Maintain Momentum – ways to keep practicing.

 

Join our Mindfulness Challenge!

Join our mindfulness challenge for Mental Health Awareness week, and support your mental health and wellbeing!

Keeping a mindfulness practice going isn’t always easy on your own.  We can all slip into old habits, get distracted by other less important but urgent things, or just become confused or unmotivated – despite our best intentions.

Joining regularly with others to practice together, can be a useful and enjoyable way to stay motivated and continue the momentum you built up over your course.

That’s why we’re offering regular dropins and the opportunity to attend our wonderful Full Day of Mindfulness – find out all the details of upcoming sessions below.

Please note, these Mindfulness sessions are only for previous mindfulness course graduates.  If you’re interested in joining a course, or learning more, please visit our Book Now section.

NEW Monthly Mindfulness Sessions (Grads only)

Meeting up with others who have completed a mindfulness course is a great way to continue to enjoy and retain all the benefits you received on your course.

Commit to coming just once a month to our monthly in-person dropins, and leave feeling supported and inspired to keep practicing!

These sessions include a chance to:

  • Enjoy a live guided mindfulness practice 
  • Ask any questions you have around your practice, including exploring what you’ve been noticing and how you’re relating to that! 
  • Be inspired with teachings and other new insights
  • Discussions on how to keep living mindfully and ways of keeping mindfulness top of mind!
  • Connect with others from previous courses and feel part of a supportive mindfulness community (tea and biscuits provided!)

We look forward to seeing you!

Cost: $20 per session; Or commit to 5 sessions and pay $60 in advance ($12 per session). Please bring cash on the night or bank transfer to 01-0190-0464593-00 using your name as reference.

We don’t wish finance to be a barrier for you to attend these sessions, so please email us at info@mindfulnessaotearoa.com if you are unable to afford the session fee. 

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Fill in the below to receive a monthly reminder email about the Monthly Mindfulness Session!

Wed 15th Sept, 2021
7pm-7.45pm

With Jan Haworth

Location: Online, via zoom
click here to join (no charge)

Wed 17th Nov, 2021
7pm-8.30pm

With TBC

Location: The Salvation Army Mt Albert,
218 Mount Albert Road, Sandringham

Wed 20th Oct, 2021
7pm-8.30pm

With TBC

Location: The Salvation Army Mt Albert,
218 Mount Albert Road, Sandringham

Wed 15th Dec, 2021
7pm-8.30pm

With TBC

Location: The Salvation Army Mt Albert,
218 Mount Albert Road, Sandringham

Full Day of Mindfulness
2021 Dates (Grads only)

Sat 4th Dec, 2021
10am-5pm

Next Date:

Sat 4th Dec, 2021
10am-5pm

With jan Haworth and Dianne May

The day will be in silence, and you will be lead through a range of mindfulness practices.

Cost: $120.00
Location: Michael Park School, Ellerslie
Morning and afternoon tea provided.

Places are limited, please register below.
Please pay via bank transfer to 12-3629-0131546-00, using your name as reference.*

In the middle of our busy and often exhausting lives we can all benefit from stepping out of autopilot and taking some much needed time to simply be.

Join this wonderfully restorative Day of Mindfulness and top-up and deepen your mindfulness practice……

Please bring your own lunch and clothing appropriate for the weather (we’ll be spending some time outside).

*Please note: There are limited places available for the day, and in order to make this fair for all, payment is due on registration and your spot is not guaranteed until you have paid. Please get in contact for any payments queries. 

Register here for our next Day of Mindfulness 

Thank you for filling out this form. We realize the personal nature of these questions; therefore, please be assured that the completed forms are kept in strict confidence and only seen by the teachers.

Once completed you will receive an automatic email with further details on the day and how to pay. Please check your junk folder if it does not arrive!

7 Day Insight Meditation Retreat
1st – 7th April 2022

Four Foundations of Mindfulness
Te Moata Retreat Centre, Coromandel

With Dianne May and Nadav Avny

This 7 day silent meditation retreat is suitable for anyone wishing to deepen their practice and cultivate further understanding of the wisdom teachings underpinning mindfulness practices. The practices and teachings will provide an opportunity to become familiar and explore the four foundations of mindfulness.

This retreat will offer periods of exploring your embodied experience of the four foundations of mindfulness through alternating sitting and walking meditation as well as mindful movement practices. Whilst this retreat is a silent retreat, there will also be opportunities for group and individual discussions with the teachers in order to explore the personal experience of the practice and cultivate mindful communication.

The emphasis will be on creating together a safe, supportive and connected space for you to cultivate heart qualities such as compassion to self and others, courage, patience, authenticity and trust.

The retreat will take place in the beautiful Te Moata Retreat Centre, Coromandel, which is immersed in glorious nature and offers the opportunity to practice within the surrounding environment, explore bush walks and look after the body with nutritious and delicious vegetarian food.

Who is it for?
This retreat welcomes also people who are new to the practice and to meditation. However as this is a silent meditation retreat with an intensive schedule of practice, it will be particularly beneficial for people who have some experience of mindfulness meditation (e.g. having completed the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction or Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy course). Do be in touch if you want to check that it will be suitable for you.

How to register
Registration to this retreat will be coordinated by the Mindfulness Training Institute and Te Moata – please click on the below box to be taken to their site.  Or contact Dianne on dianne@mindfulnessaoteaoa.com with any queries.

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