Mindfulness: Your Performance Superpower by Gina Paigen

Keys for Navigating Ambiguity, Uncertainty and Change with Grace and Ease

About this Class

This experiential and interactive program explores the fundamentals of Mindfulness; what it is, how it works, the benefits and outcomes, and how it can be a genuine “superpower” for you in all aspects of your life. Mindfulness, the centuries-old practice of bringing focused awareness, presence and reflection offers a powerful set of tools and techniques to help us navigate these turbulent times, and to maintain balance and composure in all the moments of our lives.

Throughout the program, we will introduce easily implementable tools and techniques for building your Mindfulness capability and explore how to apply them in a variety of contexts.

The program is structured to be relevant for people at all stages of their Mindfulness journey, those who are new to Mindfulness concepts, as well as those who have been practicing for many years.

 

Why should I attend?

The program is structured to be relevant for people at all stages of their Mindfulness journey, those who are new to Mindfulness concepts, as well as those who have been practicing for many years.

Through this course you will have opportunities to expand your capacity to be:

  • Centered and intentional; finding clarity amidst the noise
  • Purposeful and values-driven; staying in integrity
  • Calm and composed, maintaining equanimity in the face of turmoil and conflict
  • Resilient; able to bounce back from mistakes and failure
  • Compassionate and empathetic; for yourself and for others
  • Inclusive and open-minded; making space for all the voices in your life
  • Collaborative and relational; with high levels of social and emotional intelligence
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, navigating the winds of change with grace and ease
  • Creative and Innovative; turning challenges into opportunities
  • Motivated and engaged; with a focus on getting it done, and generating positive, sustainable results 

 

What will I learn?

The program employs a variety of methodologies designed to engage individuals with diverse learning styles, and to create sustainable change that becomes integrated into the fabric of your life, including direct instruction, experiential activities, large and small group discussions, peer-to-peer learning, and role play.

In addition to the workshop sessions, you will receive weekly exercises and activities, to continue to strengthen your Mindfulness practice and enhance your journey.

Prior to the start of the program, you will complete an assessment to determine your initial familiarity with Mindfulness concepts along with a baseline level of social and emotional intelligence. Upon completion, you will complete a similar assessment that will allow you to gauge your own growth and development.

 

Format and Schedule

4 monthly sessions, 4 hours each – pre and post program assessment plus weekly exercises and activities (16 Total Hours)

A description of each session is shared below:


Session One

  • Foundations of Mindfulness
  • Social and Emotional Intelligence
  • Learning and Neuroplasticity
  • Mindfulness Tools
  • Connecting to Values
  • Being on Purpose
  • Playing to Strengths

Session Two

  • Connecting to the Body
  • Building Resilience
  • Managing Triggers
  • Cultivating Composure
  • Self-Compassion
  • Empathy and Compassion

Session Three

  • Mindful Listening
  • Mindfully Curious
  • Understanding Intrinsic Motivation
  • Looking Below the Surface
  • Mastering Difficult Conversations

Session Four

  • Turning Towards the Discomfort
  • Tonglen Practice
  • Mindfulness and Creativity
  • Closing

 

Date

Contact us for program availability, and to register your interest

 

Your teacher

Passionate about guiding individuals to a deeper sense of purpose, and to higher levels of creativity, engagement and inspired action, Gina Paigen, PCC, CPCC, CNTC, is a professional coach, facilitator, leadership consultant, and culture-building specialist.  She is a master of re-invention and brings a wealth of diverse knowledge and experience in coaching, leadership, mindfulness, creative studies, anti-racism and social justice, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and the arts.
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