Tough Conversations - keeping your cool when things get challenging

Our bodies respond instinctively when we feel challenged: the neck or jaw tightens and the stomach gets queasy. Physical discomfort requires physical strategies. This training offers simple techniques to get you and your body working together so you can handle the challenge and communicate effectively in a way that feels better.

Come prepared to ignite your curiosity and to explore new ways of taking care of yourself, especially in those tough moments.

Learning objectives:

  • To experience tuning into automatic cues at an earlier stage of feeling uneasy.
  • To practice a variety of effortless tools you can use right in the challenging moment that helps you think clearly and feel better. 

Please arrive by 5.45 pm.

The BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office is located in the Broadway Tech Centre on Renfrew Street between Grandview Highway and Broadway, across from the Renfrew SkyTrain Station. Street parking is available on Renfrew and Hebb streets.

Shayna Hornstein is an adult educator, a body-focused counsellor and registered physical therapist. Her workshops improve resilience and communication skills. In her clinical practice, she helps people lessen the impact that stress has on our bodies.


October 29, 2019 at 6pm - 9pm
BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office
2920 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC V5M 4X3
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Tracey · · (778) 300-2027
preet Sangha Lisa Phillips Cheri Trewin Sanja sladojevic James Cavalluzzo

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  • preet Sangha
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  • Billy M
    commented 2019-09-20 16:45:06 -0700 · Flag
    This sounds like it would be an amazing learning experience! I find that I get so tense and anxious sometimes, in situation that my MIND knows are not nerve wracking but my body doesn’t seem to :( It’s like its involuntary :( I’m so happy to have found this, I’m so glad that this is happening. I sent the link to a friend, too! :)

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