Courses

The Spirit of Mindfulness

A 7 day silent retreat led by Stephen Archer

16 August (evening) – 23 August (midday) 2014 at Te Moata Sanctuary, Tairua

This retreat is held in the beautiful setting of a Coromandel nature sanctuary and meditation centre. In this silent and tranquil environment, we will explore mindful sitting and walking meditations within a simple structure of group sessions, regular instruction and discussion periods, and small group interviews. This retreat is suitable for people who are new to the practice as well as those with experience of mindfulness. Find out more…

Mindfulness Action Learning Group

Led by Stephen Archer and Tim Roberts

Starts 27 August 2014

The Leadership Development Centre, Wellington

An Action Learning Group on the theme of mindfulness, open to anyone working in the Public Service, is scheduled to begin with a half-day session at LDC on 27 August 2014, from 9.00am-1.00pm. It will then consist of 10 two and a half hour sessions held over the following 12 months. Find out more…

Mindful Presence

A Day long Mindfulness Workshop led by Stephen Archer

Saturday 6 September 2014 in Wellington

Mindfulness is an orientation to life though feeling-awareness of our natural state, moment by moment. It is developed through simple meditation practices which involve stilling the restless mind, relaxing the body and softening into the feeling of being. Find out more…

Mindfulness Meditation

A Residential Course at Taruna, Havelock North led by Stephen Archer

23 – 27 October 2014

The process of mindful awareness make use of the inherent ability of our mind and body to re-balance and sustain well-being, and discover positive new perspectives, solutions and responses to the challenges of life. In a silent and tranquil environment the retreat will consist of some group sessions along with open space for retreatants to move with their own rhythm. Find out more…

Being Present

A residential mindfulness meditation retreat

October 29 – Nov 2 2014

Bella Rhaka, Oratia, Auckland

Mindfulness is an orientation to life though feeling-awareness of our natural state, moment by moment. It is developed through simple meditation practices which involve stilling the restless mind, relaxing the body and opening into the feeling of being. Mindfulness invites us to deepen self-awareness and liberate our attention to be more fully and joyfully in the present moment. Find out more…