The Community Mindfulness Project 2021

The Community Mindfulness Project: A collaboration with Community Wellbeing North Canterbury Trust and Logan Smythe and Associates to bring free science-based mindfulness and wellbeing  courses, workshops and podcasts to North Canterbury, made possible by AIA Vitality.

Stay connected and updated as courses become available by newsletter here and help spread the word!

Mindfulness and brain science. Find out how mindfulness changes the brain here

Mindful Self Compassion workshop

For North Canterbury residents (Hurunui/ Waimak)

Free/ Fully funded

Sunday 8th August 1-5 pm

14 places only

Details here

Registration will be open shortly please let me know if you would like to be contacted when they are by email

newsletter here and facebook page

Past events


Building Resilience 5 week course: Hurunui

This specially funded course is for Hurunui residents only


This 5 week course is bursting with cool neuroscience and practical tools that actually make lasting changes to your brain and life.

80 minute sessions with practices to take away to rewire your brain.

Resilient people make resilient communities: be part of making your community resilient in these uncertain and challenging times.

Starts February 22nd, consecutive Monday nights, for 5 weeks.


Limit 20 places Sorry we are full! Still complete and send the registration form below to go on the waitlist.

sign up to newsletter here and facebook page

Being your own mate: Science based Mindful Self Compassion workshop

Reduce stress and build resilience and wellbeing by being “on your own side”

Explore the science and practice of self compassion

4 hour evidence based and practical workshop with follow up resources

Workshop details HERE

11th April 2021 1-5 pm (light pm tea provided)


Sorry we are full! check below for another opportunity to get this workshop for free.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8 week Course

Sorry! This course is full

For more information on the course in Rangiora later in the year (not funded) go here

newsletter here and facebook page

This is an amazing opportunity to experience this world renowned and highly researched course right here in North Canterbury, for free!

This is the gold standard of mindfulness training.

Only 12 places available. For North Canterbury residents and over 18 only.

If you are interested in this course please read details here