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Mindfulness Course

Category
Charity Events
Date
2018-04-04 19:00 - 21:00
Venue
Oakhaven Hospice Coates Centre, Lower Pennington Lane, Lymington SO41 8ZZ - Lymington SO41 8ZZ, UK
Telephone
07876 657 819
Email
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Contact Person
Ron Sharpe
First Line of Venue Address
Oakhaven Hospice
Town
Lymington
Postcode
SO41 8ZZ

Mindfulness Course

This is an 8 week course aimed at developing an understanding of how bringing Mindfulness to  aspects of our daily activities can transform our experience of life. We learn meditation techniques and skills which allow us, with practice, to find new ways of relating to our experience, our thoughts and feelings. Instead of becoming overwhelmed by problems, or afraid to face them we learn to see things from a different perspective and this can  bring significant benefits to our life.

The Benefits

This skill of developing moment to moment awareness brings benefits to both our physical and mental wellbeing. Mindfulness training has been shown to help reduce stress and anxiety, help better cope with physical and emotional pain, increase cognitive ability, help with memory and improve relationships.

How it works

We can easily be triggered to react to stressful situations in well-worn habitual ways, often our reactions are not helpful in the long run and can lead to further stress.

Through mindfulness we will develop greater awareness of thoughts, feelings, and associated bodily-sensations that are normally out of the ordinary field of perception. These can trigger these stressful patterns of thinking and reaction. We learn the skill of not reacting as we usually would and in doing so we break the cycle of triggered reactions.

What We Learn In the Course

We will learn a range of formal and informal mindfulness practices which include some meditations, some gentle yoga movement practices and some cognitive exercises.  This helps  bring greater awareness, concentration and choice to our experience. Being part of a supported learning group is also an important aspect of learning mindfulness.

Your Part

Together we will be working to change the patterns of mind that have been around for a long time and have become well-worn habits. We will only make progress with this if we put in the time and effort to learn these skills and to practice them on a daily basis. This relies on your willingness to practice regularly at home between class sessions:

Is There a Cost

No. This course is offered free of charge as a service supported by Oakhaven Hospice Coates Centre, though donations are always welcomed and much needed.

Is this course right for you?

If you are interested in this course it would be very useful to have an informal chat to explore whether or not this course may be right for you and whether now is the right time for you to be embarking on mindfulness training.  Let me know by email or text and we can arrange a call at your convenience.

The course, led by Ron Sharpe,  is held on Wednesday evenings at the Coates Center , Oakhaven Hospice.  The course dates and times are below:

Session

Date and Time

Week 1

Wednesday

28 February 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 2

Wednesday

07 March 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 3

Wednesday

14 March 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 4

Wednesday

21 March 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 5

Wednesday

28 March 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 6

Wednesday

04 April 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Retreat day

Sunday

08 April 2018

10.00am to 4.00pm

Week 7

Wednesday

11 April 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Week 8

Wednesday

18 April 2018

7.00pm to 9.00pm

It is appreciated that you may not be able to attend all of the session’s but it is recommended that you attend at least six.

Contact Details:

Course Leader : Ron Sharpe

Mob: 07876 657819

Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 
 

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