Mindfulness Meditation
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Mindfulness Meditation Course

If you want to learn how to take better care of yourself and discover a deeper sense of ease and peace of mind – and you are willing to actively engage in your own health and well-being – I invite you to participate in this seven-week interactive course on meditation and mindfulness. The course will give you the tools and training to enhance your health and happiness through a deep understanding of the mind-body connection, using scientifically-tested practices to mobilize your inner resources, reduce your reactivity to stressful situations, and respond to circumstances with greater awareness and presence.

 

This course is based on:

-      the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program designed by Jon Kabatt-Zinn, as set out in Full Catastrphe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, and

 -     How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind by Pema Chodron

Course description:

In this course, you will:

  • Become more aware of your inner life from moment to moment – your body sensations, feelings, and thoughts
  • Develop a different way of relating to your sensations, thoughts and feelings through mindful acceptance rather than habitual, automatic routines
  • Learn to choose the most skillful response to thoughts, feelings and situations.

Format:

  • 8 weekly 2.5 hour sessions, plus one Saturday 6 hour session. Each session incorporates theory, guided meditation practice, and discussion.
  • daily home meditation of 30 minutes

Materials Provided:

  • guided meditations - audio recordings (breath and walking meditations, yoga, body scan)
  • binder of instructions (50 pages)

Fee

The course fee is $2,500, plus $25 for each participant to cover materials.