Mindfulness and Meditation | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Mindfulness and Meditation at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £60.00 Starts: 22/01/2019 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Michelle Serena Bramble Ends: 12/02/2019 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 4 weeks

About this course

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

This course focuses on Low Intensity Mindfulness Practice. The potential benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation will be explained. After discussing the principles of Mindfulness and Meditation, you will be introduced to simple guided and unguided meditations and observed taking part in mindful activities based on sensory awareness. All participants will be expected to provide feedback during each lesson and encouraged to continue their practise outside the classroom.

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 if you are experiencing any of the symptoms below or if you have experienced an emotional trauma in the past 12 months..
- 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 in addition to recording your thoughts and feedback in a student workbook which you are able to take home at the end of the course.

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. Throughout your course you will be asked to complete sections in your Individual Student Workbook which includes Initial Assessment of your own knowledge 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 Mindfulness and Meditation workshops available as well as additional Wellbeing courses that may be of interest. Alternatively visit our website www.

What do I need to join the course

No previous knowledge or experience is required.

You will be required to contribute to class discussions and complete your student workbook. This course is not intended to replace professional medical advice or counselling therapy.

Our staff are unable to provide specific medical advice to assist in your enrolment. If you have any health-based questions with regards to your suitability, please show a copy of this Course Outline to a health professional.

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 Aromatherapy and Essential Oils, Body Image and Styling, Crystals and Healing, 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

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA1 2LP


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/71113/G/LC.
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