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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course          (MBSR)               

6th April 2020 

Where? Rangiora

When ? The next course starts 6th April 2020   The course runs on 8 consecutive Monday evenings 6pm -8.30/ 9pm, plus one day long retreat on a Sunday 

Registration   You can find out about the registration/ intake  process and  read more about this course here, or enquire now to register 

Places are limited to 12 only. 

The Rangiora course offers a smaller group size, rural setting and ongoing support. 

This is the evidence-based “gold standard “of mindfulness courses. It has been taught around the world for 40 years and is extensively researched.

Who is it for? MBSR is the comprehensive mindfulness training course for those who want to make mindfulness a life long practice.

 The course is also for anyone who wants to reduce work, family or health-related stress and to bring a greater sense of balance and meaning to their lives and also to manage challenges more skilfully. The course is for adults and is of benefit for those totally new to mindfulness as well as those with a current practice. Find out more about the proven benefits of this course and what it involves here

There are some situations when it is not the best time to do an MBSR course, to ensure this is the best time for you and meet your needs there is an intake process to the course, see here

To see what people say about the course see here 

Are you a health professional or teacher? MBSR is the course to do as CPD  for health professionals and teachers.

Dates for April 2020 course in Rangiora

week 1   April 6th  6-9 pm

week 2    April 13th   6-8.30 pm

week 3    April 20th   6-8.30 pm

week 4     April 27th   6-8.30 pm

week 5    May 4th   6-8.30 pm

week 6    May 11th   6-8.30

week 7     May 18th   6-8.30 pm

week 8     May 25th   6-9 pm 

Day long/ retreat day  Sunday 17th May 10.30 to 16.30 Rossburn Receptions, Rangiora

Next Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Courses

Rangiora Intro course

Next course starts:

January 20th 6.15 pm on 4 consecutive Monday evenings

March 10th 6.15 pm on consecutive Tuesday evenings

Details and tickets here



Mindfulness Practice Group 

This practice group is for anyone that has done an intro. course or another mindfulness course and wants to keep their practice alive by joining a community of like minded folks to practice with. 
The group will involve some sort of combination of the following:
guided mindfulness practice
some instruction/ teachings
Facilitated exploration of our mindfulness practice, what we are noticing and how we are relating to our experience ( this is called inquiry).

Dates and times:

Monday evenings at 7.30 pm
January 20th
January 27th
Feb 3rd
Feb 10th
Tuesday evenings at 7.30 pm
March 10th
March 17th
March 24th
March 31st
let me know if you want to be on the reminder email list.
Venue: Rossburn receptions Rickard room, Spark Lane, Rangiora
Cost: $18 a session paid in advance.

Email me for more information

Mindful Eating Workshop 

Feb 16th 2020
10.00am – 1.00pm, Rangiora

For details and to get tickets see here 


Mindful Self Compassion Workshop

see details of this workshop and download registration form here

15th March  1-5 pm, Rangiora. Register here

Cost: $95.00 (payment options available)


Mindfulness Retreats

see details here 

Summer Mindfulness mini retreat This retreat is for those totally new to mindfulness and those with experience.

16th February 2-5 pm, Rangiora, $60 By registration only. 

Autumn Mindfulness day retreat (for those with mindfulness practice experience)

17th May 2020, 10.30-4.30 pm, Rangiora $85. By registration only

email to register


Mindful Yoga workshops

For more information on mindful yoga

If you wish to have a mindful yoga workshop for you and your friends then email me, I can offer these anywhere in North Canterbury.