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Eight-week MBSR course in Southport
Starts Wednesday 4th September 2019, 6.30-8.30pm
Community Hall, 5 Lord Street West, Southport PR8 2BH | MAP  
£249 / £195 | DATES | DETAILS | BOOKING

Course dates

Week 1 Wednesday 4th September 6.30-8.30pm
Week 2 Wednesday 11th September 6.30-8.30pm
Week 3 Wednesday 18th September 6.30-8.30pm
Week 4 Wednesday 25th September 6.30-8.30pm
Week 5 Wednesday 2nd October 6.30-8.30pm
Week 6 Wednesday 9th October 6.30-8.30pm
Week 7 Wednesday 16th October 6.30-8.30pm
Week 8 Wednesday 23rd October 6.30-8.30pm

Course details

Based on a programme developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, our eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course combines mindfulness meditation and body awareness to reduce stress and anxiety. The course is also a first step on the path for anyone wishing to train to teach mindfulness. Applicants will be contacted for orientation, prior to the course, and should be able to attend each week and engage in the home practices.

  • Outline of the course
    Week 1 Introduction to mindfulness
    Week 2 The barriers to practice
    Week 3 Body and movement
    Week 4 Staying present with feelings
    Week 5 Acceptance and change
    Week 6 Thoughts are not facts
    Week 7 Taking care of yourself
    Week 8 Continuing your journey
  • Outline of the sessions
    Review of the previous week’s practice
    Explanation of the current week’s practice
    Questions about the practice before moving on
    Meditation 20-30 minutes of mindfulness meditation
    Discussion of issues arising from the meditation
    Practice to do between sessions
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Is it suitable for beginners? Yes, it's suitable for everyone.
    How many people are there in a class? Usually about 10.
    Will we be sitting on the floor? No, we sit on straight chairs.
    Does it involve yoga? Some gentle movement and basic yoga.
    Do I need a yoga mat? Mats provided but you can bring your own.
    What should I wear? Something suitable for floor-based exercise.
    Do I need to bring anything? Just a natural sense of curiosity.
    Do I need to book a place? Yes, because places are limited.
    I have another question! Ask us, we're here to help.
Open to everyone aged 18 and over. The course is entirely secular and suitable for people of all faiths or none. Price £249pp for employers with a reduced rate of £195 for individuals. The price includes all learning materials (worksheets, handouts, audio CD and downloads) in a presentation folder plus a certificate on completion.

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