I am teaching another 8-week mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) course at Lancaster University, starting Monday 18th January 2016, ending Mon 14th March (there is no class Mon 15th Feb).
The course is open to Lancaster University staff and students and also to the public. Class size is limited to 14.
The course runs over 8 weeks with 2-hour sessions on a Monday evening (6 – 8pm) at the Chaplaincy Centre Lancaster University and a day course (10 – 5pm) on Saturday 5th March. Please make sure you can attend all the evening sessions and the day course before booking a place.
Participants are expected to do up to an hour of formal and informal practice on others days as part of a daily routine.
Course costs The course fee is £130 payable at the start.
Location For a map of Lancaster University campus click here. The Chaplaincy Centre is no 24.
Mindfulness refers to cultivation of present moment awareness of what is going on within and around you, without judgement. MBSR is a model for teaching mindfulness that has been used in health and therapeutic contexts for over 30 years, including by the NHS. Mindfulness is increasingly being taught in organisations, business schools and in primary schools to children. Benefits of mindfulness practice include:
- Enhanced cognitive skills: concentration, memory, creative thinking, openness, flexibility
- Enhanced psychological skills: emotional intelligence, coping with stress, communication and interpersonal relationships, self-confidence
- Improved health and wellbeing: stress reduction, illness prevention, improved sleep quality, emotional resilience
About me I have been practising mindfulness for over 10 years and trained in mindfulness teaching with Bangor University Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice. I am a certified and accredited coach with professional membership of Association for Coaching.
Interested? Please Email Me if you would like to book on the course