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Fa Hong Monastery

Pause and Relax: A Weekend Mindfulness Retreat (March 9-10, 2024)

Enjoy a weekend of mindfulness practice in a supportive and calm environment, inviting us to let go of our usual habits of daily life. We share space with nature and with other retreatants who are also practicing mindfully and kindly.

Pause and Relax: A Weekend Mindfulness Retreat (March 9-10, 2024)
Pause and Relax: A Weekend Mindfulness Retreat (March 9-10, 2024)

時間及地點 Time & Location

09 Mar 2024, 9:00 am HKT – 10 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm HKT

Fa Hong Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

活動詳情 About The Event

Dear friends,

We are excited to invite you and your friends to a weekend of mindfulness practice with us at the beautiful Fa Hong Monastery on Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Experience your first retreat, or deepen your existing practice with us as we will guide you through a range of mindfulness practices including guided sitting meditation, mindful walking, mindful working (outdoor or indoor), mindful eating, and relational mindfulness.

To support Pausing and Relaxing, we will be offering a space free of social speech and digital devices.

Who is this for:

  • This retreat is for people with an interest in experiencing mindfulness practice in a retreat setting. This is also a good opportunity for those who have done previous Mindfulness courses/programs who wish to rejuvenate and deepen their practice through a retreat.
  • Beginners to retreat practice and/or mindfulness are welcome, as long as you:                              
    • Attend the whole retreat without being late or leaving early.
    • Are open to following the retreat guidelines (including noble silence) and schedule with curiosity and willingness to learn.

        

Costs:

In order to cover the costs of food, logistics, hiring a cook and facilities for the retreat, there will be a fee of HK$500 (HK$250 per day).

The teachers are offering their time, energy, support, and sharing of knowledge and experience in the spirit of generosity and appreciate your financial support by donation.

Full retreat information here.

About the Teachers

Genevieve Heng (she/her) is a Mindfulness Teacher and Insight Dialogue facilitator. Her students describe her approach as “applied Mindfulness” - using the skills of Mindfulness to approach everyday challenges and growth opportunities such as stress, dissatisfaction, worry, and change, among others. She shares these living practices to support greater peace, freedom, well-being, kindness and wisdom. Gen is a qualified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, certified by the Awareness Training Institute (in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley) and a listed teacher of the Hong Kong Mindfulness Teachers Network.

Angie Bucu is a Mindfulness Teacher, Facilitator & Teacher Trainer. She is passionate about sharing the benefits of weaving mindfulness and meditation practice, and the practice of mindful actions, into daily life. Angie offers a range of teachings to help transform our lives. Offerings include programs designed especially for the needs, intentions and interests of  those she serves including; MBSR, Peace in a Frantic World, Insight Dialogue introduction courses, and customised Mindfulness-Based Programs. Angie also organizes retreats and leads regular practice groups to support practitioners with their ongoing practice and the nourishment of practicing in a community. You can find out more about Angie on her website or at the HK Mindfulness Teachers Network

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