Welcome to the Moving to Learn Mindfulness website

Pathways to wholesome living and integration

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What is mindfulness?

  • Learning to rest the mind in nourishing ease

  • Letting everything relax in its own place

  • Cultivating a mind that is aware, discerning, alert and caring.


Nourishing calm and clear seeing is a process of coming to know ourselves. Gently we see our habits, notice the places where strong emotions are triggered. This process of cultivating a culture of mindfulness helps us to make friends with all states of being. Put simply, if we can feel resourced enough to meet ourselves and others with kindness, interest patience and love, in time, transformation happens. This is a process of integration, of maturing emotional intelligence available at different levels to children, teenagers and adults. Nourishing calm and confidence in a sometimes busy and stressful world.

 

What we do

 
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Mindfulness for kids
A playful, creative introduction to mindfulness. A parent accompanies a child for a 2 hour morning workshop. Suggested child age is 7 upwards.


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Mindfulness for Teens and young adults
A 3 hour workshop to equip teenagers and young adults with foundations of mindfulness. We use music, movement and mindfulness to help young people find calm and build skills to be surf turbulent emotions.


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“The juice is worth the Squeeze” An gentle introduction to Mindfulness for Adults
Making friends with thinking and feelings as a foundation for emotional well being and happiness
A one day workshop to learn how to move well with change, unravel stress and nourish calm.


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Calm Clear Creative Mindfulness training for school teachers
Scholarships and subsidies to nourishing teachers with understanding and resources to live and work mindfully. Weekend courses, four day retreats and one day PD spaced through the year in 2019


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Conscious dance is profound way to embody mindfulness, to live divided no more.

We work directly with the body and the power of music in a way that brings empowerment. The aspiration is to heal the fragment that can exist between body and mind, head and heart, public and private, stillness and movement. We can never control the music of life, but we can learn to move well.


We encourage people to move to learn mindfulness, because the nature of our minds and bodies is movement.

Our senses are moving, our bodies are moving, thinking and feelings are movements. We are moving at work, at the kitchen sink, in our communicating with families and communities. Our understanding is mindfulness must be something that lives in our bodies, a demonstration of fluid responsiveness, available in all postures and in all situations.

We are teaching children, young adults, families and communities to move well with change.
— Opening Minds
 

Opening Minds and Hearts at Riverside Hall 10am -12pm

Open Floor Dance and Mindfulness sessions with Jaime $15 unwaged-$20 waged

Dates 30th September, 14th & 28th October, 11th & 18th November, 2nd December 

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Moving to learn Mindfulness...

We teach mindfulness using movement and stillness. Our bodies and minds are built to move, movement is the foundation of health and creativity. Open Floor uses guided inquires to invite people to move freely with music, to come to know the relationship between body and mind and feelings. These explorations give us the opportunity to learn how to move well with change. From a state of openness we find the capacity to welcome difficulties as creative opportunities. This work is about resourcing people to transform habitual patterns into new ways of being that nurture ourselves, our communities and the positive changes we want to see in the world.

 

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