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"Being mindful, we are waking to what our senses are telling us" Silverton, S. (2012)


Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Course Booking Information

Terms and conditions:-

The mindfulness courses are designed to help you promote awareness of your mind and body. They are not being offered specifically as a treatment for any physical or psychological conditions. However the aim is for individuals to benefit from the practices they develop but guarantees of this are not included. In the event of someone experiencing severe symptoms of ill health we may recommend an alternative time to undergo the course in order to maximise the course benefits for you. You remain responsible for your own wellbeing during the course. Please read all the information provided with this application.

Please make us aware of any simple health care needs that we can accommodate on the questionnaire below.

Payment for the course is made in full at the time of booking:-

Options for payment:-

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Confirmation of booking will be made upon receipt of your payment and application forms.


If you experience unforeseen circumstances and have to cancel within this time we aim to be understanding. We will do our best to transfer your booking to another course, if not possible a refund will be given at our discretion minus an administration fee.

Pre-course telephone consultation:-

In order to ensure that you have booked a course which will meet your needs and expectations we like to chat to you before the course commences. You are asked to complete a questionnaire on booking, if on reading this we feel it is possibly contra-indicated we will aim to speak with you within 2-3 weeks of booking, otherwise we make contact within the month prior to the course starting.

How we use your information:-

We will not pass on your details to anyone else. We may contact you with information from time to time about other courses we are offering unless you inform us not to.

The courses are facilitated by:

 Jean Nash, RMN(retired), BS(c)Hons, Post Grad(dip) CMRP, Certificate of Competence in teaching Mindfulness Based Interventions.

Jean's professional background is in mental health nursing in the NHS. Over the last fourteen years she has been teaching Mindfulness in the NHS and developed this further by training at Bangor University, the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice which has international links and expertise.

Sonia Eastwood, RMN (retired), Trained MSC Teacher. She worked as a mental health nurse in the NHS for many years, where one of her main areas of expertise was running groups for carers. She has been teaching mindfulness alongside Jean at Malvern Mindfulness for the past five years and more recently has become a trained teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion. Sonia has personally enjoyed pursuing her interest in yoga and meditation since the age of 22 and is delighted that there is now scientific research supporting the benefits of mindfulness which encourages more people to enjoy its benefits.

Ali Lambie teaches mindfulness and self-compassion courses and other workshops for the general public, for doctors, therapists and those affected by breast cancer. She has a Masters degree (Distinction) in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses with the University of Bangor where she is also a guest teacher for their residential Mindful Self-Compassion courses and retreats. She holds a Certificate in Teaching Mindfulness (at Advanced Level), and is a Certified Teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion with the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion in San Diego, USA. She is accredited by the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations. Ali is also a trained mindfulness supervisor working with the Mindfulness Network CIC. She previously worked as a Counsellor within the NHS for 18 years, including eight years as Manager of an NHS Primary Care Counselling Service.



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