Mindfulness: sustaining practice:FULL


Who is this course for?

This workshop may suit you if you have an interest in learning more about how to sustain your Mindfulness practice in your daily life.

These is a short interactive online live workshop aimed at building your skills and knowledge for developing your understanding around Mindfulness and how to successfully establish and sustain a practice in your daily life. It will include practical elements and an opportunity to have live discussions with your tutor and others on the course.

This course is suitable for those looking to refresh or sustain their Mindfulness practice.

Course content

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom.  You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you through the workshop.

In this course you will:

Refresh your understanding of Mindfulness and Meditation.

Refresh your motivations and incentives to practice, benefits of practising and evidence to support these.

Refresh and learn top tips on how to sustain Mindfulness practice every day – both inside and outside of meditation

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course through online face to face discussions and written feedback on your progress. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.

Additional costs and requirements

You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone/headphones and a good internet connection.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Your tutor will suggest ideas on what to practice in your own time and will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning.

Your tutor, Paul Beard, will encourage you to practice what you learn between sessions to help consolidate your knowledge, establish your Mindfulness practice and build your confidence (although it’s also fine if you choose not to).

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Paul Beard. Paul started working for Learn Devon in 2014 as a Wellbeing Tutor. Paul specialises in teaching Mindfulness, Meditation, gentle Yoga, as well as relaxation exercises, having found these to be most effective in his own life. Before joining Learn Devon, Paul taught all of these things for many years, both independently and in adult mental health and adult social care in both Devon and Bristol.

When Paul isn’t teaching, he works as a Natural Energy Therapist, Yoga instructor, Counsellor and Coach and, in his spare time enjoys walking, gardening, camping and movies with his partner.

Paul is passionate about teaching mindfulness, meditation (especially Kriya), yoga and relaxation skills in a down to earth, accessible and practical way that learners can go away and use effectively in their daily lives.

Start date13 July 2021
End date13 July 2021
Start time10:30
End time12:30
Concessions not available