Meditation Course

Why take an introduction to mindfulness course?
  • Reduce stress level
  • Improve emotional functioning
  • Increase self-compassion
  • Improve the quality of life
  • Reduce depression and anxiety symptoms for adults
  • Potentially improve executive functioning
  • Reduce ADHD symptoms for both adults and children, especially inattention
What are the themes covered in this 6-week course:
  • Week 1: What is Mindfulness?
  • Week 2: Coming Back Home – Mindfulness of Body (breath, body sensations, sound, mindful movements)
  • Week 3: Being Fully Human – Working with Emotions
  • Week 4: Navigating the Mind – Working with Thoughts and Beliefs
  • Week 5: The Wise Heart – Cultivating the Positives to Counterbalance the Negativity Bias
  • Week 6: Mindful Relating & Bringing the Practice to Your Daily Life
How is each session structured:
  • 10 minutes of check-in and reflections
  • 15 minutes of teaching on each week’s mindfulness theme
  • 10 minutes of practicing mindfulness meditation
  • 10 minutes of Q&A and group processing
  • 5 minutes of discussing possible adaptations of this week’s mindfulness practice
  • 5 minutes of instructions on practices in between the courses
Who is teaching the course: