Autumn 2018 ― yako:doma

Organization

This 8-week course follows the strandard format (see What is MBSR) and will be led by Katarína in English. The course consists of:

  1. personal interview before the start of the course;
  2. eight two-hour sessions on consecutive Tuesdays (18:00−20:00), 18 Sep−06 Nov 2018;
  3. one full day mindfulness retreat, Saturday (09:30−17:00), 27 Oct 2018;
  4. personal interview about 4 weeks after the course.

Daily practice (about 30min, min. 5×/week) by participants is an essential part of the course. It is taught in a supportive group environment. The course will be under supervision of MindfulnessUK. The full price 4.500 CZK includes all materials, all sessions and the one-day retreat; the price can be reduced on-demand if you are on budget or in a difficult situation.

Exercises

The following recordings are meant for your daily practice. You can download them or play them directly from this page.

Handouts

Suggested

Reading

  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life
  • Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind
  • Sharon Salzberg, Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness
  • Sharon Salzberg, Real Love
  • Marshall Rosenberg, Living Non-Violent Communication: Practical Tools to Connect and Communicate Skillfully in Every Situation
  • Mark Williams, Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World
  • Rick Hanson, Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom
  • Vidyamala Burch, Living Well With Pain and Illness: The Mindful Way to Free Yourself From Suffering

Local Mindfulness Groups

Vipassana (insight meditation) retreats

Venue

The course takes place in yako:doma, about 2 minutes walk from the tram stop “Podolská vodárna” (trams 2, 3, 17, 21; bus 134, which even has a closer stop “Doliny”). The address is Na Dolinách 8/30, Praha 4.


Contact

You can contact Katarína directly through  katarina@lessstress.cz or by phone at +44-7950-354414.