NOTE: Private retreats, new courses and personal booking is done through the Origins Office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 9764 1109 unless otherwise stated. This calendar may be added to or changed during the course of the year as new courses or events come on stream.
MINDFULNESS @ ORIGINS CENTRE Join us for Mindfulness on Tuesday at 2pm and Friday mornings at 8am in the rotunda at Origins. All are welcome to attend in person, just bring your own mat and blanket. Also available via facebook livestream.
PRIVATE RETREATS If you are interested in private retreat at Tusita, a cabin/studio facility near Coorain, please contact the Origins office email@example.com Anyone doing private retreat should have some experience of Origins Centre and our general protocols.
KINESIOLOGY offered on-site @ Origins Kinesiology is a system of natural healthcare that supports wellness by holistically working on the broad human condition. Please get in touch with Melinda for more details or to make an appointment. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile: 0449290250
WILDERNESS JOURNEYS with Kip Looking to gets some exercise and find some inner calm? This Spring Kip will be offering gear supplied and fully catered guided bushwalks on the Bibbulmun Track. Ranging in length from short day hikes to multi-day journeys, the experience will include nature based mindfulness practices that deepen connection to the living Earth. For more info please contact: email@example.com
GOVERNANCE The centre relies on a culture of mutual respect and support and has done for 35 years. It is joy to provide the centre on a long term basis, as best we can. Your support in maintaining a well kept place and a friendly, helpful culture are, of course, what makes it all happen as well. Together we make Origins what it is.
5th: Online Mindfulness with Chime (via Zoom) Join Chime on Zoom each Thursday morning from 8am - 9.30am for online Mindfulness sessions. There will be two terms, the first term starting on August 5th - for more detailsclick here. To register your interest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
7th & 8th: Elemental Poetry with Jaya and Miranda Spend a nourishing weekend immersed in writing and speaking poetry with poet Jaya Penelope. These workshops will explore connections between poetry, mindfulness and the elements and are suitable for beginners and experienced writers alike. Daytime attendance welcome. For more information please contact: email@example.com
11th: Kindy - 10am - 2pm
14th & 15th: Mindfulness weekend Mindfulness will be taught according to ancient tradition. Chime will instruct in a foundation of mindfulness exercise called 'Setting Up'. Sessions are at 9:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am on Sunday. Day attendance is welcome. Personal instruction is available too. To enrol, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
21st & 22nd: Slow Yoga, I Liq Chuan and Feldenkrais with Chris and Bevie This workshop will explore cultivating interoception and building resilience using three types of bodywork modalities, Slow Yoga, Feldenkrais and I Liq Chuan. These bodywork modalities will be practiced slowly and mindfully, the key to cultivating interoception. Bodywork sessions will be interspersed with short meditation sits. Interoception is the felt sense of the internal state of the body. Slow mindful movement practice is an excellent vehicle for cultivating interoceptive awareness. This approach to bodywork is gentle and easy to learn and explores ways to balance and naturally deepen your individual practice always respecting your personal limits. For more information click here and to register please contact Chris Newell: email@example.com
25th: Kindy - 10am - 2pm
3rd - 5th: 'Reclaiming the Ecological Self' with Kip and Helene This weekend we will explore the self and how it is symbiotically interconnected to the natural world. Touching the elements of air, water, earth and fire - we will engage in nature based mindfulness practices that dissolve boundaries between personal energy systems and that of nature. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
11th to 18th: September Retreat
24th to 3rd: Zen Retreat Please contact the Zen Group of WA for information and bookings: email@example.com
9th & 10th: Mindfulness weekend Mindfulness will be taught according to ancient tradition. Chime will instruct in a foundation of mindfulness exercise called 'Setting Up'. Sessions are at 9:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am on Sunday. Day attendance is welcome. Personal instruction is available too. To enrol, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
16th & 17th: Bunbury Yoga Group (private booking)
22nd - 24th: 'A Council of All Beings'- Nature and Mindfulness Weekend Anchored in the transformative framework of the Work That Reconnects, this will be a weekend for for recharging your work on behalf of Earth. Join facilitators Helence Fisher, Kathryn Choules & Kip Cameron to energise your creativity, your courage and your inspiration! For more information please contact email@example.com
30th & 31st: Mindfulness and Clay with Anne
6th & 7th: 'Held together with stories - an immersive weekend with storyteller and poet Jaya Penelope. Over this weekend Jaya will tell one great initiatory story and guide you to explore its layers and resonances in your own life through reflection, journaling, creative writing, ritual, meditation, time alone in nature and time with others in community. To enrol, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Click here for more info: storytelling_with_jaya.docx
13th & 14th: Mindfulness weekend Mindfulness will be taught according to ancient tradition. Chime will instruct in a foundation of mindfulness exercise called 'Setting Up'. Sessions are at 9:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday and 9:30am on Sunday. Day attendance is welcome. Personal instruction is available too. To enrol, please contact: email@example.com
20th & 21st: Nourish weekend
27th & 28th: Nature and Mindfulness
1st: Kindy 1st - 5th: Family Retreat 6th: Peace Pagoda day 15th: Kindy 16th: close for 2021
Perth Teachings with Chime -Yoga Moves - Studio entrance at 45 Evans Street, Shenton Park (google West Subiaco Masonic Hall, 78 Herbert Road for directions, cnr of Evans Street & Herbert Road). For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
In 2021, we will continue with our over-arching themes of how to work with the mind of imagination and symbol in meditation and in life and the path of altruism. Thus, the Saturday afternoon talks with meditation teacher, Chimé Shore will be oriented around a series of Buddhist teachings called the Paramitas. A central proposition of the teaching is it that it matters what we do, how we do it and our intentionality as we do it. Saturday 7th August: Viriya (energy) Sunday 8th August: Wongkur of White Tara Saturday 2nd October: Samadhi (concentration/meditation) Saturday 6th November: Prajna (wisdom)
THANKYOU Thank you for taking an interest in Origins Centre’s programs, courses and events. We endeavour to offer a well run, inclusive and kind place. The entire enterprise is run on the idea of mutual support and fair exchange. We are a not-for profit charity.