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Next Workshop – May 31st, 2018 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Are you stressed and need help finding relief?
Facilitated by Jaisa Sulit – BPHE, BEd, MscOT
Location: Richmond Hill Public Library Central Branch, Room B

Are you stressed and need help finding relief? Join BIAYR and host Jaisa Sulit – BPHE, BEd, MscOT for our mindfulness based stress reduction workshop. Jaisa, is a neuro-rehab occupational therapist and lecturer at the University of Toronto. Jaisa, a therapist turned patient, completed the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program which enriched her recovery & continues to help her cope with life with a disability.

As always, refreshments, snacks and good company will be provided.

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