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Becoming Centered Grounded with Teresa Larking October 2022

This workshop is ONSITE

Workshop Description: Join us in the nurturing environment that is the Sanctuary as we explore grounding techniques to soothe+calm ourselves in challenging times. This course will deepen your awareness+ allow you to become the wise observer  of what is going on within + around you. This awareness will include meditation, active listening + becoming attuned to your body’s needs. Mindful walks will give you the opportunity to quiet the mind +  recover stability + balance. 

Week 1: Exploring the nature of grounding itself, rooted in present moment awareness + the range of grounding techniques available to us. Grounding breaths, guided meditation, mantras, walking/movement, sound healing + poetry.  

Week 2: Coming home to the senses. Exploring the world of the five senses- the threshold between body- mind-spirit. Learning to deepen our connection with them + trust in the wisdom of our body +the strength+stability that lies within. 

Week 3: Exploring the importance of Self-Care as a vital, grounding technique. The focus will be on the Four Pillars of Wellbeing- Physical Self-Care, Emotional Self-Care, Social Self-Care + Spiritual  Self-Care.

Week 4: Deepening our understanding of our own values +what is of real importance to us. Learning how to incorporate our value-system into our daily-life + decision-making through grounding + connection to the Present Moment. 

Week 5: Giving yourself the gift of your own compassion. Including yourself in your own circle of compassion. Learning to identify when you need to give yourself a Self-Compassionate Break during times of stress or anxiety. 

Week 6: Mindful, grounding walks in the unique bio-sphere that is the Sanctuary. On these walks we will integrate grounding practices with movement + reflection. Connecting the body to the earth in this way can promote wellbeing physically, emotionally+spiritually. 

Day & Date: Tuesday Mornings, 4th October  – 8th  November 

Time: 10am to 12pm

Duration: 6 weeks

Price: €150

About The Facilitator

  • Practicing Mindfulness teacher for over twenty years.
  • Associated with the Sanctuary since 1999.
  • Worked with Jigsaw as a mindfulness teacher for five years. 
  • Special interest in courses on
  • Finding inner resilience.

-Managing change mindfully.

-Grounding, somatic practices designed to relieve stress in challenging times. 

-Sound healing

  • Facilitated stress reduction courses in second level schools.

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