Body/Mind/Spirit Practicum

This innovative 7 session psychotherapeutic programme integrates restorative yoga, self-compassion skills, and mind-body medicine to cultivate resilience in artists and cultural workers. The Practicum is led by Dr. Chase McMurren, Medical Director, Psychotherapist and Restorative Yoga Teacher, who also designed the programme.

Each week you will participate in:

  • developing a restorative yoga practice (no yoga experience or supplies required)
  • learning and practicing self-compassion skills
  • crafting a personal self-care stewardship practice, incorporating mind-body medicine approaches (ex. acupressure,¬†visualisation and emotional-freedom technique)

While participating in the practicum is covered by OHIP, an $80 deposit is required. The fee will be refunded if you attend all sessions.

The Practicum will run on the following dates. Each series will have a few days of intake meetings in the week or two preceding.

  • 25 January – 8 March, 1 – 5PM | Intake: January 18 + 19 2018
  • 31 May – 12 July
  • 26 July – 6 September
  • 4 October – 15 November

If you are interested in participating in the next series, please click this link to review the intake criteria to see if this practicum may be a good fit for you: https://ocean.cognisantmd.com/intake/IntakePortal.html?eReqRef=7f0375d3-148c-4c27-91d4-cae959797685

For any questions, please contact Matt Eldridge, Clinic Coordinator, The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at 416-603-5263.

Upcoming Workshops

Registration: Artists' Toolbox

June 30, 2018

Fill in the form below and select which events you want to register for, including the number of spaces you want to reserve (under “quantity”).¬†If you have any problems registering online, you can do so over the phone by calling 416-351-0239.   Season Summary Narrative Wellbeing ...

Maintaining Creative Energy

March 13, 2018

This workshop addresses creative fatigue and combats the isolation that plagues artistic work. Through activities facilitated by an expert drama educator, participants identify and discuss sources of their creative energy. Explore how your personal and professional stories, and the places you come ...

Healthy Habits

January 25, 2018

This workshop addresses the fact that artistic practice can entail unhealthy habits. Facilitated by a registered dietitian and a physiotherapist, this workshop will help artists gain individual insight into their own habits in regards to diet, exercise and sleep. Create sustainable patterns and ...