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8 Week Mindfulness Course in Rochester with Cesare
September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This 8 WEEK MINDFULNESS COURSE is being privately run by Cesare Saguato and not by Bodhicharya Kent, however it may still be of interest to its members 🙂
For FULL DETAILS please see here: https://www.cesaremindfultherapy.com/courses
Training in mindfulness, like anything needs to be consistent to bring results and that’s what a structured eight week course, complete with group work and individual home practice is designed to do. It is perfect for those who are completely new and those looking to commit more to their current practice with the support of the course, the group and an instructor.
The course will provide you with the opportunity to learn a combination of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Cognitive Therapy techniques, through formal and informal practices that can be easily integrated into your daily life, including mindfulness of eating, breath, bodily sensations, thoughts, feelings, sounds and movement, as well as a number of other positive psychology techniques and thought experiments that support the process.
The Course will be supported by
An e-booklet helping you explore and deepen you understanding of the themes covered in your weekly sessions. It will also include weekly Home Practice Guidance and Record Sheets to help you keep track of your progress.
Online guided Audio Meditations to guide and support you in your home practice.
Email support in between sessions with Cesare to discuss or elucidate any points emerging during your home practice.
Certificate of completion (issued only if attendance is 75% or more)
Each of the eight sessions will cover a particular theme
1. Waking Up To Automatic Pilot
2. Living in Our Heads
3.Gathering the Scattered Mind
4. Recognising the Mind’s Habits
5. Allowing and Letting Be
6.Thoughts Are Not Facts
7. Taking Care of Ourself
8. Maintaining and Deepening Practice
The course will also include a silent retreat day on the weekend before the last session, where we will practice the techniques and methods learnt in silence together, allowing us to deepen into and consolidate the practice we have put in over the weeks.
Please note that this course includes a daily commitment of up to 45 minutes of home practice in-between sessions. The home practice elements are a core feature of these courses, enabling participants to become familiar with them and explore their cumulative benefits. Simply attending the taught components of these courses, although useful, wont allow for the complete experience and benefits the course is designed to provide.
Prior to the start of the course there will be a questionnaire (to assess prior experience and any physical and/or mental health needs) for all prospective participants to complete and return.
Quaker Meeting House, Northgate, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1LS
Sessions will be between 2 and 2.5 hours and the start time will be from 7:00pm.
Thursdays, September 13th, 20th, 27th and 4th October (break on the 11th of October), then resuming on the 18th, 25th, October and 1st and 8th of November.
Silent Day Retreat
10:30am – 4:30pm on Sunday 4th November
St Andrews Arts Centre. Royal Pier Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2BD
*£250 (Payment plans available, please do get in touch)
To book your place now, please follow the PayPal link HERE:
You can make a bank transfer (preferred). Please email for details, thank you.
If you have any questions at all regarding the course or payment, then please do get in touch.
*If your circumstances change:
If paying via a payment plan, then your initial deposit will be non-refundable.
If paying via payment plan or in full, then I can offer 100% refund of total payment made up to one month before the start of the course or 50% refund of total payment made up to two weeks before the start of the course.