Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction- an 8week course
With: Amara Saraswati
When: May 11th – June 29th
Every Saturday 2PM – 4.30PM
One-day workshop: Sunday 16 June to be held at the Collaroy Surf Club
Investment: Early Bird ( before 25/4) – $625
Full Price – $695
First developed in 1979 by Emeritus Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The MBSR course has 35 years of research behind it and is today at the forefront of body/mind approaches to wellbeing, personal development and transformation.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is a practical, user-friendly and evidence-based course. Over this 8 week course you will be cultivating and strengthening your ability to live with greater ease, focus, resilience, happiness and connection.
ENHANCE EASE AND EMOTIONAL CALM
Increase your capacity to shift from stressful states of body and mind into feeling calmer and more at ease.
Develop your ability to recognize, befriend and digest difficult emotions.
INCREASE FOCUS AND VITALITY
Bring greater focus and concentration to all your daily activities, learn to recognize when and how to pause, relax and recharge.
Understand ways to bring more joy and happiness into your life.
FINDING CLARITY AND WISDOM
Consciously respond to life skillfully and creatively rather that reacting out of habitual patterns – even in challenging situations.
Live more in the present and engage with what is important and meaningful for you, right now.
CONNECT WITH YOURSELF AND OTHERS
Cultivate an honest, friendly and caring relationship towards yourself.
Join us for 8 weekly sessions and a one day workshop.
Explore and nourish your authentic qualities of kindness and compassion so that even in stressful situations you’re able to respond and act in a way that is skilful and beneficial to yourself and others.
Facilitator Amara is an accredited Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction facilitator, trained with the Mindfulness Training Institute Australia – New Zealand.
For 35 years Amara has been teaching mindful Hatha Yoga, relaxation and meditation practices in private consultation, schools, work places, community groups, retreat centres and hospitals (including South Pacific Private Hospital, Royal North Shore Hospital and Manly Hospital).
Amara began practicing mindful Hatha Yoga and meditation in 1977. On noticing how effective the practices were in supporting her physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, and with a heartfelt longing to be able to support others, she immersed herself in study and practice.
From 1978 – 2000 Amara lived, worked, studied and taught full time at retreat/teaching centres in Australia and overseas.
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We hope you can join us for what promises to be a wonderful, life affirming event.
A discounted price or a payment plan is available for health care cardholders or anyone facing financial hardship. They are to contact us to discuss.