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Rob Nairn was instrumental in bringing Mindfulness to Africa and we are indebted to Rob for this. Rob developed a unique secular training in mindfulness, which takes us on a step by step journey into a deepening experience of being present and accepting ourselves as we are. The training includes teachings in Western psychological language that provide a context for understanding what is happening in our minds as we practice and work with obstacles that arise.

Mindfulness is learning to pay attention to our moment-to-moment experience with an attitude of kindness and curiousity. The progressive training results in a deepening awareness and compassion and greater resilience to the ups and downs of everyday life.

Courses & Retreats


It is suggested that folk attend Meditation retreats at Susurumba Retreat Centre in Juliasdale in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. Participants are encouraged to make this a special time to re-treat themselves as it is during times of retreat that one begins to feel the real benefits of such a practice.

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