West Perth – An Introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation 4 Week Course
AUSTRALIA'S NUMBER ONE MINDFULNESS COURSE
Reduce anxiety and stress. Improve sleep. Increase self-acceptance.
An Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation 4 Week Course
This mindfulness course has been designed for beginners. The course runs once per week for one hour over 4 weeks. Facilitated by experienced mindfulness teachers. Non-relgious and practical. This course is strictly for 18 years old and over.
The Benefits of Mindfulness
With regular practice and over time, mindfulness and meditation can offer the following benefits.
Reduced anxiety and stress
Greater feelings of contentment and joy
“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and have the happiest, authentic and content that I have ever been. By learning acceptance without judgement as been an eye opener for me.” – Rebecca Young
What is Included in the Course?
4 x 1 hour classes (once per week)
4 week free gift subscription to the Calm premium mindfulness app
Weekly emails with extra articles and instructions
Downloadable guided mindfulness meditations for you to keep for life
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness means “paying attention in a particular way; On purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally.” — Jon Kabat Zinn (Professor of Medicine Emeritus Stress Reduction Clinic and the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine).
"Multiple scientific studies have demonstrated effects of mindfulness on wellbeing, as well as effects of mindfulness on brain function and brain structure. The neuroscience community accepts these facts. There is no debate surrounding the potential for mindfulness to deliver positive benefits for individuals" Dr Dr. Bechara Saab, Neuroscientist Mobio Interactive, CEO & Chief Scientist.
Why Choose This Mindfulness Course?
Full 4 week course - in person. A 4 week course is the perfect amount of time to learn mindfulness. It gives you enough time to learn how to do it and to observe the effects. A real live course with a real live teacher and real live fellow course mates gives you unparalelled support in your mindfulness journey.
Free 4 week subscription to the CALM mindfulness app. Receive a free 4 week gift subscription to the full version of the award-winning Calm Mindfulness and Meditation App.
Money back guarantee. If you attend all 4 course classes and don’t feel you have received any benefit, you are entitled to a full 100% money-back refund.
Exclusive 45 page guidebook. Our exclusive 45-page professionally-designed Mindfulness Works guidebook is for you to keep. This includes weekly practices, lots of articles and a reading list.
No religion. No dogma. No funny positions. This course is practical and fun with no religious elements at all. We sit in chairs, the language used is clear and modern.
Experienced and well supported teachers. Receive guidance from experienced mindfulness teachers who have received our Mindfulness Works teacher training and partake in ongoing professional development.
Week 1: What is Mindfulness and What are the Benefits?
Week 2: Mindfulness and The Thinking Mind
Week 3: Mindfulness and Emotions
Week 4: Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Important Note for Those With Clinical or Severe Depression or Trauma
Many studies show that with regular practice and over time (at least 8 weeks), mindfulness can reduce stress and anxiety. However if you have severe or clinical depression or trauma, it is important that you receive specialist medical advice or specialist mental health advice prior to attending this course.
For more information and support on depression, please visit:
Phone: 1300 22 4636
Your Course Facilitator is Claire Guild
Claire is founder of The Well-Being Creative, a lifestyle and wellness-based service for women. She has a Masters of Mental Health and is a trained Art Psychotherapist, Nurse and Wellness Coach with over 15 years clinical experience working in both Australia and the UK.
Claire is a qualified yoga teacher. She has practised yoga for 20 years including sitting meditation practices. In the last couple of years she has moved more towards mindfulness, completing the MBSR training and establishing her own mindfulness practice.
In her work as a psychotherapist, she has worked predominately with complex trauma and has incorporated mindfulness into her individual and group therapy work with children, adolescents and families.
Claire is passionate about working from a relational, transpersonal and positive psychology frame, integrating eastern philosophies into western practice. In her own life, Claire is passionate about living authentically and from a place of personal growth. She loves travel, the arts, the beach and all things health and wellness!
About Mindfulness Works
Mindfulness Works Australia is Australia’s largest mindfulness training organisation. Every month over 500 people complete the Mindfulness Works introductory course.
Questions or More Information
If you have questions or require more information:
Ring 1800 138 119
Testimonials for the Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Course
“The course was very relaxed and friendly, and full of useful practical advice that recognised the limits to time that everyone faces. Also I liked the mix of people attending, with a range of different reasons for being there.” — Rosie Cree
“Since doing this course, I have been sleeping much better, I feel much more in control of my emotions, I have enjoyed ‘noticing’ my own state, but also it has transferred to everything around. This means I am re-enjoying many things that I had been taking for granted.” — Sandy Good
“Using mindfulness to help me better manage unrelenting anxiety, obsessive worrying and sadness. I have found that using the apps is helpful when having a stressful day, and I intend to keep practicing daily. Thank you.” – Cecily Wilson"
Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This course is for people 18 years of age and over.
What should I bring to the event?
Please bring comfortable, warm clothing. Chairs are provided. If you would like to sit on a cushion or stool, please bring this with you.
What's the refund and tranfer policy?
We offer full refunds or transfers up to one week before this course starts. If you attend all 4 classes of the course and feel you have not got value, you are entitled to a full refund. We do not offer refunds if you do not attend all 4 classes of the course.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?