Eastbourne meditation. (Testimonials)
Over the weekend of 13th – 15th March 2020, just before lockdown, I ran a weekend retreat practicing mindfulness meditation in a lovely comfortable guest house, Pebble Beach, which over looks the sea in Eastbourne. Please visit their website for more information about their wonderful guest house.
The weekend involved:
Participants make their own way to Eastbourne. The guest house is about 20 minutes walk from Eastbourne station. There is a direct train from Clapham Junction. Or you may have to change at Brighton. Or it’s about 1hr 30 minutes drive from London.
Evening meal out (own cost)
Evening meditation theme: to arrive. Experience something new. Learning. Preparing. Being open.
Continental Breakfast in guest house. 8-9am
9.45am Mindful walk
Meditations started at 10am and included: silence, Chi Kong movement, mindful dance, walking, using our senses.
Cooked lunch back at the guest house: with meat, vegan and gluten free options of lasagne, fruit cocktail with cream or vegan cream
Afternoon Meditation: Silent mindful walk along the beach.
Return to guest house and reflect on the day’s meditations
Finish day meditations at 5pm
7.30pm go out to eat. Socially
Breakfast in guest house 8 – 9am
Mindful walk to sessions at the Fitness Centre.
Themes of meditation of the day were:
Sitting. Listening, movement (Qi Gong)
Mindful silent eating lunch at guest house
Reflection on the weekend meditations, and what we take away with us.
We said our goodbyes at 3pm
To get the best from the weekend you should be practicing mindfulness regularly.
The 6 rooms at the guest house:
There are two twin rooms and 4 king size bedrooms.
Maximum number is 12.
If you wish a single for yourself only, there will be a single supplement to pay.