Register for our Live Meditations
In acknowledgment of Mental Health Awareness Week this year, we are holding free daily live meditations for you from our own kiwi MBSR Trained Mindfulness teachers.
These live meditations are specifically designed to offer support as we all navigate our way through the unfolding weeks and months together. Each session will cover a different theme and will run for 30 minutes.
Below are the session times available. You are welcome to attend as many live meditations as you would like!
Please register by clicking on your preferred session times below:
12pm Lunchtime Meditations and Themes:
Monday 21st September - 12pm NZST - 'Anchor your attention now'
Wednesday 23rd September - 12pm NZST - 'Working with discomfort'
Friday 25th September - 12pm NZST- 'Thoughts are not the enemy'
9am Morning Meditations and Themes:
Tuesday 22nd September - 9am NZST - 'Keeping the body in mind'
Thursday 24th September - 9am NZST - 'Settling stressful reactions'
About your facilitators
As a leader in the field of organisation development, consulting and coaching, Debbie has been supporting individual and organisational growth for over 15 years.
Debbie is one of a very few organisational development leaders in New Zealand who is also a trained mindfulness teacher through MTI. She has a well-established mindfulness practice, attends regular teacher lead intensives, and has ongoing mindfulness supervision.
She has worked across a range of industries and organisations including delivering mindfulness programmes to doctors, nurses and non-clinical staff at Middlemore hospital.
Debbie is a MBSR and MBCT registered Mindfulness teacher through Mindfulness Training Institute (MTI). She has a Commerce degree and a postgraduate diploma in Business Management. She is also a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) consultant.
Betsy is an organisation development consultant and facilitator who specialises in mindfulness training and coaching. Her emphasis is on sharing mindfulness practices that develop self-awareness and focus, cultivate resilience and wellbeing, and enhance relationships.
She runs regular courses for the general public as well as offering in-house programmes for organisations.
Betsy’s approach is informed by ongoing advances in neuroscience, the field of positive psychology, and strengths-based methodologies such as Appreciative Inquiry. She combines this knowledge with her experience facilitating leadership development, team building and strategic planning workshops, to offer training that engage and inspire participants to bring out the best in themselves and others.
Betsy is a registered Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Trainer through the Mindfulness Training Institute of Australia and New Zealand.
What is Mindfulness Meditation?
Feeling overwhelmed, isolated, fearful or deeply uncertain about the future, can have a significant impact on mental and physical wellbeing, not to mention the impact on our relationships, and our levels of focus.
Mindfulness offers us the opportunity to be more present and fully engaged with whatever we’re doing in the moment — free from distraction or judgment, with an attitude of care, curiosity and openness. It means being aware of our thoughts, feelings and moods without getting too caught up in them. This is a skill we all desperately need as we face uncertain times ahead, and all deal with extremely difficult emotions, support each other, as well staying focused and present and productive whilst working from home or in the office.
Mindfulness has been scientifically researched for over 35 years and has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety, among many other things, and has strong positive correlations with wellbeing, leadership and performance.
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