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Becoming Your Best Self

Location:

In-person (exact location below) and on Zoom

Duration:

14 weeks

Begins:

October 25th, 2021- February 7th, 2022 (2-week winter break dec. 27 and jan 3rd)

About the workshop

Grow still is offering weekly workshops for 18-32-year-old adults looking to step into the best version of themselves with a process that really works. If you are committed to making real and lasting changes in this way, we’d like to invite you to our in- depth three month workshop where we will delve into Grow’s recipe for healthy self-development: Identity, Wellness, Exploration, and Goals.


The facilitators have curated a special series of workshops that will keep you engaged every week and bring significant benefits to your life. First we will take the time to get to know each other, as the group will consist of 10 participants.


Identity will be explored during weeks 2 to 6 through themes such as personality, intelligence, diversity, and personal experiences. After these weeks, you will learn how to check into and care for yourself through a holistic lens, taking the time to understand each dimension of wellness: spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual, social, occupational, and environmental.


In weeks 10 and 11, the Exploration phase, you will begin to connect to external resources and strategies to apply the awareness you have identified into your everyday life. In the final weeks of the series, the facilitators will help you consolidate all the concepts you have learned into a practical plan with long-term and short-term goals that reflect who you are and guide you towards continuing to evolve into your highest self.

Participation in the group includes

  • A digital workbook outlining the sessions with weekly Self-Care Challenges and Journaling Prompts
  • Individual peer support with your assigned facilitator outside of sessions
  • A free Yoga class with Ashtanga Yoga Montreal for our Physical Wellness workshop (week 8)
  • A customized Wellness Kit of strategies and resources to address your specific needs for well-being and growth
  • and much more!

Pricing

In-person: 450$
Virtual: 350$

Workshop Schedule

Concepts we will be exploring
Week 1
  • Introduction to the series: the themes of identity, wellness, exploration and goals
  • Icebreakers: participants and facilitators get to know one another
  • Setting our intentions
Introduction
Week 2
  • Personality
  • Intelligence
Identity
Week 3
Diversity (Part I)
  • Age
  • Ability
Week 4
Diversity (Part II)
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
Week 5
Diversity (Part III)
  • Gender
  • Sexual Orientation
Week 6
  • Personal experience
Week 7
  • Spiritual wellness
  • Emotional wellness
Wellness
Week 8
  • Physical wellness
  • Intellectual wellness
Week 9
  • Social Wellness
  • Occupational wellness
  • Environmental wellness
Week 10
  • Strategies
  • Resources
Exploration
Week 11
  • Networking
Week 12
  • Vision
  • Values
Goals
Week 13
  • Goals
  • Time-management
Week 14
  • Closure

Location

In-person (@ Satellite Studios 3956 boul. St-Laurent 4th floor)
Every Monday 6-8:30pm from October 25th – February 7th (2-week winter break dec. 27 and jan 3rd)

Online (Zoom)
Every Wednesday 7-9:30pm from October 25th – February 7th (2-week winter break dec. 27 and jan 3rd)

Program Reviews

“Autrement, j’ai aimé la division des ateliers en différents thèmes, les ’ journaling prompts’, les méditations, et l’empathie et l’écoute des intervenants. J’ai aussi trouvé que le print du double helix radio permet de bien imager les concepts que Grow Still essaie de transmettre et permet aux participants de bien se situer dans leur cheminement.”
~ Becoming Your Best Self participant, 2020

“Merci pour tout ce que vous offrez comme contenu, variété, documents, etc. J’adore la diversité des exercices et l’approche holistique du bien-être.”
~ Becoming Your Best Self participant, 2020

“J’ai adoré les ‘workshops’ et la diversité des activités, des sujets qui ont été touchés et la balance entre les activités seul et en groupe. Le ’wellness kit’ est super, et je vous remercie pour tout le temps que vous avez mis dans celui-ci!
Dans le dernier volet des ateliers, l’activité sur la résilience m’a tellement aidée! J’ai réalisé que j’avais plusieurs outils innés afin d’aller de l’avant avec ma vie, et de reconnaître que ma boîte à outils est plus garnie que je croyais a augmenté mon estime de moi plus rapidement que tout le travail que j’ai tenté de faire dans les dernières années. Les ‘journaling prompts’ ont été bénéfiques afin d’apprendre à me connaître, mes goûts, mes insécurités, mes patterns…
[…] Merci du fond du cœur pour ces derniers mois. Vous êtes une merveilleuse équipe, pleine de force, de lumière, de douceur et de confiance.”
~ Becoming Your Best Self participant, 2020

COVID-19 safety measures

To ensure participant health and reduce contamination risks, Grow Still is implementing the following measures to our workshop series :

  • Individual check-in with participants before the series begins to verify absence of symptoms and contact with people who have tested positive (unfortunately we cannot accept anyone who works at a hospital, long-term care facility, or other high-risk environments)
  • Masks mandatory for all facilitators and participants
  • Disinfectant provided upon arrival
  • Minimal supply sharing
  • Only personal food allowed – no sharing
  • Size of space and limited participant spots (10) allow for 2m distance at all times

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Care2Share

Discussion Circles

Location:

Zoom & Park Lafontaine, Montreal

Dates:

May 5th onwards. See below for full schedule.

