An Introduction To Mindfulness

Ref: C3742405

This is a three hour session providing an Introduction to Mindfullness and its benefits and how it may be used by individuals.

Additional information about this course

This course is for people referred via the Mary Frances Trust-(Mental Health Charity). If students wish to book a place please contact the trust on 01372 375400. The course is delivered in partnership with East Surrey College.

Course aim

Overview of what Mindfulness means Benefits of Mindfulness practice Brief introduction to the seven dimensions of mindfulness which would be covered in detail on the 8 week course

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain how mindfulness can benefit your physical and mental health
  • Practice three mindfulness exercises
  • Describe how to put mindfulness into practice in everyday life

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Notepad and pen

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

An Introduction To Mindfulness Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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