CREATING

JOY

for ELDERS

CREATE FLOW

 

People want to feel that deep sense of contentment. Joy is one remedy. It connects us, bringing us back into a Natural connection with a child-like Nature.

Joy invites us to come out and feel free to play.

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"I had experienced profound Joy before, but I seemed to have lost it. Then Jon suggested I go ahead and feel it, and I did, there it was, almost instantaneously! It was inside, there all along, it was absolutely profound." 

A joyful participant, Pender Island, BC.

 

Click play to hear an amazing testimonial of what Creating Joy did for a participant of this course offering, simply :)

 

Where Head and Heart Meet

Through the HeartMathTM Institute, Science has shown the magnitude of potential by accessing the heart for more resilience, clarity, and deeper connection which means clearer, more resilient and connected communities inevitably.

This is an interactive group exercise series, where through our time together, regardless of where anyone is at, we can come back to a heart-centred focus, which simply feels good.

This feel good sensation is what the HeartMathTM Institute coined "coherence". In coherence we are actually connecting our hearts and minds, each with their own independent yet connected intelligence system. 

If there is one thing people take away from this experience is greater relaxation, and we can all use a bit more of that!

 

 

 

<LISTEN below for a brief explanation of this unique and beautiful offering> 

 

 

 

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT HEART-FOCUSED CIRCLES

"I had experienced profound Joy before, but I seemed to have lost it. Then Jon suggested I go ahead and feel it, and I did, there it was, almost instantaneously! It was inside, there all along, it was absolutely profound." 

A joyful participant, Pender Island, BC.

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"The Journey to Resilient Heart course served me in the exact way I was hoping it would...giving me a chance to connect with other humans every week while also giving me a space and tools to practice bringing my life from head-centered to heart-centered."

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"Healthy."

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"I was very encouraged by the level of comfort we felt with one another right from the first night. This speaks to Jon’s ability to create ease in a circle. I was delighted with the level of honesty , authenticity and respect shared by the people in the group . As a facilitator, Jon modelled these attributes, and set the tone. I was also moved by the fact that we all felt equal in the group, there was no sense of leader and followers. It felt like Our group. And of course the message of dropping into our hearts and out of our heads carries into our daily lives still . I feel like, as a group, we got the message"

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" I always appreciate Jon's enthusiastic yet calming healing energy. I  leave the session feeling empowered, clear minded, and excited with who I am! "

 

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For some elderly people, LONELINESS IS TOO COMMON OF AN EXPERIENCE.

Connection is a Remedy.

We do this through circle time :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many of us have not experienced the power of sharing the gift of sitting in circle since they were small children.

How OPPORTUNISTIC!

I believe that the greatest gift we can give one another is our attention, our ears. When that connection allows one to be a little freer, or a little more confident, or a little more understanding, little more loving, a little more curious, that little more goes a long way, and that is why I do this. Because that happens too often.

What is the 5-week Experience?

A non-invasive, safe, group format amazing opportunity to feel the positive energy that can emerge when people come together to experience what it feels like to connect from their heart-center.

The first organ produced is the heart, so why not start there?

Seriously, imagine the potential that could emerge in your community?

STEPS TO GETTING STARTED ON the 5-week Experience

STEP 1: Complete Registration form LISTED below THEse STEPS (but please read first)

I will contact you via email or phone to discuss setting up an introductory meeting and presentation after submission.

STEP 2: SCHEDULE iNTRODUCTORY Meeting

Prior to engaging your community members, this provides an opportunity for myself and managers of the facility to get to know one another and determine whether my services are a fit.

STEP 3: SCHEDULE INTRODUCTORY 2-HOUR WORKSHOP with Community

If it is a fit, it is recommended we offer an introductory glimpse to your community members, to connect to heart in a group setting, which is very non-invasive and safe, and can be incredibly personal while at the same time being incredibly connecting.  This allows people to sample without committing to a full five weeks. A good thing.

Click HERE to read this excellent article from the HeartMathTM Institute regarding HeartMathTM for Heart Disease and Hypertension

STEP 3: EVALUATE community members needs & next steps

After the introductory workshop we will evaluate feedback from the group and decide if the 5-week course is right for you. *Note, that after the 5-week course, there are supplemental monthly meet-ups recommended to help reinforce some of the practices and build the monthly meet-ups as many of the participants say they wanted more time, or the vibes to continue :)
 

STEP 4: Initiate 5-week series

If it's a fit we both decide to move forward with, we will choose a day and time that works best for the mutual agreement of both parties. I recommend 2 hour sessions, once a week, which allows for plenty of time to share and experience as well as take away time between sessions to put into practice what we have experienced and had insight on.

STEP 5: Evaluate 5-week group participants needs

After the 5-week series has completed, we will evaluate the anonymous feedback with the management team to gauge whether additional 5-week series would benefit those who already participated and would like to continue as well as others who have heard positive word from previous participants. 

STEP 6: REINFORCE MONTHLY HEART MEET-UP

I recommend scheduling a monthly meet-up after the 5-week class ends, again upon dialoguing with participants as this has to be a willing endeavour, this will provide us a good way to carry these immensely beneficial techniques more into our day and the communities we live. Again, highly contagious! 

