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smartUBC Community Class by Healthy Transitions Consulting



Mon, Mar 12th, 2018 to Wed, Mar 14th, 2018


6:00 pm


In Class Program: January 29th to March 19th (Monday evenings) from 6 pm - 8 pm Silent Retreat: March 10th (Saturday) from 10am - 2pm

smartUBC - Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques - is an evidence-based program offered in conjunction with UBCO.

This is an 8-week, 2-hour per week program with one 4-hour silent retreat.

The program involves experiential activities in mindfulness including secular meditation, emotional awareness, self-regulation, and movement. Weekly meetings include presentations and group discussions. Participants also benefit from daily at-home exercises in support of the program.

smartUBC trains participants to:

Manage stress through a greater understanding and control of emotions.
Employ self-care techniques to cultivate personal and professional resilience.
Create effective strategies for relating to challenging situations.
Enhance concentration and executive function (planning, decision-making, and impulse control).
Improve personal overall mental and physical health.
Promote happiness through healthy habits of the mind.
smartUBC involves practices that promote:

Concentration, attention, and mindfulness.
Awareness and understanding of emotions.
Empathy, compassion, and positive interpersonal communication.

Some of the physical benefits of mindfulness are:

Reduction in blood pressure
Reduction and prevention of pain
Weight loss
Increase energy, strength, and vigor
*If you have any questions, any issues, or to pay by phone please call Iwona directly on 250-870-4127.

To learn more about the program join us on January 18, 2018, at 6 pm for StartSmart Event at Okanagan coLab, 1450 St Paul St. #201. To register

For more information call 250.870.4127 or email


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