Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Workshop | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Workshop at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Workshop at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £20.00 Starts: 10/03/2018 Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Tutor: Ends: 10/03/2018 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

We (Kentmindfulness) have developed a programme of Mindfulness sessions that is flexible and time friendly. We acknowledge and recognise that in today’s busy schedules it is not always easy to access and commit to a course that runs within a limited timescale.
Each session has been designed to offer the student skill and technique which can be utilised straight away.
Each term includes five sessions held once a fortnight which build together to form a whole course. Any session can be accessed during any of the terms.
Mindfulness is useful in so many ways – helping anxieties, restlessness, pain, communication etc. Regular practice ensures that it becomes a way of life with a less scattered mind that doesn’t ponder on the past and worry about the future. This is recognised as being in the present moment – but in the meantime we all have to continue with busy times.

Some people may choose to attend sessions more than once, or to use the sessions as more formal practice sessions – they of course are very welcome alongside new students, as sharing ideas is very useful to everyone.

The title for this session is:-
Everyday Mindfulness, Responding not Reacting.

Learning Goal :
To use mindfulness practice to develop the ability to respond rather than react.

How will I be taught?

Information and instruction for each session is outlined separately to enable the student to be informed and make their attendance decision and to keep track of their progress through a course.

During this session there will be some discussion regarding automatic reactions and their ongoing impact. The benefits and downfalls of automatic reactions will be explored as there are many times when any one of us reacts in a way that perhaps we did not mean.

There will be exercises practised which will re-enforce the student understanding of self-reactions and exercises which will provide the opportunity to make decisions about responses.

What do I need to bring with me?

This session will include discussion opportunity as well as practice time for which each student will sit. The student can choose if they wish to bring a cushion and/or blanket and sit on the floor rather than the chairs provided.

What can I do next?

Please discuss with your tutor or ask a member of staff for more details.

What do I need to join the course

Nothing - all are welcome.

Getting there

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/56902/F/NC.
Course Code: CAN/56902/F/NC Book Now

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