Mindfulness for difficult times
A half day workshop with Gopi Krishnaswamy
These days we only have to pick up a newspaper or switch on a news channel and we are faced with a lot of divisive news. In such times, it’s easy to be judgemental or even very self critical.
Mindfulness equips you with both awareness and compassion. So you can not only see the negative chatter but also use the right techniques to work with these tough times and the emotions that arise.
In this session, you understand what emotions are, how to improve awareness and compassion and navigate life with greater skill.
Join internationally loved mindfulness teacher Gopi Krishnaswamy as he shares with you his rich experience of over 25 years from boardrooms to monasteries.
Increased empathy & compassion
About the teacher
Gopi Krishnaswamy is a senior executive turned Mindfulness Meditation teacher who walked away from conventional corporate success into Zen, learning from many masters including living at Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village Monastery and training to become a teacher. Today, he works at the confluence of Mindfulness, Creativity, Leadership and Wellbeing. He has over 25 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience with leading global companies including his last full time role as a Managing Director with IDEO, the iconic design company. Gopi is also a teacher at the world famous Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (www.siyli.org) and is one of the first in India to be teaching their extremely popular SIY program. He is also the founder of Dhyaana Studio & Retreat and a best selling author. His book ‘Creativity Unleashed’ is by the reputed Bloomsbury Publications (publishers of Harry Potter). To know more about Gopi, visit www.gopikrishnaswamy.com
Date – 8th March, 2020, Sunday
Time – 9.30AM-1.30PM
Venue – Dhyaana, Indiranagar
Energy exchange – Rs.1750 plus tax
Call 9742560969 for more details
Do I need to have any prior experience of meditation?
No. This is a session curated for all levels from beginner to experienced meditators.
Is there any movement or yoga involved in the practice?
No. You just need to be able to sit either on the floor or in a chair for the duration of the session.
Is this a religious practice?
No. Mindfulness comes from a Buddhist tradition but is taught in a completely contemporary and secular way.
Does this involve meditation for the entire half day?
No, it involves learning, short meditation techniques, interactive exercises and learning to integrate these aspects into everyday life.
What are past participants saying?
“Gopi is an inspiring mindfulness teacher. He gets his students to experience the benefits of the practice quickly, and then explains why it actually works. This along his calming presence which in itself acts as a goal post for new students makes the sessions he conducts quite effective.”
Ankit Jain | Start-up founder
“Extremely beneficial workshop and teaches a lot about slowing down in today’s world. I learned quite a bit on how one can incorporate smaller practices in our daily lives to improve our daily routines. Very well managed workshop and very helpful.”
Apoorvi Mehta | Senior Corporate Manager
“I used to be very stressed earlier. Since attending the mindfulness workshop I find I’m much calmer and my responses to people are so much better!”
Jumana Seth | Entrepreneur
“Attending Gopi’s session and practicing mindfulness for me has been a true blessing. I now feel aware, light and at so much ease nowadays.”
Sathyanath V | Entrepreneur
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