Our 8-week mindfulness programme for adults Mindfulness offers a way to be in touch with what is happening in the here and now and live life more deeply. Our 8-week course, Mindfulness For Life, is an in-depth introduction to mindfulness. It is designed to empower you to develop a nourishing and resilient personal meditation practice. Over the course of 8 sessions and a one-day retreat, you will learn how to: Live more deeply in the present moment Embrace and transform difficult emotions Live with greater freedom and flexibility Dates Every Tuesday for 8 weeks, beginning on Tuesday 23rd April and ending on Tuesday June 11th. The full day’s retreat is on the Saturday 1st June. Time 6.30pm - 8.30pm Cost £160.00 Location St. Margaret's Centre, 26 Newton Place, Glasgow, G3 7PY www.stmargaretsadoption.org.uk About the course In joining the course, you’ll receive access to a library of guided meditations to support your ongoing practice as well as a course manual. The course consists of 8 weekly 2-hour sessions as well as a day-retreat after week 6. Participants of the course will be expected to: Attend all sessions including the day-retreat Devote approximately 45 minutes a day to the development of a personal mindfulness practice. Engage in the material with openness and perseverance during the whole course. Is this course right for me? Our 8-week course requires a significant investment of time and energy as well as willingness to work with and change habitual patterns of living. As such, it is important to consider whether or not now is the right time for you to learn mindfulness. Now may not be the right time if: you don’t currently have the space in your life to engage fully in the material or daily practice; you’re unsure whether you’ll be able to attend all of the sessions; you’ve recently experienced a traumatic life event. Refreshments will be provided Facilitator: Michael Canning is a former secondary headteacher as well as an experienced life coach. He is now an accomplished mindfulness practitioner and trainer with a passion for helping people realise their potential. Michael is fantastic communicator, gifted speaker and leader who is skilled in creating an atmosphere in his workshops where everyone is made to feel comfortable and valued.