Services

Workplace Introduction to Mindfulness or Yoga Based Stress Reduction

The World Health Organisation cites workplace stress as the health epidemic of the 21st century.  79% of employees say they are disengaged, leading to lower productivity, innovation, and well-being. Mindfulness and/or Yoga based stress reduction training teaches your team to turn off the autopilot and re-engage with the tasks at hand. 

75% of people leave their job because of poor relationships with their managers and cite reasons such as not feeling valued or supported.  Create a culture of authenticity, kindness and creativity in your workplace by improving communication and interpersonal relationships.

These programmes are a concise introduction to Mindfulness and stress reduction for groups in the workplace that is tailored to your team and your business's key issues and challenges.

Length 3 to 8 weeks

Clients include:  Hawkes Bay District Health Board, Gifford Devine Lawyers, Vet Services Hastings, Vet Services Waipukarau, Longley and Sons Funeral Home, Karamu High School, Havelock North Intermediate School & The Department of Corrections.


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Bespoke Mindfulness Workshops/Presentations

Bespoke, tailored workshops or presentations from 30 minutes to 1 work day that cover what mindfulness is, what it isn't, the benefits of becoming more mindful and the science behind it. Either a practical workshop that covers a formal mindfulness meditation practice along with tools to imbed informal practices into your daily life.

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Keynote Speaking/Presentations

Bring mindfulness, an energy boost or some stories from a life lived outside the box into your conference or meeting.  Tailored to suit to your focus with a mindful message and a promise to inspire.  From 45 minute lunch time presentations to 90 minute keynote.  As a recovering School Principal, humanitarian worker and truth seeker, Kate has many stories to share and loves nothing better a captive audience with whom to share what she loves and to find their shine.

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8 Session Exclusive Mindfulness One on One Coaching

Why an 8 Session Mindfulness Coaching package?

It can be hard to find the head space to think, let alone have quality focused time to ignite change and personal growth. Life can be unpredictable and it's becoming harder and harder to switch off.  I know because I’ve been there.  

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”  Rumi

For 8 sessions we will work together weekly in person or online.  Working this way is a powerful vehicle to embed mindfulness, clarity and clear purpose into your life. I will be your biggest advocate and work with you so you can fully inhabit this role for yourself.  I will hold a space of love for you constantly over the 8 sessions and time between as a pillar of light for your goals and dreams and cheer you on to find and sustain the dedication to make real change happen.   Because the coaching is one on one we can spread the sessions out over 8 weeks or up to 12 weeks. 

The Science and Benefits of Mindfulness

The science of mindfulness is compelling. There are now literally thousands of peer reviewed studies showing that mindfulness can positively impact mental and physical health. Whether by reducing stress, improving sleep, boosting the immune system, increasing focus and calm or improving relationships, productivity and leadership skills, research shows that mindfulness works. 

 

 

Basic Training Guide - then made bespoke to match your goals

Session One: The Beginner’s Mind 

Session Two: Overcoming Obstacles and Non-striving 

Session Three: Staying Present / Home Yoga Sequence

Session Four: Staying with what is Difficult 

Session Five: Working with Thoughts and Emotions 

Session Six:  Mindful communication

Session Seven: Life Style, Digital Detox and "Diet" 

Session Eight: Ending, Letting Go and the rest of your life 

 

What’s Included:

  • 20 minutes obligation free coaching exploration
  • 9 one on one sessions totally 9 hours
  • Mindfulness 8 week training Manual
  • Support forming intentions and setting goals for coaching
  • Accountability checks
  • Weekly emails
  • Support between sessions via messenger or text
  • Guided meditation recordings

Price Guide:  $2500

Testimonials

“Kate’s one on one mindfulness coaching literally changed my life.  She provided the tools and motivation as well as support and encouragement to dig deep and set up new habits and patterns in my life.  I am calmer and happier.  I am better able to deal with situations that would once thrown me off balance and leave me there for days if not weeks.  I sleep better and others started to notice the changes in me. Better still it made me take responsibility and ownership of my own “stuff”.  I wont pretend it was always easy but Kate gave me the confidence to believe in myself to do this work. “

JW – Hastings

 

“Kate’s mindfulness coaching helped me when I was in a time of deep crisis.  I don’t know where I would be without her support.  I wish I had of had the skills she taught me before crisis hit.  I do however feel now better equipped to deal with life’s hard times and this is evident to me every day.  I now have a regular meditation, yoga and breathing practice and I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for this in my life.”

KB – Napier

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Bespoke Mindfulness Workshops/Presentations

Bespoke, tailored workshops or presentations from 30 minutes to 2 1/2 hours that cover what mindfulness is, what it isn't, the benefits of becoming more mindful and the science behind it. Either a practical workshop that covers a formal mindfulness meditation practice along with tools to imbed informal practices into your daily life, a lunchtime or keynote presentation.

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Group Classes / Workshops in Hawkes Bay & Beyond

Kate thrives on variety and community. 

CLASSES

Kate runs a regular yoga series in Hawkes Bay both in Energy Yoga, and a Relaxation Series with Yoga Nidra on centre stage and also teaches yoga & mindfulness at the Hawkes Bay Regional Prison.  

Public Classes Timetable (Generally during school term - please book to ensure availability)

Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 pm - Yin/Yang Yoga @ The Works Wellness Centre, Havelock North 

Wednesday 6 - 7:30pm - Yin flow, Tibetan Bowl Sound Healing and Yoga Nidra, Focus Health Physio, Havelock North 

Thursday 8:30 - 9:30am - Energy Yoga, Focus Health, Havelock North

 

RETREATS & WORKSHOPS

Kate runs retreats in various locations around NZ.  Her original retreat - “The Yoga Lunch” day retreat that she founded in conjunction with Hawkes Bay chef, restaurateur, award winning author and dear friend Alexandra Tylee from Pipi café is a day featuring feel great practices, new friends and fabulous food that has become a real favourite with individuals and groups from Hawkes Bay and beyond. 

She hosts regular retreats in fabulous location like Cape South Wellness Retreat outside Havelock North and guest teaches and facilitates retreats with mighty fine organisations like Tora Coastal Walk and Mojo Journeys.  She loves to work with moon cycles and collaborates with a variety of teachers and studios around New Zealand. 

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