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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. In the meantime, if you wish to receive updates about our summer reflection circle then please contact Jeff at jdruery@mcmaster.ca.

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: group will resume in September
    • 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: group will resume in September
  • 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: group will resume in September
  • Location: SWELL Meeting Room (MUSC B118)
  • Contact: Jeff at jdruery@mcmaster.ca