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Stress Reduction Using the Healing Power of Sound Meditation: Feb 9, 22, 29

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Darou Wellness

822 Richmond Street West

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Toronto, ON M6J 1C9

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Learn techniques for managing stress in your life and experience how to use sound to calm the body and mind. Fee covers all 3 sessions.

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We live in a society that induces stress. From our fast-paced, deadline-driven, plugged-in realities, to the myriad of pressing social issues affecting us all, how can we stay grounded and build resilience in our lives?

Co-facilitated by registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist, Laura Notton, and fellow certified Sound Therapy Practitioner, Nicole Manes, this workshop series will offer an opportunity for sharing with others in a safe and inclusive environment.



> In this 3-part workshop series you will:


- Gain an understanding of how stress impacts the body and brain

- Learn how to tune into your body and acquire simple techniques to regulate your nervous system 


- Learn the basics of mediation using the power of sound


- Receive a live sound bath experience during each workshop session


- Develop a simple and effective at-home sound meditation practice


- Receive original sound meditation recordings that you can use anywhere for only minutes a day, and reference materials

> Workshop Series Dates / Time:

+ Saturday, February 8, 2020 (2 - 4 pm)

+ Saturday, February 22, 2020 (2 - 4 pm)

+ Saturday, February 29, 2020

 (2 - 4 pm)

Journey with us as we learn about the power of sound, meditation and connection to cultivate a sense of well being in our everyday lives.


All are welcome. No previous meditation or musical experience is necessary.



Total cost: $260 (HST is exempt)*

*This fee may be covered under your health insurance.

> CO-FACILITATOR BIOS:

+ Laura Notton, MSW, RSW



Laura Notton is a registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist and certified Sound Therapy Practitioner. For the last twenty years Laura has supported hundreds of people from all walks of life on their healing journey. With skill and compassion she has helped clients overcome challenging life circumstances and worked closely with clients to help them reach their goals. Laura holds a Master of Social Work Degree with a specialization in Health and Mental Health from the University of Toronto (2014) as well as a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Ryerson University (2000). Her practice is informed by the exceptional training she received at Women’s College Hospital. As well, she has specialized training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy which is a body-centered approach that aims to treat the somatic symptoms of unresolved trauma. Laura has also completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, other mindfulness based therapies and Restorative Yoga.




+ Nicole Manes, BA (Soc), BA (Media)


Nicole Manes earned her certification in Sound Therapy from the Institute of Traditional Medicine (ITM). She uses a variety of instruments and tools including voice, crystal quartz singing bowls, Tibetan metal bowls, shakers and chimes to provide sound therapy in both private and group settings. In addition to a long-standing interest in psychology, mindfulness and spirituality, plus over thirteen years as a public relations specialist, Nicole brings years of vocal training, live performance, song writing and in-studio recording experience to her sound therapy practice. Nicole has had the privilege of providing sound therapy at a number of organizations and workplace settings including Rotman School of Management / University of Toronto, Unison Health & Community Services, Better Life Studios, Living Waters Therapies, The Integrative Heath Care Clinic at ITM and more. 
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from The University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University.

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The Sound Body Collective

Both Laura and Nicole are members of The Sound Body Collective, a soundbath “band” comprised of four certified sound therapy practitioners. Recognized as “...one of Toronto’s most diverse soundscapes groups...”, The Sound Body Collective hosts regular public sound baths and can facilitate private sound bath experiences for workplace wellness, private functions, retreats, special occasions, home gatherings and more. Connect: www.facebook.com/SoundBodyCollective

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