Introduction to Meditation Day: Touching the Earth
- Sun Nov 12th 2023
- 10:30 am
- 4:00 pm
- Booking required
- £80 / £60 / £40
“It only takes a reminder to breathe,
a moment to be still, and just like that,
something in me settles, softens, makes
space for imperfection.”
from Danna Faulds – ‘Walk Slowly’
Wouldn’t we all enjoy more calm, in the face of our chaotic modern lives? Buddhist meditation can be a doorway into a world of peace and tranquility, through working with our mind and body in deep and grounding meditation practices. Along the way it helps us to develop emotional resilience towards the challenges we encounter in our lives and to respond with more kindness and compassion.
Join us for a day workshop with an experienced meditation teacher who will guide you through a range of meditation practices and techniques to get you back down to earth while in touch with your body and mind.
The day is open to all, whether you are completely new to meditation, you want to restart after time away, or you want a more thorough foundation for your practice.
The morning session will focus on mindfulness and meditation by bringing awareness to the sensations of our breathing body. Bringing awareness to the body helps us become more settled, centered and less caught up in our thoughts. The more present we are in the moment, the less our minds are busy thinking about the past or worrying about the future.
The afternoon session will build on this foundation of mindfulness with a focus on developing kindness and compassion; an essential element of Buddhist meditation which has the potential for powerful positive changes for ourselves and others.
Up to 7 days before the event starts. Please note that the Eventbrite fee (absorbed in the ticket price) is non-refundable.
The easiest way to book is online - just click the button below.
Please make sure you have read all the details of the event, have made sure you are eligible to attend (eg for 'going deeper' events) and are willing to make any commitments that are required.
Bookings are fully refundable up to 7 days in advance. After that we cannot usually offer refunds.
You can also book in person at the Centre, or by sending a cheque payable to West London Buddhist Centre along with your name, email and phone number and the name and date of the event to:
The West London Buddhist Centre,
45a Porchester Rd,
London W2 5DP
Please include your name, email and phone number with your booking.