West London Buddhist Centre

**POSTPONED** Breathworks: Mindfulness for Health

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  • Tue Mar 10th 2020
  • 2:30 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • Booking required
  • £300 Full waged / £250 Part waged / £200 Unwaged / Bursaries available on request

**09/03/2020** Unfortunately, in part due to the ongoing public health situation we have decided to postpone this course until May.

 

Eight Tuesdays, 10 March – 28 April 2.30 – 5pm

This 8-week Breathworks Mindfulness for Health course is open to all but is particularly helpful for those with short or long-term physical health conditions, chronic pain and related stress. The course has benefited people with particular conditions such as back pain, diabetes, insomnia, chronic fatigue, migraines, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, menopause, cancer or other long-term illness. Most people completing an 8-week Breathworks course report lasting benefits including a greater capacity to manage their health symptoms through pacing and experience increased calm, confidence, energy, enthusiasm and appreciation of life.

Through guided meditation, group discussion, experiential activities and supported home practice you will be introduced to a number of simple yet powerful mindfulness practices by an experienced Breathworks Accredited Teacher. Most people completing the course report a boost in psychological and physical well-being and find new sources of resilience, joy, kindness and calm to cope better with the stresses and strains of daily life.

On this course you will receive:

  • 20 hours contact time
  • The award-winning Mindfulness for Health course book
  • Breathworks’ Mindfulness for Health practice booklet
  • Access to guided meditations online
  • Weekly emails during the course

© Breathworks –  Mindfulness for Health & Mindfulness for Stress 2020

 

Suitability and booking

The course is open to all. We have introductory ‘taster’ sessions throughout the year, please register your interest here.

The course is open to all. Although mindfulness can be an effective practice it may not be appropriate for everybody e.g. if you are currently suffering from clinical depression. The course cannot substitute for medical advice or professional treatment but in many cases, can be taken alongside them. Please contact us if you are unsure.

Once you have booked on to a course, final confirmation will be subject to completion of a short questionnaire and an informal discussion with your course leader about the course’s suitability for you at this time. The questions will ask you for a bit more information about yourself, any specific condition that brings you to the course and your motivation. This will help you and the course leader explore how best to support your process over the 8-weeks. If it is decided that the course is not suitable at this stage a full refund will be offered.

 

Cancellation:

Up to 7 days before the event starts. Please note that the Eventbrite fee (absorbed in the ticket price) is non-refundable.

 

Contact

If you have any questions about the course or booking process please contact the West London Buddhist Centre: 0207 7279382 or email: mindfulness@westlondonbuddhistcentre.com

Booking

The easiest way to book is online - just click the button below.

Please make sure you have read all the details of the event, have made sure you are eligible to attend (eg for 'going deeper' events) and are willing to make any commitments that are required.

Bookings are fully refundable up to 7 days in advance. After that we cannot usually offer refunds.

Book Online

You can also book in person at the Centre, or by sending a cheque payable to West London Buddhist Centre along with your name, email and phone number and the name and date of the event to:

The West London Buddhist Centre,

45a Porchester Rd,

London W2 5DP

Please include your name, email and phone number with your booking.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: *20/3/2020* While the Centre is closed we will have a weekly programme online with some of our most familiar classes and faces! For news and updates click here.

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