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Auckland Mindfulness Series with Grant Rix

8-weeks of Mindfulness “Easeful Presence, Loving Enquiry, Compassionate Action” Tuesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30pm 13th October – 8th December Westmere School Email: to register and for further details   “Mindfulness… The balance of body and mind in accord with situation and circumstance. Not just a practice, not just a science, but the art of…


Relaxation and Body Repair – Mindfulness in Movement

Saturday Morning Mindfulness in Movement Classes Relaxation and Body Repair with Mira Selwyn Community Education in Kohimarama, Saturdays Term 4 – 17/10/15 to 05/12/15 (8 weeks); These Saturday Morning classes will focus on Relaxation and Body Repair: where we gently build mindfulness through our bodies. Bringing Mindfulness into our bodies allows for greater relaxation, calm and tranquility….


Mindfulness Meditation Weekend Retreat

The Sphere Group has the lovely Aio Wira Centre booked for a residential weekend retreat on the weekend of 9th to 11th October. The central theme of the weekend will be Mindfulness of Body and group meditation sessions and movement classes will be offered during the weekend on this theme. There will also be ample time and…


21 Taras Retreat with Lama Mark Webber 2016

Hello Auckland Sphere Group Community, We have the great pleasure in announcing a 2016 Vajrayana Retreat with Lama Mark Webber in the Coromandel. We would appreciate your expression of interest at this stage to allow us to plan, this is not a commitment, which we will ask for in October this year. Please contact us…


Western Mysteries Meditation Series with Mira Riddiford

EXPLORING WHAT IS ENLIVENING & SUPPORTIVE IN LIFE The Western Mysteries Tradition exists to help with living well in the Western World. Most of us seeking experiences in mindfulness, meditation or enlightenment turn to Eastern spiritual traditions. But what of our Western spiritual inheritance? This six week introductory programme explores Western Archetypes like the Fool,…


Lama Mark Dzogchen and Tantra Teachings

We have the great news that Lama Mark Webber will be returning to New Zealand to teach in 2016. 8 February – 6 March: Queenstown. (Lama Mark has also offered to give personal retreat guidance for those people in retreat in the cabins at Arthurs Point) Feb. 18th (Thursday evening) Introductory Talk: What is Buddhism? What…


Essential Mindfulness and Meditation Training

  Bare-Bones: Practice-based Mindfulness and Meditation Training A six week introductory programme Start Date: Wednesday, 19 August, 7pm – 8.30pm and following 5 Wednesdays End Date: Wednesday, 16 September, 7pm – 8.30pm Where: McDermott Hall, 175 Garnett Road, Westmere Fee: $150 for all six weeks Contact: Janiah at for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required as space is limited….


Weekend Mindfulness Classes with Leander Kane

Mindfulness Matters – A weekend workshop with Leander Kane Sat September 19th from 1.30-4.00pm and Sun September 20th from 9.30-12.00pm Cultivating a rich and meaningful life By gently and mindfully exploring body movements (largely carried out while lying on the floor) we open to a natural confidence and grace, touching on and deepening both a…


Tuesday night sit back on from 26th of May 2015

Hi Everyone Tonight (7th April) is the last Tuesday night meditation sit until 26th of May. The Tuesday night meditation sits will not be running during the 6 week Bare-Bones Mindfulness Training that start tomorrow night at 7pm.