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Mindfulness Meditation Classes

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Tuesdays 12:10-12:55 p.m. at the Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave, Quiet Room# 307 (entrance off Bancroft)


Mindfulness Meditation is a community of meditation practitioners at the University of Toronto, providing a welcoming space for all staff who are interested in the practice of meditation.


The intention of Mindfulness Meditation is to cultivate peaceful living and wisdom by practicing non-judgmental awareness in the present moment.  There are numerous benefits to practicing mindfulness including stress reduction, improved overall physical and mental health and well-being, greater peace and calm.


Practices include: Gratitude (5 min); Discussion or reading (10 min); Breath meditation (5-10 min); Mind/Body awareness (15-20 min); Loving Kindness meditation (5 min); Mindful Movement (10 min)


Session format may vary from time to time.


If you are new to meditation, you are welcome to approach the guide for assistance. This is a seated meditation so no mats are other equipment is required.


Feb 6, Feb. 14, Feb 21, Feb 27, March 6, 13, 20 and 27

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Helpful Quote


‘Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different, enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t) ‘– James Baraz

Leader: Rose Mina Munjee teaches applied mindfulness meditation and contemplative practices to enhance daily living and support transformation. Rose has been practicing insight-based mindfulness meditation and mindful movement since 2003. She has guided people of various backgrounds and levels, with a focus on body awareness, nervous system regulation, and stress reduction. Rose has taught in private, retreat, studio, educational, and corporate settings, including the 519 Community Centre, the University of Toronto, IBM, Union Yoga, high schools, Bombardier, Advertising and Law firms, The Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance, and the Centre for Mindfulness Studies.


Rose is a certified Applied Mindfulness Meditation Specialist from the University of Toronto and she has 500 hours of Yoga teacher training plus Restorative Yoga and a Therapeutic Yoga Internship from Octopus Garden Yoga Centre.  Rose has  attended international retreats and studied with Thich Nhat Hanh and Jack Kornfield; she has participated in the Mindful Society Conference in Toronto, she is a facilitator for Mindfulness Everyday and Mindfulness without Borders, and has a Craniosacral Therapy practice.  She also works as a consultant in Business Analysis, Data Analytics, Software, and Change Management at U of T.