Mindfulness & Compassion

Courses & Retreats


"The planet does not need more successful people.

The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds" 

Dalai Lama


Mindfulness Africa's MINDFULNESS- based Living Courses 
experiental courses
 personal tutorial sessions
 Also online live 

The courses are secular, (non-religious) experiential courses, and consists of eight weekly two hour sessions,




MINDFULNESS courses are held on

  • Monday mornings for inperson PRIVATE sessions (10:30 - 12:30), (SAST)

  • Monday evenings online (18:00 - 20:00) (SAST)

Bespoke ONLINE

courses, coaching , workshops and retreats 

for  groups and corporates  

as well as private consultation and coaching sessions 

MINDFULNESS-based Living Courses

Mondays, 10:30 - 12:30

Mondays 18:00 - 20:00  



  • 25 Jan to 15 March 2021

  • 31 May to 19 July 2021


  • 2 Aug  to 20 Sept 2021


  • 4 Oct to 22 Nov 2021


Mindfulness & Compassion
Weekends in Nature
relaxed programme 
optional mindfulness sessions 

Join us for wonderful weekend away at the beautiful in Tara Rokpa Centre, near Groot Marico, North West Province. Only a 2.5 hours from Johannesburg.



  • Calm the Mind & Open the Heart


  • Body like a mountain, Breath like the wind, Mind like the sky.


  • Embodying the Breath through Mindfulness









Experience the bushveld, pristine air, clean water and nature walks and the pleasures of a more mindful life. Gently nurture your body mind and spirit with rest, learning mindfulness and compassion practices and enjoy wholesome vegetarian food.


The relaxed weekend  programme  includes these optional sessions to choose from:


In the morning:

  • optional daily Guided Mindfulness, Compassion and relaxation practices to help you settle and calm your mind, open your heart -  and ground yourself

  • daily guided mindful movement and body awareness practices 

  • mindfulness poems you can use as inspiration to jump-start your daily journaling

  • Tree planting ritual and Introduction to Permaculture talk and tour

In the afternoons: ​

  • sleeping, relaxing on the day-bed on the stoep

  • guided walk to swim in the waterfall

  • self-drive to the nearby Eye (14m artesian well and source of Marico River)

In the evenings:​

  • star - gazing

  • marshmallows around the camp fire

​For more information or to book, please email Nan at Shenang108@gmail.com

The  MINDFULNESS course will cover:


  • Start where you are

  • The body as a place to stay present

  • Introducing mindfulness support

  • Working with distraction

  • Exploring the undercurrent

  • Attitude

  • Self-acceptance

  • A mindfulness-based life


Make your booking!



For your investment you get :



  • Eight tutorial sessions

  • Personal instruction and guided practice

  • Detailed course notes

  • Home practice assignments

  • Guide to journaling

  • Access to App with guided mindfulness and ciompassion practices 

  • Access to Gratitude WhatsApp group

Group rate: R4,000 per person (for 4 people).  

Covid Early Bird Special now also includes sessions (value R2,100):

  • group catch up session

  • automatic access to monthly online Staying Mindful Practice Sessions

Limited spaces available.  

For more information, private rates  or to book,

email Nan at  Shenang108@gmail.com.  

50% deposit secures your space. 

Staying Mindful Practice Sessions
monthly mindfulness and compassion practice sessions


 Corporate events and private coaching and consultations

After 20 years working in corporates, and taking time to develop my own Mindfulness and Compassion personal mastery,  I am now focussing on being a transformation catalyst. 


Bringing my experience and skills as Mindfulness Africa Director and qualified facilitator and coach I offer a range of tailor made ONLINE events for corporates, groups, as well as individuals, including: 

  • 8 session courses (Mindfulness Africa's Mindfulness Based Living Course.  Compassion Based Living Courses coming soon)

  • Workshops (full day, half day)

  • Retreats (over weekend or multiple days)

  • Presentations

  • Taster sessions

  • Follow up sessions

  • Private coaching and consultations

#covidkindness policy

As part of my ongoing commitment to support people 

to develop resilience and wellbeing, 

especially during covid 19,

and for private unemployed individuals we aim for price not to be a barrier  to access these valuable teachings.

So the courses are offered on a sliding scale with payment options and limited bursaries available. No refunds.

Please contact me if you would like to discuss private group rates or barter or payment options​.

Returning students pay 50%

Monthly mindfulness sessions are now online


Intended for those who have completed the Mindfulness Africa 8-week Mindfulness Based Living Course, or have an existing mindfulness practice. 

It's a chance to re-connect with your practice and learning. And a great way to unwind and recharge for the rest of the week.

As part of my #covidkindness commitment, I'll be offering these monthly morning ONLINE sessions held 10:30, by appointment only



2021 Dates:













To book:



10:30 (South Africa Time)

Mon  18 Jan 

Tues 16 Feb 

Tues 8 March

Mon  19 April

Tues 10 May

Tues 22 June

Mon 19 July

Mon 16 Aug

Mon 20  Sept

Tues 19 Oct

Tues 16 Nov

For zoom link:

Email Nan at Shenang108@gmail.com

WhatsApp Nan +27833263670

check  my Shenang Wellness facebook page

check Mindfulness Africa facebook page 

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