Past Meetup

Coworking, Wellness and Mentoring Weekly Meetup - Online Business Mentor on Site

This Meetup is past

8 people went

Artscape YoungPlace (between Dundas and Queen)

180 Shaw Street · Toronto, ON

How to find us

This is the only week we don't have a private space - find us to the left of stairs at the tables

Location image of event venue


Join a group of working women for weekly coworking meetups that combine work and wellness.

Imagine an Opportunity Where You Could Get Support You Need Each Week?

Each week we will create an inspiring space where you can work (bring your laptop), set your goals and intentions with your coworking friends and get the support you need with our weekly on site mentor! Plus, at the end of each session we have a movement class to release tension and stress.

We know that women - and their businesses - thrive when they are consciously connected with their bodies, minds, emotions, and with an authentic and supportive community - now you have it, all you have to do is join!

When: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: To cover the room rental costs for us to move and have a private space we are charging to break even. This also helps us to be accountable to the group attendance (ie: no shows).

Weekly Pay as you Go

• Members: $8.00 for Women in Biz Members (

• Non Members : $12.00

Monthly Pay As you Go

• Members: $30.00 for 1 month pass - 4 Visits

• Non Members: $36.00


Where: Artscape Youngplace ( | 180 Shaw St, Toronto, ON M6J 2W5 * This week only we will meet in the Coffee Pub instead of in our usual space *

Coffee Pub ( on site with breakfast options and amazing beverage choices.

Join us for an opening circle at 10:00 am to get your day started right!

On Site Mentor: Lisa Kelly - Online business and more! (

Lisa Kelly is a certified Online Business Manager and the founder of Admin Guru. Highly organized, detail-oriented and a problem solver with a prior career (20+ years) in technical/customer support and graphic design — she is a self-proclaimed ‘creative geek’. She can manage the back end of your conscious business so that you can get back to focusing solely on your purposeful and transformational work: inspiring and sharing your expertise with who need your help!

Move: A short (15-20 minute) break to engage in holistic self-care such as dance, yoga, guided meditation, or a walk in the park. Emily Rose Antflick ( will be leading a guided body flow but we encourage other women to provide our weekly warm up as well. This week we will take advantage of the gorgeous fall weather to take a walk together in Trinity Bellwoods Park.


Stay as long as you want to work on your own projects in a supportive environment.Mentor in the House! Each week we will have a skills development mentor available on site for informal discussions and advice.

What to bring:

Laptop & work materials Clothes you can move in. Wear warm clothes to join us for a walk in the park!

Why Coworking?

So many of us struggle with isolation, depression and lack of motivation when we work alone. It helps to get our of our heads and connect with other entrepreneurs for support and inspiration! We know that women - and their businesses - thrive when they are consciously connected with their bodies, minds, emotions, and with an authentic and supportive community. Coworking promotes collaboration and creative engagement among independent workers. To learn more about the global coworking movement visit the Coworking Wiki (

Join us to create a new coworking space and community hub for women in Toronto!

We are bringing together the ecosystem of working women in Toronto, with a mission to build a purpose-designed coworking space where working women thrive. Be a part of vital new community, investing not only in your own business but in the future of women’s work in Toronto. This is your opportunity be a part of a the conversation and help us shape the space to suit your needs and values.

You should join if:

You are a woman who wants a workplace where you can show up in an emotionally authentic way and take risks without feeling fear or shameYou value holistic self care and recognize that your business will thrive only if you take care of your physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeingYou want a purpose-designed home to engage with membersYou want time to connect with a mentor informally to ask questions and get adviceYou believe that growth can arise from serendipitous connectionsYou are passionate about lifelong learning and personal developmentYou love to collaborate and share your success - and vulnerability - with like-minded othersYou want to prove to the mainstream business world that the full expression of the feminine is a viable and sustainable way to work

Your Coworking Hosts:

Emily Rose Antflick is a facilitator of journeys through inner and outer worlds. In her workshops and retreats, Emily holds space for deep connection with self, others, and the environment. Her work stems from a feminine paradigm that values collaboration, creativity and ‘showing up’? with your authentic self. Emily is the founder of SheCoSystem Toronto ( a new coworking community where women can work in integrity, cultivate personal and professional wellbeing and connect with a supportive ecosystem.

With an MA in Education and over ten years in classroom and experiential education in Canada and internationally, she is a versatile teacher and program designer with rich perspectives on learning and community building. Emily is the Community Leader of G Day for Girls ( Toronto, a rite of passage for adolescent girls and their adult champions. She is a facilitator of Erica Ross’s award winning Dance Our Way Home ( healing freestyle dance program.

Connect with Emily on twitter @EmilyAntflick (, instagram @emrose ( visit (

Leigh Mitchell is a passionate social ( and storyteller with 20 years of marketing and community development experience, specializing in helping brands to share their story and create deeper connections with their customers. She is also the founder of Women in Biz Network ( and is most proud of her work creating the Mentor Her Biz and Social for Good movements. Her career has led her to successfully work with major brands such as GM Canada, Microsoft Canada, TELUS, Johnson & Johnson, Maple Leaf Foods, TD Canada Trust, Staples Canada and Random House. Leigh has been featured on CBC Radio, Canadian ing Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and has been a featured speaker at the #SocialforGood Conference, Blissdom Canada, The Wellness Business Summit and has served as a judge for UPS and Microsoft Small Business Contests.

Connect with Leigh at Women in Biz Network (, LinkedIn (, Twitter (, Facebook (, Periscope (, and Instagram (