This course will include training in mindfulness practices with a more in-depth exploration of the principles involved, including guidance in how to face challenging events, sensations, moods and social interactions. The structure and content of this course stems primarily from the internationally successful Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy syllabus.
Week One: Recognising our Autopilot Mind
Week Two: Working with the Challenges
Week Three: Mindfulness of Breathing and Body in Movement
Week Four: Being Present
Week Five: Allowing and Letting Be
Week Six:Seeing Thoughts as Thoughts not Facts
Week Seven:Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Week Eight: Acceptance and Change
Day Retreat Session to be attended after week five.
Please Note: Home Practice is important and integral part of the training.
Missed sessions will be covered. (however missing 3 or more sessions, is not ideal for you)
As well as the regular basic techniques, the home practice will include some observational exercises and the participants will be invited to share their experience of the practices through a formal mindful dialogue. The course will also include a longer additional Day Retreat session, held on a Saturday, in which those attending will have the chance to practice together for longer in silence and to learn two new complementary meditation techniques.
The training aims to assist you in dealing with what can be challenging for you and helps you to take better care of yourself and get the most out of your life. People who have attended this course (Read Testimonials) have generally found that they learn how to deal with their stress better and are able to enjoy a calmer, more detached perspective on their thoughts and feelings as well as a more vibrant appreciation of their present physical sensations. (MORE DETAILS ABOUT THIS TRAINING)
The majority of people completing this programme report lasting physical and psychological benefits including;
The training we offer, provides an excellent foundation for understanding and practising mindfulness in a direct practical way, both within a group setting and at home by oneself.
The knowledge and experience gained on the course should help you to cultivate a different kind of relationship with yourself and others and enhance your experience of living and simply being. Our courses will help you to systematically develop the skill of being present with your experience.