Mindfulness Journeys offers classes and workshops on meditation, Tibetan yoga and yoga. Most of these take place in Brussels. Explore our calendar to discover our rich array of offerings. Add the class of your choice directly to google calendar by pressing the GOOGLE CALENDAR button, or add to your computer's calendar by pressing ICAL IMPORT, located below the event of your choice.
An intimate group setting at one of Brussel's secret jewels, Tenku-an, a center for contemplative arts. Zen style meditation inspired by the Buddhist tantric tradition. Evening includes meditation instruction when necessary, readings, sitting and walking meditation. Sitting meditation is led by Brian Hilliard, Shannon van Staden or the Director of Tenku-an, Jozef Prelis. To register for an evening of sitting meditation, please email us. Best to register early as groups are limited to 8 persons.Find out more »
These classes involve restorative and yin yoga practices and long-held postures designed to balance, calm, recharge and repair. Supported by props including bolsters, blankets and straps these poses allow your entire body to stretch gently and release deep-held physical and mental blockages. Discover the healing power of a sound bath. These extraordinary sessions are performed with amazing alchemy crystal bowls. Classes perfectly complement the more rigorous yoga styles and are enhanced by mindfulness and deep breathing. It’s a must for…Find out more »
In this introduction to meditation class, we will cover the fundamentals of meditation: posture, breath, mindfulness & awareness. Drawing on the special instructions on the four foundations of mindfulness, each class will provide new and inspiring teachings that help you to develop the well being that you deserve. €10 First Class | 4 Class Pass (2 months) – €50 | 10 Class Pass (6 months) – €110 | €15 Drop-in To register, please send an email to Brian.Find out more »
“Refine and refine, completely refine. Meditation is refining out thoughts of attachment and anger. They are replaced with kindness, love, and compassion, which are what we are born with. Then our whole existence becomes an island of gold.” - Brian Hilliard Brian Hilliard draws from a lifetime of experience practicing in the wisdom traditions of Shambhala and Tibet. Guided meditation practice for the Brussels yoga community. Inspire a deeper understanding of yoga practice through expert instructions on settling your mind…Find out more »
Hatha refers to the practice of physical yoga postures or asanas. The word “hatha” can be translated as “sun” (ha) and “moon” (tha), the yoga of balance. Hatha yoga, as taught by Shannon van Staden, creates strength and stability, through ease and balance. By connecting deeply to our bodies through the breath we bring our mind into peaceful alignment. Shannon van Staden teaches yoga with the in-depth understanding of meditation practice for the ultimate benefit of complete well-being. To register…Find out more »
Yin yoga is a stillness yoga designed to balance, calm, recharge and repair. Supported by props including bolsters, blankets and straps these poses allow your entire body to stretch gently and release deep-held physical and mental blockages. Discover the healing power of a sound bath. These extraordinary sessions are performed with amazing alchemy crystal bowls. Classes perfectly complement the more rigorous yoga styles and are enhanced by mindfulness and deep breathing. A practice of deep healing, it’s a must for…Find out more »
This class introduces the practice of Shamatha meditation, “The Development of Peace.” Each class begins with a talk introducing the profound view of meditation as developed by the amazing Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Following is the guided meditation instruction providing you with a complete instruction for how to work with body, mind and breath. The class concludes with a group discussion. Each class introduces new teachings and stands on its own. Beginners and advanced students will discover insight into this ancient…Find out more »
A day dedicated to the practice of sitting meditation at Tenku-an — Zen style practice in the spirit of tantra. Brian Hilliard will provide meditation instruction. Lunch is included. Half day participation may be possible, with sitting from 9:00 - 12:00 or 14:00 - 17:00. To reserve your place, send an email to Shannon. Please register early as space is limited.Find out more »
"Brian Hilliard and Shannon van Staden are leaders in their field when it comes to mindfulness and meditation. Brian is an expert guide - soft spirited, practical, full of empathy, tips and appreciation for the challenges of modern life. Shannon stylishly holds the space and ensures everything runs smoothly. Together they are a dream team on the wellness scene."
– DAISY FINER, Spa and Health Writer
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