Mindfulness Practice Groups - online LIVE

It is hard to verbalise the surprisingly profound impact this experience (so much more than a course) has had on me. It has been so complete—spiritually, emotionally, professionally and intellectually.

Patrick, 2016


Something quite precious can be discovered in the MBSR program - which you may want to tend and grow through having the support of a teacher and a group of fellow-travellers to practice with each week.

Now you can attend a Zoom group, with the MBSR teacher of your choice, from the comfort of your own home or office or car!  In this six week program, we will offer a theme each week, and practice together, followed by some time for exploring our practice and lives - just as we do in MBSR.

This practice group is an alive, personalised, responsive, real-time engagement between the teacher, the participants and the practice.  The cost of the six week program is $129 and the venue is your place.


PRE-REQUISITE: Please note that this online practice group is suitable for people who have some experience of mindfulness meditation already - for example - for those who have completed the MBSR course or equivalent. It is not an introduction to mindfulness.


Term 1 - 2018 

Online Mindfulness Practice Groups 

Heather Albrecht online mindfulness practice groups

Teacher: Heather Albrecht    
Day: Tuesday          
Time: 7:00 - 8:15 pm EST  
Dates: 13 February - 20 March



Do I need to have completed an eight-week course to attend the online practice group?

Yes.  We have found this online forum doesn't work so well with people who haven't immersed themselves in a practice for a short period of time and also explored the rationale for various practices more fully through a step-by-step program.

Relevant prior immersion would be any eight-week program like MBSR, MBCT or MICBT. Other forms of intro training - like an app, ACT or DBT usually doesn't provide the basics in the way an eight-week practice-based course does.



I need to miss a couple of sessions. Is this OK?

That is fine. It is not a drop-in group.  The places in the program are limited, so your place will be held for you, even though you may miss some sessions.  

What equipment will I need?

We like to use Zoom because this enables the teacher and all participants to see each other and speak simultaneously, just like in a regular class. 

Each person on a group Zoom video call will need:
  • Zoom app on phone or computer - Download it here
  • A high-speed broadband connection
  • A webcam
  • A microphone and speakers (built-in or separate headset with microphone)
  • If using Windows, a DirectX 9.0c compatible video card

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