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smartUBC Community Class (Monday Evenings, 8 Weeks)

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Kelowna Canadian Italian Club

770 Lawrence Ave

Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L9

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In Class Program: January 29th to March 19th (Monday evenings) from 6pm - 8pm

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 6pm for StartSmart Event at Okanagan coLab, 1450 St Paul St. #201. To register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/startsmart-event-tickets-37394181002

For more information call 250.870.4127 or email iwona@healthytransitions.net


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770 Lawrence Ave

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