Mindfulness Training for Living Well

8 Week Mindfulness for Stress Course

This course is a multi-faceted approach to managing stress and living well. The programme is based on the practice of Mindfulness – moment-to-moment non judgemental awareness – which we explore progressively over the 8 weeks. Combined with the home practice of around 30 minutes a day, we will gradually cultivate a rich awareness of ourselves as well as our relationship to others. We will learn strategies to effectively manage everyday stress as well as develop the inner resources to support a balanced and calmer life.

Mindfulness for Stress Course Programme

During the course you will learn a range of mindfulness approaches:

  • Mindful Meditation Practices including: the mindfulness of breathing, kindly awareness practice, the three minute breathing space, mindful eating and walking meditations.

  • Breath Awareness: we use the breath as an aid to managing stress; learning to soften resistance and let go of physical and mental tension.

  • Body Awareness & Relaxation: we become aware of how our body responds to stress and through the body scan meditation, learn how to relax and discover peaceful states.

  • Mindful Movement: we include gentle movements to help keep our body in good physical shape and to learn how to develop mindful awareness as we move. These movements are based on yoga and pilates, are suitable for all and have been specifically devised for Breathworks Mindfulness courses.

  • Mindfulness of Daily LIfe: bringing mindfulness into our daily lives allows us to notice our habits and patterns, learn how to respond rather than react to stressful situations and helps us to choose a more balanced approach to life.

  • Compassion based Mindfulness Practice: a core element of all of our programmes. Throughout the course we cultivate the positive emotions of compassion and kindness towards ourselves and others. We learn to connect with our experiences in a heartfelt way and become more open to the things that bring real happiness.

I found the course life-changing! The mindfulness practices have reduced my stress levels, increased my happiness and sense of engaging with and appreciating life. Thank you!
JD Illustrator & Designer.

Details of Our Next 8 Week Course:


Tuesdays 26th of September - 21st Nov 2017
Retreat Day: 4th of November 2017
(Note there is no session on 31st of October)


6.30pm – 9pm


The Salisbury Centre
2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AB


£180/£160 concession
Includes course materials, CDs/Mp3s and full day of mindfulness practice.
Course Payment
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