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    Mindful Works for Life at F.U.N. Yoga

    A Day of Mindfulness in 3 Parts – With Dr Sharn Rocco

    Sunday 5th May, 2024

    Replenish your calm, clarity and confidence


    "Sharn has a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw on …her non-threatening, non-judgmental and insightful approach are very encouraging and inspirational." – Tove Lemberget, Team Leader

    Don’t miss this opportunity to…
    • Give yourself the time and space to simply be
    • Reconnect with yourself,Β your inner knowing
    • Nurture calm, clarity and compassion
    • Practice the fundamentals andΒ foundationsΒ of mindfulnessΒ 
    • Learn strategies for protecting time, focusΒ andΒ wellbeingΒ 
    • Have your questions answered


    Attend 1, 2 or all 3 Workshops

    Whether you attend 1, 2 or all three workshops you will leave feeling a deeper sense of calm and clarity. Equipped with simple strategies to bring mindfulness,Β ease and understandingΒ to daily demands and relationships wherever you are.Β 

    "I enjoyed every minute …benefited in many ways. I have learned simple, effective strategies to balance a busy life at work and at home." – Margaret Noonan, Co-ordinator Employee Health and Wellbeing


    Whether you are a complete beginner looking for simple strategies for making life a little easier, or you are wanting to refresh, restart or deepen your mindfulness or meditation practice, this is for you.

    "It was the first time I attended this type of training and I found the entire experience enlightening and very helpful. Sharn is wonderful, very welcoming putting people at ease, knowledgeable and approachable.Β  At the end of this day I felt more connected to myself, calm and relaxed!" – Meredith Harper, Nursing Unit Manager


    These workshops are both an introduction and a refresher that will deepen your understanding of mindfulness practice and its application to daily life.



    Workshop 1 – [9.30am–12pm] – What is Mindfulness and How Do We Practice?Β 

    Learn and practice:

    The foundations and fundamentals of mindfulness

    The seven points of the posture and four postures of meditation

    ThisΒ workshop will begin with an introduction to mindfulness,Β each other, guided meditation and intention setting. Sharn will then invite you to practice 'noble silence' and offer instruction and guidance that will immerse you in the practice of mindful sitting, walking and reclining meditation and give you tips and strategies for bringing mindfulness to daily life. The workshop will conclude with an opportunity to reflect, have your questions answered and know how and whatΒ you want to continue practicing.

    Give: $0 – $45

    Workshop 2 – [12.15 – 1.45pm] – Mindful Lunch

    Learn and practice tips andΒ strategies forΒ mindful eating that you can bring to life every day. Once Sharn has introduced you to the purpose andΒ practice of mindful eating and answered your questions, you will be invited to enjoy a silent mindful lunch. The session will end with Q&A and guided meditation.

    Lunch Provided: $15 – $25

    Bring your own lunch: $0 –$10

    Workshop 3 – [2 – 4.30pm] – Befriending Time with Mindfulness

    Learn how to:

    • let go of rushing and worrying
    • transform procrastination into productivity
    • find calm in the midst of chaos

    Building on the fundamentals and practices presented in Part 1 &/or Part 2, &/or in your previous practice experience, this workshopΒ will engage you in reflective activities and practices that reveal how when you make time for mindfulness, mindfulness makes time for you.

    Give: $0 –$45

    This workshop sequence will support you to bring mindfulness to life wherever you are …

    The skills and strategies you will learn and practice will support you to bring your best self toΒ your work,Β your community and family, every day.


    FULL DAY COST – All 3 Workshops: $15 – $95 – Includes lunch, tuition and resources for on-going practice


    BONUS: Certificate of Attendance Available on Request.Β 

    If mindfulness is part of your professional practice, cost of attendance isΒ tax deductible and CPD points may apply.


    Places are Strictly Limited

    You will be expertly guided and heardΒ by acclaimed mindfulness educator, certifiedΒ Calm Abiding Meditation andΒ MBSR teacher, researcher and practitioner, Dr Sharn Rocco.Β Sharn has been designing and delivering mindfulness workshops, courses and retreatsΒ in-person, in workplaces and online for more than a decade.

    To hear what people say about learning and practicing mindfulness with Sharn, watch the short 3–4 minute videos below:


    FAQs

    Does it matter if I am completely new to mindfulness and meditation?Β Not at all. Whether you are completely new to the concept and practice of mindfulnessΒ or have been working with it for years, this day of guided practiceΒ will respond to where you’re at.

    Why do I have a choice about what I pay? Sharn is committed to practicing generosity and honouring the kindness and wisdom of her teachers byΒ making what she has learned from her decades of study and practice available free or as free as you want it to be. Generosity is a practice of giving and receiving without attachment or expectation. Please feel free to pay whatever you feel free to give.

    Can I pay by EFT or by cash on the day? YES. When you 'Get Your Ticket' simply enter $0 to secure your place then email to request EFT details or bring an envelope with your gift ofΒ cash on the day.

    What do I need to bring?Β An open heart and an open mind. A water bottle. A hat and sunblock for walking outdoors. Notebook/journal and pen.

    Do I need to sit on the floor?Β No. ThereΒ will be a be aΒ chair there for you if you need or prefer it.Β 

    What do I wear?Β Loose, comfortable clothingΒ - suitable for sitting and/or lying on floor and shoes that are easily slipped off and on.

    Is lunch included in the ticket price?Β When you purchase the FULL DAY ticketΒ or choose the 'Lunch Provided' ticket for Workshop 2, aΒ delicious, nutritious, vegetarianΒ lunch will be provided. NB. Please advise any special dietary requirements.

    Is the program religious?Β No. The program is entirely secular. However, as well as being a scholar of contemporary mindfulness research and practice, and aΒ certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Calm Abiding Meditation instructor, Sharn's teaching is informed by more than 20 years ofΒ studying traditional Buddhist texts and receiving instruction from some of the mostΒ distinguished meditation masters of our time, including the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh.

    Is this a silent retreat?Β Yes and No. There will be periods of silence, including for guided mindfulness meditation practice and opportunities to talk and interact.Β 






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