A day of mindfulness practice at Amaravati led by Chris Ward

You are welcome to attend a day of mindfulness practice at Amaravati on the 15th December. We open at 9.30 for hot drinks in the Retreat Centre Kitchen and commence … Continue Reading →


Weekend Retreat 28th – 30th September led by Chris Ward

We still have some space on our next retreat: Mindfulness – the time of your life A weekend of mindfulness practice,  teaching and discussion. Open to all and suitable for … Continue Reading →


Next Lifeskills Mindfulness course – May 23rd 2012

Our next Lifeskills Mindfulness course starts on the 23rd May and we are currently taking registrations. See a fuller description here where a registration form is available.


Next mindfulness course

We plan to commence the next LifeSkills Mindfulness (LSM) course at the end of February or early March in a venue at Abbots Langley near Watford. This will be the … Continue Reading →


Meditation at the Leeds Metropolitan University

The Leeds Met is including Buddhist meditation in its Psychology degrees: http://www.lmu.ac.uk/about/leeds-met-students-first-to-master-buddhist-meditation21112011.htm demonstrating the continued spread of Buddhist inspired practices into psychology, psychotherapy and neuroscience. Transpersonal Psychology – which includes … Continue Reading →


Science and meditation

The BBC reports on work being done to study the effects of meditation. We read of the spread of mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and its value in treating and avoiding depression. … Continue Reading →