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Decolonizing Mindfulness: A Compassionate Dialogue with Trauma [Free Webinar]

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Decolonizing Mindfulness: A Compassionate Dialogue with Trauma with Vimalasara

Join Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John in this 45-minute webinar to explore how mindfulness is uniquely expressed and practiced within marginalized communities.

Prepare to deepen your understanding of mindfulness and its potential to foster healing and empowerment in diverse contexts. 

Join us for this transformative dialogue and embark on a journey toward decolonizing mindfulness for collective well-being.

Determine how to adapt and integrate Mindfulness practices that are culturally sensitive for trauma clients of the global majority and for marginalized communities.

Presenter bio:

Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John, M.A (hon.doc) is a public speaker and master trainer in the field of conflict transformation, leadership and mindfulness. They were featured at TEDxRenfrewCollingwood where they gave a talk titled, We are what we think, which outlined a course of action we can take to work on the global epidemic of bullying.

Valerie is the award-winning author of 10 books, and the co-author and co-founder of Eight Step Recovery: Using The Buddha’s Teaching to Overcome Addiction. Since its publication, it has won the Best USA Book Award 2014 and Best International Book Award 2015 in the self motivational and self help category. Eight Step Recovery offers an alternative to the 12 step program for addiction. Eight Step meetings are now taking place in the UK, USA, Canada, Mexico, India and Finland. Valerie uses the pronouns they/their/them because they do not subscribe to how society defines a woman. She/Her limits their capacity to be who they truly are.


March 27
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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