A Level 1 Insight Introductory Course

introduction to mindfulness | part b

Mindfulness is a scientifically proven method of caring for one of our most valuable assets, our mind. It is a powerful tool for reducing stress, anxiety and depressive symptoms. On average, we spend 47% of our day lost in thought, thinking about the pressures of work, the stress of raising a healthy family, dreaming about things in the future, or ruminating about regrets of the past. Mindfulness enables us to be present to the moment.
If you have completed our entry level Introduction to Mindfulness – Part A and are looking to take your skills to the next level, this course is for you.

mindfulness practice will help you to:

  • Manage stress
  • Learn how to reshape your thoughts away from criticism and judgment
  • Learn how to manage emotions and simply enjoy life more
  • Be more present to others, produce more satisfying relationships and resolve conflict
  • Improve heart rate variability and reduce heart disease risk
  • Develop your ‘flow’

what you can expect

This course provides comprehensive teaching on mindfulness – informative videos, discussion, individual practice and feedback

Materials include:

  • Course notes and reference reading
  • An e-mail follow up program to reinforce learning
  • Guided mindfulness exercises
  • A one-week mindfulness program
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program format

One evening for 6 weeks, Next course TBA

timing

One weeknight each week 7 – 9 pm

catering

Includes supper

course includes

Course Notes

class size

Max 10

location

The Brick Barn, 83 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand

course overview

Mindfulness A way out of the Default Mode

Mindfulness and the body-mind bridge Taming the mind through the body

Mindfulness Letting go to grow – Let it be, let it go, let it in

Mindfulness and flourishing in the workplace

Mindfulness and and the upward spiral of positivity Broadening awareness and building resilience

Mindfulness and Awe Reviving a sense of wonder and connection

investment

$335 + GST

$290 + GST early bird closes 1 month before start date

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faqs

My cousin Debbie went to one of these. Will I be required to talk about my personal experiences like she did in her class?

We work with our attendees to create a safe and supportive environment to faciliate anyone talking about their personal expriences if they want to. But no one will be required to share anything they are not comfortable with.

I’m wanting to attend this course as part of my professional development programme. Do you provide any proof of attendance or certificate of completion that I can provide to my employers?

Yes we do provide certificates to all of our attendees who complete our courses. These are also required for attendance to our level two and upwards classes.

what people have to say

“I thoroughly enjoyed the training presented and found the theory and techniques very useful in broadening my professional
practice, as well as enriching my everyday life. I would highly recommend it to professionals working in the helping
professions or anyone with an interest in personal growth and development.”
LINEE, Clinical Psychologist
“It has been fascinating to learn about how the brain functions under stress, how this relates to an individual’s past and how it can be ‘reset’ to enable more positive outcomes for the future. Learning how to engage in the present moment instead of living in fear of the uncertainties ahead is a must, for any individual”
Deb, Graphic Designer
“The course is thoughtfully put together and beautifully presented. The trainers are wonderfully welcoming, sensitive and knowledgeable. They deliver the content in a manner that brings research and theory to life. I gained so much that I have been able to implement both personally and within my work. I recommend this training without hesitation. Go for it.”
JULIE, Occupational Therapist