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Pause and Relax: A Weekend Mindfulness Retreat

March 9@8:45 am - March 10@4:00 pm HKT

We are excited to invite you and your friends to a weekend of mindfulness practice with us at the beautiful Fa Hong Monastery on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.  

Experience your first retreat, or deepen your existing practice with us as we will guide you through a range of mindfulness practices including guided sitting meditation, mindful walking, mindful working (outdoor or indoor), mindful eating, and relational mindfulness. 

To support Pausing and Relaxing, we will be offering a space free of social speech and digital devices. 

Who is this for

  • This retreat is for people with an interest in experiencing mindfulness practice in a retreat setting. This is also a good opportunity for those who have done previous Mindfulness courses/programs who wish to rejuvenate and deepen their practice through a retreat.
  • Beginners to retreat practice and/or mindfulness are welcome, as long as you:
    • Attend the whole retreat without being late or leaving early.
    • Are open to following the retreat guidelines (including noble silence) and schedule with curiosity and willingness to learn.

Costs

In order to cover the costs of food, logistics, hiring a cook and facilities for the retreat, there will be a fee of HK$500 (HK$250 per day). The teachers are offering their time, energy, support, and sharing of knowledge and experience in the spirit of generosity and appreciate your financial support by donation.

Full retreat information here.

REGISTER HERE

About the Teachers

Genevieve Heng (she/her) is a Mindfulness Teacher and Insight Dialogue facilitator. Her students describe her approach as “applied Mindfulness” – using the skills of Mindfulness to approach everyday challenges and growth opportunities such as stress, dissatisfaction, worry, and change, among others. She shares these living practices to support greater peace, freedom, well-being, kindness and wisdom. Gen is a qualified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, certified by the Awareness Training Institute (in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley) and a listed teacher of the Hong Kong Mindfulness Teachers Network

Angie Bucu is a Mindfulness Teacher, Facilitator & Teacher Trainer. She is passionate about sharing the the benefits of weaving mindfulness and meditation practice, and the practice of mindful actions, into daily life, and offers a range of teachings to support others to transform their lives. Offerings include programs designed especially for the needs, intentions and interests of clients, including MBSR, Peace in a Frantic World, Insight Dialogue introduction courses, and customised Mindfulness-Based Programs. Angie also organizes retreats and regular practice groups to support practitioners with their ongoing practice and the nourishment that practice in community can offer. You can find out more about Angie on her website or on our Teachers page. 

 

Details

Start:
March 9@8:45 am HKT
End:
March 10@4:00 pm HKT
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Venue

Fa Hong

Organizer

Gen & Angie

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Link to Register
https://www.hkims.org/events-1/pause-and-relax-a-weekend-mindfulness-retreat-march-9-10-2024