This monthly free meditation at Mitcham Library has been recommended. More info here. Please do let me know how you get on as I have yet to make it!
Compassion & mindfulness courses in Tooting (various dates) with Emily Oliver. Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT™) is Stanford University’s secular course in mindfulness and compassion training. Developed by Thupten Jinpa (the Dalai Lama’s principal translator) Kelly McGonigal PhD, and other psychologists and contemplative scholars. By integrating traditional meditation practice with contemporary psychology and scientific research, Stanford University’s course can[…]
In their words: Pema Chodron: Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. With insight and humor, Pema presents down-to-earth guidance on how we can “start where we are” – embracing rather than denying the painful aspects of our lives. Pema frames her teachings on compassion around fifty-nine[…]
Compassion & mindfulness courses by Dr. Amy Finlay-Jones, various locations (UK, Australia & others) website> Their words: Compassion is a process that unfolds in response to suffering. It begins with the recognition of suffering, which gives rise to thoughts and feelings of empathy and concern. This, in turn, motivates action to relieve that suffering. Humans have[…]
Free meditation in Balham, every Wednesday 7:30-9pm website> Their words: Sahaja Yoga meditation is natural, easy, and powerful. Regular practice can reduce stress, contribute to a more balanced life, and bring about amazing inner transformation. Each session covers the basics and includes a guided meditation, so that you can start meditating at home straight away.[…]
MBSR (Mindful based stress reduction) and MBCT (Mindful Based Cognitive Therapy) with Cecilia Hazlerrig> Her words: Cecilia is a psychotherapist and mindfulness teacher who works with individuals, couples and groups in her private practice based in South West London. At the core of her approach, Cecilia is interested in the whole of you. Were there an aim[…]