8 Week Mindfulness Course

by | Sep 9, 2018 | workshops

8 Week Mindfulness Course Nottingham

We are pleased to announce that Jake will be leading his 8 week Mindfulness courses again at the Bahia Yoga studio. The course runs on Monday evenings 6.45pm to 9.15pm. The full 8 week course costs £200, which includes the handbook and a CD of guided meditations.

Course dates:

  • September 24th
  • October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
  • November 5th, 12th

To book your place for this course please make direct contact via Nottingham Mindfulness.

What are the benefits of mindfulness?

Research indicates that paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. Mindfulness can help us enjoy life more and understand ourselves better. “Mindfulness also allows us to become more aware of the stream of thoughts and feelings that we experience,” says Professor Mark Williams, “and to see how we can become entangled in that stream in ways that are not helpful.

There is a wide range of evidence for the effectiveness of mindfulness practice. Mindfulness studies indicate that it has the following benefits, you can read more about benefits from the Mental Health Foundation.

  • Better quality of sleep
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Reduces depression
  • Reduction in negative feelings
  • Better management of your thoughts and feelings

Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as a way to prevent depression in people who have had three or more bouts of depression in the past.

The teacher Jake Dartington

Jake been practising meditation since 1995, he has completed extended periods of silent retreat, including three months at Gaia house in 2003. He has trained as a meditation teacher with Christina Feldman, the co-founder of Gaia House. Since 2007, he has been teaching retreats and courses throughout the country

In addition he has trained a a mindfulness teacher with Bangor university (TTR levels 1 and 2). He has regular supervision for his mindfulness teaching and is registered with the UK Mindfulness Teachers’ Network.

 

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