Meditation Workshop LEARN TO MEDITATE Saturday 13 August 10am - 1pm Add to Cart Days Hours LEARN TO MEDITATE Meditation is a way of calming the mind, reducing stress and developing a more positive approach to life. This course provides the perfect opportunity to discover for yourself the inner peace and happiness that naturally arises when our mind becomes still. This feeling of inner peace will help us to cope with the busyness and difficulties of daily life and we will feel warm and well disposed towards other people thereby improving all our relationships. Learn To Meditate Classes $40.00 Add to cart TIME: 10am to 1pm COST: $40pp (includes morning tea) What To Expect There are two sessions in each workshop. They consist of an introduction, simple breathing meditation and teaching and conclude with a contemplative meditation on the teaching from that session.Buddhist meditation involves staying alert and keeping our back straight, so we sit on chairs for the duration of the course. There’s no need to bring anything, although you may wish to bring some water and a jacket. Refreshments are provided in the break session.Attendees come from all walks of life and there’s no need to have any meditation experience as all meditations are guided. Everyone is welcome. About The Teacher HUGO PONCIA Hugo Poncia is a Buddhist teacher from Ganden Centre’s community. With his gentle manner and sincerity he shares Buddhist wisdom from his own experience, encouraging others to transform their lives through meditation. TIMETABLE Registration/sign-in - 9.45amSession 1 - 10am – 11.15amBreak - 11.15am – 11.45amSession 2 - 11.45am – 1pm BOOK NOW COST: $40ppCentre members $0Bookings are essential. Add to Cart COVID19 PRECAUTIONS & RESTRICTIONS All our venues comply with COVID-safe guidelines. Hand sanitiser will be available at the event. Social distancing measures will be in place and chairs may not be moved from their position. Brunch and refreshments have been prepared under the strictest COVID19-safe conditions by a fully accredited food preparation person. YOUR COVID19 RESPONSIBILITIES If you are feeling unwell on the day or have been in contact with anyone who is unwell, please do not attend on the day – we will arrange a refund for you.Please maintain social distancing at all times.Our focus is to keep everyone safe and healthy and we appreciate your cooperation. HELPING ON THE DAY You are very welcome to arrive early and help our volunteers set up for the day. We also need help packing and cleaning up afterwards. If you’d like to stay and help, you are most welcome to.