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Mindfulness Course - 8-session Mindfulness for Stress
Mon, 30 Jan 2017, 18:30 – Mon, 3 Apr 2017, 20:30 GMT
What is the course about?
Mindfulness is about present-moment awareness. It is a universal capacity that we all have, which can be strengthened - like any skill - with appropriate training.
Breathworks® Mindfulness for Stress is one the easiest and most comprehensive mindfulness-based programs. This course involves a secular approach based on an understanding of mindfulness that is evidenced by neuroscience and supported by research evidence.
What is the level of the course?
This course is ideal for people who want to learn to meditate, or have not taken a recognized training in mindfulness, or want to develop skills to better deal with stressful situations or improve their wellbeing.
What will the course cover? And how will I be taught?
By focusing each week on a different aspect of your life, you can learn to recognize habits and patterns of reactions. In addition to learning some simple principles about how the mind and brain work, you will be able to explore a range of mindfulness techniques that have been helpful so many people.
Find below a brief summary of the themes explored in the course.
Session 1. Mindfulness: Learning to Choose.
Session 2. Coming to Our Senses.
Session 3. Working with Thoughts.
Session 4. Working with Difficult Experiences.
Session 5. Noticing the Good Things.
Session 6. Growing Kindfulness.
Session 7. The Social Dimension of Mindfulness.
Session 8. The Rest of Your Life.
What might be the benefits from attending this course?
People who successfully complete the entire course and take part in the exercises as directed, may experience:
Better understanding of stressful situations and different ways of responding to them
Enhanced emotional control, resourcefulness and resilience
Greater capacity for relaxation, calmness and concentration
Reduced worry, anxiety and low mood
Improved self-confidence and creativity
Improved communication and relationships
Better sleep quality
More effective use of time and productivity
Greater motivation to maintain a routine of physical exercises like walking or stretches
Before joining the program, each applicant will have the opportunity for a chat with the teacher, to learn more about the course.
You can email info @ mindfulnesshelper.com or call 078 0398 8031 to arrange a suitable time for a confidential chat over the phone.
Please also ensure you read the sections about the course policies and FAQs
When will the course take place?
Dates: Monday evenings from 30th January to 3rd April 2017
(There will be no session on Monday 13th February and Monday 13th March)
Time: 6.30 – 8.30 pm
What is the cost?
The standard rate is £135 - Limited concessionary supported rates (£70) and bursaries are available for those on low-income. Please feel free to enquire about them.
PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISER TO GET A COPY OF THE COURSE POLICIES AND FAQs AND THE PRE-COURSE QUESTIONNAIRE.