The Mindfulness 101
Course runs over 5 weeks. Students are strongly recommended to complete this course before proceeding with any of the other Foundation Courses
Intro to Mindfulness. Our state of mind. The mind model. How wisdom can guide us, moment to moment. The hallmarks of wisdom. Learning the 5 senses mindfulness practice.
Mindfulness definition & practice. Habits - Breaking and making new habits. Discipline of Mindfulness. Know Thyself. Meaning of self-knowledge. Throughout all the changes – what remains constant? Simple observation through mindfulness opens the door to deeper knowledge.
A practical mindfulness exercise. Levels of awareness. Deep Sleep. Dream. Waking sleep. Fully awake. Higher consciousness. How to shift states using mindfulness techniques.
Need / Opportunity and Stillness. How being mindful allows us to tap into our Inner Resources, allowing the full potential to manifest. Plato's 'When anger and fear' quotation. Injustice. Fear and overcoming it.
A practical session with various mindfulness exercises: walking, sleeping, eating & breathing.
Course format: Sessions are once a week and last for approximately 2.5 hours. Students follow a set curriculum but there is ample time for questions and lively discussion.
Directions to the venue are here.
The course fee is R410 payable via SnapScan or EFT beforehand (payment details are here).