New Class: Blackburn
Excited to share a new course at the most delightful space in Blackburn .. will you join me for a six-week journey into meditation at SEED Yoga + Wellness?
We start Fri 15th February 1pm
Learn a collection of powerful time-tested meditation practices that are simple-to-do and use every day to help you self-manage stress, improve wellbeing and enhance life. Techniques that include mindfulness, silent mantra
This course is ideal for those new to meditation or those seeking to reconnect with their practice. Each week we build on our learning, ensuring that we cover the key principles of meditation along with the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of this ancient yet modern practice.
What shall we do?
Week 1: core meditation principles, the ‘how’ and ‘why’, stress and how to circuit-break the habit and an introduction to Mindfulness of Body Meditation
Week 2: the impact of stress, introduction to short Meditative Exercises and longer techniques (both invaluable), introduction to Mindfulness of Breath Meditation
Week 3: the brain, the process of meditation, Mantra, obstacles and antidotes, measuring your progress
Week 4: the science of meditation and a 12-minute mantra based practice shown in current research to greatly improve memory, and a silent practice, continuing to build on our understanding and personal practice of meditation
Week 5: Mindfulness meditation both as a traditional seated meditation and as a daily life exercise, we take a look at mindfulness of touch, eating, listening and movement practices
Week 6: Meditation that is self-guided, how to build a longer meditation practice from simple and easy meditative exercises, the art of ‘non-doing’ and resources for ongoing nourishment of your practice.
The aim of this course ..
Is to provide YOU with all that you need to meditate.
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.
There is also a weekly handout is provided so that you can build a meditation workbook, a resource to continue to dip into as your practice develops; along with sharing insights, tips
Classes are conducted sitting in a chair or using a cushion on the floor – we provide both options for you to consider over the duration of the course.
Dates: Six Friday afternoons from Friday 15 February from 1.00pm to 2.30pm to Friday 22 March 1.00 to 2.20pm