Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga Calendar
Anti-Ableism in Facilitation and Meditation/Yoga practices
Oct 25, 2023 05:30 PM
Registration Deadline: Oct 25, 2023 06:30 PM
Meet your lectuer: Sezgi Ozel (she/her), OT Reg. (Ont.). Segi is the Lead of the On-Location Graduate and Professional Faculties team at Accessibility Services on the St. George Campus. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto. Sezgi has personal and professional experience with chronic pain and completed a certificate in Applied Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Management Facilitation in 2022. She has developed and facilitated a number of workshops in professional and recreational settings on ergonomics, self-care, self-compassion, mindfulness, and assertive communication. When she's not working, Sezgi enjoys sewing, bouldering, and spending time with her dog, Meia.
In this session, participants will explore how to create a more accessible space for mindfulness practice. We will discuss disability, the importance of language in mindfulness facilitation, and how to adapt meditations for inclusive practice and precautions.