Mindfulness on Wednesdays have really helped me be calmer in day to day life.
Mindfulness Based Living Course
This is an eight week course consisting of eight classes, which are two hours long, preceded by an introductory class before the eight week course begins. A half day of Mindfulness practice is also included between weeks 6 and 7.
The MBLC course draws upon and follows the same proven 8 week format as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Open Mindfulness courses and practices are secular so are suitable for everyone.
Introduction class - Wed 24th Jan 2018, 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Course sessions - Wed 31st Jan - 21st Mar 2018.
Interim session: Sun 4th Mar, 1.30 - 5.00 pm
Cost: £120/£80 conc.
Non-refundable £20 deposit required on registration
To register: e: email@example.com | t: 0141 632 7520
Participants will receive a copy of the Mindfulness Based Living Course in a pdf manual plus guided meditations and exercises in MP3 format.
Compassion Based Living Course
We may run this course later in the year.
This is an 8 week course building on the foundations of the Mindfulness Based Living Course with a focus on compassion practices for ourselves and for others.
The series begins with an introductory class, then the eight week course, each session consisting of a two hour class. A half day of Compassion practice is also included between weeks 6 and 7.
This course is open to those who have completed MBLC, MBCT, MBSR, other Mindfulness based interventions or a similar course/foundation course on mindfulness.
Introductory session - What is compassion?: An Introduction
Week 1: Why practice compassion? Because we suffer
Week 2: The compassion mess
Week 3: It's not our fault: An evolutionary perspective
Week 4: Creating conditions for safeness
Week 5: Befriending the self-critic
Week 6: Finding the compassionate friend within
Day of practice
Week 7: The Four Immeasurable Qualities
Week 8: Widening the circle of compassion
Follow Up: Compassion in action.
The course is experiential in nature. Each week includes theory, compassion meditation practice and exercises, the opportunity for reflection and to share your experience.
Participants will receive a copy of the Compassion Based Living Course in a pdf maual plus guided meditations and exercises in MP3 format.