Calm in the car

Ockment Centre, Okehampton

Who is this course for?

Do you suffer from road rage?

Would you like to stay in control of your emotions when behind the wheel?

Regular Mindfulness practice is now proven to be highly effective at enabling people to manage and reduce stress and stress reactions of all kinds – including road rage – and help them stay calm.

Mindfulness practice significantly improves overall wellbeing and is being used by more and more people in their personal and professional lives all over the world.

If you like to find out how Mindfulness can support you to take charge of stress whilst driving, feel more peace & happiness in general and enhance your overall wellbeing, then this introductory workshop is for you

Course content

In this introductory workshop, you will learn:

• What Mindfulness is
• Some introductory Mindfulness exercises, using a combination of the senses, body awareness and quick, easy, ‘in the moment’ breathing exercises
• How to practice Mindfulness in your daily life, with a specific focus on driving

Support and feedback

Through your practice of the Mindfulness exercises taught and the impact on your life afterwards.

Additional costs and requirements

Please bring a notebook and pen.

There are no extra costs.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Paul will encourage you to practice what you learn in your own time.

About the tutor

Paul Beard (Dip. THY&R [Transformation Hatha Yoga], Dip P. Couns.Coach & OPRC Registered Teacher of Pure Meditation Foundation) is a qualified Yoga instructor, Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher and Coach.

Since 2001, Paul has been training and teaching individuals and groups in self-development, well-being and stress management practices, all with Mindfulness at their core.

He has also worked in the mental health field for most of his adult life.

Start date16 July 2019
End date16 July 2019
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available