Sitting Group

The MindSpace sitting group is the ideal way to stay connected and inspired. These meetings offer the opportunity to connect with a community of meditators, maintain your meditation practice, and deepen your understanding of mindfulness.

Sitting group is open to the general public. Previous mindfulness meditation experience is recommended.

The format typically includes:

  • Home practice discussion with opportunity for questions and comments
  • Group meditation practice (20-30 minutes; guided or unguided)
  • Exploratory dialogue about practice

 

In English:

 

  • InstructorKersti Sunne Biro with occasional guest instructors
  • When: Every Thursday from 6pm-7pm. The last meeting of this summer will be on July 27th. 
  • Where: MindSpace Studio (1310 Greene Ave., suite 500)
  • Cost: $10*
  • Registration: No registration required. Just drop in!

* In each MindSpace MBSR group, one participant with a low income is offered a full scholarship. All sitting group fees go to the scholarship fund.

 

Sitting Group Meditations

01/06/2017 – Julien – Mountain Meditation (23min)

11/05/2017 – Julien – Awareness of Breathing with Kindfulness (20min)

04/05/2017 – Julien – Anchoring Onself in the Present Moment (20min)

27/04/2017 – Julien – Radical Self-Acceptance (22min)

20/04/2017 – Julien – Cultivating a Choiceless Awareness (25min)

13/04/2017 – Julien – Sitting with Not-Knowing (21min)

06/04/2017 – Julien – Becoming a Nonjudgmental Observer (20min)

30/04/2017 – Julien – The Guest House Meditation (28min)

23/03/2017 – Julien – Mindfully Visiting Our “Inner Neighbourhoods” (25min)

09/03/2017 – Julien – Honouring Our Difficulties (23min)

02/03/2017 – Julien – Sitting with Impermanence (23min)

23/02/2017 – Julien – Offering Loving-Kindness From a Place of Integrity (25min)

16/02/2017 – Julien – Mental Noting Practice (20min)

09/02/2017 – Julien – Safe Base Meditation (25min)

02/02/2017 – Julien – Developing Concentration (21min)

26/01/2017 – Julien – Practicing Awareness and Equanimity (22min)

15/12/2016 – Julien – Giving and Receiving Compassion (21min)

01/12/2016 – Julien – Sound of Bowl Meditation (15min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Lake Meditation (24min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Walking and Sitting (36min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Loving-Kindness Meditation (23min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Standing Yoga (25min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Sitting with Choiceless Awareness (22min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Walking Meditation (10min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Lying Yoga and Body Scan (52min)

26/11/2016 – Julien – MBSR Retreat – Sitting with the Breath (20min)

24/11/2016 – Julien – Working with pleasant, neutral, and unpleasant sensations in the body (25min)

21/11/2016 – Julien – Non-Striving Meditation (14min)

10/11/2016 – Sébastien – Simplicity (11min)

03/11/2016 – Julien – Lying with Curiosity and Kindness (21min)

27/10/2016 – Sébastien – Finding help in this moment (18min)

20/10/2016 – Sébastien – Accepting to See Differently (12min)

13/10/2016 – Sébastien – Silence (14min)

22/09/2016 – Julien – Mindfulness of Body and Breath (25min)