The personal and clinical applications of Buddhist psychology
Fri 16th - Sat 17th March 2018
These workshops will provide an opportunity to experience and understand the clinical (and personal) applications of Buddhist mindfulness and four relationship qualities (loving kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity). The workshop will include presentations, interactive discussion, reflection, experiential exercises, movement and different forms of meditation. They will emphasise the experiential and involve the integration of theory and practice. These two workshops are connected but may be attended separatelyustralian Psychological Society (APS Buddhism and Psychology Interest Group (BPIG) as well as the Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists (AABCAP).
Download flyer here (680kb pdf)
Booking can be made through this (APS) link:
Mindfulness and the Four Heart Qualities: A Silent Meditation Retreat
April 6th - 11th 2018
In mindfulness and stillness we can cultivate the heart qualities of loving kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity. These mutually supportive states enable us to transform psychological and interpersonal suffering.
This silent retreat will focus on the wisdom and compassion teachings of Buddhism and also refer to contemporary mindful compassion approaches. It will involve talks, guidance, workshop style training, silent meditation practice and optional yoga. Anyone with meditation experience is welcome.
Download flyer here (165kb pdf)
For bookings or further information contact Monique Leverington on synergyyogapilates(at)gmail.com
or go to website: www.synergyyogapilates.com.au/yoga-retreats
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) 5 or 3 day Intensive
Fri 20 - Tues 24th April
Teachers: Mal Huxter and Lisa Brown
Venue: Casuarina Steiner School, Coffs Harbour NSW
Aims of the Mindful Self-Compassion Intensive (MSC)
* Learn skills of self-compassion, mindfulness and loving kindness in daily life and formal meditation
* Motivate oneself with kindness rather than criticism
* Heal difficult relationships
* Transform destructive emotions
* Learn how to be present, here now, with kindness
Download flyer here (220kb pdf)
Registrations can be made online via: https://mindfulselfcompassionintensive.eventbrite.com.au
or contact Karen Plumbe, Course Coordinator
email: kjpcoaching(at)live.com.au or phone 041601737
Cultivating the Heart with Serenity and Insight
Fri Aug 31st - Fri Sept 7th 2018
Teachers: Mal Huxter - Meditation and Lisa Brown - Yoga
Venue: Mt Carmen Retreat Centre, Varroville NSW, near Sydney
This retreat is a dana based seven or three day silent meditation retreat with optional yoga and will involve training and practise in mindfulness, focussed attention, loving kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity. Yoga sessions will be provided by Lisa Brown.
The retreat will be over the weekend and or the week of 31st August - 7th September 2018 or a 3 day option Fri 31st Aug - Mon 3rd Sept
Download flyer here (770kb pdf)
For booking and further information go to:
Ancient Path, Present Moment
A Pilgrimage to important Buddhist sites in Northern India
Commencing February 16th 2019.
A journey to India with Malcolm Huxter
This will be a two-week pilgrimage discovering the roots of Buddhism and cultivating the Heart-Mind through the life and teachings of the Buddha.
Download flyer here (750kb pdf)
For booking and further information go to: https://www.soulofindia.com/mal-huxter/