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Graduate Members' Seminars 2021

The 2020 Graduate series brought us more illuminated minds, lucid dreaming, the latest in pain research and a three woman perspective on the meditation path. It was a fantastic line up! This year we look forward to bringing you another range of topics and presenters. The seminars are designed for current members who have completed or are attending Level 4. The aim of these seminars is to provide a forum whereby members can explore ways of thinking about and integrating meditation into life; fully and consciously.

2021 Seminar Series

Seminar One: MOVIE NIGHT: My Year of Living Mindfully (2020)  
A film by Shannon Harvey followed by a group discussion
Friday 26 February, 5.30 pm–7.30 pm

Seminar Two: Believing is seeing
Presenter: John Burston
Friday 7 May, 5.45 pm–7.15 pm

Seminar Three: Theme to be announced
Presenter: TBA
Friday 27 August, 5.45-7.15 pm

Seminar Four: Theme to be announced
Presenter: TBA
Friday 26 November, 5.45 pm–7.15 pm

Seminar One

My Year of Living Mindfully (2020)

A film by Shannon Harvery

Movie night followed by a discussion

Friday 26 February, 2021
5.30 pm–7.30 pm
Lifeflow Studio

To kick the Graduate Member Series year off we will be watching a film on the big screen (in Room 1) followed by a discussion.

Overwhelmed with insomnia and an incurable autoimmune disease, Shannon Harvey needed to make a change. But while the award-winning health journalist found plenty of recommendations on diet, sleep and exercise, when she looked for the equivalent of a 30-minute workout for her mental well-being, there was nothing …

Watch the trailer here …

Bring along your bean bag, favourite beach/movie chair or make yourself comfy in the studio chairs. Some movie snacks will be provided and there will be a catered (optional) dinner afterwards. See your Graduate Member email for more details.

My Year of Living Mindfully Graduate Member Seminar Movie Night

Seminar Two

Believing is seeing

Presenter: John Burston

Friday 7 May
5.45 pm–7.15 pm
Lifeflow Studio

Something as simple as touch, or complex as vision – do we experience what our senses tell us, or do we experience what our mind predicts is there? It feels like we see what’s in front of us, but what if the opposite were true? Where is the boundary between sense experience and the stories that we build out of it?

In this talk you’ll learn about one of the most profound models to come out of the intersection of philosophy and neuroscience in the last decade – the idea that all experience might actually begin with our mental maps, or predictions, and that maybe all that the senses do is check that our stories are on track.

In fact, this view is surprisingly close to the classical ‘Functions of Consciousness’ model from the Buddhist system. We’ll explore the links between the meditation approaches and where some of the neuroscience world is going, as well as trying practical examples that put it to the test.

Seminar Three

Theme to be announced

Guest Presenter: TBA

Friday 27 August
5.45 pm–7.15 pm
Lifeflow Studio

restore and rejuvenate feature retreat

Seminar Four

Theme to be announced

Presenters: TBA

Friday 26 November
5.45 pm–7.15 pm
Lifeflow Studio

finding fulfillment retreat 2019

Seminar Fees

Single session ticket $25

Single session ticket conc $20

2021 series ticket (4 sessions) $80

2021 series ticket (4 sessions) conc $60

Concession rate is available to full time students, Health Care card holders and Pensioner Concession cards. Please email your concession card details to info@lifeflow.com.au if purchasing online.

Prerequisites: These sessions are open to current members who have completed or are attending Level 4.

Bookings essential due to limited seats available
 
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