Breathworks: Mindfulness for Stress Course

Thu Oct 03 2019 at 10:00 am to Thu Nov 28 2019 at 12:30 pm
West London Buddhist Centre, 45A Porchester Road, London, United Kingdom

West London Buddhist Centre, 45A Porchester Road, London, United Kingdom

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*Please note that this course runs over a period of 9 weeks as there will be a week off for half-term with no class on Thursday 31 October 2019. 

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of staying in the moment and developing a kind and non-judgemental awareness to ourselves and our surroundings. It helps us see clearly what is going on in our lives. It is not about trying to change the way things are but about accepting things as they are - the pleasant and the unpleasant - and being able to respond to life's ups and downs with greater freedom. 

About the course

This 8-week Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress course is helpful for those suffering from stress associated with work, family, health or relationships. It can also be a support for those experiencing particular conditions such as non-clinical depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, long-term illness or PTSD.

Through guided meditation, group discussion, experiential activities and supported home practice you will be introduced to a number of simple yet powerful mindfulness practices by an experienced Breathworks Accredited Teacher. Most people completing the course report a boost in psychological and physical well-being and find new sources of resilience, joy, kindness and calm to cope better with the stresses and strains of daily life. 

On this course you will receive:


20 hours contact time 

The Little Mindfulness Workbook

Breathworks' Mindfulness for Stress practice booklet

Four guided meditation CDs

Access to further guided meditations online

Weekly emails during the course


© Breathworks - Mindfulness for Health & Mindfulness for Stress 2019

Led by

Tina Stallard

Suitability and booking

The course is open to all. Although mindfulness can be an effective practice it may not be appropriate for everybody e.g. if you are currently suffering from clinical depression. The course cannot substitute for medical advice or professional treatment but in many cases, can be taken alongside them.

Once you have booked on to a course, final confirmation will be subject to completion of a short questionnaire and an informal discussion with your course leader about the course's suitability for you at this time. The questions will ask you for a bit more information about yourself, any specific condition that brings you to the course and your motivation. This will help you and the course leader explore how best to support your process over the 8-weeks. If it is decided that the course is not suitable at this stage a full refund will be offered. 

Cancellation

Up to 7 days before the event starts. 

Contact

If you have any questions about the course or booking process please contact the West London Buddhist Centre: 0207 7279382 or email: mindfulness | westlondonbuddhistcentre ! com
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