Introduction to Mindfulness

  • DIY Space for London


  • Daytime and Something A Little Different
  • Over 18
  • Sat, 8th Dec 2018 @ 11:30 - 15:30
  • 11:30 - 15:30

We want our workshops to be open to everyone, so please email if the ticket price is prohibitive - or if you have any specific access needs you want to discuss - and we’ll do what we can to make sure you can attend

In this 4  hour workshop we will cover the following areas;

- What is Mindfulness and how can it benefit me?

- Different postures for formal meditation 

- Two guided meditations (can be done sitting in a chair, crossed legged, lying down or standing)

 - Mindful walking 

- Mindful movement (inspired by Qi Gong & Yoga) 

- Mindful activities

- Ways to introduce mindfulness into daily life

This workshop will be Mostly practical with some theory with the aim of you leaving with a felt experience of what mindfulness is and how you can practice it at home.

There is no need to have any prior knowledge or experience of mindfulness or meditation however this workshop will also be suitable if you already have a regular meditation practice. 

There will be regular breaks and a chance to chat to the teacher after the workshop. This will be a relaxed environment with no pressure to take part in any meditations or activities.

Deena from AYAM (Accessible Yoga and Mindfulness) developed a daily yoga and mindfulness practice after developing chronic migraines as a disability in 2012. These practices have enabled her to manage chronic pain, stress, anxiety and stage fright (she is also a drummer in a band!). Deena has since trained as a yoga teacher with Yoga Monks and a mindfulness teacher with Zenways. Her commitment is to make yoga and mindfulness accessible to everyone. 

You can visit her Facebook page here

Or check out her Instagram @ayam_yoga 

What to bring?

Lunch  - there is no food available on site, bring some food to share (vegan if possible) with allergens labelled - lunch will be included as a mindful activity practice. You can also bring lunch just for yourself if you prefer for health reasons. 

You can come just as you are with warm and comfortable clothes or you can bring any of the following; yoga mat, meditation cushion (or an ordinary cushion) and a blanket. Please let me know if you would like to borrow a yoga mat.



96-108 Ormside Street SE15 1tf

Nearest Station

Queens Road Peckham (Rail)

Getting there

Gett £15 off for first riders with code DMNGETT


AYAM yoga & Mindfulness

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