Mindfulness and Meditation Workshop- June 11
BECOME AWAKE FOR ALL THE MOMENTS OF YOUR LIFE
Discover the many benefits of mindfulness and meditation…
In this 2 hour interactive and experiential workshop, participants will walk away with a basic understanding of mindfulness and meditation and how it can support deeper realms of well-being. Learn about the following through teaching and direct experience;
• Roots of suffering
• Foundations of mindfulness
• Mindfulness meditation
• Many benefits of becoming awake
The workshop will be run by Brandi Matheson read her bio below...
With over twelve years’ experience in the mental health field, Brandi has a deep understanding and compassion for human suffering. In 2011, she established, Centennial Place, a government funded wellness centre in Mission, B.C., where it started her life long journey into learning, studying, and teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation practices. During this time these practices would not only become the core of her own personal practice, but the way in which she supports others towards greater health and well-being.
Therefore, in Oct 2014, Brandi decided to continue to deepen her practice and completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher training, in Bali, Indonesia, through Yoga Works. Upon returning home, she completed an additional 60 hour certification in Therapeutic Yoga for Trauma & Emotional Well-Being, with Nicole Garcia, through Langara College in Vancouver, B.C.
In 2015, Brandi began the intensive training pathway in becoming a Certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher, through University of Massachusetts, Medical School, Centre for Mindfulness, home of the founder of MBSR program, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and has been under mentorship with Shannon Cluff, highly recognized, Yoga Teacher/Mentor in Vancouver, B.C.
In April 2016, she completed a meditation and mindfulness mentorship program with Michael Stone, renowned Teacher, Author, and Social Activist, and is currently working with one of his senior teachers, Rose Ricco for further mentorship in mindfulness and meditation practices.
Since 2014, Brandi has completed two, ten day silent meditation courses (Vipassana) and is schedule for a third in June 2016.
With a deep dedication to her own personal practice and journey of becoming awake for all the moments of her life, Brandi brings an authenticity to the classes she teaches in a loving and open hearted way.
For some research around the many benefits of mindfulness as a complimentary therapy for lowering anxiety, depression and providing stress-reduction click here.
For more info about our two our workshop on June 11th from 1-3pm, click here ->Intro Mindfulness Worshop Poster