January 5-26 Deepening Practical Meditation 4-weeks with Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw & Valerie Spironello - Session 1
Beginners and continuing students welcome!
Thursdays from Feb 2 to 23 from 7pm to 8:30pm
with Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw and Valerie Spironello
Treat yourself to this insightful opportunity to slow down,clear your mind, and strengthen positive energy and inner peace that will increase your life force, improve health and touch a peaceful happiness inside. This is a rare opportunity for those new to meditation to experience extremely practical meditations that you can use daily to find peace and clarity as life changes. Great for beginners and new approaches and deepening for those experienced in meditation.
Each week will be led by either Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw, a former Tibetan Buddhist nun, author, founding director of The Centre for Compassion & Wisdom and Lama Yeshe Ling Tibetan Buddhist Group, Valerie Spironello, a palliative care social worker and life-change wellness counsellor.
Cost: $60 for 4 weeks.
Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3455 Lakeshore Rd. Burlington, ON
Advance registration is required. Please register by JANUARY 31st. To register, please email Katie Keenleyside at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 905 296-3728 and leave a voicemail.
Payment: You may pay by cheque or cash at the door on the first night of the series.
We wish everyone to feel welcome to attend. If you are experiencing financial restraints, please phone 905 296-3728 to request a bursary.
Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw is co-author of 16 Guidelines for Life, now in 6 languages and developer and master trainer of Transformative Mindfulness self-healing methods, offering telecourses and facilitation training internationally. She is the Founding Director of The Centre for Compassion & Wisdom and also a former director of Lama Yeshe Ling Tibetan Buddhist Group.www.transformativemindfulness.org
Valerie Spironello, MSW, RSW, trained as a social worker, has discovered the importance of looking at life’s challenges from a holistic approach. As a social worker & wellness counsellor, she has a specific interest in the use of mindfulness meditation in talk therapy. Val has been studying meditation and energy healing for 10 + years. She is a certified Five Tibetan Yoga instructor and has co-facilitated training for Transformative Mindfulness and Mindfulness and Practical Meditation facilitators with Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw. As well, she has trained with teachers Kumar Jeeva,and Jon Kabat-Zinn. Having worked in health care, Valerie is also skilled to assist those in the helping professions to identify and create plans for dealing with Compassion Fatigue and is committed to supporting others in living well in Body, Mind and Spirit. (www.choosewellness.ca).