Mindfulness workshops practical information

Suitable for:

This day is suitable for anyone who would like to develop skills and attitudes to meet life’s inevitable stresses and challenges with more equanimity and calm. You don't need to have prior experience and all practices are suitable for beginners as well as more experienced meditators.

Is it a religious form of meditation?

Practices explored derive originally from the yoga and Buddhist tradition, but are now used widely in different forms in health and wellbeing settings and are presented in a secular way so that they are accessible to people from all backgrounds.

Will we be meditating for hours, sitting on the floor?

We will meditate for no longer than 15-20 minutes at a time and all meditations will be guided by Karin (with brief periods of silence). Chairs are available and most people choose to it on chairs.

Will it be like going to school?

The day will be informal with short presentations and talks on aspects of mindfulness, and there will be time for discussion and questions and answer sessions, advice on personal practice and useful books on mindfulness as well as group meditation sessions which will be no longer than 20 minutes at a time and mosty shorter than that. It will be physically undemanding and is suitable for people with physical disabilities and health problems.

Do I need to take notes?

You will be provided with electronic handouts from the day, summarising presentations and meditation practices for you to practice at home. But please feel free to bring a notebook and pen if you think you might like to take your own notes.

​CDs with recorded mindfulness practices will be for sale for £7.50.

How many people will be there?

Maximum number of participants: 18

Where is it?

​At Highfield House Yoga Studio, Summer Hill, Harbledown, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8NH

Limited amount of on site parking and free street parking

For directions, click here

Any further questions or reserve a place? Contact Karin

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