Chill Zone

Drawing of simplified human figure surrounded by fun items like zines, tea and books, with other figures relaxing around them
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Chill Zone is a new drop-in at the Learning Zone where students are welcome to stop by, hang out and de-stress. Come say hi!

We’ve got zines, puzzles, games, colouring and tea :)

We know it gets stressful so let’s take care of ourselves ♥

The Learning Zone is an accessible venue with two gender neutral washrooms located within the space. Please email mchudolinksa@ocadu.ca if you would like to participate in this event and would like to discuss accommodations.

Illustration by Natalie Mark.

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, 113 McCaul Street, Level 1 also accessible from 122 St. Patrick Street
Email: 
mchudolinska@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 ext 2529
Cost: 
Free & open to all students

CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Students from the Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation class are looking for help raising awareness of the importance of mental health by hosting a unique and immersive Yoga event, that aims to help students de-stress during a busy time of the school year. You are invited to participate!

This Yoga class is suitable for all levels and also includes snacks and raffle prizes. The class integrates projection lighting and music inspired by the calming qualities of the ocean.

GUIDED YOGA:
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
$5.00

SELF-GUIDED YOGA OR MEDITATION:
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pay what you can

All proceeds go to OCAD U's Health & Wellness Centre

EVENT LINK:
www.facebook.com/events/361623294282870/

EVENT BRITE:
Tickets available online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calm-before-the-storm-immersive-yoga-experience-tickets-39463932685 

Venue & Address: 
Black Box, 49 McCaul Street
Website: 
www.facebook.com/events/361623294282870/
Cost: 
$5.00
CALM BEFORE THE STORM photo of person doing yoga on the beach

Stress Reduction Group For Students: Information Session

Stress Reduction Group
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 7:30pm

Stress Reduction group for students starts October 7, 2008. To find out more, come to an information session: Tuesday, September 23 at 11:30 am or Thursday, September 25 at 3:30 pm. To register for the group, contact Kathleen: 416 977-6000, ext. 260. The mindfulness based stress reduction group can help you develop skills and awareness to cope better with worries and stress, calm and focus your mind, take care of yourself, in a relaxed atmosphere!

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul Street, Level 2, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

Stress Reduction Group For Students: Information Session

Stress Reduction Group
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 3:30pm

Stress Reduction group for students starts October 7, 2008. To find out more, come to an information session: Tuesday, September 23 at 11:30 am or Thursday, September 25 at 3:30 pm. To register for the group, contact Kathleen: 416 977-6000, ext. 260. The mindfulness based stress reduction group can help you develop skills and awareness to cope better with worries and stress, calm and focus your mind, take care of yourself, in a relaxed atmosphere!

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul Street, Level 2, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

Fourth-Year Week: Free Seated Massage

fourth-year week
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Chase away stress and tension with a free 10-minute seated massage. Sign up at Room 187.

This week is all about YOU, the fourth-year student'to recognize your accomplishments as you near the end of your final year. Fourth-Year Week is a way for OCAD to say thank you and celebrate the valuable contribution you make to the OCAD community and beyond.

We welcome you to participate as your schedule allows.

March 10 to March 14, 2008

Connect, engage, reflect and have fun!

Check the Events Calendar for daily activities and watch for posters and a Fourth-Year Week brochure!

Venue & Address: 
Room 187 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
bjames@ocad.ca

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Group for Students

Stress Reduction Grp
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come to a free 8 week mindfulness-based stress reduction group for students!
Learn how to:
- focus and calm your mind
- cope better with stress and worry
- care for yourself in new ways
- appreciate yourself
Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 pm
beginning January 29 and running until March 25, 2008
For more information and/or to attend a registration meeting prior to joining the group contact Kathleen O'Connell MSW, clinical counsellor, Health and Wellness Centre, 51 McCaul St.
416 977-6000, Ext. 260

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Registration required

Relaxation and Managing Stress

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Open to ALL students.
Focused on providing you with techniques, tips and tricks for managing stress and relaxing during critiques/exams and throughout the year.
You will have an opportunity to participate in one or more diverse, interactive and exciting 'mini-workshops'.
The following will be offered at both 11:30 and 12:30. Come to the lobby on Tuesday for details:
--Free Restorative Yoga Workshop (bring a mat or towel)
--Nutrition and Stress Workshop
--Mindfullness meditation demonstration
--Free 10-minute Chair Massages

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
ocadcampuslife@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Group for Students

Stress Reduction Grp
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come to a free 8 week mindfulness-based stress reduction group for students!
Learn how to:
- focus and calm your mind
- cope better with stress and worry
- care for yourself in new ways
- appreciate yourself
Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 pm
beginning January 29 and running until March 25, 2008
For more information and/or to attend a registration meeting prior to joining the group contact Kathleen O'Connell MSW, clinical counsellor, Health and Wellness Centre, 51 McCaul St.
416 977-6000, Ext. 260

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Group for Students

Stress Reduction Grp
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Come to a free 8 week mindfulness-based stress reduction group for students!
Learn how to:
- focus and calm your mind
- cope better with stress and worry
- care for yourself in new ways
- appreciate yourself
Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 pm
beginning January 29 and running until March 25, 2008
For more information and/or to attend a registration meeting prior to joining the group contact Kathleen O'Connell MSW, clinical counsellor, Health and Wellness Centre, 51 McCaul St.
416 977-6000, Ext. 260

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Free

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Group for Students

Stress Reduction Grp
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Come to a free 8 week mindfulness-based stress reduction group for students!
Learn how to:
- focus and calm your mind
- cope better with stress and worry
- care for yourself in new ways
- appreciate yourself
Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 pm
beginning January 29 and running until March 25, 2008
For more information and/or to attend a registration meeting prior to joining the group contact Kathleen O'Connell MSW, clinical counsellor, Health and Wellness Centre, 51 McCaul St.
416 977-6000, Ext. 260

Venue & Address: 
Health & Wellness Centre 51 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
koconnell@ocad.ca
Cost: 
Registration required

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