5 Day Mindfulness Retreat with the Centre for Mindfulness (Online)

Wed, 28 Apr 2021, 6:30 PM - Sun, 2 May 2021, 7:00 PM

5 Day Mindfulness Retreat with the Centre for Mindfulness (Online)

To sustain PURPOSE and WELLBEING with an APPRECIATIVE approach to Mindfulness.

This online retreat will help you to explore mindfulness in a safe and private space within your home. It will also provide an opportunity to be with your Self and with other like-minded practitioners. The retreat will be practice-centred and reflective. The teachers will be guiding you on a range of core mindfulness practices and allied exercises to help you stay engaged in practices that will help you to stay connected to your purpose. There will also be self-assessments included into the retreat to provide self-awareness. The focus of this retreat will be your wellbeing: mental, emotional and physical wellbeing and how we can enhance it. Stress and anxiety reduction is not the focus although it is a secondary effect of enhancing wellbeing. You will remain mostly in silence throughout this 5 day retreat. There is no pre-requisite to join this retreat. Everyone is welcome.

Program:

28 April 2020
6.30 pm - 10.00 pm: Opening session

29 April -1 May 2020
9.00 am - 12.00 pm: Morning session
12.00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Break and rest time
1:30 pm - 6.00 pm: Afternoon session

2 May 2020
9.00 am - 12.00 pm: Morning session
12.00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch Break and rest time
1:30 pm - 5.00 pm: Afternoon session
5.30 pm -7.00 pm: Closing Session

Retreat Leaders: The retreat will be facilitated by the teachers of the Centre for Mindfulness.

Items Needed:
1. Yoga Mat/Towel
2. Writing Materials: Pen and Paper/Notebook
3. Comfortable and loose clothings
4. Fluid to stay hydrated
5. Laptop
6. Internet connection
7. Camera

A) Expectations and Preparation:
Sessions begin promptly: Please log in 15 minutes before the start time to set up your computer.

Video: We expect you to keep your webcam switched on throughout the class duration except during the breaks. This would be a requirement.

Space/Environment: Ensure that you are in a place at your home or anywhere where you have minimal distractions or noise. Please note that your background would be visible to all the participants.

B) Best Practices
To get the best from this class, please setup the following:
• Wired network connection (wireless should work but wired is better)
• Power cable for your laptop (if applicable)
• Turn on your out-of-office reply on your e-mail indicating that you are in a class
• Put your smartphone/telephone on do not disturb mode
• Inform your family that you will be in a retreat during the times stated above
• Return from all your breaks within the time frame allocated
• Be willing to participate in discussions, practices and activities to deepen the learning
• Maintain confidentiality of real life cases that are shared

  • Online via Zoom

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