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Learning and support outside the course

An option for ongoing learning and support is to find a meditation group in your area.
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An option for ongoing learning and support is to find a meditation group in your area.

Although some regions are more isolated than others, there are a growing number classes offered in community centres, schools, health clinics, yoga schools, churches and other religious and spiritual centres.

Our hope is that your experiences in the course will help you quickly work out whether what they are teaching is congruent with mindfulness or not. Look for classes that embody a sense of listening, respect and openness. It can also be good to look closely at the personal attributes of the teachers/facilitators and any senior students, as this is what you will be cultivating if you practise there.

Is it okay to form a group on Facebook?

If you use Facebook or any other social media platform, you may be interested in connecting with other learners by forming your own mindfulness-related group. You’re welcome to do so, however it must be noted that Monash University and FutureLearn do not monitor or officially endorse this.

If connecting with others on Facebook is of interest to you, Richard recommends the Facebook page. The website also provides some good information and inspiration without needing to access social media.

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