I currently offer/am running: - One-to-one 8 week Mindfulness for health/stress course - One-to-one 8 week Mindfulness for health/stress course via Skype - Mindfulness workshops/courses for organisations - 8 Week Mindfulness for health/stress group courses in Bath - Mindfulness mentoring for people who have completed an 8 week course - Mindful Mornings for people with some experience of mindfulness in Bath - Mindfulness for the over 55's weekly group. See below for more information.
I teach mindfulness in central Bath at the Practice Rooms - www.thepracticerooms.co.uk/bath/ I also work with people online via Skype.
8 Week Mindfulness for Health course This course is for people with chronic pain, illness, and long-term conditions. The award winning Breathworks Mindfulness for Health course teaches you mindfulness skills to help you improve the quality of your life and your health. You will learn: How to manage pain, illness and fatigue in daily life How to breathe into the present moment and find choice Breath and body awareness Gentle mindful movement and relaxation kindliness towards yourself and empathy for others
The cost of an 8 week group course is £200. The classes are 2 hours long. I ask for a £50 deposit to secure your place. Please send your payment when you have talked to Carla-Jo and include it with your registration form. Deposits are non-returnable. Sometimes there are concessionary places available please talk to me to see if you may be eligible.
8 week Mindfulness for Stress course This course is for anyone dealing with stress of any kind, as well as for those wishing to bring a greater sense of richness, fulfilment and meaning into their life. I not only teach you ways to reduce stress, but also ways to become more ‘stress-hardy’ and resilient, so you will be less thrown by life’s difficulties. You will learn: Breath awareness Body awareness and relaxation Gentle mindful movement Training in how to manage stress in daily life Mindfulness meditation practice, including cultivating kindliness towards yourself and empathy for others The cost of an 8 week group course is £200. The classes are 2 hours long. I ask for a £50 deposit to secure your place. Please send your payment when you have talked to Carla-Jo and include it with your registration form. Deposits are non-returnable. Sometimes there are concessionary places available please talk to me to see if you may be eligible.
One-to-one 8 week Breathworks mindfulness for stress/health course. You might choose this as you don't feel comfortable in groups or you would just like the course tailored to your particular needs. This 8 week course costs £360 (£45 for a 60 minute session) and includes practice MP3s. If you are doing the stress course you will receive The Little Mindfulness Workbook by Gary Hennessy and a practice book. If you are doing the Health course you will receive Vidyamala Burch's book Mindfulness for Health. Please pay for the course before the first session. On some occasions I am happy for you to pay weekly if you are able to commit to the 8 weeks.
Distance learning one-to-one 8 week Breathworks mindfulness for stress/health course using Skype. If you are unable to get to my courses or prefer to learn from your own home then this is the course for you! We cover everything that is in the group 8 week course with a few variations because we're doing it online! The session will last 60 minutes. There will be a particular theme each week to explore together and we will practice different mindfulness techniques with space for you to talk about your experiences. This course costs £320 (£40 for a 50 minute session) for 8 weeks and includes practice Cd's or MP3s, If you are doing the stress course you will receive The Little Mindfulness Workbook by Gary Hennessy and a practice book. If you are doing the Health course you will receive Vidyamala Burch's book Mindfulness for Health. Please pay for the course before the first session. On some occasions I am happy for you to pay weekly if you are able to commit to the 8 weeks.
Mindfulness workshops/courses for organisations I can run courses or one off workshops for your organisation. Past clients include: Bath Mind, The Wellbeing College, Buro Happold, Bath Foster Carers, Bath Wellbeing Festival, Bath Adult Dyslexic Group. I can devise courses/workshops suitable for your organisation, get in touch for quotes and more information. Mindfulness Mentoring I offer mentoring for people who have completed an 8 week course and would like support to help them develop their practice. I offer this online or at The Practice Rooms in Bath. Online sessions are £40, in person they are £45.
Mindful Mornings in Bath. This is a chance for you to gift yourself two hours of mindfulness practice and the opportunity to share about your experience in a small group. Carla-Jo will guide you through meditation practices such as the mindfulness of breathing, the body scan, mindful movement, mindful walking and kindness meditations. This group is suitable for people with some mindfulness experience, who are already familiar with the above practices. These mornings are on the 3rd Sunday of every month. Please contact Carla-Jo to find out more and to book your place for £15. There are only 6 space's available so do get in touch!
Mindfulness for the over 55's. This mindfulness group is in Association with MHA an award-winning charity providing care, accommodation and support services for older people throughout the UK. Thursdays 1.30-2.30pm in Midsomer Norton. Please contact me to find out more and book your space.
More information Breathworks is accredited by Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness Teachers UK and the FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapies). More information about Breathworks can be found online: www.breathworks-mindfulness.org.uk Booking is essential. Please contact Carla-Jo for an informal chat to check the course is right for you.
Unless due to illness or something unavoidable, you are asked to attend all 8 weeks of the course and the follow up day. We will post you hand-outs and information if you have to miss a week.
To get the best value from this course you will need to set aside 10–30 minutes of practice time each day and keep different kinds of Practice diaries. Practice is the key to mindfulness and the amount of practice you put in is reflected in the benefits you will feel.
You will need to be able to access MP3's online or have a CD player to listen to the guided meditations each week. Please wear loose fitting clothing suitable for simple Mindful Movement. There will also be chairs available.
I will supply course CD’s, a course folder for hand-outs, notebook and pen. Tea and coffee will be provided for the break in the session. Please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
NB: If for some unforeseen reason you are unable to complete a course then depending on the circumstances, I can offer a partial refund.