When – first Thursday and third Tuesday of the month, 18:30-20:30
Where – Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, EH16 5AB
How much – Suggested donation of £10 for a single session, £40 to book 5 sessions in advance to be used within the next 6 months at any practice session. The first time is free, so feel free to bring a mindfulness friend!
FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
On every first Thursday of the month, there is a mindfulness practice session where we’ll loosely work with one of the seven characteristics of the doing versus the being modes, that function as doorways into mindful presence. There will also be a generous amount of space to respond to what is present in the moment, in a supportive and nourishing environment.
1. Automatic pilot versus conscious choice 2. Analysing versus sensing 3. Striving versus accepting 4. Seeing thoughts as solid and real versus treating them as mental events 5. Avoidance versus approaching 6. Mental time travel versus remaining in the present moment 7. Depleting activities versus nourishing activities…
Dates in the first half of 2018: 4 Jan, 1 Feb, 1 March, 5 Apr, 3 May, 7 June, 5 July
THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
On every third Tuesday of the month, there is a mindful compassion session with practices developed to grow our capacity for kindness and compassion to ourselves and to others, as well as joy and equanimity practices.
Dates in the first half of 2018: 16 Jan, 20 Feb, 20 March, 17 Apr, 15 May, 19 June