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Strategic Mindfulness

 

Improve Your Company’s Performance Using Mindfulness Meditation

A growing number of organizations are using Mindfulness Meditation as a success strategy and improving their health and financial performance. This easy-to-learn technique increases focus and concentration, job satisfaction and the soft skills required for effective leadership. Skills such as the ability to listen and gauge body language, as well as empathy and compassion, can help you better evaluate and respond successfully in meetings and negotiations. You will excel at forming alliances, negotiating deals, building relationships and motivating your team.

What is Mindfulness Meditation?

Mindfulness Meditation is about being present in your day-to-day life, while being focused and calm in everyday tasks. You can apply Mindfulness Meditation sitting in a meeting, running on the treadmill, on a flight or while stuck in traffic. It is free of any belief system.

Learn Mindfulness Meditation with Maria Gonzalez

Maria Gonzalez is an experienced business leader and Mindfulness Meditation practitioner, whose teachers have included Shinzen Young, the Dalai Lama, Lama Jetsun Yeshe and Jon Kabat -Zinn. She works on a one-to-one basis and also offers classes in a group setting. She can help you and your company:

  • Improve management and performance
  • Improve meetings and teamwork
  • Reduce stress
  • Improve conflict resolution
  • Increase effectiveness throughout your organization

Health Benefits:
Scientific studies have shown Mindfulness Meditation:

  • Rewires the brain for greater focus and happiness
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Contributes to a healthy heart
Benefits at work:
Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation in the working world include:
  • Greater focus and concentration
  • Improved time management
  • An enhanced ability to anticipate and serve client needs
  • Enhanced team effectiveness
  • Greater innovation and inspiration
  • Greater productivity

To learn more about the programs available, or register for the next sessions of Mindfulness Meditation, please contact Maria Gonzalez by email [email protected] or by phone at 416-643-7187.

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Mindfulness Training Programs:

 

One-on-One Mindfulness Coaching Program
This 8-week Introductory Program trains individuals to develop calm and concentration. It combines stress management and creating optimal effectiveness in personal and professional life. It is also tailored to the individual’s needs.

 

One & a Half Day Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
This Course is for individuals who are not able to attend an 8 week Program and would like to learn the basics of Mindfulness meditation. A number of topics and techniques will be covered including managing stress, creating calm at will, being in and cultivating the present moment, and internal awareness of thoughts and emotions. It also includes training in creating focus / concentration, clarity and equanimity.

 

Two Day Mindfulness Leadership Program
This Program is based on Mindful Leadership: The 9 Ways to Self-Awareness, Transforming Yourself, and Inspiring Others. It is for individuals who have completed the Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Course and / or the Coaching Program. It is based on the premise that everyone has the potential to be a Mindful leader and that developing the 9 Ways is possible for everyone.

 

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

This 8-week introductory course provides teaching, as well as formal meditation sitting. It is equally valuable to a wide audience; with new and experienced meditators welcome. It is targeted to those who have never meditated before and would like to get started, those who have started meditating and are wondering if “I am doing it right”, and those who would like the support of a group to enhance existing Practice.

 

Further Explorations in Mindfulness
This Course is designed for people who have taken the Introductory Course and / or Coaching Program.  It deals with more advanced Mindfulness topics and includes longer in class meditations.

 

Custom Corporate Mindfulness Leadership Programs
These Programs are based on Mindful Leadership: The 9 Ways to Self-Awareness, Transforming Yourself, and Inspiring Others and are tailored to the specific needs of the organization. Corporate teams apply Mindfulness to their everyday working environments, attaining greater concentration and performance. The Mindfulness process is applied to goal setting, decision making and all aspects of business. It also includes Mindful Meetings, where participants learn how to lead and participate in meetings that are much more effective and efficient. It can also include Mindful Negotiations, where participants learn to negotiate mutually beneficial deals in any business context.

 

Stress Reduction Mindfulness Program
This Program is designed for people who want to learn to reduce stress in their lives and better manage unavoidable stress.  With the use of Mindfulness techniques one learns how to create calm in every day life, as well as under stressful conditions.

 

Creating Optimal Effectiveness in Personal and Professional Life

This course is available to those who have completed the Introductory Course. A unique aspect of this course is its application to the business and professional environment, contributing to personal resilience and sustained high performance.

 

Music Based Mindfulness for Teenagers
This course is highly successful with both teenagers and adults. It increases the ability to concentrate, reduce stress and deal with emotions. It is used to improve academic and athletic performance, decrease physical and emotional stress in dealing with peers and family, and develops an understanding of oneself in a deeper way.

 

Discover Your Life Purpose Workshop

This Program is designed to help the individual arrive at their purpose in life.  The focus is both personally and professionally.  For those who know their purpose in life it will help fine tune it.  For others it will be the beginning of a profound journey.

 

Mindful New Year’s Planning/Resolutions This program helps participants apply Mindfulness to yearly goal setting.

 

Mindful Golf Workshops
Individuals learn to master the mental part of Golf by learning how to be calm, and concentrate. This makes the difference between an average round of Golf and a great round.