Mindfulness Courses from Breathworks CIC in Liverpool

Breathworks are one of the world’s leading mindfulness organisations. The mindfulness courses created by Breathworks are underpinned by a wealth of science, experience and knowledge.

The Mindfulness Liverpool team is trained in a number of leading approaches to Mindfulness. We choose to follow the Breathworks approach to teaching because we believe it to be the best there is. Our teachers are experienced, accredited Breathworks trainers who work closely with the organisation itself.

As well as our publicly advertised courses you can commission us to run a course for your group or workplace anytime. You can also take these courses in one-to-one setting with one of or expert trainers. Drop us a line to talk about what can work best for you!

Our next public course starts in May 2020 in Liverpool

The eight-week 'Mindfulness for Stress' course gives you a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness with leading mindfulness teacher Dave Spencer.

We guarantee small group numbers of no more than 12 people but that means that places are limited!

Contact us to reserve your place! Find out more below!

The Breathworks 'Mindfulness for Stress' Eight-Week Mindfulness Course

 

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Mindfulness can give you a different way of viewing the world. By practising, you'll discover fairly quickly that you don’t have to be ruled by all of the unhelpful thoughts and feelings your mind can throw up in reaction to stressful experiences. You can distance yourself from them, while deepening your relationship with yourself. You can change the lens that you use to look at the world.

Mindfulness won't remove all of the stressors from your life but it will change your relationship to them by altering your perspective. That can have a huge impact on your quality of life.

The Mindfulness for Stress course isn't just about stress! It's about equipping you with the tools and skills you need to be able to make mindfulness work for you in any and every part of your life.
100% of participants

Said they took something of lasting value from the course when asked in an end of course evaluation.

100% of participants

Gave a score of either 9 out of 10 or 10 out of 10 when asked how important the course was for them.

* Based on end of course evaluations from over 80 participants at our Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress courses.

Course Information

The course takes place over four sessions, spanning eight weeks, leaving a two week space between sessions to allow you to practice and absorb the course materials at home. It includes comprehensive resources including a course handbook and a set of guided mindfulness meditations recorded by Breathworks specifically for this course. There is also one to one email support and guidance from the course teacher throughout the course in-between sessions.

Each session is a full afternoon, with the final session taking place over a full day.

At the end of the course, you'll have a toolbox of meditations, daily practices and ideas for living that will support you on your on-going journey to a happy, healthy relationship with life and all of its ups and downs. You will have had plenty of time to practice everything and to ask all the questions you need to make sure that it's all sunk in.

The course is accessible and easy to follow and everything you need is provided, right down to the tea and coffee! Our city centre venue is warm, comfortable and within easy walking distance of transport links and affordable multi-storey car parking.

 

Booking and Prices (New LOWER PRICES for 2020!)

** We are offering a 10% discount off the prices listed below, for the first 5 bookings! **

Individual - £220
Organisational rate - £280 (employers booking on behalf of their employees)
Concessions - £180

 

Read a full overview of the course content here

Read some frequently asked questions (FAQ's) here

Participant Testimonials

Dave Spencer and Andrea Cygler are both exceptional teachers. They have exceptional skill at making mindfulness become real, and supporting you in encompassing it into daily activity/life to make a difference. I got such a lot from the programme, as well as some well needed "me-time".
In my whirlwind life this practice has enabled me to be calm, and much more focused, in both my work and at home. Mindfulness Liverpool provides a safe place to learn and practice mindfulness, you will leave feeling relaxed and with a positive mind-set. I will certainly be sharing these concepts in my working life to help others, as well as continuing to use it myself to stay in the moment and enjoy the here and now.

Maureen Keegan

Workforce Development Officer

Participant Testimonials

I attended Dave Spencer's Mindfulness for Stress course as part of my own personal development, and also my CPD (Continuing Professional Development). Being a teacher of Mindfulness myself, I wanted to develop my own knowledge deeper, and see how others delivered the concept. I have to say that I was amazed at the amount of information and inner wisdom that I gained from this course.