  • Do you want to learn how to discuss difficult topics such as inequality, illness, and conflict?
  • Do you want to connect with yourself and your community?

Grow Still created the Care2Share Discussion Circles as a way to encourage the community to  discuss difficult issues that impact society. Our purpose is two-fold: First, we want to work together to alleviate the pain and isolation that often accompany topics such as inequality, illness, and conflict. Second, we want to facilitate self-education, equip participants to engage in discussion with peers and family members, and to inspire action for change.  

All topics will fall under one of  3 themes:

Inequality: Topics include racism, ageism, sexism, ableism, and homophobia. 

Illness: Topics include substance abuse, mental health, chronic illnesses, and cognitive/learning/developmental disabilities.

Conflict: Topics include hypersexualization, toxic relationships, family conflict, and death & grief.

Pricing

Pay what you can!

Schedule

Wednesday, May 5th 6:30pm
Location: on Zoom
Topic: Racism

Wednesday, May 26th 6:30pm
Location: on Zoom
Topic: Substance Abuse

Sunday, July 18th 2:00pm
Location: Lafontaine Park
Topic: Chronic illness

Sunday, August 15th 1:30pm
Location: Lafontaine Park (In case of rain, the event will take place at the Diving Bell Social Club, at 3956 boul. St-Laurent, 3rd Floor)
Topic: Ageism

Wednesday, August 25th 6:30pm
Location: on Zoom
Topic: Hypersexualization

Sunday, September 19th 2:00pm
Location: Lafontaine Park (In case of rain, the event will take place at the Diving Bell Social Club, at 3956 boul. St-Laurent, 3rd Floor)
Topic: Trauma

COVID-19 safety measures

To ensure participant health and reduce contamination risks, Grow Still is implementing the following measures to our events :

  • 2m distance between participants and facilitators
  • Supplies handled with gloves
  • Disinfectant provided upon arrival
  • Masks mandatory if event moved indoors due to rain
  • 2m distance between participants and facilitators
  • Supplies handled with gloves
  • Disinfectant provided upon arrival
  • Masks mandatory if event moved indoors due to rain

Program Reviews

“Sunday was very impactful. You and the team did a great job facilitating very difficult topics.”
~Care2Share (Hypersexualization topic) participant, 2020

“Je suis content d’être allé; je trouve un tel partage très riche et les témoignages m’ont atteint; je me suis beaucoup reconnu aussi dans celui de Yamin.”
~ Care2Share (Substance Abuse topic) participant, 2020

Location

We will meet at the center of Park Lafontaine. Look for our colorful blankets beside the biggest tree between the ponds and the tennis court . Check out the images for reference or click on this link for a Google Maps location pin. In case of rain, the event will take place at the Diving Bell Social Club, at 3956 boul. St-Laurent, 3rd Floor

Events FAQ

Care2Share will encourage the ability to form a foundation of knowledge – new vocabulary, definitions and integration of other people’s experiences – in order to better situate themselves within the wider societal topic at hand.

2-3 Grow Still facilitators, and 5-15 participants, primarily within but not limited to the age range 18-32.

3 virtual events and 3 outdoor events with 30 participants

A dissemination of relevant information, a safer space to discuss, listen, and reflect on the topic in small groups, a toolkit to take home.

When engaging in discussions with peers and family, to facilitate personal research/self-education, and to inspire action for change.

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Be Who You Art

Dates:

Jan 2022 – Registration opens November 15, 2021

  • Are you at home and want to set aside time to create?
  • Do you want to connect with yourself, others, and your community?

Be Who You Art focuses on artistic-self expression as an approach to self-development. You will receive a package of materials, instructions, videos, and prompts for a variety of artistic activities such as painting collage, sculpture, and more. During each session we will connect on digital platforms and share our creations with one another to encourage positive expression.

Pricing

$40 without supplies

$50 with supplies + $10 delivery

Program Reviews

“I started painting on a day that I carried a lot of sadness and anger. My battle with mental health has been a bumpy ride lately. […] This painting allowed me to express my emotions and find an outlet for my pain and anger. I am grateful for being able to express my emotions, in a free, non judgemental space.”
~ Be Who You Art participant, 2020

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One-on-One Life Guide







Pricing

$850
We offer flexible rates for low-income individuals.

Program Reviews

“Grow is something that I will always remember as the catalyst for my self exploration and healing process. […] The main thing that Grow had done to make a difference in my life is that it helped me to realize that I can take my own life into my own hands — I can grow from past trauma and become the person that I am proud to be. I still have a long way to go but I am so grateful to have learned about my potential in my early 20s and I thank Grow for this.”
~ Life Guide participant, 2019

“This really came at a time when I needed it the most. I was feeling kind of lost and felt as if my situation was unraveling. I needed to feel more grounded and to regain control in order to move forward with my career and life. The guiding sessions helped me do that by giving me valuable knowledge and really guiding me through the various difficulties a young adult faces in day to day life.”
~ Life Guide participant, 2020