Mindfulness Retreats

NATURE DECOMPRESSION • PRACTICAL LEARNING • MIND–BODY SCIENCE

CAMPFIRE JAM SESSIONS • NUTRITIOUS FOOD

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Mindfulness 1–Day Immersion


8.30am – 5pm Lunch Included

This serene mudbrick property above, is my home. Where the Lyrebirds teach you mindfulness, and theRE IS space to hear your own song… THE SILENCE is EXPANSIVE

The Day Immersion offered will be taking Mindfulness and Meditation a few steps further and integrating the deeper understanding of our energy systems, nature connection for meditation and sound techniques. We'll be learning some practical self regulating tools for body and mind, including breathing, meditation, mindfulness practices and sound. This is designed as a back–to–nature reboot.

 

What you will receive

The Day Immersion will be taking our Mindfulness and Meditation a few steps further and integrating the deeper understanding of our Mind–Body- Energy Systems. Understanding the power of your attention to attract your life experience.

You will earn and receive practices for truly feeling our energy connection with nature using meditation, sound techniques and practical energy regulating tools. These are guided meditations for body and mind including walking meditation, sound exercises, simple visualisations and breathing techniques. This is designed as a nature immersed energy reboot. Campfires, Jam sessions, Sound Experiences and Fantastic Food are all part of the Status Quo for those inspired to stay the evening before!

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

The benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness are measured and scientifically proven to regulate your body's homeostasis, that means, your body heals when you enter a state of calm. The more you practice staying in that state of calm the more your body self regulates, and the greater your level of awareness becomes to catch the minds tricks! The inner critic and 'worrier' that takes up so much inner dialogue, is able able to be reprogrammed with practice and awareness.

Psycho/Physical Benefits of Mindfulness & Meditation are immediate:

• Lowers Blood Pressure and regulates brain chemical function

• Calmer breathing patterns

• Reduces Anxiety and Stress

• Activates the Parasympathetic Nervous System... i.e. Rest-Heal-Recovery Mode

• Heightened focus and clarity

• Greater Self Compassion

• Greater Energy

• Less reactive and taking things personally

• Inspired and connected to inner 'knowing'

• Better eating and sleeping patterns

• Inspired for life

OUTLINE PROGRAM – SUNDAY (as a guide)

8.30am arrive – Cuppa Tea

9am – Welcome, Introductions

10am – Mind-Body Presentation: ‘Everything is Energy’

11am – Mindfulness 1: The Body–Compass & Meditation Practice. Learning to work with thought and emotion through Mindfulness Tools.

12.30 – Lunch

1.30pm – Mindfulness 2: Nature Communication & Meditation. Practising presence through sound and be-ing

3pm – Afternoon Tea

3.30pm – Sound Journey & Guided Meditation

4.30pm – Integration

LOCATION:

30 Wirrimbirra Lane, Cedar Brush Creek. Directions will be included in the pre-course email. 90 mins from Maitland, Newcastle and Sydney.

FOOD:

Vegetarian Lunch, Afternoon Tea and hot drinks are provided, BYO Snacks.

Please notify of special dietary requirements.

BRING:

•  Warm clothes, gloves and good shoes.

•  A meditation bolster or pillow if needed. Blanket or wrap during meditations.