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Living Mindfully

Introduction to Mindfulness Course

'Living Mindfully' - a practical and participatory course

with Sophie Carr MTI

‘If you want to conquer the anxiety of life—live in the moment, live in the breath.’ Mindfulness is a proven method of reducing stress, increasing focus, regulating emotions and cultivating one’s sense of wellbeing. We can reduce unhelpful thought patterns, and develop self-acceptance and inner calm. The course is suitable for anyone who is interested in establishing a mindfulness practice suitable for everyday life.

A willingness to commit to a daily home practice of 15-30 minutes is a prerequisite of the course.

Entry to the course is by application. Please download and complete the application form and return it to Sophie Carr at info@yogaco.co.uk. All information disclosed is strictly confidential.

Application Form for SIT Mindfulness Course

Session One Sunday 12 November 6-8.30pm

train your attention and focus with mindfulness of the breath
be present and embodied through mindfulness of the body
Session Two Sunday 19 November 6-8.30pm

learn the 3-minute breathing space
practice mindful walking and movement
develop a loving, grateful heart with compassion practice
Session Three Saturday 25 November 2-5.30pm

explore emotions and develop more emotional intelligence
be aware of thought-patterns and diminish self-judgment
learn how to quieten the 'inner critic'
Session Four Saturday 9 December 2-5.30pm

reduce our tendency to be over-reactive when we are triggered in family life and relationships
learn mindfulness strategies for work situations
explore techniques to use in times of stress and anxiety

Cost £95

Please note that cancellations with more than 14 days notice are subject to a £10 administration fee. Regrettably, cancellations with less than 14 days notice will not be refunded.

There is one bursary place available in exchange for practical assistance at the sessions.

During each session we will explore aspects of mindfulness using guided meditations, inquiries and talks. We will develop our capacity for mindful communication. We will also support one another in our personal practice—please be aware that a prerequisite of acceptance on to the course is a commitment to a daily home practice.

Course materials provided are a journal and 6 guided meditation mp3s, and additional support via email.

Sophie Carr is co-owner of the Stables and is a yoga and mindfulness teacher with many years experience. She is a qualified and registered member of the Mindfulness Training Institute.