Footsteps Festival 2021

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programme (MBSR) 8 week course

22/04/2022

Announcement! New course planned for April-June 2022.

If you are interested please register your interest (button below) for further details and application form.

Commences Friday 22nd April at 1pm.

Running for 8 consecutive weeks (but there may be a break week towards end for half term!).

Hurry places limited!

MBSR was developed by Jon Kabat Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in the USA and has been used over thirty years to help people living with a range of long-term conditions including persistent pain.

What to expect from this course?

This free 8-week programme is designed to help participants to understand how stress affects our experience in any moment and learn strategies that offer alternative ways to be with stress.

The course will be held over Zoom, and you will be introduced to a variety of mindfulness practices including body scanning, mindfulness of movement and sitting meditation.

The course will be run by Diarmuid Denenny, a chartered physiotherapist who works in a large chronic pain management centre in central London.

Who will benefit from this course?

The course is suitable for anyone interested in mindful practice, whether you’re completely new to it, or wishing to enhance your existing skills.

If you would like to add meditation to your self-management skills under the guidance of a trained mindfulness teacher, this course may be for you.

The course requires participants to commit to regular home practice – mindfulness is like physical exercise: if we do more, we tend to have more benefit.

If you would like to book for this MBSR course, click here:

Register your interest

or email info@footsteps-festival.co.uk putting “MBSR future courses” in your title.

Please remember places are limited.

 

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