Mindfulness for Seniors

Learn Mindfulness Meditation and be calm through your emotional highs and lows

Join mindfulness trainer, Suzie Brown, and adult educator and senior, Jan McLellan for this Mindfulness for Seniors workshop in Ocean Grove.

The workshop will give you tools and support in handling the challenges specific to growing old, including:

  • The stress and anxiety related to ageing, sickness, incapacity and physical pain.
  • The grief and loneliness in losing loved ones.
  • The fears or anxiety of approaching the end of life.

You’ll learn practices to help relax the mind, reduce worries, access joy and contentment even through the hard time., and bring present moment awareness to your whole day.

The workshop will include the following meditations and skills:

  • awareness and understanding of the causes of emotional stress and how to reduce it
  • breath meditation
  • relaxation techniques
  • loving kindness and self-compassion meditations
  • tools for dealing with chronic pain
  • mindful movement

After the workshop you’ll receive audio guided meditations to take home and continue to practice, as well as a Reminder Wallcard and further reading.

Suzie Brown draws on her training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and many years of Insight meditation practice and teaching to offer this experiential workshop. Read more about Suzie here.

Jan McLellan is a long-time meditator and has many years experience in adult education. She is 80 years old and has found mindfulness meditation to be a crucial support for her as she ages.

The workshop is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators.

When: Friday May 10

Time: 1.30-4.30pm

Where: Kyo Yoga Hub, 91 The Parade, Ocean Grove.

Cost: $70 or $50 for current Pension Card holders – includes refreshments from Kyosk Cafe next door, audio guided meditations, worksheets and reminder wallcard.

Advance bookings only – please book and pay online at the event’s Trybooking page.

Any questions please call Suzie Brown on 0419 002 606.

PLEASE NOTE: this course is not suitable for those suffering acute depression, psychotic episodes or PTSD. If you’re unsure whether it’s right for you please call Suzie on 0419 002 606 to discuss and/or seek advice from your psychologist or psychiatrist before booking in.