(Also, the more 5-week classes offered, the more people show up to the monthly meet-up to connect with new people and imagine the possibility if everyone started doing that! Beautiful.)

 

 

 

 

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Retirement Community Submission Form

To begin the process, please fill out the details below and I will contact you to setup an introductory appointment. 

*Note: actively servicing Central and North Vancouver Island where it is possible.

 

 

 

5-Week "Creating Joy for Elders" Overview

Over our time together, we will build upon our resilience gained week-in-week-out. 

WEEK 1: REMEMBERING HEART CONNECTIONS

 

Central to our work together is a process of remembering what it feels like to come back to heart. What are the amazing implications!?

WEEK 2: UNDERSTANDING OUR HEART'S INTELLIGENCE & BUILDING RESILIENCE

 

Science has proven through many studies that the heart is a source of intelligence much like the brain, although some would say it is highly more developed to pick up intelligent intuition, we find ways to access that and will build on this throughout the coming weeks.

WEEK 3: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE OF THE HEART

"I didn't remember the last time I felt Joy.  I couldn't. Then Jon suggested I go ahead and feel it, and I did, and that was wonderful!"  This is true, yet we often don't think we can experience something because we've always seen or felt it another way. We learn to call upon emotional states for a more coherent state of being. Beautiful!

WEEK 4: AUTHENTIC SOUND & VOICE THROUGH HEART

 

The voice is an amazing tool, we might have forgotten to use it along the way. We will go through heart-centered communication, creating emotional sound and connecting with others in the process. This will uplift spirits and allow us to share the joy of music and expression.

WEEK 5: ACTIVE LISTENING THROUGH HEART

When we listen from heart we pick up on more subtle cues, we can understand from a deeper perspective and perhaps an deeper emotional intelligence. As we have built on our techniques through the week's, listening and engaging in the stillness of heart becomes that much easier (as it's all accumulative) and that much more beautiful (in mine and other's opinions).

WEEK 6: CONNECTING TO OUR NATURE WITHIN AND WITHOUT THROUGH HEART

Nature is where the heart lives. It is connected through the trees and plants, rocks and animals, birds and insects, as well as our own inner nature which is scientifically made up of the same elements. The Heart is the first organ produced in the human embryo, this says enough... Let's access it already!

 

 

 

Welcome joy back into our life, however that decides to happen!

When we do this in community, with others, it becomes a very connecting experience and communities thrive based on this type of belonging I believe, it becomes contagious.

 

 

 

 

 

CREATING RESILIENCE TO STRESS

Resilience is how we show up in the face of adversity, stress, or change, it is how we bounce back.

One's emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual resilience can be enhanced through routinely accessing a state of coherence, that we all innately know, because it lives within the heart.​

When we access this coherence, we are much more apt to being more resilient to express ourselves through sound, through story, through our silence.

 

We may also find it easier to find more understanding of another's point of view.

We are like a battery and either we can be gaining energy or draining energy. My job is to help us re-focus on gaining.

INNER GUIDANCE ACCESSED THROUGH THE HEART-CENTRE

For millenias, people knew and understood the power of accessing the heart's internal intelligence for greater understandings of our relationships and connection to all things. 

From this place we emote our expression of self into the world and carry ourselves into the world.

For many, the mere glimpse of a loving companion that is the intelligence of your heart, is a life-changing event. When we hear the inner voice, when we feel our heart's wisdom calling forth, we can more clearly navigate our day, we can more clearly communicate our thoughts, we can more clearly engage with Life and those around us and that provides us a sense of belonging in itself.

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With Me

Servicing the entire Globe from Vancouver Island BC, Canada. 

With the power of these ways, I can remotely do ANYTHING I can do in-person. 

With compensation, I am able to travel if you prefer to meet in person .

Or you can visit our Farm in the Qualicum Bay area if you are near.

Wherever you are, whatever your budget, let's see how we can and will create Channels of Flow.

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FEES OF RECIPROCITY

As in Nature, I freely share our gifts with those who wish to receive them and offer this service using a PWYV (Pay What You Value) Model.

On average, my hourly rate is about $50-$75 depending on the client. I am open to whatever is in the value and accessibility range of my clients to ensure I am not hoarding my services and keeping them ransom.

With this average rate over the 5 weeks, I equate it to be about $1,500 for prep, travel, support, and facilitation.  This is negotiable as I have indicated above.

For monthly meet-ups I generally charge $150-$200, this will be agreed upon prior to any work commencing.

With this model, as we all don't have access to the same amount of financial resources, I also open up to donations for anyone with access to alternative financial resources willing to share and invest in a brighter future.

 

Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for continuing to support me :)

 

DISCLAIMER

Jon Martin is not a medical professional, counsellor, or therapist, and none of his advice should ever be taken in the place of professional advice on any physical or mental health matters, relationships, or careers. The information provided is purely for educational purposes. Individuals must use their own discretion, judgment and common sense at all times and should not break any local, national or international laws. Under no circumstances will Jon be held liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or inability to use, the information and practices he shares. If you have a medical condition or health concern, always consult your doctor.