Mindfulness Meditation
    • Making friends with your mind, heart and body


Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:40

It is amazing to observe how much power we give unknowingly to uninvited thoughts; “Do this, say that, remember, plan, obsess, judge.” They have the potential to drive us crazy, and they often do!

J. Goldstein,
Insight Meditation; the Practice of Freedom


Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:39

There is one thing that, when cultivated and regularly practiced, leads . . . to peace, to mindfulness and clear comprehension. . to a happier life here and now . . And, what is that one thing? It is mindfulness centered on the body.

The Buddha,
from the Satipatthana Sutta

Leonardo da Vinci

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 14:32

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself

Leonardo da Vinci

About The Instructor

Wednesday, 03 July 2013 13:09

IMG 2693Jon Kabat-Zinn and Peter at Mass Meditation, Parliament Hill, September 21 2017

Peter Black, MA, completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course in 1999. Since then, he has followed a daily meditation practice, annually attended a week-long silent meditation retreat, and completed a professional training program on mindfulness with Jon Kabatt-Zinn (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine). From 2013 to 2018, he taught the MBSR course to over 100 participants.

A retired federal public servant, Peter has lived in Ottawa since 1983.

Contact Information
Telephone: 613-322-7196
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Tuesday, 02 July 2013 20:22

Trusting your own feelings, intuition and wisdom


Tuesday, 02 July 2013 20:22

If we focus on the end result we can miss out on what is happening along the way


Tuesday, 02 July 2013 20:19

Judgments keep us from fully experiencing the situation

Letting Go

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 18:41

Letting go of our thoughts about how things should be


Tuesday, 02 July 2013 18:34

Opening up to whatever is happening in the moment


Thursday, 06 September 2012 07:09

Meditation is a tool, a type of training to help us be more mindful during each day.