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Attend Search Inside Yourself

LIVE in Toronto!

The world famous Mindfulness + Emotional Intelligence + Compassionate Leadership program that was originally developed at Google is coming to Toronto.

When:  October 27 – 28, 2020  |  2 Days |  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Location:  TBD – Downtown Toronto

Teachers:  Delivered by the first Canadian certified Search Inside Yourself Teachers.

Registration:  Space is limited so make sure you sign up early. 

Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.

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Bring out the best in yourself and others, from the inside out.


Research shows that mindfulness is a foundational skill that underpins the inner factors of growth: self-awareness, self-management, and emotional skills.

Emotional Intelligence

Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and well-being.


Attention is the fundamental energy of the mind. How we direct our attention determines the mental habits we form, the emotions we develop, and the results we experience.

Download the Complete Course Cirriculum

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) program includes:

Join us for a highly interactive 2-day program followed by a 4-week online journey as we explore mindfulness and emotional intelligence for inspiring well-being, collaboration and high performance.

Live Training

(2 Days)

Introduction to neuroscience, mindfulness and learning how to enable the five emotional intelligence capacities.

Virtual Practice

(4 Weeks)

Weekly exercises and resources, delivered by email that encourages your practice.

Final Webinar

(1 Hour)

Reconnect with an SIY teacher and SIY alumni to create a plan for sustained practice.





-  Enhance mental fitness.

-  Increase focus and concentration.

-  Develop agile and adaptive mindsets.

-  Reduce stress responses.

-  Improve access to creativity.

-  Develop greater self-awareness.


-  Enhance emotion regulation.

-  Improve communication skills.

-  Develop better decision-making skills.

-  Enhance emotional intelligence.

-  Experience greater overall well-being.

-  Improve access to creativity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who attends Search Inside Yourself events?

People join Search Inside Yourself for many reasons, including personal development and experiencing the program before bringing it to their company.

Consultants, coaches and therapists also enroll in SIY to evaluate whether to adopt the principles in their own work. Some attendees are new to mindfulness and meditation, while others are longtime practitioners.

What should I expect at SIY events?

A public program is an interactive two-day, in-person training, followed by four weeks of recommended peer-to-peer practices to sustain and integrate learning and self-directed growth from the inside out. The program includes sessions on mindfulness (the science of being present), self-awareness (understanding your thoughts, emotions and habits), self-management (skillfully managing your impulses and reactions), motivation (aligning your values and work), empathy (understanding others’ feelings and experiences) and leadership (influencing with compassion).

What if I purchase a ticket and then can't make it?

If you're unable to attend a program that you've registered and paid for, there are a couple of options:

  • Transfer to another participant: Tickets are fully transferable to another person at any time. Contact SIYLI to give us the name and email of the attendee in your place.

  • Full or partial refund: You are eligible for a full refund until three weeks prior to the event. If you cancel between one to three weeks before the program, you can receive a refund less a 25% processing fee. If you cancel within 1 week of the program you are not eligible for a refund.

Unfortunately, registrations are not transferable between programs and we are unable to provide credit for future programs. Refunds will be issued through Eventbrite and processed within 15 days of notification of cancellation.

Search Inside Yourself is eligible for 13/13.5 hours of CPD credits.

Your Canadian Team

If you are interested in rolling out a Mindfulness initiative within your organization please feel free to contact one of us.  We will be happy to chat with you about your goals and aspirations.

Priscilla Cruz

After fourteen years of experience in Architecture and a certified Project Manager Professional, Priscilla created her own company to do what she is most passionate about:  teaching the necessary skills to help individuals and organizations to maximize their potential.  Priscilla has been practicing Mindfulness for 15+ years.

Priscilla is the founder of Arc Esprit in Montreal.

Mary Ellen Sanajko

Mary Ellen has all the credentials!  In addition to her MBA, she is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) as well as certified in Organizational & Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC).  She has been studying and practicing mindfulness for more than 15 years.

Mary Ellen is the founder of Conduit Coaching in Vancouver.

John Windisman

In addition to his bachelor of science degree from the prestigious University of Waterloo, John also has his Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certification from the University of Toronto.  He is passionate about bringing Mindfulness into organizations  in order to create a workplace that thrives.  He has been practicing Mindfulness for more than 15 years.

John is the founder of Optimistic Brain Inc. in Toronto.