6 WEEK EXPLORING MEDITATION
Exploring Meditation Beginners Course
A six-week course that is ideal for those new to meditation or those seeking to reconnect with their practice. Each week will build on your learning, covering the key principles of most meditation practices, the ‘how’ and ‘why’, and also exploring a range of different meditation techniques .. so that you find the best practice for YOU!
The Exploring Meditation course is designed to provide a straightforward, practical and non-religious approach to meditation. Meeting weekly gives us a chance to get ‘into the flow’ of meditation, and gain some insight into the benefits found in a regular meditation practice.
NEXT COURSE: WINTER 25 June – 30 July
Sunday’s 5:00pm – 6.30pm
What do we do?
The program looks something like this, and may vary a little depending on the group and individual interests:
*Week 1: core meditation principles, the ‘how’ and ‘why’, stress and how to circuit-break the habit and an introduction to Mindfulness of Body practices.
*Week 2: the impact of stress, introduction to short Meditative Exercises and longer techniques (both invaluable), introduction to Mindfulness of Breath.
*Week 3: the brain, the process of meditation, Mantra and Affirmation practices, obstacles and antidotes, measuring your progress.
*Week 4: the science of meditation and a 12 minute practice shown to greatly improve memory, and silent practice with a review of common challenges, an insight into the Meditation Map (designed by Sarah to support your meditation journey).
*Week 5: Mindfulness meditation, how to include mindfulness practices in daily life. A look at mindfulness of eating, listening and movement practices, time for Q & A.
*Week 6: Resources for ongoing nourishment of your practice (what’s next?), building a longer meditation practice from meditative exercises, and the art of ‘non-doing’
Our aim .. our goal?
To provide you with all that your need to meditate. Anytime. Anywhere. Each weekly class is designed to build on your understanding of meditation, and provide time and focus for group meditation practice. There is a period of instruction, discussion and PRACTICE.
We also provide a weekly handouts so that you can build a meditation workbook, a resource that you can continue to dip into as your practice develops; and share insights, tips and tools that we hope might support your ongoing interest and engagement with your own personal meditation practice.
We limit our classes to a maximum of ten participants which allows for a nice mix of group and personal attention. Our venues are chosen for comfort, ambiance and ease of access and our classes are conducted sitting in a chair or using a cushion on the floor – we often have the ability to provide both options for you to try over the duration of the course.
We provide chairs and cushions for our meditation classes and if you have any further questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: Sunday evenings 5:00PM-6:30PM
Date: 25 June – 30 July 2017
Venue: Studio 4, 81 Beach Road, Sandringham (parking Georgiana St)
Book With a Friend .. when you bring a friend along for the meditation journey, you have an instant accountability partner and its even more fun to share the experience! We would love to offer you both a 12% discount ($21 each) because friends are the best.