Mindfulness Based Living Course
Online 8 week mindfulness course for mindful living
- 200 British pounds£200
- Waterloo Quay
INTRODUCTION Background and aims Preparation and attendance Personal practice and attitudes What is mindfulness? Definitions of Mindfulness Four aspects of what we are mindful about Compassion SESSION ONE: START WHERE WE ARE Starting where we are Exercise: Recognising the Unsettled Mind Settling the Mind Exercise: Settling the Mind Posture in Sitting Meditation Reflection: commitment and motivation SESSION TWO: THE BODY AS A PLACE TO STAY PRESENT The Body Scan Exercise: the Body Scan Practicing Body Awareness Mindfulness in Everyday Life Felt Sense of Kindness Exercise: Kindness Exercise SESSION THREE: INTRODUCING MINDFULNESS SUPPORT Mindfulness Practice as taught by Rob Nairn Exercise: Mindfulness Session with Sound Support Non-striving The Three Minute Breathing Space Exercise: Three Minute Breathing Space Responding to Pleasant and Unpleasant Events SESSION FOUR: WORKING WITH DISTRACTION Mindful Movement Walking Meditation Three Modes of Distraction Breath as a Mindfulness Support Exercise: Mindfulness Session with Breath Support The Miracle of Breathing Breath Awareness Reflection: Half Way Through SESSION FIVE: EXPLORING THE UNDERCURRENT Loving Kindness Exercise: The Practice of Loving Kindness for Others Observer and Undercurrent The Undercurrent can’t be Changed Exercise: Noticing the Undercurrent SESSION SIX: ATTITUDE OF THE OBSERVER Our Inner Environment The Observer Training the Observer Exercise: Learning about your Observer Revisiting the Definition of Mindfulness Loving kindness for Self Exercise: The Practice of Loving Kindness for Self and Other ALL DAY MINDFULNESS SESSION: DAY OF SILENT PRACTICE All day session Reflections on Silence and Speech The Benefits of Silence SESSION SEVEN: SELF-ACCEPTANCE Introduction to the Three Circles Model: Threat, Drive and Soothing System Out of the Red, Into the Green Further Developing Kindness to Ourselves Exercise: The Self-Compassion Break What is Acceptance? Practicing Acceptance RAIN Exercise (with Guesthouse Poem) SESSION EIGHT: A MINDFULNESS BASED LIFE Revisiting the Mindfulness Support Zooming in and out Mindfulness Support Revisited Letting Go Reflection: Review of the journey so far Where do you go from here? FOLLOW-UP SESSION: THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Mindfulness Skills for Times of Difficulty
Please understand that appointment times are limited. If you must cancel your appointments we respectfully request 24 hours notice. Missed appointments, or appointments cancelled without 24 hours notice, will incur a fee of the whole amount of the service booked. In relation to the MBLC course payments can be made in full in advance or can be made in instalments. Should you make the full payment and decide not to go ahead with the course you will be given the chance to re-book. We have a strict no refund policy for this course as a free introductory session is provided and spaces are limited.
Merchants House, 87 Waterloo Quay, Aberdeen, UK