Enjoy three unique perspectives on Mindfulness over the Youth Day weekend.
Friday 14 June – Monday 17 June 2019
Friday 14th June: 2 -3pm:
GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS
with Nicky Lamprecht
The origins of the modern surge of medical interest in Mindfulness, its scientificallyproven benefits and the helpful attitudes that it encourages us to cultivate.
Nicky Lamprecht is the owner of two busy healthfood restaurants. She has studied Buddhism for many years and has a postgraduate qualification in Mindfulness Based Interventions from the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Saturday 15th June: 2-3pm Auditorium:
SHIFTING FROM MINDLESS TO MINDFUL EATING
with Dr Annelia van Breda
Why diets don’t work; how to move from autopilot mode to awareness of our eating patterns and how that helps to shift from mindless and mindful eating behaviour
Sunday 16th June: 2—3pm Auditorium
MANAGING STRONG EMOTIONS WITH MINDFULNESS
by Dr Annelie van Breda
The definition of self-management and the difference between reaction and response, including the significance of brain physiology in determining our behaviour.
Dr Annelie van Breda is a psychologist with a special interest in eating disorders, in particular the Binge Eating Disorder. Annelie has found that mindfulness is a good therapy for anxiety, which is often the main driver of eating disorders. She has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses in Cape Town since 2008.
Monday 17th 2-3pm Auditorium:
MINDFULNESS: THE POWER OF THE PAUSE
with Debbie Grusd
‘Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. ‘ Victor Frankl
Debbie Grusd is a practising physiotherapist, Watsu aquatic therapist & TRE therapist in Cape Town. She uses bodywork and Mindfulness-based interventions specifically with chronic pain, stress and trauma and has been teaching Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs since 2011.
Note: all presentations will be both explanatory and experiential.)
At 7.15pm – 8pm each evening our special guest will guide a ‘Sitting in Stillness’ meditation in the Movement & Meditation Room.