Self Care and SoulCollage® Workshops  2020

                            To Inquire about any of the programs –email: heidismithvitality@gmail.com


  1. Radical Self Care -6 week program

  Date:Thursday evenings beginning Jan 23rd. 6:30-8:00pm.

  Location:John McCrae School Library

  Fee:$295 for 6 sessions.


  Description: Many of us fall into the pattern of taking care of everyone else first. This program is designed to help you get back in touch with your body and what    YOU need for optimal health. We’ll use mindfulness techniques to increase body awareness and help you get in touch with cues such as hunger, satiety, stress, emotion and fatigue. We will work on accepting where you are right now while tapping into your strengths to help you get where you want to be.You will gain insight into what might be holding you back from achieving your health goals .Topics will include: Mindful eating, stress management, self-compassion, signature strengths and staying motivated for the long term.


  2. Introduction to SoulCollage®: Archaeologyof the Soul

  Date: Sunday Feb 9th 9:30-12:30pm

  Location: Continuing Education Main Office Gordon St., Guelph

  Fee: $75


  Description: Join us in learning a delightful and powerful self-discovery activity called SoulCollage®. SoulCollage® is a unique and fun way to combine magazine images that you are intuitively drawn to.It is a relaxing and fun experience to 'dig' through images and carefully put them together to create collages that arenew and personal to you. It is a gentle and creative way to uncover hidden treasures that lay waiting for discovery within. All collage materials will be provided.

NO ARTISTIC ABILITY REQUIRED.


    3. Full Day SoulCollage®Retreat:Spring Possibilities

    Date: Saturday April 18th 10-4pm.

    Location: Continuing Education Office Gordon Street Guelph.

    Fee: $150 (Bring a bagged lunch and walking shoes for outdoor


  Description:.Awaken to your inner wisdom and new possibilities this Spring. Give yourself the gift of a full day to relax, play, explore your creativity, and connect with your inner self through collage. SoulCollage® is a unique and fun way to quiet your left brain “thinking mind” and step into your right brain creative side using a simple method of combining pictures that you are intuitively drawn to. It is a relaxing and fun experience and you end up creating surprisingly meaningful collages that continue to provide enjoyment and wisdom even after the workshop.

NO ARTISTIC ABILITY REQUIRED.


     4.Four week SoulCollage®Deepening Connection to Self

     Date: Mondays starting May 25th 6:00-8:30pm

     Location: John McCrae School Library.

     Fee: Four week program $295


  Description:Claim an evening each week for YOU to play, explore, express and connect to yourself. SoulCollage® is a unique and fun way to combine pictures that you are intuitively drawn to. It can be relaxing and fun as well as deeply moving as you create surprisingly meaningful collages.

NO ARTISTIC ABILITY REQUIRED.


  Each week we will explore a different aspect of your most loyal companion, your most treasured asset, your dearest friend... Your Self.


   Week#1: Wednesday May 25


                             Exploring parts of Yourself.In SoulCollage®we describe your Committee as all the different parts of your personality: Your Inner Critic,                              Critic, Your  Dreamer, Your Leader, Your Victim Self, Your Inner Child, Your Mothering self...The best part is that you don't have to decide what to                               explore.Whatever part of you needs expression will emerge as you are drawn to the images that have meaning for you.






  Week#2: Monday June 1


                             Exploring your Community.Your Community is described as all the people, pets and places that influence your life.You can                                  intentionally make a collage to represent a Grandmother, a cherished pet, your childhood home, a dear friend, a deceased                                                           family member or you can even make a collage for someone whom you find challenging. By representing parts of your community                                                    through collage you can gain new insight and strength from these important aspects of your life





  Week#3: Monday June 8


                            Deepening Connection to Your Body.Our body is sometimes referred to as our "Loving Companion". Like a loyal friend, the body always doing it                                up with our pace -to heal, to adapt and respond to our needs.In this session, we will discuss the 7  Chakras and create a collage to represent                               an area of our body that needs attention. This is a new and  beautiful  way  to explore the the wisdom of the body.





  Week#4: Monday June 15


                           Exploring your Council.The Council is the term to describe the mighty Archetypes that playa role in our lives.Archetypes are universal                                         symbols with powerful energies that we can draw upon in times of need.This may come in the form of an Icon such as: The Buddha                                          Mother Mary or Mother Nature. Or they can simply be a generic symbol: The Hero, The Rebel, The Trickster. Understanding  our connection                               to these powerful energies and their shadow side can be extremely liberating and empowering.











  Heidi Smith, RD, BSc. Registered Dietitianand Mindfulness Facilitator.Heidi is one of the co-founders of the wellness company, Vitality at Work. She has been consulting for individuals and organizations for over 20 years. Heidiprovides a unique perspective by combing her expertiseon nutrition and exercise with her passion formindfulness,body awareness, self-compassion and creativity. Heidi is also a Trained SoulCollage® Facilitator. www.heidismithnutrition.comwww.vitalityatwork.ca

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