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Wheel of Awareness and Nature of Mind meditation course

Based on psychiatrist and researcher Dan Siegel's concepts, this is suitable for health professionals, beginners to meditation and also will add a new dimension for those who have done MBSR and MiCBT (Click here)

 

Each 1.5 hour session includes a 30 min audiovisual, some optional mindful movement, group discussion and a guided meditation. You will gain most out of the course by attending all sessions and committing to 15-25 minutes meditation daily. Adele is happy for you to try out the first session before committing. Cost is by donation - the suggestion is to pay what you think the course is worth within your means

 

Course outline:

 

Session 1: Awareness, the scientific benefits of mindfulness, intro to Wheel of awareness meditation.

 

Session 2: The nature of mind as a complex system, intro to mind training, Wheel of awareness meditation (in every session).

 

Session 3: Exploring the Wheel of awareness, interconnection, empathy and compassion. 

 

Session 4: Neuroscience, the brain and the mind.

 

Session 5 (2 hours): The nature of energy & the mind. The plane of possibility. A touch of quantum physics!

 

To donate:

EFT: BSB 062624 Account number 10455489 or Paypal  After running costs are covered, money goes towards scholarships for the more expensive meditation courses. 

To be kept informed on future courses:

Please email Adele. if you have any questions or you'd like to be added to her mailing list.

Resources for current course participants Oct/Nov 2021:

For videos of the sessions already completed please see WhatsApp or contact Adele directly for the password to open the links:

Week 1 session video

Week 2 session video

Week 3 session video

Extra optional session Sat 30/10 3pm: guided Wheel meditation and Q&A MBSR, MSC, Explain Pain. All welcome.

Week 1 basic Wheel of Awareness meditation Adele 21 minutes

Week 2 basic Wheel of Awareness meditation Adele 23 minutes

Short basic Wheel of Awareness meditation Adele 13 minutes

Week 3 full Wheel of Awareness meditation Adele 27 minutes

Short full Wheel of Awareness meditation Adele 15 minutes

Integrative mindful movements (30 min video) Adele

The Wheel of Awareness Like Mind, Like Body podcast

Dan Siegels home page: Wheel of Awareness diagram and meditation audios

The Pain Experience is emergent not linear (7 min video): excerpt from Adele's Explain Pain modules 

References:

1. Mark Williams and Denny Penman, Mindfulness. A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World (Piaktus, 2011). 
 
2. Goleman, D., and R. J. Davidson. (2017). Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. New York: Penguin Random House. 
 
3. Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence by Daniel J Siegel, MD Published August 21, 2018 Tarcher Perigee
 

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