A one day mindfulness retreat on May 26, 2018
This day is suitable for beginners, intermediate, or advanced meditators.
What you will learn at this workshop:
Theory and practice of a variety of meditation techniques that will help you start or develop your own meditation practice. Meditation practice will be complimented by dialogue, movements and breathing exercises.
Meditation is relaxation, awareness and expansion of awareness. The practice of meditation promotes emotional healing and can be helpful for those suffering from a variety of acute and chronic health problems including stress-related disorders, fatigue, sleep problems, chronic pain, anxiety and depression. As the practice deepens we discover our natural self which leads to healing and creative contentment.
Your own lunch, but beverages/snacks are provided for morning/afternoon breaks.
Jivasu is the founder of the Naturality movement. Naturality is ‘to live according to our nature’ and ‘to walk our own path’. On the path of Naturality you are neither religious nor spiritual but natural.
By training Jivasu is a medical doctor from India. He with his wife Karen, a Canadian doctor, served on a voluntary basis for thirteen years in the villages of Indian Himalayas.
He earned a diploma in acupuncture from Sri Lanka and McMaster University, Canada. He was also trained in mind-body medicine from Harvard University, USA.
Currently Jivasu is teaching Naturality based programs in Canada and India and other countries. He is an instructor in mind-body medicine and acupuncture training courses for health professionals in McMaster University, Hamilton.
He is the author of many books including: Naturality and Meditation: A Path of Relaxation, Awareness and Expansion of Awareness.
Cost: $25 – $60
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Mindfulness Hamilton Presents A Free evening workship 7-9 PM Tuesday June 12 2018
Fostering Mindfulness in Hamilton, Creating a Kinder Community
What you will learn:
Come out to hear how Mike has spread Mindfulness throughout his community in Stratford Ontario and how we can use his techniques and wisdom to make a kinder community through mindfulness in Hamilton
- Although tickets are free, please let us know if you're unable to join us so it opens space for another.
- Feel free to bring a beverage in a closed container.
Your Speaker - Mike Masse
Mike Masse is a mindfulness educator, consultant and public speaker who specializes in applying mindfulness techniques to help youth and adults to reduce stress and anxiety. Over the past 14 years Mike has worked with a diverse population ranging from inner city youth, university students, teachers, professors, doctors, nurses, corporations and non-profit agencies. Mike is passionate about encouraging individuals to cultivate an inner stillness, working towards subtle changes that have a significant impact on their mental health, confidence, self judgement and awareness.
In Stratford Mike is currently working with both school boards (public and Catholic) k-12 (approximately 15 schools), 10 preschools, local universities, hospital staff, family health teams, nursing homes, victim services, community living, leadership groups, multiple city services (social services, management, city planners and the financial department), small and large businesses.
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Mindfulness Hamilton Weekly Meditation Group
Alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays
We welcome novice and experienced meditators.
You do not have to be a member of Mindfulness Hamilton to attend.
There is no cost.
Location: 123 James St. N, 2nd Floor (in Hamilton)
Times: Arrive and set up: 6:15 pm
Practice: 6:30 - 7:30pm
Q & A and discussion: 7:30 - 7:45 PM
What to expect
The meditation group meet every week alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays.
There is a group of Mindfulness Hamilton members who have volunteered to facilitate.
The format varies from week to week but will usually consist of a number of guided meditations, sometimes seated, sometimes moving.
Participants vary from people completely new to meditation to experienced meditators.
There is always time for comments and questions and answers, usually in the last 15 minutes of the sessions which run from 6:30 – 7:45.
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