Day of Mindfulness

Day of Mindfulness, Future dates will be posted here. 

Dementai Australia, 2 Percy Street,  Hamilton, 2303 

Please eneter via driveway to the right hand side of building, go through two gates and enter via the garden at the back.

This is an accessible venue. 

  • Please arrive by 9:15am to set up your props, for a 9:30am  start
  • Mobile phones on aeroplane mode please, or leave them in the car to minimise distractions
  • There will be silence of the eyes and speech, allowing you the opportunity to deepen your practice
  • Please provide your own props for sitting meditation, also perhaps a shawl or small blanket for meditation
  • Bring along food and drinks for the day, there is a fridge & microwave
  • Bring along your own cup & tea bags if you wnat to access the kettle
  • Lunch will be an eating meditation, also in silence
  • Wear layers to keep warm/ cool as the weather can be variable
  • Bring along a hat, we will be doing some walking meditation outside, or however you move through space
  • Remember to leave any reading or writing material at home, as this can also be a distraction from cultivating present moment awareness
  • The day is mostly in silence, by 3 pm we will have the opportunity to talk about our experience, once the silence is dissolved
  • This day provides time and space for focussed practice
  • I look forward to being with you all for this day of practice together
  • The day is an exploration of the mindfulness practices we have learnt so far in the MBSR course, in the spirit of self-care
  • A place to practice non-doing and stepping out of the busyness of evryday life
  • Please let me know if you won't be able to attend the full day of practice
  • Lisa Pollard 0403 186 146
  • lisapollard@mail.com

Some teachings and guided meditations to deepen your practice

Mindfulness for Beginners - By Jon Kabat-Zinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxYFxjZBqHg

 

Bob Stahl - 30 minute Guided Mindfulness Meditation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyHLlmfZpRA

 

Jack Kornfield - Joys of the Awakened Heart Pt 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBrJgWJn1kc

 

Tara Brach - Mindfulness Meditation: Nine Guided Practices (Audio Excerpt)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi7-eS058cg

https://www.tarabrach.com/talks-audio-video/