For full details please see www.mindfulspace.co.uk
Here’s the brief overview:
Newport Intensive Mindfulness (MBSR) Course September – November 2011
Learn new ways of handling stress, pain and difficult feelings. An experiential course in mindfulness, based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn. Learn in a supportive group environment with an experienced meditator, trainer and counsellor.
What will I get out of the course?
- Strategies to handle difficult feelings, stress, chronic pain and moods
- Greater patience, compassion, determination and focus
- Deeper body awareness
- Greater attunement to yourself, others and the world around you
What have previous students said?
“Excellent course in everyway – practical, informative, gentle, well-prepared and structured”. EK, counsellor, Swansea
“The tutor was patient and very receptive to the needs of those on the course.” MQ, Cardiff
“The course has helped me cope with physical pain and deal with the pressure of work.” RC, Cardiff
“It has made me enjoy every day and not want to wish ‘bad’ days away. ” JK, researcher, Swansea
When and where is the course?
Place: Newport Clinic of Holistic Health, 4 Llanthewy Road, Newport, NP20 4JR
Trainer: Keith Hackwood
Dates: 4 half-day Saturday morning sessions, in Newport, 17 Sept, 1 and 22 Oct, 5 Nov and one full day in Cardiff, Saturday 15 Oct (10:00-4:00pm)
Fee: £165 early bird fee (before 3 Sept), £185 full fee
(20% discount for Mindful Space graduates)
Mindfulness meditation is a skill that requires commitment and daily practice to develop.
To get the full benefits from the course you will need to set aside a regular time to do home practice of up to 60 minutes per day. If you think that this is going to be difficult for you please discuss this with the trainer before you enrol.