Looking for One Day and Residential Retreats?
True North Insight offers meditation retreats in Ontario and Quebec
Research Articles and Information:
The Universities of Bangor, Exeter and Oxford – Development and Validation of the Mindfulness-Based Interventions – Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBITAC)
Defining Trauma-Informed, which characterizes what NNC has built into the Mindfulness course offerings: http://bccewh.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2013_TIP-Guide.pdf
A good resource: Kelly McGonigal’s talk on: What Science can teach us about Practice: The NeuroScience of Mindfulness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMsatDwx07o
A fun you tube video to access about men and womens’ differences in brain processing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XjUFYxSxDk
A great TED talk about education and how the current emphasis on education disembodies us, gradually pushing us to live in our heads —and use our bodies for transporting our heads(!): https://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_do_schools_kill_creativity
In the News
CBC News Story: Meditation for pain relief gains respect from doctors featuring Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix and past course patients originally broadcast on December 11, 2012 on local evening news and then again on The National.