Understanding the Importance of Mindset and Science Behind It

  • October 27, 2023
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm
  • FESTI - Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute 2025 Courtneypark Drive, East, Mississauga

Facilitated by Julia Long

Learning Objectives: In this session, we will define neuroplasticity and how it relates to mindset; explore the science behind how mindset influences your daily life; and identify how to shift your personal mindset to improve health, decrease stress and become more resilient in work and life.

Julia Long

Julia is a Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator with Mindful Leader (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – MBSR) and she offers sessions in workplaces, including Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Strategies.

She is a Certified California College of Ayurveda (CCA) Yoga Nidra (positive affirmations / mindset) Teacher and Teacher Trainer based in Ottawa, Canada. She has been teaching and providing CCA Yoga Nidra sessions in groups and privately for many years. She is currently the only Classically-based Yoga Nidra Teacher Trainer in Canada (CCA-YN).

She is also a Certified Canadian Fitness Professional (CanFitPro), an Advanced Sivananda Yoga & Kundalini Yoga Teacher. She has over 1000 hours of yoga training, including trauma-informed movement. She is a Continuing Education Provider for Yoga Alliance (International).

She has 2 sons who are First Responders which spawned the creation of FRY Canada. She has seen and heard how their duty has changed them and increased their stress levels. The demands of their jobs were impacting their physical and non-physical wellbeing.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Laws and was a practicing lawyer. She has used her skills as a leader in the federal arena to help keep chemical substances of concern out of the Canadian environment.

She is an author, writing and publishing in various journals on topics of mindset and wellbeing, including Canadian Firefighter.

Julia has classed herself as a “mobile wellness provider” travelling to talk, teach and study.