Mindfulness Meditations for your happiness and health

Book your Meditation Workshop today

Sun 9 December 2018    11am to 3pm









Do you wish you could meditate more and get the benefits faster?

At this workshop, you'll be exploring a variety of different meditations from various traditions ... depending on your needs, some will teach you relaxation while others will lift and lighten you, leaving you in a deep state of peace. 

Do you experience stress, anxiety or depression?

Do you feel the need to manage or 'medicate' your stress with either ...

  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Shopping
  • Sleeping
  • Medication and prescription drugs

Whatever your challenge may be?

Have you tried over and over to meditate and yet your mind is still completely active?

Give your inner self an authentic chance at the practice of meditation and come experience the potentiality of transformation through a deeper experience which can bring inner peace, stillness, joy and a feeling of connection.

All stages (of practice), and genders are welcome - minimum age is 13 years

“Yolanda totally focuses on giving you a quality experience that will change the way you live and work ... her courses and workshops are always action-packed, super-informative and fun …

She teaches you what she has practiced and used herself, so you know you’re getting what really works ...”

In this Workshop, you will learn a variety of meditations to ...

• Improve the quality of your life and reduce all forms of stress 
• Increase your peace of mind and improve your relationships 
• Enhance your mental clarity, focus and perspective 
• Balance your physical health, weight and energy 
• Enrich your creativity, intuition and your ability to solve problems effectively

If your heart and soul aren’t happy, then your relationships, health, finances and work won't be either

"Yolanda's here to support you moving into more happiness, confidence, creativity and value in your life ... her direct style of communicating, gives you a top-quality experience to take home, love and work with successfully for years" 

Book your Meditation Workshop today



NB: 10.45am registration for an 11am start 


The Chapel - a sacred sanctuary at the beautiful Houchens Retreat Centre, 83 Houchens Road, Glenview, Hamilton 




Finish eating a healthy breakfast before 9am - you're welcome to bring healthy snacks e.g. nuts, dried fruits, and water for snack breaks. 


Rug or throw, yoga mat, socks for inside, notebook and pen and your personal water bottle.
This workshop will focus on 'chair meditating' - if you prefer to sit on the floor to meditate, please byo comfy seating, etc.

Coming from out of town?

We have great cafes close by and (weather permitting), you're welcome to walk the outdoor Labyrinth at our venue before you go home (if it’s wet, feel free to BYO brolly and rain coat). 

Book your Meditation Workshop today

read more ...

100 Benefits of Meditation

Meditation or hatha yoga: Which one is better?



Psychological benefits

  1. Builds self-confidence and awareness
  2. Increases serotonin level, influences mood and behaviour.
  3. Resolve phobias & fears
  4. Helps control own thoughts
  5. Helps with focus & concentration
  6. Increase creativity
  7. Increased brain wave coherence.
  8. Improved learning ability and memory.
  9. Increased feelings of vitality and rejuvenation.
  10. Increased emotional stability.
  11. Improved relationships
  12. Mind ages at slower rate
  13. Easier to remove bad habits
  14. Develops intuition
  15. Increased Productivity
  16. Improved relations at home & at work
  17. Able to see the larger picture in a given situation
  18. Helps ignore petty issues
  19. Increased ability to solve complex problems
  20. Purifies your character
  21. Develops will power
  22. Greater communication between the two brain hemispheres
  23. React more quickly and more effectively to a stressful event.
  24. Increases one’s perceptual ability and motor performance
  25. Higher intelligence growth rate
  26. Increased job satisfaction
  27. Increase in the capacity for intimate contact with loved ones
  28. Decreases in potential mental illness
  29. Better, more sociable behaviour
  30. Less aggressiveness
  31. Helps in quitting smoking, alcohol & food addictions 
  32. Reduces need and dependency on drugs, pills & pharmaceuticals
  33. Need less sleep to recover from sleep deprivation
  34. Require less time to fall asleep, helps cure insomnia
  35. Increases sense of responsibility
  36. Reduces road rage
  37. Decrease in restless thinking
  38. Decreased tendency to worry
  39. Increases listening skills and empathy
  40. Helps make more accurate judgements
  41. Greater tolerance
  42. Gives composure to act in considered & constructive ways
  43. Grows a stable, more balanced personality
  44. Develops emotional maturity

Spiritual Benefits

  1. Helps living in the present moment
  2. Creates a widening, deepening capacity for love
  3. Discovery of the power and consciousness beyond the ego
  4. Experience an inner sense of  'Knowingness'
  5. Experience a sense of “Oneness”
  6. Increases the synchronicity in your life
  7. Helps keep things in perspective
  8. Provides peace of mind, happiness
  9. Helps you discover your purpose

read all ... the Spiritual and Physical Benefits