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MBCT (Mindfulness for Healthy Living) Thursday evenings starts 5 Oct 2017

Nine Thursday evenings, including orientation session, plus a practice day, with Lokadhi Lloyd, MA, PGDip (Mindfulness), PGDip (Psychosynthesis), BACP. The course follows the NICE-approved MBCT model and is held in a warm, relaxed setting that combines structure, informality and the highest professional standards.

For anyone wishing to enhance the quality of their life through deepening awareness of unhelpful patterns of body and mind. Develop skills to manage the ups and downs of everyday life as well as anxiety, depression, addictive behaviours, stress, chronic illness and pain. Suitable for those who are susceptible to depression but who are not actively depressed.

Lokadhi has extensive experience and training in teaching mindfulness-based approaches. Please click here for more about Lokadhi.

Please click here for more information about courses run by Lokadhi, and click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the courses she runs.

**BOOKING DEADLINE Mon 2 Oct 2017** Online registration required before your place can be confirmed ***

Thu 5 Oct - Thu 30 Nov 2017
18:45 - 21:15
Practice day Sun 12 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
With: Lokadhi
Costs,
£265
£215 low income
£155 concession

Prices include materials and practice day
Open to All
Booking required (19 places left)

MBCT (Mindfulness for Healthy Living) Friday mornings starts 6 Oct 2017

Nine Friday mornings, including orientation session, plus a practice day, with Lokadhi Lloyd, MA, PGDip (Mindfulness), PGDip (Psychosynthesis), BACP. The course follows the NICE-approved MBCT model and is held in a warm, relaxed setting that combines structure, informality and the highest professional standards.

For anyone wishing to enhance the quality of their life through deepening awareness of unhelpful patterns of body and mind. Develop skills to manage the ups and downs of everyday life as well as anxiety, depression, addictive behaviours, stress, chronic illness and pain. Suitable for those who are susceptible to depression but who are not actively depressed.

Lokadhi has extensive experience and training in teaching mindfulness-based approaches. Please click here for more about Lokadhi.

Please click here for more information about courses run by Lokadhi, and click here for answers to frequently asked questions about the courses she runs.

**BOOKING DEADLINE Mon 2 Oct 2017** Online registration required before your place can be confirmed ***

Fri 6 Oct - Fri 1 Dec 2017
10:45 - 13:15
Practice day Sun 12 Nov 2017
11:00-16:00
With: Lokadhi
Costs,
£265
£215 low income
£155 concession

Prices include materials and practice day
Open to All
Booking required (18 places left)

Follow up day/ Taster Day and Mindfulness Catch Up - Sun 8 Oct 2017

Practice session for those who have completed an MBCT or CMBT course and an introduction for those who wish to find out more about this approach.

Pippa O'Connor is a psychotherapist (BSc, MSc: CERT Dip) and senior lecturer in the Mindfulness Based Clinical Applications at the North London Hospital Southgate. She is a Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness teacher at Tavistock Hospital and has a BSC in Cognitive Behavior, Addiction and Trauma / DIP Trauma / EMDR.

Sun 8 Oct 2017
13.30-17.30
With: Pippa O'Connor
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Buddhist Ethics (start Wed 11 Oct 2017)

What is Buddhist Ethics? How and why is this practice is relevant. We will explore the Buddhist principle that our actions have consequences - both for ourselves and others and how the practice of ethics can benefit our lives.

Suitable for complete beginners and those in the early stages of their exploration of Buddhist ideas.

4 Wed evenings
Wed 11 Oct - Wed 1 Nov
19.00-21.30
With: Vajramitra
Costs,
£60 waged
£28 concession

Introductory
Booking required

The Path as Symbol: Meditation as Personal Journey (start 8 Nov)

An intensive meditation course, for those who wish to take their practice deeper.

We will collectively explore how to create the conditions for a calm, peaceful mind that can more fully turn towards and stay with direct experience and how we can begin to meet difficult sensations, thoughts and emotions with curiosity and without judgement.

The course aims to help us see more clearly our habitual reactions and the suffering they create, and find out what else is possible.

4 Wednesday evenings
Wed 8 Nov – 29 Nov 2017
19.00-21.30
With: Singhashri
Costs,
£60
£28 concession

Going Deeper
Booking required

(CMBT) Mindfulness & Compassionate Mind Behaviour Training - starts 15 Nov 2017

Compassionate Mindfulness Behaviour Training (CMBT); is for anyone wanting to let go of difficult emotions using evidenced based CMBT techniques to train and transform our negative thoughts and feelings.(e.g. depression, stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, loneliness)

Instead of fighting difficult emotions, critical and judgemental thinking of self and other with CMBT we will learn to accept and lessen reactivity and find new helpful and skilful ways to be with ourselves and others by cultivating kindly awareness.

CMBT includes the MBCT Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Training for depression, anxiety and worry. The CMBT training is the added component to integrate change, wisdom, joy, equanimity and compassion for transformation in our life.

Suitable for newcomers and for anyone who wishes to enhance their skills.

Pippa O'Connor is a psychotherapist (BSc, MSc: PGCE & Dip) and senior lecturer in the Mindfulness Based Clinical Applications at the North London Hospital Southgate. She is a Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Consultant at Tavistock Hospital and has a BSC in Cognitive Behaviour, Addiction and Trauma/ DIP Trauma/ EMDR.

8 sessions incl. a Sunday workshop:
Wed 15 Nov - Wed 20 Dec 2017
19.00- 21.00
Workshop: Sat 16 Dec 2017
13.30-18.00
Catch-up: Sun 25 Feb 2018
13.30 - 17.30
With: Pippa O'Connor
Costs,
£265
£215 low waged
£155 concession

Prices include materials.
Open to All
Booking required (14 places left)