pursuing your post-secondary education during a global pandemic with Christine Dikongué

Date: Monday, October 26th, 2020

Time: 4:30 PM

We are pleased to announce ours first GL Lead leadership workshop for this Fall semester: Pursuing your post-secondary education during a global pandemic with Christine Dikongué on October 26 @ 4:30 PM! We know this unique year presents different challenges and you may be looking for inspiration, motivation, and strategies for overcoming them. To help with that, we have invited Christine Dikongué to host a workshop for Glendon students!

Christine can relate to the journey of Glendon student as a Glendon alumna and devoted life-long learner. She graduated in 2014 with a BA in Economics, she has since gone on to achieve a graduate certificate in IT Project Management at the University of Toronto, as well as a master’s degree in Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. She has lectured at Ryerson, has worked with the United Nations Association in Canada while co-founding two businesses!

Christine Dikongué is an avid global citizen and an enthusiastic leader. She has lived in seven different countries and is always leveraging her cross-cultural communication skills to engage and drive her community forward.

Featured in Top 100 under 30 most influential people of African Descent (UN) – Top 100 Black Women to Watch, she brings youthfulness, passion, and creative thinking into all her work, and we believe students will benefit greatly from attending this session. 

Reconnect with yourself through embodied mind training

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Time: 3PM – 4PM

The Office of Student Affairs is delighted to announce a two-part workshop offered this Fall:Cultivate Your Well-Being with Mindfulness and Compassion with Emma Ates. This workshop is presented in 2 sessions that build on each other with a continuum of themes that needs to be taken in sequence. Each session of this workshop last one-hour. It is designed to integrate theory through lecture, videos, class discussions; and experiential knowledge with mindfulness and compassion practices.  

 The first workshop, Reconnect with yourself through embodied mind training, will occur on October 29, 3 PM – 4 PM”. The main goal is to introduce students to connect, or reconnect, mindfully with their embodied mind. Learn and understand the foundations of the whole embodied system functions from cognitive processes to neuroscience and neurobiology. Learn about meditation integration into Western cultures to cultivate physical and mental well-being.   

Emma Ates is a registered psychotherapist, a registered Canadian art therapist, and contemplative psychotherapist. Emma is currently a mental health therapist and provides brief therapy for youth, adults and couples from diverse backgrounds. She is also the founder and program developer for the Contemplative Creative Science. Learn more about her at www.contemplativecreativescience.com