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Reflection Circles

Reflection Circles are a safe space for connecting with your self and others in an atmosphere of respect and awakening to your authentic life through exploring mindfulness practice, creative expression, and discussion.

Our regular reflection circles will begin again in September.

Reflection Circle Guidelines

Art Reflection

  • Creating an atmosphere of freedom, safety, and respect
  • Respecting each others' ideas, opinions, feelings, & questions
  • Working to see that everyone feels the freedom to participate or pass
  • Respecting confidentiality

This Year's Groups

Body, Mind, Spirit Circle

Exploring Integrated Living

A supportive space for sharing about our journeys, questions, and ideas about spirituality and authentic healthy living. Whether you are looking to explore your spirituality or following a specific spiritual path we can learn from each other in an atmosphere of respect and openness. Try out practices for wholistic living such as meditation, creative expression, journaling, hiking.

    • Weekly Meeting Time: Fridays, 12:30 - 1:20pm
    • Location: McMaster Museum of Art – basement Educational Library
    • Contact: Marybeth at Leismb@mcmaster.ca

Creativity Circle

A supportive space for sparking the flame of your creative fire. Join us to...

  • Discuss our thoughts on and experiences of creativity
  • Challenge each other to stretch ourselves in listening to and following our inner voice
  • Connect into our center, here gaining strength that flows out into authentic being and acting
  • Reflect on life and meaning as we seek to integrate creativity and spirituality

Whether you are already an accomplished and engaged creative artist, or are beginning to explore your creative journey for the first time, this group has something for you. Learn from each other to live all of life creatively, whether through an artistic medium or through how you raise questions and engage society and your inner life. Possible areas of expression include visual arts, writing, drama, music, living life, activism, meditation, etc.

  • Weekly Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 1:30 - 2:20pm
  • Location: McMaster Museum of Art – basement Educational Library
  • Contact: Marybeth: Leismb@mcmaster.ca

Meditation Circle

Looking for an opportunity to take a pause in your day? Are you interested in meditation but don’t know where to begin? Or are you already engaging in reflection or spiritual practices and looking for the support of a group? We’ll explore a variety of practices such as sitting meditation, guided meditation, artistic expression, and other activities that the group wishes to learn together.

  • Weekly Meeting Time: Mondays, 2:30 - 3:20pm, starting Sept 12
  • Location: SWELL Meeting Room (MUSC B118)
  • Contact: Jeff at jdruery@mcmaster.ca
Upcoming Events
Reflection Circles this Week Mar 27, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017
The Desire Map Workshop Mar 30, 2017 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM — MUSC 213
End of Term Celebration: Open Circle and CVA Mar 31, 2017 05:30 PM - 10:00 PM — (option to join for part of the time)
Volunteer with CVA in April/May-June! Apr 01, 2017 - May 23, 2017
Yogathon & Meditation Retreat day – Pose for a Cause Apr 08, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017 — (half day option). Hamilton Mennonite Church, 143 Lower Horning Drive
Upcoming events…