Andra is a a trauma-informed professional with an extensive educational and work background in social work, psychology and child, youth and family counselling. In addition, she is a certified trauma-informed yoga teacher and a trained mindfulness facilitator.
Andra focuses on creating safer spaces for healing that honour diversity and inclusiveness and foster individual and collective empowerment, connection, integration and growth. She places a strong focus on individual agency and choice, cultural humility, invitational language, self-awareness and compassion.
Her clinical training draws on attachment and complex trauma theory, somatic based therapies, narrative therapy, mindfulness-based approaches, brief-solution focused therapy and family systems theory.
"I am from Toronto, Canada and have had the privilege to live with my partner in beautiful Aotearoa over the past 2 years."
The intention for this workshop is to engage deeply in mindfulness practice and to learn techniques that will help you integrate mindfulness into your everyday life. This retreat will offer you a period of dedicated time and practice, just for you and a nurturing opportunity to step away from the busyness of our daily lives.
Mindfulness is an evidence-based modality, with well-established and researched benefits for our physical, mental, social, spiritual, emotional health and wellbeing.
"Light kai will be provided, along with coffee and tea."
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