Mindfulness and Meditation: De-stress and Rejuvenate

Course Dates: 10/04/24 - 15/05/24
Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Online
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Learn how to de-stress, rejuvenate and cultivate calm using a variety of Mindfulness and Meditation techniques. From understanding why we get stressed, to applying this understanding in everyday real life situations. Releasing stress to cultivate an experience of calm, a positive state of mind, and significantly reduce stress levels and tension held in the body.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Mindfulness and Meditation: De-stress and Rejuvenate
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  • Course Code: FME15
  • Dates: 10/04/24 - 15/05/24
  • Time: 19:30 - 20:30
  • Taught: Wed, Evening
  • Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)
  • Location: Online
  • Tutor: Sally Page

Course Code: FME15

Started Wed, eve, 10 Apr - 15 May '24

Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will address every aspect of stress within our mind, our body and our lives. We will look at how we approach life, what makes us take on more stress and why we don’t release enough when we sleep at night. This understanding will then be applied through, tips, exercises and techniques so we can de-stress and cultivate a calm state of being.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

- Understanding Stress
- Recognising your triggers
- Addressing Stressful Situations
- Stressful Relationships
- Turning Stress into Calm
- Stabilising the Calm Inside.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Recognise your stress triggers and respond differently
- Calm the mind in stressful situations
- Discover and begin to dissolve the patterns behind stress
- Relax the mind and body on command
- Use techniques to calm anxiety, panic or anger
- Tap into a calm state regularly to retrain your ongoing state of being.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to de-stress and access a deeper state of calm and well-being. You are required to read sentences, follow verbal instructions and extract information from handouts.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Through mini lectures, instruction and practical application of a variety of exercises, meditation techniques and group discussion.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No other costs.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Choose other health related courses from the Health and Wellbeing programme at City Lit.

Sally Page

Sally Page, Meera, is a qualified and experienced meditation teacher. She originally trained with The Bright Path Ishayas in 2012, after several years of practising their techniques called Ascension Attitudes. As an Ishaya monk, Sally is known by the name Meera. She has taught many courses since 2012, including the First Sphere Course, where people can learn the Ascension techniques, to Advanced Courses and Meetings. As a practising Ishaya monk, Meera benefits from ongoing direct communication with her Spiritual Teacher. Her own daily practice continues to develop and refine her experience and capacity to relay the art of stillness and presence to others. She has an open, kind and friendly attitude which allows for a flexible approach to inspire and motivate people in their own practice. Meera is adept at transmitting peace and directing others to experience peace for themselves. She has a way of making it light-hearted, simple and fun, so people are encouraged and willing to explore the possibilities for themselves. Meera teaches meditation 1-2-1 and in groups, and is the author of Peace or Pain, available on Amazon, a book about her own transformational journey with pain.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.