Mindfulness in the community

Mindfulness - Based Stress Reduction  8-week Course 

Mindfulness -Based Cognitive Therapy 8-week course

These courses are for any one who is interested in reducing stress and anxiety and improving wellbeing and happiness.

These courses are practical and experiential courses, which include:

• Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices
• Gentle stretching and mindful movement
• Group interaction
• New approaches to old patterns of thinking and reacting
• Supported home assignments
• Home practice CDs and weekly course hand-outs

The course consists of eight weekly group sessions, each 2 hours long, with up to 16 people in a group. There is also a practice day on one day at the weekend of week 6 from 10-4pm. Participants are encouraged to do  30 - 40 minutes of daily home practice.

Mindfulness : 'Finding Peace in a Frantic World' 8-week course

This course is a great introduction to mindfulness for busy professionals. The course is based on the traditional eight-week Mindfulness course programmes (MBSR and MBCT), but the key learning points and practices have been adapted into a shorter format.

The course consists of eight weekly group sessions, each 75 minutes long, with up to 20 people in the group. Participants are encouraged to do 20 minutes of home practice per day between sessions. Through guided meditations, group dialogue, individually tailored instructions and home assignments, you will learn the essential principles of mindfulness and techniques.