level 1 introduction to mindfulness part A

‘Wherever you are, be there totally.”

Eckhart Tolle


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 pleasures of the moment.

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’

Who should attend

Anybody who has an interest in the health of their mind and body and is curious about the field of mindfulness.  This is an introductory course so it is perfect for those who are curious about mindfulness but have little experience of it.

What you can expect

This is a practical based workshop.  It provides a top line understanding of the theory delivered through teaching and video tutorials.  It is then quickly applied through discussion, individual practice and then feedback.

Materials include:

  • Course notes and reference reading
  • An e-mail follow up programme to reinforce learnings
  • 5 guided mindfulness exercises
  • A one week mindfulness programme
  • Seven day awe plan

We are committed to fostering an encouraging and safe learning environment, where you can interact with like-minded people.

Come and join us and learn how to rewire your brain for success.

Limited time for Only $290

* Includes 5 guided Mindfulness exercises,
free one week mindfulness programme and free
seven day awe plan.

Course Details

Program Format
One evening for 6 weeks from March 2020

Mondays 7 – 9 pm

Includes supper

Course Includes
Course Notes

Class Size
Min 8
Max 15

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

Course Overview
Week One
Mindfulness and the Brain

Week Two
Mindfulness and Emotions

Week Three
Mindfulness and Relationships

Week Four
Mindful Management of Thoughts

Week Five
Mindfulness and your Body

Week Six
Mindfulness and ‘Flow’

$335 incl GST per person
$290 early bird closes 1 month before start date.  10% discount if you bring a paying friend Payment plans available

Mindfulness Course Registration

I truly enjoyed the Mindfulness course. It has a beautiful balance of theory on the brain and hands on exercises. I felt calm and refuelled after each class, as well as equipped with effective exercises. I recommend this course with confidence.

Sheetal Patel, local GP

This course taught me a lot about how the brain works. It has taught me how I can stay calm, even during the busy and stressful days. I now feel more confident and in control, This has made me a happier and more patient person and mum.

Mother of 2

A mindful way of perceiving and relating to difficult experiences has helped in my journey with depression. I came to meditation around 15 years ago, when stuck in a two-and-a half year depressive trough. I had thrown myself in desperation at various treatments, but mindfulness offered something different. The method itself meant practicing acceptance, just the opposite of what I was used to. This marked the beginning of a transformation—a recognition that the way I was approaching the “problem” of depression actually helped perpetuate it. Through meditation, I learned to see how my attitude and behaviour, characterized by self-critical striving and resistance, was a significant factor in how I felt. Mindfulness offered a gentler way, and I learned how to be kind to myself, even—especially—when feeling stressed.

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  2. For cancellations made from less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the event, the refunded amount is 25%.

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