Wellbeing Courses

The following Wellbeing Courses are available to all members of the public:

Finding Calm in the Storm: An 8 week Mindfulness Programme:

An online programme of 8 consecutive classes on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm-8pm (Grenwich Meantime) commencing Wednesday 17th March 2021.

Are you interested in Mindfulness?

Not sure what it is?

Want to know more?

Then, this programme is for you.

Finding Calm in the Storm is an 8-week online mindfulness course based on well-loved & practical teachings of mindfulness.

Guided by Marie Lamont, an experienced practitioner in mindfulness traditions, Finding Calm in the Storm is an online course sharing simple and concrete ways to generate energy and wellbeing and release the stresses and strains of life.

Here are some of the things we will be looking at in our 8 sessions:

Stepping Out of Auto Pilot

Dealing with Barriers

Mindfulness of the Breath

Staying Present

Acceptance and Letting Be

Thoughts – Jumping Mind

Taking Care of Yourself

Bringing Joy to Daily Life

Dealing with Future Moods

Mindful Movement (suitable and adaptable for all abilities, this is optional at the end of each class)

Guided practices, meditations, group discussions and practical exercises. There will be a maximum group size of 20 people, for a light-hearted and deep exploration of mindfulness together, in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

This is a live, interactive course, not recorded sessions to download.

Reported benefits include:

Increased enjoyment of life

Increased ability to be calm and relaxed

Increased control of emotions such as anger and anxiety

Improved sleep quality

Fewer feelings of anxiety and low mood

Who can attend

This course is suitable for beginners, as well as those wishing to gain a fuller understanding of how mindfulness can support calm and happy living. Mindfulness based stress reduction(MBSR) is a practice originating in Buddhism and supported by neuroscience and psychology; it may be practised by those of all faiths and none. Many of our participants learn new ways to care for their wellbeing and are able to develop positive responses to challenging situations. This online mindfulness course is attended via the Zoom, wherever you are. Please find a quiet space where you will be undisturbed.

Please note, you will be using a computer/laptop, iPad or phone to access each session, and will need a functioning camera and mic and access to the internet.

Course schedule:

This course is taught over 8 Wednesday evenings from 17th March – 5th May 2021.

Each class is 1.5 hours long from 6.30-8 pm (GMT).

What if I miss a class?

It is ideal if you can make all the classes as this way you will gain a sound foundation in mindfulness practice. If you have to miss a class and know ahead of time, do let your course leader know. They will be able to advise you on how you can continue your mindfulness practice by using some online materials.

Please note, payment of the course covers the full 8-week programme, no refund can be given for missed classes.

What further information will I receive?

All our course attendees will receive “Joining Information” in a confirmation email once they have purchased their ticket. This will confirm the information on the class timings, and how to access the online course.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you cancel your booking at least 7 days before the start of the course we will refund your full course fee minus Eventbrite administration fees. Thereafter, no refunds will be issued.

If you have any questions, please contact journeyfife@outlook.com

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our course.

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