Sharing wisdom & resources to deepen your personal practice.
Contact: Brenda Bentley
Tel: 01527 853424 / 0794 880 1229
Event Date: 25/09/2013
Event Date Course Begins: 25/09/2013 – and five more consecutive Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Lower Leam Street
Royal Leamington Spa
Event Date Course Begins: 21/09/13 – and five more consecutive Saturdays from 11am to 1pm.
Physio 2 Pilates
631 Warwick Road
Six-week Mindfulness for Positive Living Course
This course blends Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBSR/MBCT).
This is a structured group program that teaches you the principles of mindfulness and provides practical and theoretical, secular learning experience for personal development.
Space is limited to 10 participants.
Each class is two hours and includes all materials including workbook and guided meditation audio mp3s for home practice.
About the MBCT / MBSR course:
Objective is to teach mindfulness based principles and to help participants develop their practice and a different way of relating to sensations, thoughts, feelings specifically, mindful acceptance and acknowledgement of unwanted feelings and thoughts rather thank habitual, automatic, pre-programmed routines that tend to perpetuate difficulties. This will help participants to choose the most skillful response to any unpleasant thoughts, feelings or situation that they meet. Each week the class will have a theme based on the MBSR / MBCT content. This is a condensed course but has all the same elements / content as the 8-week course, including: What is autopilot and how to switch to being mode, dealing with barriers, mindfulness of breath, staying present, allowing / letting be, thoughts are not facts, how to best take care of yourself and using what has been learned to deal with future moods.
About the teacher:
Brenda Bentley is certified to teach Mindfulness Based courses and is a therapist in private practice specializing in overcoming anxiety disorders. She has been practicing mindfulness for over six years both personally and in one to one treatment with clients.