What is the course about?
“Mindfulness is knowing what is happening, while it is happening, without preference” – Rob Nairn
The aims of the course are to help you to develop an in-depth personal experience of mindfulness and to build the foundations of a sustained personal practice, with a view to applying this in your life and perhaps also in your professional work. Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its benefits.
Is it for me?
The course is ideal for beginners as well as for those who have previous experience of mindfulness and who want to develop their practice. The course is experiential, not therapeutic.
What will we cover?
The Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC) is a weekly mindfulness course developed by the Mindfulness Association. The weekly themes are:
- Week 1 – Start Where We Are
- Week 2 – The Body as a Place to Stay Present
- Week 3 – Introducing Mindfulness Support
- Week 4 – Working with Distraction
- Week 5 – Exploring the Undercurrent
- Week 6 – Attitude of the Observer
- Week 7 – Self-acceptance
- Week 8 – A Mindfulness Based Life
How will the course be delivered?
The course consists of eight sessions which are typically two hours long. Each session consists of explanation, guided practice, group reflection and inquiry. Participants are provided with the manual and guided meditation audio files for home practice.
The course starts on August 31st 2019, and will run on Saturdays at 11:00 – 13:00. The dates of the sessions are: August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19.
Location: Maarten Lutherweg 158, 1185 AS, Amstelveen.
Investment: 300 EUR (inc. VAT), course manual, guided meditation audios and refreshments are included. Low income participation is also possible.
The group size is small and places are limited. To book your place please get in touch via the contact form or tiptoewegrow(at)gmail.com.