Mindfulness Course

Want to improve your well-being and reduce stress?  We invite you to join a…

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION COURSE

with Rebecca Crane

We’re taking bookings now for the 2017 course, following the successful course in 2016.

This eight-week Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course can help you find new ways to improve your general well-being and deal with life challenges such as stress, anxiety, chronic physical health problems and pain. People report having greater clarity on what is happening in their lives, improved problem-solving, better concentration, feeling more engaged and “alive”, feeling more energised, less anxious, sleeping better and having fewer physical symptoms of stress.

How does the course work?

You will meet as a group for eight weekly 2½ hour sessions plus a whole-day session of extended mindfulness practice on Saturday 10th June. Under the guidance of experienced mindfulness teacher, Rebecca Crane, you will learn about mindfulness and will be introduced to a range of mindfulness practices. These practices will help you gain awareness of your thoughts, moods, emotions and bodily sensations so that you can develop new ways of responding to stress and events in your life.

About the Mindfulness teacher: Dr Rebecca Crane

Rebecca Crane, PhD, MA, PFHEA, DipCot directs the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University and has played a leading role in its development since it was founded in 2001. Prior to this she worked in the mental health field as an Occupational Therapist and an integrative counsellor. She teaches and trains internationally in both Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and is a certified MBSR teacher with the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a Principal Fellow with the Higher Education Academy. Her research focuses on how the evidence on mindfulness-based interventions can be translated into practice settings, with a particular focus on the influence and integrity of the teaching process. She has written Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: The CBT Distinctive Features Series; Routledge, 2009.

For more information and to book a place, please visit  our website   Scroll right down to book a place.

Eight Friday mornings 10:30am – 1:00pm, 5th May to 30th June 2017 with an orientation session on 28th April 2017 and an all day session on Saturday 10th June 2017.
(No session on 2nd June 2017)

Venue: Rowen Memorial Hall, Rowen, Conwy, LL32 8YA

 

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