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Welcome to HAI Ottawa, a growing community and part of HAI Global!

This meetup group has free workshops about love and intimacy, as well as fun and welcoming social events. Come join us so we can connect, learn and grow together.

For 50 years, HAI has dedicated itself to holding people in love, safety, and reverence as they walk the path of exploration of what it means to be fully human. Discover how your beliefs about love, intimacy and sexuality affect your personal relationships, body image and ability to find love.

Guided by skilled facilitators, participants make real and lasting changes in their lives. HAI workshops and events empower participants to celebrate their uncensored beauty and step into their personal power.

Learn more about HAI at http://www.hai.org

Bienvenue à HAI Ottawa, qui fait partie d'une communauté grandissante HAI Global!

Ce groupe Meetup offre les ateliers libres sur l'amour et l'intimité, ainsi que les événements sociaux accueillants. Venez nous rejoindre afin que nous puissions connecter, apprendre et grandir ensemble.

Depuis 50 ans, HAI se consacre à la tenue des gens dans l'amour, la sécurité et le respect comme ils explorent de ce que signifie être pleinement humain. Découvrez comment vos croyances sur l'amour, l'intimité et la sexualité affectent vos relations personnelles, l'image corporelle et la capacité de trouver l'amour.

Guidé par des facilitateurs qualifiés, les participants font des changement réels et durables dans leurs vies. Les ateliers et les événements permettent aux participants de célébrer leur beauté et de réclamer leur pouvoir personnel.

Apprenez plus sur HAI à http://www.hai.org

HAI’s Mission Statement:

The Human Awareness Institute (HAI) empowers individuals to be potent, loving, contributing human beings. HAI promotes personal growth and social change by replacing ignorance, shame, and fear with awareness, acceptance, and love.

The Human Awareness Institute cultivates thriving and inclusive global communities where people live in dignity, respect, understanding, trust, kindness, compassion, reverence, honesty, and love. HAI fosters the celebration of consensual, nourishing sexuality. The Human Awareness Institute is committed to creating a world of love and acceptance.

Énoncé de mission de HAI:

HAI permet aux individus d'être puissants, aimants, contribuants êtres humains. HAI promeut la croissance personnelle et le changement social en remplaçant l'ignorance, la honte et la peur avec la conscience, l'acceptation et l'amour.

HAI cultive les communautés mondiales prospères et adaptées où les gens vivent dans la dignité, le respect, la compréhension, la confiance, la bonté, la compassion, le respect, l'honnêteté et l'amour. HAI favorise la célébration du consentement, la sexualité nourrissante. HAI est engagé à créer un monde d'amour et d'acceptation.

Upcoming events (5)

HAI's Introduction to Intimacy Online Relationship Workshop

Online event

$27.00

Craving more love & connection in your life? Join us for this interactive online event to begin (or continue!) your path towards happier, kinder, and long-lasting relationships. Learn skills that will bring you closer to yourself and others so that you can live your life in love.

The cost is $27 USD per person due upon registration (see link)

For info & to register: https://www1.hai.org/workshops/start-your-journey/hai-intro-workshop/?cnpvar=MEETUP

Most of us think about intimacy as a sexual or sensual act. In this heart-centered facilitated workshop, you will explore ways to create & maintain satisfying intimate connections with those you love. You'll also be introduced to some of the foundational concepts & philosophies of HAI that we cover more in-depth in our weekend workshops.

TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

Because this is an online workshop with video participation over Zoom, you will need a minimum standard of computer equipment. Cell phones are not preferred.

Recording of the event is not allowed.

You will receive the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the workshop and again 1 hour before we start.

Please be in a private room on a computer if possible, rather than on a mobile phone or a tablet for a better experience. If more than one person in the same household is participating, it's much better if each of you can have your own computer and be using headphones if you are in the same room. If you have two devices in one room, only one can be connected to audio. Otherwise, you will have echo and feedback issues.

The Human Awareness Institute (HAI Global) is a cutting-edge, 50-year-old, non-profit organization that has helped tens of thousands of people around the world to create more joy, love, and connection in their lives. We look forward to welcoming you!

For more about us and the workshops we offer, go to www.hai.org.

HAI's Introduction to Intimacy Online Relationship Workshop

Online event

$27.00

Craving more love & connection in your life? Join us for this interactive online event to begin (or continue!) your path towards happier, kinder, and long-lasting relationships. Learn skills that will bring you closer to yourself and others so that you can live your life in love.

The cost is $27 USD per person due upon registration (see link)

For info & to register: https://www1.hai.org/workshops/start-your-journey/hai-intro-workshop/?cnpvar=MEETUP

Most of us think about intimacy as a sexual or sensual act. In this heart-centered facilitated workshop, you will explore ways to create & maintain satisfying intimate connections with those you love. You'll also be introduced to some of the foundational concepts & philosophies of HAI that we cover more in-depth in our weekend workshops.

TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

Because this is an online workshop with video participation over Zoom, you will need a minimum standard of computer equipment. Cell phones are not preferred.

Recording of the event is not allowed.

You will receive the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the workshop and again 1 hour before we start.

Please be in a private room on a computer if possible, rather than on a mobile phone or a tablet for a better experience. If more than one person in the same household is participating, it's much better if each of you can have your own computer and be using headphones if you are in the same room. If you have two devices in one room, only one can be connected to audio. Otherwise, you will have echo and feedback issues.

The Human Awareness Institute (HAI Global) is a cutting-edge, 50-year-old, non-profit organization that has helped tens of thousands of people around the world to create more joy, love, and connection in their lives. We look forward to welcoming you!

For more about us and the workshops we offer, go to www.hai.org.

HAI's Introduction to Intimacy Online Relationship Workshop

Online event

$27.00

Craving more love & connection in your life? Join us for this interactive online event to begin (or continue!) your path towards happier, kinder, and long-lasting relationships. Learn skills that will bring you closer to yourself and others so that you can live your life in love.

The cost is $27 USD per person due upon registration (see link)

For info & to register: https://www1.hai.org/workshops/start-your-journey/hai-intro-workshop/?cnpvar=MEETUP

Most of us think about intimacy as a sexual or sensual act. In this heart-centered facilitated workshop, you will explore ways to create & maintain satisfying intimate connections with those you love. You'll also be introduced to some of the foundational concepts & philosophies of HAI that we cover more in-depth in our weekend workshops.

TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

Because this is an online workshop with video participation over Zoom, you will need a minimum standard of computer equipment. Cell phones are not preferred.

Recording of the event is not allowed.

You will receive the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the workshop and again 1 hour before we start.

Please be in a private room on a computer if possible, rather than on a mobile phone or a tablet for a better experience. If more than one person in the same household is participating, it's much better if each of you can have your own computer and be using headphones if you are in the same room. If you have two devices in one room, only one can be connected to audio. Otherwise, you will have echo and feedback issues.

The Human Awareness Institute (HAI Global) is a cutting-edge, 50-year-old, non-profit organization that has helped tens of thousands of people around the world to create more joy, love, and connection in their lives. We look forward to welcoming you!

For more about us and the workshops we offer, go to www.hai.org.

HAI's "Love Your Body, Love Your Sex" Online Workshop (Aug 28 & 29)

How does your relationship with your body affect your experience of sex? In this workshop, we will explore the paradox of vulnerability and boundary setting is key to intimacy. And how having a healthy, loving relationship with our own bodies helps build a strong foundation for intimate relationships.

You will be gently guided through exercises to explore attitudes and ideas about your body and your sex, what turns you on or off, where you have shame, and what it means to engage in heart-based sexuality.

The cost is $289 USD per person due upon registration (see link).

For more info & to register: https://www1.hai.org/workshops/start-your-journey/love-your-body-love-your-sex/?cnpvar=MEETUP

Our highly trained and experienced facilitators create a safe, intimate, interactive, and supportive environment to learn, practice, share, and grow. You will also be invited to share in pairs, in small groups, and in the full group as opportunities for introspection, reflection, and open-hearted listening.

The workshop takes place over 2 days in 4 sessions.

Saturday 12:00 AM -3:00 PM and 4:00 PM-7:30 PM Eastern Time
Sunday 12:00 AM -3:00 PM and 4:00 PM-7:30 PM Eastern Time

Love Your Body, Love Your Sex brings together the accumulated wisdom and knowledge from HAI’s 50-plus years as a leader in the field of human relationships and reflects cutting-edge research in the field of human sexuality. Discover how to build a strong, loving relationship with your body that supports fulfilling and healthy sexuality.

This workshop is for individuals who are 18 years or older.

TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION

Because this is an online workshop with video participation over Zoom, you will need a minimum standard of computer equipment. Cell phones are not preferred.

Recording of this workshop is not allowed.

You will receive the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the workshop and again 1 hour before we start.

Please be in a private room on a computer if possible, rather than on a mobile phone or a tablet for a better experience. If more than one person in the same household is participating, it's much better if each of you can have your own computer and be using headphones if you are in the same room. If you have two devices in one room, only one can be connected to audio. Otherwise, you will have echo and feedback issues.

For more than 50 years, the Human Awareness Institute has been supporting people like you in having the kind of life they want and the kinds of relationships they want.

For more about us and the workshops we offer, go to www.hai.org.

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HAI's Introduction to Intimacy Online Relationship Workshop

Online event

$27.00

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