Dynamic Mindfulness Workshop - Trial Session
Long-lasting stress, without periods of healthy rest and recovery, gradually cause mental problems. These include anxiety, loss of energy, loss of interest in work, insomnia, burnout, and depression. Research has shown that stress can lead to mental health problems and burnout. Furthermore, sitting long hours without movement at work can cause serious health risks, a Harvard study shows.
To deal with stress and lack of movement at work, we might do yoga, meditation, and sports once or twice a week, before or after work or during the weekend. However, we hardly practice mindfulness or movement during our hours at work, where we actually need it the most.
This is where the Dynamic Mindfulness Office Pop Up offers a solution. Dynamic Mindfulness combines easy, time-efficient, and highly effective mindfulness meditation with light physical exercise/movements which release the typical “office stress” areas (neck, shoulders, and back). It’s a guided group session of only 30 minutes. Practicing this meditation mid-day will leave you with its benefits for the rest of your workday.
Join us in the Event Space on January 14th for an introductory 30 minute guided session in which the program, theory, and practice of Dynamic Mindfulness will be briefly explained and demonstrated.
Following this free, introductory session, Ivar will hold 3 more sessions on Tuesday 14th, 21st and 28th Jan, and 4th Feb. These sessions cost €25 for all three sessions or €10 per session.
Ivar van Hoorn is an all around stress specialist. He’s delivered company mindfulness coaching sessions at organizations like Gemeente Amsterdam, Salonized, Egon Zehnder, and pr.co. He also works as a chair massage therapist for Microsoft, Booking.com, and TQ.
After a decade of working in the corporate film industry during the week and partying a little too much on the weekend, he got burnout and depression. In his quest for healing, he explored all kinds of meditation, yoga, and other movement practices. From 2008 to 2010, he lived, worked as a filmmaker, studied, and practiced in a Buddhist Community in Southern France. It's his goal and passion to bring mindfulness and movement into the workplace in an effective, efficient, accessible, and humorous way.
With his latest company project TheMindBodyLAB, he developed Dynamic Mindfulness which combines meditation and movement “stress hacks” from the most effective, efficient, and accessible sources.