- LONDON | FRIDAY 1ST JUNE 2018 -
Geshe Tashi Tsering, resident teacher at Jamyang Buddhist Centre, will address the subject of Mindfulness from a Buddhist perspective, based on his experience of 25+ years teaching in the West and having recently completed a master's degree at SOAS on the subject.
Our panellists from the worlds of Politics, Business and Media discuss the impact of Mindful Leadership in their fields and the opportunities for positive change.
Mindfulness can be a great support in helping people die with dignity and less fear whilst giving strength and support to families and carers. Patrizia explores this subject to offer experience and practices to support this part of our lives.
With access to so many mindfulness resources and teachers it can be difficult for individuals and organisations to find the right pathway. Michael explores the elements for you to consider so that you can enjoy the benefits of mindfulness more readily.
The brain is like Velcro for bad experiences but Teflon for good ones. Learn how to use mindfulness to change the brain - and your life - for the better.
Health & Science Theatre
There has been much debate about how ‘secular’ mindfulness relates to its traditional roots in Buddhist ethics. This talk will argue that mindfulness can be seen as an inherently ethical training while remaining accessible to people of all faiths and none.
Discover how to turn each mealtime into a peaceful, mindful meditation. Explore how mindful eating can help you to gently and compassionately identify, embrace and enjoy the eating patterns that support your health and happiness most effectively.
Mindfulness has often been presented from a deficit-reduction perspective, as a technical solution to problems such as stress, pain, hypertension and so on. This session looks at research on how mindfulness can be practised with the intention of improving mental health. It targets character strengths to help people reach greater levels of flourishing, such as greater well-being, better relationships, more engagement and meaning/purpose in life.
Jill is teaching students and training teachers to deliver the Living Mindfully in Education (LME) programme. Explore how mindfulness can be taught to young people in an engaging, enjoyable and effective way.
In the busy world of parenting, finding time for yourself can be a challenge. We show you how you can make time for you, and use Mindfulness to be calmer, less stressed and more engaged with your children.
Natalie will share powerful yet easy-to-implement mindfulness strategies to help you break people pleasing habits so that you can confidently and authentically say ‘yes’ and ‘no’, and live with more joy and intention.
The Happiness Lab is a six session experiment that takes a mindful look at the ingredients of a happier life. Topics explored include gratitude, savouring, kindness, forgiveness, friendship and growth in adversity. This presentation will present the exercises involved and the psychology that underlies them.
Through her personal and professional experience, Sophrologist Dominique Antiglio has experienced so many positive changes with this simple and empowering practice for daily life. Come and discover the power of Sophrology for yourself.
The West is becoming more aware of the simple yet powerful methods of grounding and energising that have been known in the East for millennia. Keith will take you on a journey to reveal some of the fundamental secrets that underpin many of these practices. The aim is to share the how and why these methods work so you can confidently take them into your daily life.
Whether you’re employed, freelancer or entrepreneur, feelings of anxiety and overwhelm are common. In this practical workshop, find your Calmer approach to manage your wellbeing so you can thrive in your work and in life.
- LONDON | SATURDAY 2ND JUNE 2018 -
With mindfulness the spiritual dimension comes into focus we gain a new understanding of ourselves and the nature of reality. This offers the potential for personal and ultimately global transformation.
Why is meditation and mindfulness practice not yet delivering it’s full potential? Drawing on the Zen tradition's thousand-plus years of practical wisdom, Daizan explores some implications and applications; tips and tricks.
Camilla speaks about the importance of listening to the signs and how to prevent stress and burnout by introducing mindfulness and meditation to your daily schedule. And how she did't see the importance of it until it was too late, which why she is passionate about sharing the tools that helped her and her clients deal with stress and burnout both in her book “Reinvent ME” in the chapter Nurture and live in her talks.
A myth-busting tour of mindfulness with Dr. Tamara Russell, a leading thinker in the modern mindfulness movement. Discover how it’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it that really matters when it comes to mindful living.
This talk will discuss research on the benefits of self-compassion and also provide a brief tool to help you practice self-compassion in daily life drawn from the Mindful Self-Compassion programme.
Health & Science Theatre
A practical and approachable explanation of the mind teachings of the Buddha, in the context of what psychologists know about the human mind today.
The background behind the science in the product Max Mindpower and the application of its approach to integrating Mindfulness in the lives of children. Also explaining the integrated approach to mindfulness and popular psychological approaches that help you take mindfulness off the cushion and into everyday life, putting mindfulness to work and enabling people to live more mindfully, in all situations.
Mindful Living Theatre
Himalayan Singing Bowl are used for many purposes mainly mindfulness, Chakra Balance and Sound Therapy. Come experience the healing bowl with short chakra meditation, and feel the difference within yourself.
Come and spend time learning about flower essences, and the benefits they bring on an emotional level when incorporated into your daily mindfulness practice, bringing you back to balance.
An introduction to the Mindfulness Association’s secular and experiential approach to teaching insight, drawing on Buddhist teaching and practice, contemporary psychology and neuroscience and exploring the fascinating correlations between them.
Discover the philosophy of Orgasmic Meditation (OM), a wellness consciousness practice which fosters the much needed elements of connection and empathy, that improve focus, emotional intelligence, intimacy and fulfilment. Open to singles or couples.
Gabrielle shares with you the far-reaching impact of creating a regular gratitude practice that is proven to empower you to build resilience, cultivate optimism, worry less and enjoy life more.
Mantras change mindset - In our workshop, learn how to create a mantra to address an issue, and a mantra for life. Find the mantra that works for you.
An introduction in applying meditation techniques to your creative process. What makes it work. Understand how you can train your mind to calm emotions and allow your creative genius to flow!
‘Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give others’ Christopher Germer
In this session SamMantra will be exploring how we can learn to relate more kindly to ourselves through a series of short creative exercises using the power of touch, breathwork and movement.
After a quick body scan and a tension-release exercise, we will concentrate on our breathing and go through a few exercises of Dynamic Relaxation, a speciality of sophrology - to find inner calm and feel more confident.
It’s common to see articles about mindfulness at work illustrated with pictures of people in suits sitting in lotus position on top of the board room table, but is this really what mindfulness at work involves? This session will explore what mindfulness at work is really about, dispel some common myths and illustrate some practical ways that individuals and organisations are incorporating mindfulness into their busy work days.