Mindfulness and Meditation

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Mindfulness is the development of the ability to pay deliberate attention to our experience from moment to moment, to what is going on in our mind and body from day to day., , The emphasis will be on improving the physical condition and wellbeing of each student and the potential benefits will be explained. After discussing the method of meditation and how it works, students will be shown how to meditate together., , This course will teach you how to relax into a very calming meditation experience where you will feel infinite stillness, quietness and profound wellbeing. As the course develops you'll achieve this enriching and empowering state of mind with greater ease, thereby promoting self value/confidence, emotional stability and a greater sense of control in your life. , , You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness within a group. By the end of this course you should be able to:, Identify a range of mindfulness practices., Identify ways in which mindfulness may be helpful for you., Describe some key underlying principles of mindfulness., Identify how to take this work forward if you want to., , To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a medical practitioner to find out whether this course is suitable for you., - Do you ever have chest pain?, - Have you had any operations or injuries in the last year?, - Do you often feel faint or dizzy?, - Are you on long term medication?, - Do you have high or low blood pressure?, - Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as Arthritis, Osteoporosis, back or knee problems? , , This Mindfulness and Meditation course in Gravesend is suitable for anyone who is interested in exploring a mindful approach to meditation. , , We advise anyone with a pre-existing medical condition to

Course information

Name: Mindfulness and Meditation Qualification title: Non regulated Community Learning provision, Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine Qualification type: Assessment Awarding Generic award - no awarding body Created 20160412 14:23:49 Updated 20160412 14:23:49

Entry requirements

Please read the following information carefully. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately. You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Denim jeans, formal trousers, shorts, skirts or dresses are not suitable for this activity. Sports trainers are needed to support the feet and ankles. Outdoor sandals, shoes or boots are not appropriate for this class. , Students may wish to bring a mat or a towel to complete the floor-based exercises. Please bring water and avoid eating one and a half hours prior to exercising. Equipment required Please read the following information carefully. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately. You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Denim jeans, formal trousers, shorts, skirts or dresses are not suitable for this activity. Sports trainers are needed to support the feet and ankles. Outdoor sandals, shoes or boots are not appropriate for this class. , Students may wish to bring a mat or a towel to complete the floor-based exercises. Please bring water and avoid eating one and a half hours prior to exercising.

Provider

Kent Training and Apprenticeship Service / Kent Adult Education (Community Learning and Skills)
adult.education@kent.gov.uk
0845 606 5606
http://www.kent.gov.uk/adulted

Address

Head Office
College Road Town: Sittingbourne County:Kent

Learning aims

Title: Non regulated Community Learning provision, Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine Qualification: Non regulated Community Learning provision, Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine Classification: Health, Public Services and Care

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