OISE Building, Room 12-115
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M5S 1V6
Trying to get over the mid-week hump? Reset and reconnect with yourself, other teacher candidates, and educators during Wellness Wednesdays. Find relief from the busy-ness and burn-out of teaching and learning.
During this short, weekly session, experience a 20-25-minute guided iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation, along with chair Yoga or mindfulness techniques. There will be some time afterwards, if you would like to share or debrief about your experience.
Also, don't worry if you can't make it to a session. The sessions are recorded and additional resources will be shared, so you may feel supported as you continue the practices and integrate the teachings in everyday life.
[*Participants are asked: to dress comfortably, to settle onto supportive surfaces or a stable chair, to prepare any other supports (e.g. cushions, blankets, essential oils, or an eye pillow), and to maintain a safe setting for all by arriving punctually and staying until the meditation is complete.]
About the Speaker
Jen first developed an interest in combining education and Yoga while completing a research project on the effects of Yoga on academic achievement. Decades later, after being introduced to the healing benefits of iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation and completing an additional qualification in physical education, she is inspired to integrate learning, teaching, and well-being. Through ongoing training as well as being a Professional Assistant and Production Specialist with the iRest® Institute, she continues to deepen her practice, especially around trauma and culturally sensitive Yoga and meditation.
Jen Baradi, is a 400 RYT Yoga Teacher, Certified iRest® Teacher, and Ontario Certified Teacher with Masters’ degrees in Educational Technology and Curriculum Instruction. She can be found teaching Yoga and meditation in schools, for non-profit organizations (such as Canadian Alopecia Areata Foundation), private clients, and public settings (including Jabumind teachers’ app, Vivaya online wellness, and Puppysphere puppy yoga). Jen aspires to promote greater well-being and be of service in schools and communities.