Men's Therapy & Mindfulness Group
7 Tuesdays 7.30-9.30 pm
16th Jan - 17th April 2018
Wed. 2nd May - 4th July
Mon. 1st Oct. - 3rd Dec.
Follow-up Mindfulness Workshop:
Transforming Stress and Suffering to the Sound of Music
Sat. 12th & Sun. 13th May 2018
4-Month Course Mindfulness for Women
Sat. 6th October 2018 - 26th January 2019
Wed. 10th Oct. - 5th Dec.
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"I did your Introduction to Mindfulness course and your follow-up course. I found both courses very useful and would highly recommend them for anyone wanting to learn about mindfulness and apply it to problems of everyday life"
Thich Nhat Han
INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS WORKSHOPS
Mindfulness works in every moment of life
Mindfulness works in ordinary ways - every day of your life
You may well have heard about mindfulness, but don't quite know what it's about. Or you may have already read some information, but you don't see how it might be of benefit to you, or you're not quite ready to take the plunge of following an 8-week MBSR/MBCT course. Like music or art, mindfulness is difficult to describe and best experienced directly. An Introduction to Mindfulness workshop is an ideal way of getting a taste of mindfulness "in the moment".
During the workshop you will be given more information on mindfulness. We will practice some simple mindfulness meditation and gentle mindful movement, with clear guidance from the teacher. We will also do a few basic exercises to experience mindfulness in daily life. We will also practice short mindfulness exercises which you will be able to do for yourself in your everyday life.
You can follow the Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop as stand-alone, or as an introduction before you decide whether to take part in an 8-week MBSR/MBCT course. We also offer the day-long Introductory Workshop "Mindfulness for Wellbeing", see below. To experience mindfulness at work, these workshops can be delivered or adapted to your organisation. Please contact me to discuss the possibilities of mindfulness for your workplace.
Next Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop
Date: Saturday 7th April 2018, 2-6 pm
Venue: The Steiner School, 3 Park Road, Frome BA11 1EU
Cost: £35 / £20 Concessions
Teachers: Eva Ruijgrok-Lupton and Dan Lupton
Booking: Contact Eva to book your place
Cancellation Policy: Bookings which are cancelled up to 1 week prior to the workshop will be refunded minus a £10 booking fee. Cancellations within 1 week before the workshop cannot be refunded, unless the place is filled. In that case the booking will be refunded minus a £10 booking fee.
N.B. Please wear loose and comfortable clothing, and bring a mat, blanket and cushion to make yourself comfortable lying down.
INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP "MINDFULNESS FOR WELLBEING"
The Mindfulness for Wellbeing workshop is an introduction to mindfulness for wellbeing, practicing simple yet effective mindfulness exercises, and presentations on the theory and science of mindfulness. It also serves as an introduction to further home study with the book "Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World", which contains a CD with guided meditations. The workshop will address themes such as the Doing mind vs the Being mind; Awareness of thoughts, feelings and bodies; Dealing with difficulty; Rebalancing life, etc. Please note that making changes in your life can be challenging.
Date: Date TBC
Venue: Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, Frome BA11 2FH
Cost: £70 / £45 Concession for low income. Includes tea & coffee mid-morning and afternoon.
Optional Course Book: "Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World, by Prof. Mark Williams and Danny Penman, incl. CD with guided meditations, £10, available on the day.
Teacher: Eva Ruijgrok-Lupton
Booking: Complete the Booking Form and return it with your payment to secure your place, or contact Eva on mob. 07792-137103 / tel. 01373-464564 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation Policy: Bookings which are cancelled up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop will be refunded minus a £10 booking fee. Cancellations within 2 weeks before the workshop cannot be refunded, unless the place is filled. In that case the booking will be refunded minus a £10 booking fee. N.B. Please wear loose and comfortable clothing, and bring a mat, blanket and cushion to make yourself comfortable lying down.
You can read more in related pages:
Courses → MBSR/MBCT Somerset-Wiltshire
Courses → Mindfulness at work
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