Mindfulness: ongoing resources
After the program you may be interested in exploring further and there are many groups offering ongoing exploration and practice which would deepen what you have been learning in the MBSR course. Here are some websites and resources we like:
The real meditation practice is how we live our lives from moment to moment to moment.
Jon Kabat-Zinn: Compassion and the history of MBSR
Australia-wide communities and retreats
dharma.org.au - a community of Australian teachers offering retreats in Insight Meditation
Resources for practice
If you want to be comfortable and support your body well in sitting, a stool from Black Dragon can do the trick: Check them out HERE
Insight Meditation Journal - a wonderful resource for you to study with contemporary teachers through reading
Insight Meditation Society, USA - is one of the central Insight Retreat Centres and meditation refuges in the USA. The site is full of wonderful links so click away and explore!
Audio Dharma - provides free downloads of talks by Insight and Zen teachers on a range of topics,
supported by online donations.
Rick Hanson - a brilliant communicator about all things mindfulness
Wisebrain - a website with articles and talks on mindfulness
Mindful Self Compassion - an eight week program on self-compassion
Mindfulness Based Compassionate Living - an eight week program on cultivating compassionate living for yourself and others
Eco Dharma - linking our mindfulness practice with our care for the world.
Tara Brach - an Insight meditation teacher and therapist
Mindfulness for children