Mindfulness Classes and Courses

“It has actually changed my life – amazing, I feel like a new person!! Didn’t want the course to end!” 

8 week MBSR course participant

 

FREE Introduction to Mindfulness:

Are you wondering what mindfulness is and if it is for you?

This is an opportunity to do a one hour introduction to mindfulness meditation, free! We will cover what mindfulness means and how it can help with anxiety, stress and recurrent depression. The session will be experiential with information to take away to read afterwards. It is suitable for complete beginners to mindfulness or any form of meditation. It does not require any special equipment or that you sit on the floor cross-legged!

Thursday 26th April 7-8pm at Middle Street Resource Centre

Please contact me  in advance to book or you can book on-line here: Book here

 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: 8 week MBSR

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The gold standard 8 week course

This course in recommended for those who want to develop a mindfulness practice in everyday life and is particularly good for coping with stress and anxiety, pain and chronic illness. You will be asked to complete a short questionnaire about your physical and mental health before joining the course.

COST: £210

(early bird rate before 10th April £190 by Eventbrite or direct contact only)

Thursdays 7.00 – 9.00pm starts: 10th May 2018

at Middle Street Resource Centre, Middle Street, Beeston (Middle Street tram stop)

This course includes home practice of 30 – 40 minutes per day. This is a really important component to get the best out of the course and I will encourage you in reaching this goal.

Course content:

  • Introducing mindfulness
  • Handling stress
  • The power of being present
  • Patterns of reactivity to stress
  • Responding not reacting
  • Stressful communications and interpersonal mindfulness
  • Lifestyle choices
  • Keeping your mindfulness alive

Please contact me  in advance to book and I will send you payment details or you can pay on-line here:

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Mindful Eating: 4 week course

 

 

 

 

 

 

I won’t:

  • Tell you what to eat or what not to eat
  • I won’t weigh you
  • I won’t tell you off

I will help you:

  • Tune into your body and it’s true hunger
  • Understand eating triggers
  • Develop more calm and compassion around your body and food
  • Enjoy your food fully

COST: £80

4 week course – starts: temporarily postponed…stay tuned for future dates!

This course is not suitable for people with a diagnosed eating disorder which involves restriction of food intake or purging. You will be asked to complete a short questionnaire about your physical and mental health before joining the course.

If you are unsure if the course is for you please contact me for a friendly chat. Please  contact me in advance to book and I will send you payment details OR

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Mindful Meditation Drop-in Class – expert support for  your continuing practice!

at Middle Street Resource Centre, Middle Street, Beeston (Middle Street tram stop)

Fridays: 11am-12

Tuesdays 6-7pm

COST: £7

Practicing in a group can bring renewed motivation, focus and warmth to your practice.

Two opportunities to maintain your mindfulness at Middle Street Resource Centre. I will lead a couple of practices each week with short periods for reflection and discussion in between. Not for the complete beginner.

To book in advance please email: thestillpoint@gmx.com or just turn up!

 

Mindful Retreat Day

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A one day retreat will give you an opportunity to experience the major practices of mindfulness in a supportive group atmosphere. With periods of silence this day can help you connect with yourself and a meditation practice in a way that feels profoundly nourishing and supportive.

It is suitable for most including beginners who have done a little reading or begun to investigate mindfulness in some way, up to experienced mindfulness practitioners. If in doubt please contact me for a friendly chat.

You will be asked to complete a short questionnaire about your physical and mental health before joining the day.

COST: £65 includes delicious lunch and all refreshments

NEW DATES  Coming Soon!

at Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens, Nottingham

The day will include:

  • Sitting meditations
  • lying down meditations
  • mindful eating
  • mindful walking/drawing
  • mindful movement
  • learning two mindful superpowers!

Booking and payment for all courses is required in advance. Tuesday and Friday drop-in class can be paid for at the time.

You can also learn mindfulness one to one with me.

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