“Every one of us already has the seed of mindfulness. The practice is to cultivate it.”
About This Course
Discover traditional teachings and techniques that form a direct path for establishing a skillful mindfulness meditation practice. Learn to Identify and transform unhealthy patterns of mind to relieve us from suffering and free us to grow greater wisdom, compassion, peace, and well-being.
These teachings are universal amongst all Buddhist traditions and deeply inform modern mindfulness-based approaches and theraputic interventions.
This course is open to everyone, whether you are new to mindfulness and meditation or have been practicing for years.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to Meditate: Learn simple, yet powerful methods to develop a skillful meditation practice. Meditation grows your capacity for the tranquility, stability, and balance needed to live with greater awareness, wisdom, compassion, and joy.
- How to Cultivate Mindfulness: Bring a wise awareness to the workings of your heart and mind. Skillfully transform unhealthy patterns that create emotional pain, destructive thoughts, and unbeneficial actions. Cultivate those qualities that lead to a happy heart, a peaceful mind, connection, well-being, and real happiness.
- How to Nourish and Grow Loving-Kindness, Compassion, and Good-Will: Learn how to recognize and transform habits of mind that can hinder our ability to stay connected to the innate goodness and integrity within ourselves and others.
This Foundations of Mindfulness course is designed to provide you with an in depth, yet gentle, step-by-step approach to mindfulness and meditation training.
- Four Classes: Each week, you will meet with your classmates for experiential learning and practice.
- Home Support Materials: You will receive home lessons and guided meditations that will support your learning and practice over the course of the program.
This course is an invitation to discover how you can become more awake to the preciousness of your life and live with greater freedom, peace, and well-being.