January 14th - Virtual Volunteer Recognition - hosted by Volunteer Toronto

Mindful Meetings: Connect with Mindfulness - May 2020 Online Workshop

  • Thursday, May 07, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Online via Zoom
  • 67

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Mindful Meetings: Connect with Mindfulness - May 2020 Online Workshop

Mindfulness is not just something that happens in silence or when sitting down. Opportunities to practice are everywhere.

And meetings are no exception!

Mindfulness is foundational for creating a healthy space of awareness, non-judgement, connection and engagement. Bringing mindfulness practices to meetings can positively change the experience for participants and facilitators.

  • Learning Outcome 1: To understand the concept of engaged mindfulness and create a foundation to explore what this means in the context of your volunteer engagement roles.

  • Learning Outcome 2: To learn practical ways to lead meetings with mindfulness through real-time practice and tips.

  • Learning Outcome 3: To explore the benefits of leading meetings mindfully and applications for volunteer engagement.

Those who register will be emailed information about how to join online.



Aliya Gangji developed an early interest in mindfulness and meditation. She has cultivated this passion over the last 15 years as an avid learner, practitioner and teacher after being inspired by the benefits of meditation. Aliya has a Certificate of Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation from the University of Toronto and has spoken to groups about the importance of practicing mindfulness and how it can be integrated in daily life.

Aliya is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) working at the YMCA of Greater Toronto as Senior Director, HR and Organizational Development. She has a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, a Certificate in Solution Focused Coaching and a Certificate in Adult Education and Training and Development. 

Aliya believes that within every person, there is the capacity for greatness and she focuses on helping people achieve their potential. Aliya’s other interests include Ayurveda, yoga, coaching and personal development, nature walks, and life-long learning.


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