Qigong & Meditation | Mondays | 4:30 pm – 5:20 pm | Cost: Dana ( Donation )

Sue Cooper is a clinical psychologist who offers meditation courses and silent retreats, known as Open the Heart and Still the Mind, integrating Buddhist meditation and psychotherapy.

As an introduction to her integrated approach, she will offer a session of qigong, an ancient movement meditation practice followed by a guided Metta (loving-kindness) meditation on Mondays from 4:20 for 4:30-5:20 pm starting on 28 January.
All welcome – no previous experience required.
Cost: Dana (donation) towards an outreach programme.

More about Sue:


Sue is a clinical psychologist with extensive experience as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist,working in private practice in Cape Town since
the early 1990s. She has a long-standing interest in the interface between psychological and spiritual approaches to self-discovery and inner healing, and has attended Buddhist meditation retreats, mainly in the Theravada tradition, for over 30 years, both in South Africa and at Gaia House in the UK. In 2010, Sue created and launched her “Open the Heart and Still the Mind” courses and retreats, which integrate Buddhist meditation and psychotherapy.

Sue has a particular interest in exploring how our meditation practice enables us to embrace our humanness, integrating love and loss in our lives, so that we can live and die with compassionate awareness.

Sue offers weekend and longer ‘Open the Heart and Still the Mind’ silent retreats throughout South Africa, as well as courses, on-going weekly groups and monthly half-day/day retreats.