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|Dates||18 Sep - 06 Nov (5 hr retreat 13 Nov) 2011|
|Times||wk 1: 14.00 - 17.00, wks 2 -3 & wks 5 - 8: 14.00 - 16.00, wk 4: 16.00 - 18.00, retreat 14.00 -|
|Number of classes||8|
8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course @ balance
8 weeks: Sundays, 18/09/11 - 06/11/11 at balance, 118/122 Napiershall Street.
What Is MBSR
Anyone who wishes to learn to take better care of themselves and is prepared to engage in the maintenance of their health and general well-being will benefit from engaging in an MBSR course.
Research has shown, however, that MBSR courses are of particular help to people suffering from stress, anxiety, panic states, depression, hypertension, insomnia, chronic illness and pain. More specifically the evidence base has also revealed it to be particularly effective in the following conditions: fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, cancer and health-care-provider self-care.
MBSR Courses can help us develop greater awareness of the way the mind works, and learn how to cultivate new and effective ways of handling challenging feelings and physical sensations.
By practicing mindfulness meditation techniques, and learning to live in the present you will learn to override this 'autopilot' which often leads your mind away from the here-and-now, and replace these habitual thought patterns with the ability to direct your thoughts appropriately and respond to any difficulties and challenges you may be experiencing with choice, awareness and insight.
Each course consists of eight-weekly two hour sessions and a retreat. You will also receive two CD's and a course booklet to guide you in your practice at home, which is an integral part of the course.
By practicing in the sessions and at home you will gradually learn, through various meditation techniques and discussions to integrate mindfulness practice into your every day life. By the end of the course you will have learnt how to:
For more information regarding Mindfulness Meditation please go to www.mindfulnesstoday.co.uk
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