Letting go of Anxiety
In this four week course we will explore mindfulness methods, meditations and ways of thinking derived from Buddha’s teachings that will help us to become fearless in the face of adversity and deal with our negative emotions more confidently and effectively.
Week of 4th June Just Breathe ~ creating a daily practice
Week of 11th June Dissolving Away Tension – beginning to understand our own mind
Week of 18th June Letting go of Limitations ~ understanding attachment and letting go
Week of 25th June Imagining Ourself Different ~ developing confidence
Holding a Good Heart
In this four week course we will learn how to develop and maintain a good heart towards others, those we are close to, those we dont know well and also those with whom our views often conflict. We will explore the different aspects of modern Buddhism and the tools found in meditation to begin to recognize and concentrate on a good heart both in formal meditation and in our daily life.
“Cherishing others is not so difficult – all we need to do is understand why we should cherish others and then make a firm decision to do so. Through meditating on this decision we will develop a deep and powerful feeling of cherishing for all beings. we then carry this special feeling into our daily life.”
from How to Transform Your Life by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche (this book is available as a free ebook download)
Week of 2nd July The Power of Imagination to Lead Us to Hold a Good Heart
Week of 9th July The Tool of Mindfulness in Meditating on Holding a Good Heart
Week of 16th July The Necessity of Patience and Effort in our Practice
Week of 23rd July Holding a Good Heart in Daily Life
No. Everyone is welcome. These methods are applicable in our daily lives whatever our background or beliefs.
No. The classes are all seated and you are welcome to sit on a chair or on a cushion on the floor.
Yes. All of our classes are suitable for everyone.
No. All of our classes are drop in. However for half day courses and evening classes in the city there is a discount if you book in advance.
“A warm and welcoming environment”
“I have noticed a wonderful improvement in my relationships with others and dealing with situations”
“I always leave a bit happier and a little bit kinder to others and myself”
“It was thoroughly enjoyable and helped massively with opening my eyes to how this can be used to alleviate stress.”
“I left the session feeling very peaceful, with advice that hopefully I will be able to take forwards into my work and home life.”
“There is pretty much a class every day so I can always make it along.”