Both Dave and Andrea were brilliant in their approach. Mindfulness can be a challenging concept to deliver, yet they did so very well and made it enjoyable, informative and very easy to take on board. I would recommend anyone, for professional or personal gain, to attend this course.

Lynsey McGrath

Mindfulness Teacher

Participant Testimonials

With an understanding of psychological interventions, and some experience of practicing mindfulness, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I gained from both the theoretical knowledge and practical elements of this course. The course content, supplementary readings, group discussions and professional delivery from David and Andrea allowed participants to engage and achieve everything they expected from the course and more!

Clive Cook

Sport and Exercise Scientist

Participant Testimonials

I found this course deeply fulfilling, particularly in the way it combined the theory of mindfulness with real practice. I would go as far as to say it has certainly provided me with some vital tools for life, which I am now using on a daily basis.

The world we now live in is far more complex, and in many ways more difficult, than it has ever been. Proper coping mechanisms to deal with the stress which is around us, especially in the work place, are so much more essential. For me, practicing Mindfulness will go a long way to making sense of it all, and dealing with that stress. This course, into which Dave and Andrea put so much personally, has enabled me to do this.

Jan Canter

Solicitor

Participant Testimonials

Dave and Andrea provided excellent guidance in exploring the effects of stress, and applying Mindfulness as a resilience technique. The course was well planned with weekly reading and practice to do at home, and the learning atmosphere in the sessions was open, welcoming, and responsive to participants needs. It was fun and reassuring learning with the others on the course, and, as it was a relatively small group, felt friendly.
There was a good variety of practical exercises and discussion, making the content easy and enjoyable to follow. Andrea and Dave are brilliant and patient teachers and I felt able to ask for extra support if needed. The course catered well for learning at home, with access to audio-recorded exercises, and weekly prompts to help maintain motivation. Doing this course has helped me to effectively be able to manage the stresses of 21st century-living and was a truly enjoyable, enriching experience. I would look forward to other similar courses from Dave and Andrea and I very much recommend doing the Mindfulness for Stress course with them in Liverpool.

Andrea Denton

Occupational Therapist

Participant Testimonials

I signed up for the Mindfulness for Stress course with the aim of learning new techniques to incorporate into my work, but I gained so much more than that! Dave and Andrea provided an opportunity for both reflection, and new learning, within a supportive environment, along with excellent course materials to help deepen our practice.

The sessions were invaluable, the teachers were inspirational and I really enjoyed my time with the group. Since the course ended, I have continued to practise mindfulness and fully intend to develop my skills further.

Jenny Walsh

CBT Therapist

Participant Testimonials

I can honestly say that my life has changed since taking part in the Breathworks course. Rather than my life operating on my stress levels and making rash decisions, I feel like I am now able to slow down, think, and make much more informed choices. The catalysts for stress are still in my everyday life, but I am now able to react and deal with them more calmly and positively. Rather than worrying my life away, I now have a bank of tools that I can use to help me put my problems in perspective, and deal with them more efficiently.

Mindfulness doesn't take your problems and stresses away, but it does give you the skills to deal with them in a much more positive way. Dave and Andrea are lovely people who accept everybody and allow you to be and accept your true self.

Linda Thompson

Deputy Headteacher

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What will I learn?

 What will I get with the course?

  • The skill of meditation
  • Mindfulness and self-compassion skills in your daily life
  • Greater concentration and focus
  • How breath and body awareness can transform stress
  • Supportive mindful movement practices
  • The art of taking joy in simple pleasures
  • How to overcome your ‘negativity bias’
  • The many health benefits of mindfulness
  • 8-weeks of lessons - 20 hours of class time
  • A balance of teaching, questions and discussion, and guided meditation
  • Daily home meditation practice of 20 mins a day
  • Guided meditations CD / MP3 downloads
  • Teaching and practices to help you develop mindfulness, calm, and resilience
  • A highly experienced mindfulness teacher to answer your questions and address difficulties every week with personalised advice.

 

Our founder recently recorded some new meditations for the latest Breathworks course. Click here to listen.