Mindfulness and Meditation Taster | Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation Taster at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation Taster at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Price: £0.00 Starts: 14/10/2017 Time: 14:15 - 15:30
Tutor: Michelle Serena Bramble Ends: 14/10/2017 Location: Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This course is part of our Black Histpry Month celebrations.

This Mindfulness and Meditation course in Gravesend 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 emphasis will be on improving the wellbeing of each student. The potential benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation will be explained. After discussing the principles of Mindfulness and Meditation, students will be shown how to meditate together.

This course will teach you how to relax into a meditation experience. As the course develops you’ll learn how to achieve this enriching and empowering state of mind with greater ease - a skill which many have claimed helps to promote both physical and emotional wellbeing.

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. Alternatively visit our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

What do I need to join the course

No previous knowledge or experience is required.

About the Tutor: Michelle Serena Bramble

Michelle is a qualified dance, fitness and wellbeing instructor who has experience working with students with a wide range of abilities from beginners to more experienced workout enthusiasts. Michelle is a qualified Nutritional Therapist and also has qualifications in Inclusive Dance for the Disabled, Walk Leading and Chair Based Exercise for the Frail and Elderly in addition to qualifications and ongoing Continuous Professional Development training in Lifestyle Coaching, Mindfulness and Meditation, Mental Health including Working with Personality Disorders and the Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

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Getting there

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code GRA/61586/F/NC.
Course Code: GRA/61586/F/NC Book Now

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