Weekly Courses and
Monday, 7-9 p.m
course, based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program,
provides a solid
grounding in the basic skills of mindfulness meditation. The course
and support with establishing a stable meditation practice, and
mindfulness in everyday life; helping to reduce stress, quiet the mind
develop the ability to be present and at ease with life as it unfolds
moment of experience. Includes a one-day retreat. Registration limited
to 20 people.
Date: January, 2016
THE SEPTEMBER COURSE IS NOW FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
NEXT CLASS HELD IN JANUARY 2016.
NOTE: We are offering a FREE 3-hour Mindfulness Meditation workshop,
Saturday Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon.
MEDITATION: Path to Inner Freedom
Mindfulness meditation is a practice that teaches us
find peace of mind and ease of being amidst the stresses and challenges
everyday life. Mindfulness practice, when grounded in the
teachings, provides a complete path to inner freedom and happiness,
of life’s conditions. This 16-week session will provide guided
instruction and support with practice, with teachings and discussion,
on the Four Noble Truths.
is suitable for anyone who has completed the 8-week Introduction to
or has experience with mindfulness practice, and would like to deepen
$195 *See information
below on Dana
Date: Sept. 8, 2015
Tuesday Mindfulness course is now available for distance on-line
participation. Those who register will be sent weekly written practice
instructions as well as audio links to weekly guided meditations and
teachings. Please indicate on your Registration
Form that you
are registering for on-line participation.
|Wednesday: 7-8:30 p.m.
Each class will consist
of a movement period in
which we will explore a simple Qi Gong (Chee-Gong) form, followed by a
of sitting mindfulness meditation, balancing our need both to move and
Gong is a gentle and joyful traditional Chinese practice aligning
and breath, to boost energy, mental focus, flexibility and physical
This 12-week course will provide a solid foundation in the basic
Experience the difference this combination can make to your practice
with anything, consistent practice will bring the best results,
registering for the full program is encouraged.
Robin Grant www.centreforbalance.com
Date: Sept. 23, 2015
(concluding Dec. 9)
$120 ($3 service charge added for PayPal transactions
Moving Into Stillness - PayPal payment option
Friday: 7-8 a.m. &
(Chee Gong) is
gentle and joyful traditional Chinese practice aligning movement and
boost energy, mental focus, flexibility and physical well-being.
the difference this combination can make to your practice and daily
Robin Grant www.centreforbalance.com
(half of all proceeds support the Dharma Centre)
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org before
coming to first class so that Robin may advise of any changes to the
|| LIVING AWAKE
AND IN CONNECTION WITH THE WORLD
this 16-week fall session, we will cultivate and deepen
our practice and understanding of what it is to live awake, in
connection with the world around us.
The focus will be on Element Awareness practice-a powerful
and transformative meditation and contemplation practice based on the
elements: earth, water, fire, air, space and consciousness. We will
Elements through direct awareness of the body, internal and external
experience, and consciousness- cultivating conditions where insight can
the illusion of separation, allowing us to realize through direct
the truth of our interconnection with the world and all things.
is suitable for anyone who has a solid foundation in Dharma teachings
and meditation practice for at least 3 years.
information below on Dana
Start date: September 10, 2015
MEDITATION / DHARMA
CONTEMPLATION / DISCUSSION
hour is silent meditation. The second hour is contemplation/discussion
on Dharma themes. It is possible to attend the first or second hour, or
to meditators from all traditions. Some meditation experience is
Start date: ongoing
NO Session will be held
Sunday, Oct. 11.
|Sunday, 3-4 p.m.
Sept. 20-Nov. 22
| THE SEPTEMBER MINDFULNESS MEDITATION FOR
CHILDREN AND YOUTH COURSE IS NOW FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
THE NEXT CLASS HELD IN JANUARY 2016.
MEDITATION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
This course is offered as a child-parent course. In
this eight-week course children/youth and their parents/caregivers
will learn specific ways of paying attention to their breath, their
thoughts, their feelings and the world around them.
shows that this way of paying
attention (mindfulness) increases attention and focus, reduces stress,
and depression and increases well-being.
instructor: Anna Marie Cipriani
pair); $30.00 (each additional child)
Date: Sept. 20, 2015; Information Session for
Course Start Date:
Sept. 27, 2015; 8-week Mindufulness course for children and
parents/caregivers. No class
To register via regular post for Mindfulness
Children and Youth,
fill out the registration form
mail it to the Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre with your cheque.
Children and Youth registration form
Children and Youth registration form pdf
pay online for Mindfulness Meditation
Children and Youth,
simply download this registration
it out and email it back to us. Then pay using the PayPal button below.
FOR THE SEPTEMBER COURSE IS NOW CLOSED
To register for Tuesday or
Thursday meditation classes via regular
post, download this registration
form and mail
it to the Waterloo Riverview Dharma Centre with your cheque.
To register online,
download this registration
form, fill it
out and email it back to us. Then pay using the PayPal button below. A
$3 service charge will be added for PayPal transactions.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Course - PayPal payment option
In keeping with the Buddhist tradition, the
teachings are given freely. The fees are used to help offset the
operating costs of the Centre. Meditation instructors and Dharma
teachers are paid by Dana (voluntary giving/donation).
For those facing
financial challenges, arrangements can be made to
reduce or waive course fees. Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless
of ability to pay.
For further information, please call (519) 880-1299