When students are facing a serious illness or the dying or death of a family member, school staff are often a key support to the child. The Children and Youth Grief Network has created a video series to inform school staff on how to best support grieving children and youth in the school and in… [More…]
KidsGrief.ca is a free, bilingual online resource for parents, guardians and caregivers who are supporting a grieving child. When someone important to a child is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, is dying or has died, families struggle with what to tell children, when to share information and how to address tough subjects like should children… [More…]
This is a 7 week yoga class designed to support people after the death of a loved one. Education around grief and bereavement is combined with the wisdoms and philosophy of yoga to provide compassionate and holistic support. No prior yoga experience necessary. This class is very gentle. Pre-registration is required.
AHPCA’s series on complementary therapies and palliative care continues today with an article from Clarissa Maitri Snyder, a yoga teacher. What is Grief Yoga? Grief yoga teaches one to be open, present and accepting to what is happening within them at the moment. It uses simple yoga practices to transform one’s grieving mind and body…. [More…]
Those of us who have suffered the death of a beloved family member, friend, or pet know how comforting it is when others remember our loss and grief. We also know that the holidays can be a very difficult time, regardless how long it’s been since a death occurred. As we struggle to find ways to cope with our sadness,… [More…]