Jill Cressy has extensive experience leading movement and mindfulness programs, presenting workshops and collaborating with partners to support community engagement, learning and well-being. She is a certified fitness leader and coach with a BPHE and MEd from the University of Toronto. Jill completed her Master of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and her final elective in Health Communications at the Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences in partnership with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher with a certificate in Applied Mindfulness Meditation through the U of T School of Continuing Studies and a Registered Health & Exercise Practitioner-Trainer of Fitness Leaders, National Fitness Leadership Association Accredited and Member to the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals. Jill has published articles on physical activity and health, presented workshops for a variety of organizations, and received Excellence through Innovation Awards for various wellness initiatives within the community.
Mindful Movement for a Mindful Life
Saturday, May 2, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Enjoy an experiential mindfulness practice incorporating creative movement with music. Experience beginner friendly innovative dance and yoga moves integrating body awareness and mindfulness techniques.
This is a beginner friendly practice with options to modify/adapt the movements. The session will end with a calming and grounding seated and lying down meditation including a reflection moment on steps we can take to move through life with more mindfulness.
- Inspires participants to move through life with more mindfulness, challenge the status quo and further integrate mindfulness and compassion into society
- Motivates participants to actionability
- Inspires participants to take practical steps to bring mindfulness to any type of movement, and mindfully move through life as they create change in their communities/organizations/families
- An integrative approach bringing mindfulness to movement with considerations for accessibility