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Markus Bohlmann, PhD

Profession: Mindfulness Teacher

Markus Bohlmann, PhD, is certified in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) through the Centre for Mindfulness Studies and the University of Toronto. He is a trained teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, and has completed the Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation Certificate at the University of Toronto. He teaches mindfulness at Seneca College, where he is also a professor of English. He was born in Germany and now lives in Toronto, Canada.

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lEarn to manage difficulty with more ease and kindness


Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) combines the skills of mindfulness and self-compassion to enhance our emotional well-being. While mindfulness increases our awareness of the present, self-compassion encourages greater kindness and understanding of periods of suffering. It also helps us accept our flaws and better understand our challenges.

MSC is a research-supported program developed by Dr. Kristin Neff and Dr. Christopher Germer. Research on self-compassion have shown that it boosts happiness and improves relationships while reducing anxiety, depression and shame. Increased levels of self-compassion can transform empathy fatigue into wholehearted engagement with others.

Participants Will Learn

To befriend their self–critic, develop self-compassion skills, and foster goodwill towards themselves and others. The 8-week program explores typical responses as difficulties arise.

Who Should Attend

All are welcome. It is especially beneficial for graduates of mindfulness-based programs, such as MBCT/MBSR. No previous experience with mindfulness or meditation is required. This program qualifies as the prerequisite for training as a Mindful Self-Compassion teacher.

Thursday Evenings
Intake Interviews: September 13, 2018 | 6pm – 9pm
Sessions 1-8: September 20 – November 8, 2018 | 6pm – 9pm
Silent Retreat: Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 10:00am – 2:00pm

Fee: $595 (includes handouts and guided meditations)

Free Parking:

Sept 13 - Nov 8 6pm -9pm


Rose Mina Munjee, CYT CST MBCT MBSR trained MSC teacher RP Candidate BMATH MBA

Profession: Mindfulness Teacher

Rose Mina Munjee is an experienced mindfulness facilitator certified by the University of Toronto Applied Mindfulness Meditation Program, the Center for Mindfulness Studies, University of Toronto, and trained by University of California San Diego, and the Center for Mindful Self Compassion. Rose facilitates individual and group courses and workshops for Individuals, Groups, Leaders, and Staff, in evidence-based mindfulness interventions including MBSR, MBCT, and MSC. She is also a Rotman MBA graduate (2000) and a candidate for Registered Psychotherapist by CRPO.  Rose has worked internationally in senior roles in Business Process Analysis and Systems Integration for CIBC, Scotiabank, IBM, Algorithmics, Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance, and the University of Toronto. She has facilitated Mindfulness at Work and Mindful Leadership workshops for organizations including Mastercard Foundation, IBM, The 519 Community Center, University of Toronto, and United Steelworkers Union. For more information, articles published, and guided meditations you may visit Rose is currently completing her Masters in Spiritual Care and Counseling with a focus on Psychotherapy and Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, Emmanuel College.