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Eight-week MBSR course on the Wirral
Starts Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 6.30-8.30pm
Wirral Multicultural Centre, 111 Conway Street, Birkenhead CH41 4AF | MAP  
£249 / £195 | DATES | DETAILS | BOOKING

Course dates

Week 1 Tuesday 22nd January 6.30-8.30pm
Week 2 Tuesday 29th January 6.30-8.30pm
Week 3 Tuesday 5th February 6.30-8.30pm
Week 4 Tuesday 12th February 6.30-8.30pm
Week 5 Tuesday 19th February 6.30-8.30pm
Week 6 Tuesday 26th February 6.30-8.30pm
Week 7 Tuesday 5th March 6.30-8.30pm
Week 8 Tuesday 12th March 6.30-8.30pm

Course details

Built 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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