YIN YOGA ~ COMPASSIONATE MINDFULNESS ~ NERVOUS SYSTEM REGULATION
A 6 week holistic approach to mindfulness incorporating gentle yin yoga and movement to support nervous system regulation and compassionate mindfulness techniques. For a body that is tired, overwhelmed and struggling under the weight of stress, anxiety or depression stillness based meditation that doesn’t first support you in feeling grounded or connected to your body, may add more stress to an already stressed nervous system.
So in this 6 week journey we take the time to first get back into our bodies using yin yoga to soften tense tired muscles and bones. Then we journey gently into a new heart centred compassionate mindfulness practice each week so you have a toolkit of resources you can practice at home.
“Mindfulness, which includes tenderness and kindness toward ourselves, restores dimensions of our being. These have never actually been missing, just that we have been missing them, we have been absorbed elsewhere. When your mind clarifies and opens, your heart also clarifies and opens.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
Do you find yourself running from task to task, distraction to distraction, with an endless to-do list and when you do finally stop does your mind keep going? Does your nervous system feel a little frazzled? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Challenged to get to sleep at night? Is your body just tired and needs a safe space to unravel a little?
Come join us for our 6 week Deep Rest & Mindfulness course. You’ll be guided in simple compassionate yin yoga and mindfulness techniques grounded in the body, breath and science.
What to expect?
During our 6 weeks together we’ll explore:
- Gentle yin yoga & breath as a way to help you feel more grounded and at home in your body
- What is meditation and mindfulness, including the benefits of a regular practice.
- How negative thoughts and emotions can wreak havoc on our nervous system and physical body
- Simple tools to help reset, rest and retrain the mind.
- How bringing loving presence, acceptance and compassion into your daily life can help you find space to respond rather than react to challenges
- Techniques for mindful breathing, capturing the uncaught mind, loving kindness and embracing the wisdom of the heart
- Inherent wisdom in common emotions such as fear, anxiety, sadness & anger
- Practices to support healthy self and co regulation in times of overwhelm or stagnation.
- Common traits found in highly sensitive persons (Depth of Processing, Overstimulation, Emotional Attunement, Sensitivity)
Meditation has quickly become one of the most powerful wellness trends. Increasing rates of anxiety, depression and chronic immune disease showing us it’s time we look a little closer at what’s going on inside our minds. Maybe you know you need to take care of the food you eat – but what about the thoughts you focus on? Or the emotions you experience regularly? Or your relationship to stress? As a collective is it possible we’re addicted to thoughts, feelings and busyness that could be even worse for us than junk food?
Are we addicted to drama? Negativity? Judging ourself and others? Worrying? Fear? Wearing our busyness as a badge of honour?
Getting out of our heads and into our bodies so we can cultivate mindfulness and compassion in our daily lives. This is a gentle heart centred journey to help you transform overwhelm, anxiety and stress and build more compassion for yourself and others.
Compassion ~ Courage ~ Connection
“Mindfulness is the awareness that arises when we non-judgmentally pay attention in the present moment. It cultivates access to core aspects of our own minds and bodies that our very sanity depends on,” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
Why practice in a group?
Practicing with the support of a group will help you meet the moments of challenge with kindness and help keep you inspired to continue your practice. In these times where it’s easy to feel lonely and isolated connecting with like minded community can be a beautiful medicine.
Together we remember no matter how busy or stressful our lives may feel at times, there is a stillness and a peace that lives in each and every one of us.
Next course commencing 18 October.
Bookings required, following the booking link or contact Lani on 0434 748 758 for more details.
“The most important thing I learned was that I can quieten my mind to meditate but also to be gentle with my thoughts. I will take away the capturing the mind technique as it works so well for me and I love it!” ~ Candy
Who is your Facilitator?
Lani Noble, inspired by the power of meditation and yoga for mental health and wellbeing I specialise in compassionate, mind-body-heart practices to regulate the nervous system & help you when you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, burnt out or simply craving a community to connect to.
I’m a qualified Yin and Hatha Yoga and Meditation instructor and I’ve spent the past 10 years studying and teaching embodiment practices, Yoga for Trauma, Tools for the Highly Sensitive Person, Grief Loss and Trauma Counselling, Psoas release, Sacred Sexuality and Tantra.
With over a decade of experience in the Government sector and another decade living, studying & teaching Yoga & Meditation I merge business, heart-based science and traditional mindfulness & meditation practices to support you in slowing down and regaining a sense of empowerment, relaxation and emotional balance in your life.
My passion is YOUR REST.
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