An introduction to Mindfulness training for Pregnancy with attention to preparation for Birthing and and Journey of Parenthood.

This is a 3 hour workshop. An 8 week training is available as a follow on.

An introduction to Mindfulness training for Pregnancy with attention to preparation for Birthing and and Journey of Parenthood.

Breath and Body Awareness. Sufi Dancing. Sound Awareness with Leboyer Chanting and Singing Bowls. Mindful Movement drawing on Yoga and the soft circular moves of Belly Dancing to deepen your connection to your body helping you to surf the contractions of labour with Mindful awareness.

Deepening your Connection to your baby in WombHome and giving you life long skills to develop through practice that will help you to lay the foundations of mental health and wellness for you and your family and create a Mindful Home.

You will experience the Mindfulness Body Scan and receive a 20minute CD to take home for ongoing practice.

Sydel will also take you on guided journey to your ‘inner home’ and together we will explore the nature of Home as a place to rest and connect and sustain you to co-create a mindful home with your family.

We will look at the benefits of daily practice, particularly for stress reduction and dealing with overwhelming emotions and times of change. Also how to integrate mindfulness practice as a mother. We will look at Mindful Touch and how mindfulness and attachment/Bonding go together.

There will be a sharing of resources to nurture your daily practice. On- going support particularly at the Family Nurturing Centres Parent and Baby/toddlers support classes or Mindful Yoga Wednesdays at 7pm

>Dads Welcome!

Sydel has practiced Mindfulness meditation since her 20’s and completed a professional retreat for MBSR with Jon Kabat-Zinn. Facilitates the Mindful Living Program and Stress Awareness workshops with the Home of yoga and Mental Health Station. Sydel is a Mental Health Educator, Sociologist , Co-Founder of the Family Nurturing Centre (running for over 20 years) and Home of Yoga (Transformational Yoga Institute (running 25years ) and Founder of its Mental Health and Well Being Program.

Cost $80 includes materials $70 FNC Members.
Concessions available.
Pre- Booking necessary: email sydel@thefamilynurturingcentre.org or 0414636459?
An 8 week Training is available when 8 have registered interest.

Inspired and Grateful for the work of Jon Kabat Zinn, www.umassmed.edu

and Maha Al Musa for her Sufi Mystical Bellydancing, www.bellydanceforbirth.com