Mindfulness is paying deliberate attention to things as they are without judgement. Learning to be mindful changes how your brain functions leaving you feeling healthier, happier and calmer.
It has been life changing and completely surprised me at how changing the way I think about my lifestyle has improved my health. My headaches have improved hugely, I am less tired and just generally enjoy life more.”
19th March 2019
Fully qualified science secondary school teacher, Laura Wilson, has 15 years experience teaching 11-19 year olds. Having been pastoral lead of sixth form students, she has experience of the stress students feel during exams. She has trained with the Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) to deliver mindfulness to 12-18 year olds to help manage the stress and strains of teenage life. Evidence has shown MiSP reduces emotional distress, improves focus and enhances peer relationships, It is currently undergoing further research with Oxford University due to growing prevalence of mental health problems in young people.
Laura is offering a Free Mindful Teen Introductory session on Tuesday 26th March from 5:00-6:00pm at the Simply Mindfulness Studio, Postwick Hall Farm, Hall Lane, Postwick, Norwich, NR13 5HQ. Places are limited to 15, parents welcome to attend. Please contact us if you would like to sign up.
An 8-Week Mindful Teens course with exam focus will run weekly from Tuesday April 23:
Ages 15-16 at 4:30-5:30pm
Ages 17-18 at 6:00-7:00pm.
The cost of the 8-Week Course is £99. The course will be held at the Simply Mindfulness Studio, Postwick Hall Farm, Hall Lane, Postwick, Norwich, NR13 5HQ. Please contact us if you would like to sign up for the 8-Week Course.
25th February 2019
Come and learn what mindfulness is all about and see if it might suit you. Simply Mindfulness teaches people from all walks of life. From busy adults trying to restore some balance, people in a caring role supporting themselves so they can continue to support others, parents wishing to bring mindfulness into their busy family lives to older people keen to learn a new skill to keep them well as they navigate their later years. Mindfulness has something to offer everyone.
If you would like to try mindfulness and you’re not sure where to start, a Mindful Hour Class is great introduction. This taster session runs once a month. It will take you through a few simple mindfulness practises with time for discussion and to ask questions. The next Afternoon Mindful Hour Class is on Thursday March 7 from 11:00-12:00 and the next Evening Mindful Hour Class is on Monday March 12 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Simply Mindfulness Studio in Postwick. The Mindful Hour Class is also a good way to keep your mindfulness practise going once you have completed and 8-Week Course. The first class is free and then £8 per class. Please contact me if you would like to come along, spaces are limited to 12.
If you enjoy the Mindful Hour Class, the next step is to sign up for an 8-Week Mindfulness Course. This is the course that teaches you the skills to truly create a better sense of wellbeing for yourself. It is part mindfulness practice and part education to help you understand your brain better and develop the skill and confidence to navigate life’s challenges. The next 8-Week Mindfulness Courses start on Thursday April 25. There is an afternoon course from 1:00-3:00pm and an evening course from 7:00-8:30pm. The cost of the course is £220 with spaces limited to 10. Please contact me if you are interested in signing up.
In the meantime, enjoy the sunshine!