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Places are limited – booking is essential for all our offerings
Also, classes with low enrolments may be cancelled – you can secure your place with a booking!
If you are travelling, you may not be around for something you are interested in at Open Mind Centre – many of our classes, workshops & retreats can be done at other times by appointment – for groups & individuals – ask us!

September – October 2014

Sep
1
Mon
Cranio-Sacral Integration ~ individual healing sessions ~ every day
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

One-on-one healing sessions with Mana. Working with your innate body intelligence to help you connect with your own capacity for healing.  Relaxing. Available most days except Mondays. Make an appointment. More info here.

OM Centre is available for your individual retreat – Every day
Sep 1 – Oct 1 all-day

Supported or solo retreats. For supported retreats – i.e. with meditation or other guidance – please heck on availability of instructors for your planned dates when booking with us. Available for individuals & groups. More info here.

One-on-one sessions with Mana by appointment – explore core questions, meditation, mandala, path etc – Every day
Sep 1 – Oct 1 all-day
Book OM Centre facilities for your workshops, healing sessions etc – Every day
Sep 1 – Oct 1 all-day
Sep
4
Thu
10 day meditation retreat
Sep 4 – Sep 14 all-day

Stay for the whole retreat or just part – minimum registration 3 days. This retreat starts begins with our regular chanting session 11am, finishes Sunday around 12.30pm. Explore relaxation, mindfulness, and some practical approaches to finding your own wisdom and healing potential in a supportive, beautiful environment by the river. Learn to meditate, or take your practice deeper. Minimum 3 day registration – food and room – 1800B bamboo hut fan/ 2700B a/c new cabin – plus donation for teaching – suggestion 750B per day. These rates based on 600B/day fan and 900/day for room and tasty vegetarian food. You and your friends are welcome to join us! All levels welcome. Contact Mana – email – or ph 0807 366 406

“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Sep
7
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Sep
11
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Sep
14
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Sep
18
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Mandala drawing workshop
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

1/2 day intensive. More info here.

Sep
21
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Sep
25
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Learn to meditate ~ sustainably ~ half day
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Half-day intensive. Discovering ways to practice that are relevant to your life-style & our changing environment.

We teach many styles & methods of meditation here at Open Mind. Mindfulness meditation – the ability to be present in our lives – is a sure foundation for all of them. You will gain hands-on experience in meditation, and there will be plenty of time for your questions. Open to beginners and experienced meditators wishing to take their practice deeper. If you are seeking to make your practice more engaged & relevant to your contemporary lifestyle, this half-day retreat is also for you.

Option available to stay on at the centre for a 3 day retreat following on from this half-day workshop.

3 day meditation retreat
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm

Explore relaxation, mindfulness, and some practical approaches to finding your own wisdom and healing potential in a supportive, nice environment by the river. Learn to meditate, or take your practice deeper. Minimum 3 day registration – food and room – 1800B bamboo hut fan/ 2700B a/c new cabin – plus donation for teaching – suggestion 750B per day. Some people are staying longer. You and your friends are welcome to join us! Follows right on from the half-day Learn to Meditate – Sustainably workshop. Contact Mana – email – or ph 0807 366 406

Sep
28
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

The Wish-Fulfilling Chakra
Sep 28 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Introduction to Tibetan practices of Chenrezi, Green Tara & White Tara - all are wonderful ways of opening to our heart chakra and finding unlimited support for healing self & others. Let us know what you are interested in when you register, we may be able to do the puja you request. The Dalai Lama and Karmapas are said to be incarnations of Chenrezi, the union of compassion and wisdom. Tara is a Tibetan expression of Divine Mother. Open Mind Centre is dedicated to Tara.

If you are working with healing you can also request Medicine Buddha teachings.

Sep
30
Tue
Something you are interested in, dates don’t work for you?
Sep 30 all-day

You are travelling, can’t make it on the scheduled date? We can often run something you are interested in on alternative dates – ask us!

Oct
1
Wed
Cranio-Sacral Integration ~ individual healing sessions ~ every day
Oct 1 – Oct 30 all-day

One-on-one healing sessions with Mana. Working with your innate body intelligence to help you connect with your own capacity for healing.  Relaxing. Available most days except Mondays. Make an appointment. More info here.

OM Centre is available for your individual retreat – Every day
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day

Supported or solo retreats. For supported retreats – i.e. with meditation or other guidance – please heck on availability of instructors for your planned dates when booking with us. Available for individuals & groups. More info here.

One-on-one sessions with Mana by appointment – explore core questions, meditation, mandala, path etc – Every day
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Book OM Centre facilities for your workshops, healing sessions etc – Every day
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Oct
2
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Oct
5
Sun
7 day meditation retreat
Oct 5 – Oct 12 all-day

Stay for the whole retreat or just part – minimum registration 3 days. You can stay for longer if you wish. This retreat starts begins with our regular chanting session 11am, finishes Sunday around 12.30pm. Explore relaxation, mindfulness, and some practical approaches to finding your own wisdom and healing potential in a supportive, beautiful environment by the river. Learn to meditate, or take your practice deeper. Minimum 3 day registration – food and room – 1800B bamboo hut fan/ 2700B a/c new cabin – plus donation for teaching – suggestion 750B per day. These rates based on 600B/day fan and 900/day for a/c cabin and tasty vegetarian food. You and your friends are welcome to join us! All levels welcome. Contact Mana – email – or ph 0807 366 406

“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Oct
9
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Oct
12
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Oct
16
Thu
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!

Mandala drawing workshop
Oct 16 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

1/2 day intensive. More info here.

Oct
19
Sun
“Give peace a chant” ~ Kirtan
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join us to sing the sacred sounds of ancient mantras and soulful songs from many styles and traditions. Sounds of didgeridoo, harmonium, guitar, maybe some gongs… Tibetan bowls… Singers – come and lead a chant or two. Musos – bring an instrument and join in!