Mindfulness & Meditation

Ref: C3680250

This course is suitable for beginners and is aimed at persons experiencing mental health challenges as well as those interested in expanding their existing knowledge and experience of the subject. We will cover a range of mindfulness and meditation methods, relaxation and visualisation techniques and models from a range of international and cultural sources. Breathing methods, visualisation, guided positive affirmations and various other approaches will be incorporated into the course experience.

Additional information about this course

Course is for West Yorks residents only

Course aim

To provide students with the skills & knowledge of a range of mindfulness & meditation techniques from a variety of cultural sources. To encourage learners to apply these techniques in their daily lives, for the improvement of health & well-being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Identify a range of meditation techniques and models, and have a basic understanding of their origins, uses and practice.
  • List at least two personal benefits by experiencing, practising and using some meditation techniques and models.
  • Participate more confidently in group learning, sharing and relaxation activities.
  • Utilise some meditation techniques and models into daily practice for the improvement of general health and well-being.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Mindfulness & Meditation

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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