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Meditation and Mindfulness for Carers
Meditation and Mindfulness for Carers

Meditation and Mindfulness for Carers

An Introduction to Mindfulness

Time & Location

15 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 11:00

Seaham Town Hall, Town Hall, Seaham SR7 0HP, UK

About the event

This short course will take place from 10:00-11:00 on four dates:

Friday 15th March

Friday 22nd March

Friday 19th April

Friday 26th April

It is recommended that you attend all of the sessions to get the maximum benefit. 

Join us for this (re) introduction to mindfulness course. During the four one-hour sessions you will;  

✓ Learn how moment to moment awareness can enable you to appreciate the life you already have. 

✓ Experience how your body can help you to respond to stress. 

✓ Realise the immediacy of mindfulness in daily “ordinary” life.

 ✓ Know better, the nature of your mind, and find out how enjoyable the practice can be

Course Description 

Session 1 Duration To Be Here 60 minutes 

• Mindful Movement → Gentle Stretching Exercises • Making the Water Still → Activity and Group Discussion • I’m alive and breathing! → Short breathing meditation • 10 Finger Gratitude → Bringing Mindfulness to life 

Session 2 Duration Loosening the screw 60 minutes 

• Mindful Walking → Short (non strenuous) walking exercise to bring awareness to the body and our senses. • Fist clenches → Activity and group discussion on stressful situations and how we react. • Working with discomfort → Short guided meditation • What is mindfulness? → Group discussion 

Session 3 Duration The Sound of Silence 60 minutes 

• Sounds → Short guided meditation to bring awareness to the sounds around us and our reactions. • Music → Discussion on listening • Body-scan → Guided meditation – listening to our body and links to the mind. 

Session 4 Duration Space all around 60 minutes 

• Stand Sit Balance → Guided practice bringing awareness to our bodies and how we hold them. How does this affect our well-being? • Cloud gazing → Activity and discussion on awareness of what is around us. • Motion in the ocean → Discussion and exploration of how the mind can work • Changing Seats → Short activity on looking at things from a different view point. • Feedback and how you → Discussion will take Mindfulness forward into your day-to-day lives.

Tickets

  • Carer Ticket

    £0.00

Total

£0.00

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