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Yoga for Grief
January 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Yoga for Grief is a two-hour yoga workshop, followed by a 30-minute tea and refreshment break, facilitated by Victoria Hospice volunteer Colleen Tiltman, a certified yoga teacher.
The yoga workshop is designed for bereaved people to help support their grief journey. Participants will be introduced to a variety of yoga practices, including gentle movement and postures, breathing techniques, and a restorative guided relaxation. The workshop is experiential, focussing on the movements of yoga and breath work to aid in relaxation during grief. Following the yoga portion of this workshop there will be a short refreshment break, to provide participants with an opportunity to get to know each other and the facilitator.
No previous yoga experience is required to participate. Modifications and adaptations will be provided as needed.
- a yoga mat
- 2 blankets
- a small cushion to support your head
- an eye pillow/eye covering
When: Wednesday, January 25, Yoga practice 9:30 – 11:30 am, followed by refreshments 11:30-12:00
Where: In-person, with COVID-19 protocols in place, at the Victoria Hospice Community Support Centre located at 102-4450 Chatterton Way.
Cost: The workshop fee of $20. No one will be turned away for lack of funds; bursaries are available.
Registration: Space is limited. Please register no later than one week before the workshop date by contacting Bereavement Services at Hospice.Bereavement@islandhealth.ca or 250-519-3040.