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Introduction to Mindfulness

Awakened Mind

Monday, September 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)

Introduction to Mindfulness

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standard Fees Ended A$795.00 A$18.03

Event Details

1 Day Certification Program
Presented by Michael Bunting, best-selling author of The Mindful Leader, A Practical Guide to Mindful Meditation, Extraordinary Leadership in ANZ and the Awakened Mind app.

 

Introduction to mindfulness program?
Michael Bunting has been teaching mindfulness to some of the world’s biggest organisations for over 17 years.

This 1-day program is a basic introduction to mindfulness, suitable for large to small organisations and is applicable in the following training contexts: Leadership (basic self-awareness), wellbeing, resilience, mental health, performance, and efficiency. 

 

Program Agenda 

8:30 

 

Introduction to the presenter, the participants and the agenda.

 

8:45 

 

A reflection exercise designed to help participants realise that the condition of their mind is key to their wellbeing, performance, leadership and freedom from stress.

 

9:15 

 

Defining the what and why of mindfulness, with a special emphasis on the difference between presence and mindfulness. Includes some background on the current popularity of mindfulness.

 

9:45 

 

A short overview of the overwhelming science, neuroscience and evidence behind modern mindfulness practices. Includes unique leadership research data from The Mindful Leader.

 

10:00 

 

Mindful tea/coffee

 

10:15 

 

An in-depth reflection for each participant on why they would want to practice mindfulness. From health to performance, wisdom etc.

 

10:30 

 

An introduction to basic mindfulness practice. Both the theory and an actual meditation practice.

 

11:00 

 

This is where we join the dots between personal wellbeing, freedom from stress, improved performance and mindfulness. An important “aha” moment for participants. 

 

11:15 

 

An introduction to the difference between formal and informal mindfulness practice. Includes an informal mindfulness activity. 

 

12.00 

 

This is a time for reflection on the whole morning. Participants are also introduced to the FAQ’s section of the workbook. Session completes with a new meditation practice, which builds off the first meditation practice of the day.

 

12:30 

 

Lunch, Includes instructions for mindful eating

 

1:30 

 

An overview of the 3 core habits that rob us of mindfulness and wellbeing (default network, multitasking & technology addiction). Includes exercises & reflections.

 

2:45 

 

A basic introduction to the skillset needed for working with monkey mind / busy mind.

 

3:00 

 

Mindful tea/coffee

 

3:15 

 

Introduction to formal breath meditation. Both the theory of a meditation object and the skillful use of the breath for longer meditation practice.

 

3:45 

 

A very brief introduction to the Awakened Mind app. This will support participants to continue their practice, and to stay part of a group.

 

4:00 

 

Summary exercises & reflections. Closing meditation.

 

4:30 

 

Finish.

 

What you will receive:

  • 1 day Introduction to Mindfulness Training

  • Participant Workbook

  • 12 month premium access to the Awakened Mind app

 

Cost

$795 (standard fee)

Have questions about Introduction to Mindfulness? Contact Awakened Mind

When

Monday, September 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (AEST)


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