Spiritually and Grief

Date: Monday, September 11, 2023
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Grief impacts us in every way—physically, emotionally, cognitively, and socially. It can also affect our sense of spirituality, testing our beliefs, our sense of self, and our sense of purpose and meaning in life. Grief can make us feel lost and unconnected to our “essence”.  Join Belinda, Derek, and Flavia to share about the spiritual journey of your loss.  We will explore pathways to restoring this connection to your personal essence and your spirituality.  Please RSVP to register.  You will be emailed the Zoom meeting link a few days before the date.  


Grief in Common

Date: Monday, September 25, 2023
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm

YOU ARE NOT ALONE.  The grief we feel after the suicide death of someone important to us can be overwhelming and confusing. No matter who in our life we lost, there are commonalities in our grief experiences.  We offer a safe place to explore and share your grief.  Join us for this Drop-In Support Group open to all suicide loss grievers and find connection, understanding, comfort, and support.  Please RSVP to register.  You will be emailed the Zoom meeting link a few days before the date. 


Meditation with Belinda

Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Grief follows an unpredictable, non-linear path, and complex feelings and emotions can show up at any time. Mindfulness is the practice of compassionately and curiously observing your feelings and thoughts and breathing through them without judgement. Join us for an evening of meditation practice and develop your ability to ride the emotional waves. Belinda Beer, a lifelong student of meditation, will guide us through our evening of practice and exploration.


Stress Relieving Chair Yoga

Date: Monday, September 18, 2023
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

This month’s yoga session with Karen will focus on gentle yoga poses that can be performed while seated. This class is suited for individuals with mobility issues and who spend long periods of time seated. Karen will begin with some breath work to centre and focus, then guide us through a series of mainly seated postures that will stretch and strengthen muscles affected by inactivity, and end with a short, guided meditation.  No experience necessary! Suitable for beginner and advanced yogis alike.

NOTE: There will be opportunities in the session to stand practicing functional balance while using the chair for support if that is available to you.


Music Therapy with Adrienne Pringle

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm

This session will incorporate a range of receptive and expressive music experiences to nurture your connection to music, your mind, and body. We will begin with breathing and relaxation to music followed by chanting and chant creation. We will sing songs that we love together, discuss lyrics, and share stories that may arise. We will conclude with a progressive muscle relaxation and music - a nurturing, calming experience for you to connect mindfully to your body, to release tension, and to learn and practice a new self-soothing technique.