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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course (MBSR) April 2020 

Where? Rangiora

When ? The next course starts April 2020 (dates to be confirmed)   The course runs on 8 consecutive Monday or Tuesday 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    6-9 pm

week 2    6-8.30 pm

week 3    6-8.30 pm

week 4     6-8.30 pm

week 5    6-8.30 pm

week 6    6-8.30

week 7      6-8.30 pm

week 8      6-9 pm 

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

Next Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Courses

Rangiora Intro course

Next course starts 5th November,  6.15 pm on 4 consecutive Tuesdays

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:

Wednesday nights at Wellbeing North Canterbury  6 pm
4th Sept
25th Sept
16th October


Tuesdays 7.30-8.30

Venue: Rossburn receptions Rickard room, Spark Lane, Rangiora
5th Nov
12th Nov
19th Nov
26th Nov

Cost: $18 a session paid in advance.

Email me for more information

Mindful Eating Workshop 

Feb 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

November 17th 1-5 pm, Rangiora. Register here   8 places left 

Cost: $85.00

Mindfulness Retreats

see details here 

Spring Mindfulness day retreat (for those with mindfulness practice experience) 6th October  2019, 10.30-4.30 pm, Rangiora $80. By registration only only 1 place left

Summer Mindfulness mini retreat This retreat is for those totally new to mindfulness and those with experience. 24th November 2-5 pm, Rangiora, $55. 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.