Past Events

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Mindful Self-Compassion Course
13th Sept - 1st Nov 2021

@ Gloucester

Evidence-based 8 week training programme designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion, and develop the resources needed to meet challenges and difficult emotions.

Facilitated by
Lucy Chan and Jasmine Shaw

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Mindful Living Weekend Retreat
23rd - 25th July 2021

@ Surrey

A weekend immersive offering an in depth exploration of mindfulness, compassion, deep listening and nature connection; supported by a sense of community. Hosted in a listed building and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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Mindful Writing Course

Multiple dates each year

Currently Online via Zoom

A fun and relaxed 4 week course including short meditations and creative writing exercises, whilst exploring common obstacles to our creativity including over-thinking and self-criticism.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock

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Mindful Self-Compassion courses

Multiple dates each year

Currently Online via Zoom

6 and 8-week training programmes to learn compassion practices for adapting positively and constructively when faced with adversity.

Facilitated by
A selection of our MSC teachers

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Mindfulness and resilience training for NHS

25th February 2020

@ Homerton Hospital

A bespoke training session for NHS doctors - Mindfulness and burn-out prevention skills

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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Mindful Living Day Retreat

23rd February 2020

@ Beckenham, London

A donation based day for those who 'Sustain Society'.

Mindfulness, nature connection and key skills for preventing burnout.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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Mindful Living New Year Retreat

29th Dec 2019-3rd Jan 2020

@ Dartmoor, Devon

Starting the New Year with a week of mindfulness and reflection in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Including a day of silence; community living, nature connection and meditation.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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Mindful Living Christmas Retreat

22nd December-27th December 2019

@ Dartmoor, Devon

A week of mindfulness and reflection in the heart of Dartmoor National Park with Christmas day held in silence. Community living, nature connection and meditation.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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Mindful Living Weekend Retreat

2 August- 4 August 2019

@ Oxfordshire

A weekend immersive offering an in depth experience of mindful living, deep listening and nature connection. Hosted in a listed building and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Facilitated by
Ethan Pollock and Lucy Chan

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The Art of Mindful Living

Five week course

6 March- 10 April 2019

@Gloucester

A 5-week introductory course to learn and develop a living practice of Mindfulness that can be integrated into our daily lives.

Facilitated by
Kareem Ghandour

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Caring for self, Caring for Others

Six week course

13 November-18 December 2018

@Gloucester

- Mindfulness meditation practices
- Self Compassion practices
- Resting Practices
- Reflection exercises

Facilitated by
Jasmine Shaw.

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Day Retreat: Awake & Alive Mindful Living with Cancer

20&21 May2017

@London

Facilitated by
Erica Rayner-Horn.

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Reclaiming a Happier World Retreat

8-11 December 2016

@ Wandering William, Ludlow

This retreat offers  mindful living practices and a space to explore our relationship to happiness and social change,creatively drawing on the framework of Gross National Happiness from Bhutan.

Facilitated by
Jasmine Shaw, Kareem Ghandour and Bas Bruggeman .

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Residential Retreat: Awake & Alive- Mindful Living with Cancer

16-19 May2016

@Wandering William, Ludlow

Facilitated by
Erica Rayner-Horn.

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Day Retreat: Awake & Alive Mindful Living with Cancer

9 May2016

@Hawkwood

Facilitated by
Erica Rayner-Horn.

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Mindful Living Retreat in the Alps

19-25 May 2015

@Maison La Cerisaie


Facilitated by Will Stephens and Sally-Anne Airey.

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Mindfulness & Inner Balance Programme for Healthcare Professionals

Feb-July 2015

@Binley Farm

During the three weekend residential retreats and three online support sessions, participants will learn how to cope with stress, improve resilience and how to use mindfulness to help care for their patients.

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Mindfulness & Inner Balance @ Work Programme

Jan – June 2015

@Binley Farm

Three two-day (Thurs-Fri) residential retreats and three online support sessions.

Facilitated by Will Stephens and Michael Schwammberger.

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Mindful Living Retreat

14-16 November 2014

@Binley Farm

Facilitated by Will Stephens and Michael Schwammberger.

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Mindfulness and the Brain

6-9 November 2014

@Binley Farm

Featuring visiting facilitator Mike Bell.

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Mindful Educators Programme

October 2014-March 2015

@Binley Farm

Three weekend residential retreats and monthly group calls. This extended programme helps educators who would like to work together in a supportive environment, developing mindfulness initiatives for schools and youth work. Facilitated by Miles Dunmore and Michael Schwammberger.

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Mindful Living Retreat

19-21 September 2014

@Binley Farm

Facilitated by Will Stephens and Michael Schwammberger.

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Days of Mindfulness

9th September,6th December 2014

@Binley Farm

 

A time to come together to practise, and an opportunity to support and learn from each other. We will learn and experience basic practices such as mindful walking, sitting and deep relaxation. We have the chance to share a meal together and as a group, talk about our experiences of mindful living.

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Mindfulness and drawing

4-7 September 2014

@Binley Farm

 

Featuring visiting facilitators Clare Belbin and Lauri Bower .

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'Wake Up' Young Adults Retreat

21-26 August 2014

@Binley Farm

 

A “Wake Up” event open to 18 to 35 year-olds only.

Facilitated by young practitioners of Wake Up UK and Michael Schwammberger.

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Mindful Educators Retreat

7-13 August 2014

@Binley Farm

Featuring visiting facilitators Michael Schwammberger, Miles Dunmore, Pilar Aguera and Tekla Kósa, offered within the context of the Plum Village Wake Up Schools initiative.Village Wake Up Schools initiative.

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Mindfulness and Poetry Retreat

10-15 July 2014

@Binley Farm

 

Featuring visiting facilitators Pete Armstrong and Lauri Bower.

Watch Lucy's TEDx talk on how you can harness the energy of Fierce Compassion to show up for yourself, and those in need.

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