Woodend Neighbourhood House

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  • Intro to mindfullness
    Wednesday, 11 May  2016 - Wednesday, 1 June  2016
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

What it is all about?

Mindfulness is a way of being that counteracts stress by intentionally focusing a person’s attention on the present moment – and accepting it without judgement.

When a person decides to change a long held way of thinking, or worrying, they often encounter resistance. Contrary to suppression or change, mindfulness is based upon acceptance of what is. The aim of mindfulness is to achieve a state of relaxation by paying attention to the present moment without judgement.

Being Mindful is a peaceful way of being in everyday life, it can help you achieve relief from pain, stress, anxiety and other issues that may make life seem harder than it should be.

Mindfulness is both a form of meditation (which is the formal practise) and a way of living with awareness (the informal practise).

The basics in learning to Meditate are incorporated in this course to give people who have never meditated a starting point to help with their Mindfulness Meditation.  Every class will start and end with a meditation.

What do I need to bring?

Please wear comfortable clothing, chairs are available but if you wish to sit on the floor a yoga mat, cushions or blanket would be a good idea as the floor is concrete and can be a bit hard and cold. Bring anything you like to be comfortable.

emma_turnerWho will be teaching?

Emma Turner is a Counsellor, Reiki Practitioner & EFT Practitioner & Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher.

Wishing to guide you in discovering your true self through Mind – body connection.


Emma can be contacted on 0408 511 001 if you’d like more information about this course.

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Venue Phone: 03 5427 1845

Venue Website:

47 Forest Street, Woodend, Victoria, 3442, Australia

Intro to Mindfulness

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 -
Wednesday, 1 June 2016

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Woodend Neighbourhood House

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