Heidi Bornstein (CYA-E-RYT Gold Member)

  • Location: Scarborough, Ontario Canada
  • Website: www.mindfulnesseveryday.org
  • E-mail: Private
  • Service Offered: Mindful Yoga, Hatha Yoga
  • Certified: International Meditation Institute
  • Years of Practice: 40
  • Teaching Experience: 20
  • Professor, Guru or Teachers: International Meditation Institute, H.P. India Jon Kabat-Zinn Kristin Neff Christopher Germer
  • Date Joined: January 18, 2022
  • CYA Insurance: No

About Me

Tell us something about yourself:
Heidi Bornstein, RP
Founder – Executive Director Mindfulness Everyday, a registered Canadian charity
MBSR, SMART, Yoga & Meditation Teacher/Facilitator
Heidi is trained as a Hatha yoga and meditation teacher, and received intensive training at the International Meditation Institute while living in India. She is a certified MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) Level 1 teacher, Hatha Yoga Teacher, Meditation and Level 2 SMARTeducation – Stress Managements and Resiliency Techniques for Educators (SMART) Facilitator and an Instructor for University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies.

Heidi is certified in Yoga Ed for Elementary Schools, High Schools, and for Working with Those At-Risk; Mindfulness for Kids at Risk with Vinnie Ferraro; Street Yoga training for Kids at Risk; Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program for Teens: Interventions and Strategies to Use in Clinical Practice with Gina Biegel, MA LMFT and has completed the Certification in Applied Mindfulness Program at the University of Toronto Factor Inwentash School of Social Work.

She is the co-creator (with Heather Elson) of the Yoda-Yoga Program for kids, a program specifically designed for use in the 20 minute DPA (Daily Physical Activity) in elementary schools and the co-creator and teacher for The Mindful Edge (Stress Reduction and Life Strategies for Teens) program in high schools.

Heidi is on the steering committee for Mindfulness Toronto, a community of professionals dedicated to the principles and practice of mindfulness in all sectors of society and Discover Mindfulness, a volunteer organization helping to create communities, tools and awareness to bring mindfulness, well-being and mental health to Canadian schools, supporting yoga, meditation, and mindfulness programs for children, youth, teens, and adults in Toronto since 2002.

About My Service

Mindful Yoga Teacher Training 200+ hours Dual Certification in Mindful Yoga and Mindfulness-based Stress Management and Resiliency Training (smartEducation).
The course is specifically designed for those who have a strong interest in sharing mindfulness and yoga practice, including mindfulness facilitators, school teachers, or health care providers, giving you the tools to empower yourself and your participants.
The course merges the two wisdom streams of Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness. As a Mindfulness Everyday Yoga Teacher graduate, you leave our 200+ hour training with the skills you need to lead safe, encouraging and contemplative Mindful Yoga classes as well as facilitating Mindfulness groups in community, educational and professional settings.
Explore and deepen your knowledge of Yoga philosophy and history, anatomy and physiology, yoga ethics/lifestyle, teaching methodology, mindfulness meditation, and breath work through hands-on instruction, independent study, and assignments. You will learn how to safely and confidently offer modifications, posture options, clarification of contraindications, and create a complete series of classes with progressive levels of difficulty

Continued Education