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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course  (MBSR)    Rangiora    

Evidence based, comprehensive mindfulness training with a Registered MBSR teacher and experienced mental health clinician. 

Next course: starts October 6th email to be on the list

Details here

When ? The course runs on 8 consecutive Wednesday evenings 6pm -8.30/ 9pm, plus one day long retreat on a Sunday. See dates below.

Places are limited to 12 only. 

The Rangiora course offers a smaller group size, a personal touch with lots of support in a rural setting with local ongoing support afterwards. 

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 courses in Rangiora

week 1  12th May   6th October 6-9 pm

week 2   19th May 13th October  6-8.30 pm

week 3  26th May  20th October 6-8.30 pm

week 4    2nd June 27th October   6-8.30 pm

week 5  9th June 3rd November     6-8.30 pm

week 6   16th June 10th November    6-8.30 pm

week 7   23rd June 17th November   6-8.30 pm

week 8   30th June   24th November   6-9 pm 

Day long/ retreat day  Sunday  20th June 14th November 10.30 to 16.30 Rossburn Receptions, Rangiora

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:

Tuesday evenings Rangiora health hub 6.30 pm

18th May

25th May

1 June

8th June

15th June

Sunday evenings Rossburn receptions, 6.30 pm

27 June

4 July

11 July

18 July

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz to be on the reminder email list and register your interest


Building resilience 5 week course: Waiau

This is a fully funded course especially for those living in Waiau, Rotherham, Culverden and Mt Lyford.

Brought to you by: Community Response Committee with funding from Te Puni Kokiri.

5 consecutive Monday nights
Starting 2nd August 2021
August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Time: 6.30 to 7.50 pm (followed by supper)

Venue: Waiau Hall

Group is limited to 18 places (by registration only).

Details and registration here

Building resilience 5 week course: Rangiora

This course is run as a “not for profit community course” and is supported generously by community benefactors based in a social permaculture model.

Next course will be in Rangiora starting August 15th and will be on 5 consecutive Sundays

4.30- 5.50 pm

15 Aug, 22Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sept, 12 Sept

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz if you want to be on the next course

Registration will open shortly

Details here

Also available to teams and workplaces. 

Group is limited to 18 places.

This course is run as a not for profit community course

Cost: choose what you are best able to pay, so the course can keep going (The course fees are kept low so everyone can attend. The course is worth $220.00)

Benefactor rate (support another person in your community who is not able to pay, to attend the course too) $ 170
Standard rate $ 135 (payment by installment before course starts an option).
Supported rate $ 50 (4 available, 3 left)

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Courses

Rangiora Intro course

Next course starts: 27th June, Sundays 5 pm

Details and tickets here

Mindful Self Compassion Workshop

Reduce stress by being on your own side.

The next workshop will be fully funded, through The Community Mindfulness Project for North Canterbury residents.

8th August, 1-5 pm


Course details

Registration: will open shortly

Limited to 14 places

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz if you would like this workshop for your team of health/ caring professionals

Mindfulness Retreats

next mini mindfulness retreat: 2nd May 1-4 pm

see details here 

Registration here

Day long retreat: 20th June 10.30 -16.30

For those who have done an MBSR or the like/ experience with mindfulness practices.


Coming to the Hurunui in 2021

Let’s join together to watch this critically acclaimed documentary, afterwards will be a short mindfulness practice and Q&A.

This will be a fundraiser. The money will be used to support local mental and emotional wellbeing.