Course

Course Structure

The course is taught in eight 2 hours sessions and a day of silent practice, and includes:-

  • guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices and mindful movement
  • an opportunity to explore your experiences with these practices through group dialogue, to support learning and understanding
  • a short breathing practice to use in times of stress
  • theoretical teaching
  • home practice of meditations and weekly suggestions for ways of integrating mindfulness into daily life
  • CDs with guided meditation for home practice and weekly handouts to support learning

Participation is always at your own level of comfort

About the Home Practice

  • Mindfulness is more a way of being than a technique and it is the regular daily practice (30-40 minutes) that increases the likelihood of being able to use mindfulness when times are particularly tough.
  • By committing to the daily practice, at least for the duration of the course, you give yourself the best opportunity to experience a difference in how you relate to what is happening in your life. You may be surprised!

Upcoming Course

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Living with Cancer

Dates:                  23rd Apr to 25th June
.                           (excluding 28th May and 11th June)

Time:                   Thursday 10.00-12.00 pm

Guided day of
silent practice:     Sat 13th June 10.00-3.00 pm

[Course dates: 23rd Apr, 30th Apr, 7th May, 14th May, 21st May, 4th Jun, 18th Jun, 25th Jun]

Venue:                 Top Room at the Oxford Playhouse
                          A light and airy private space
                            Café available in the foyer

Course Fees:       £250 including CDs and weekly handouts

.                           Concessions available

To book a place:  Contact me by phone or e-mail to register

There will be an opportunity to talk about any concerns you may have which will help in deciding if it’s the right course for you or the right time to be embarking on it. It is a challenging but at the same time life-enhancing course.

Workshops

Introductory workshops are perfect for people who wish to find out more about mindfulness or are considering committing to an eight week course.

Half or full-day, introducing participants to mindfulness and how it might be helpful when
living with cancer, including some of the scientific evidence for its effectiveness. A taster of some of the core practices is central to the day and an opportunity to ask questions and talk about ways to start developing a meditation practice.