Mindfulness and Meditation - Introduction | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation - Introduction at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation - Introduction at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £35.00 Starts: 18/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Ends: 18/11/2017 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation course in Sevenoaks is suitable for anyone who is interested in exploring a Mindful approach everyday life and to the practice of meditation.

Mindfulness is the development of the ability to pay deliberate attention to our experience from moment to moment, to what is going on in our mind and body from day to day.

The potential benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation will be explained. After discussing the principles of Mindfulness and Meditation, students will be giuded into some simple guided meditations.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
Identify a range of mindfulness activities.
Identify ways in which mindfulness and meditation may be helpful for you.
Describe some key underlying principles of mindfulness and meditation.
Identify how to take this work forward if you want to.

To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a medical practitioner to find out whether this course is suitable for you.
- Do you ever have chest pain?
- Have you had any operations or injuries in the last year?
- Do you often feel faint or dizzy?
- Are you on long term medication?
- Do you have high or low blood pressure?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as Arthritis, Osteoporosis, back or knee problems?

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by a qualified tutor. The course will be highly experiential and you will participate in Mindful activities and Meditation practices led by the tutor.

We use approaches to slow down the conscious mind this is particularly useful for people whose mind is so active they feel relaxation is impossible.

You will learn a variety of techniques to achieve the depth and duration of meditation experience you desire.

Our teaching methods include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. You will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely. At the start of your course you will be asked to complete an Individual Learning Plan which includes your Initial Assessment of your own knowledge and ability evels and will be used by you and your tutor to reflect on and monitor your progress. Your tutor will also use this information to ensure that all of your personal goals are achieved and provide individual support where necessary. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made via End of Course Evaluations.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please read the following information carefully. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately. You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement.

What can I do next?

Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you. We have longer Mindfulness and Mditation courses as well as additional Wellbing courses that may be of interest. Alternatively visit our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

What do I need to join the course

No previous knowledge or experience is required.

Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
Sevenoaks
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3QN


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/58705/F/NC.
Course Code: SEV/58705/F/NC Book Now

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