April 02-05 2020 • METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE

Faculty - Antonia Cartwright

Bio: Antonia specializes in yoga for stress relief. She combines her Psychology MA (researching stress and trauma), with yoga and academic teaching experience, to offer creative, relaxing, and personalized yoga. Antonia has published in academic journals, and enjoys sharing with others at conferences and on her website: AntoniaCartwright.com. Antonia is from England, has practiced yoga for 20 years, and is also an avid rock climber.

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The Psychological Benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness

This workshop will help attendees recognize, understand, and reduce stress for themselves and others, through yoga and mindfulness. With health and psychological principles explained in everyday language, this session will include exercises for self-reflection, an upbeat lecture component, and opportunities to put newly-learned principles into practice.

FRIDAY APRIL 03

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (2 HRS)

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The Psychology and Science of Yoga and Meditation

This workshop will help attendees recognize, understand, and reduce stress through yoga and mindfulness. We will cover a toolbox of established strategies to benefit the individual, as well as yoga students, friends, and loved ones. The content draws upon current research and examples from both psychology and neuroscience, with all concepts explained in easy-to- understand language. The workshop will include exercises for self-reflection, an upbeat lecture component, and the opportunity to put newly learned principles into practice with meditation.

SATURDAY APRIL 04

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (2 HRS)

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The Scientific Benefits of Meditation

This workshop will showcase the best examples of current research, including neuroscience, interventions, and easy-to-understand explanations of key concepts. Attendees will gain a strong understanding of how meditation leads to stress-reducing cognitive, health, and emotional benefits, and will know how to use this information to help themselves and others.

SUNDAY APRIL 05

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (2 HRS)

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