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Event: Drop In Mindfulness Meditation Group

Drop In Mindfulness Meditation Group

When?   September 2017 (TBD)

Location: The MapleTree Center DMCC, unit 105

Fee: 25AED per session

Teacher: Dr. Katerine Lemay, PhD, C.Psych.

Reserve your Spot: Please email me at dr.lemayk@gmail.com

What is it? Mindfulness meditation involves paying attention in a particular way to one’s physical, emotional, and mental experiences moment by moment. There is scientific evidence supporting the benefits of mindfulness meditation to help manage stress and anxiety, improve memory and attention, boost the immune system, help regulate emotions, manage pain, and promote a general sense of well-being. 

What to expect? 20 minutes of sitting meditation (minimal guidance or silent), 10 minutes of walking meditation, 20 minutes of silent sitting meditation, 10 minutes questions/discussion. Chairs provided or bring your own cushion.

How should I dress? Wear loose fitting comfortable clothing, bring socks or shawl as the room may be cool.

Who can attend? Individuals who have completed a course in mindfulness or have some experience meditating.

Meditation Etiquette

  • The aim is to start and finish on time. Please turn off your mobile.
  • When you arrive feel free to quietly enter the room and sit.  Should you arrive late, enter quietly and join in the practice when you are ready. Should you need to leave the room, simply leave quietly.
  • Please be mindful of others by refraining from wearing scents.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

About the Teacher:

Katerine LeMay, PhD, C.Psych.(CAN) is a clinical psychologist and the owner and director of the MapleTree Center DMCC. She has been practicing mindfulness meditation since the early 1990’s. She maintains regular meditation practice by sitting daily and attending silent retreats. She completed the foundational training required to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society (USA) founded by Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD.