Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) – Newcastle
An eight-week practical training on decreasing stress and increasing resilience. The MBSR course is a pathway to greater skill, wisdom, and the ability to meet whatever life brings, offering hope for a way forward that embraces life in all its fullness.

An Introduction to Self Compassion Led by Dr Jennie Broughton 

A 3 week course, 1.5 hrs weekly with 10-20 mins home practice.
dates for 2020 TBA – likely late may and late october
at Dementia Australia, 2 Percy St, Hamilton, 2303.
Cost $75 Waged / $50 Concession or email us to discuss payment options.
Please email with your name and contact number to enroll
Bookings essential as spaces are limited to 12 people.
In this course you will:
– learn what compassion and self compassion are.
– Learn about our nervous system and how self compassion can help settle it.
– Learn practices of self compassion.
– Explore the reasons why these practices are important in our lives.
– Learn about the common misunderstandings and blockages to self compassion that we often hold.

Mindful Parenting  A 4 week course in bringing mindfulness to parenting, to support increased connection in our family relationships.

Mindful Communication Fortnightly practice group in the Newcastle area. Practise bringing mindful attention to our communication – combining mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication.

Mindfulness in daily life  A 4 week introduction/refresher to mindfulness.  In the 1.5 hour long classes we will cover the mindfulness of body, emotions, thoughts and practices to take into daily life.  Each week will incorporate teaching, practices and discussion with home practices of 15 minutes daily.

Moving Toward Emotional Balance – Newcastle Learn techniques for self-regulation through movement, breath and relaxation. This six-week series of small group classes (6-10 people) would be well suited to anyone who is interested in increasing their resilience in the face of stress, illness, pain, depression or anxiety.

To find out more about any of these offerings please contact Hannah Perkins on 0403 324 974 or contact us.