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North East Wales (NEW) Mindfulness

- bringing your life back into balance

Photograph of Alan Butterworth

About me

 

Hello! I'm Alan.

 

I've been meditating for over 30 years and discovered its practical applications to daily life - mindfulness - about five years ago.

 

I'm an accredited Breathworks teacher delivering the Mindfulness for Stress and Mindfulness for Health courses.

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Mindfulness

 

Mindfulness is our capacity to attend to the present moment. Most of the time we live our lives in our mind; planning for or worrying about the future and remembering the past, good times and bad (usually bad!). Even when we are in the present moment we can be caught up in our expectations and judgements about it, so we end up thinking about the present moment rather than just being in it.

 

This lack of mindfulness can result in many problems including dissatisfaction with life, stress, fatigue and being unable to sit down for long.

8-week 'Mindfulness for Stress' course

Wrexham

Commencing on Wednesday 9th May 6:30pm - 9

then every Wednesday (except 30th May) until 4th July.

 

The course costs £159 (£154 with MP3s)

£15 early bird discount if signing up & paying

by Sunday 8th April.

 

The price includes a textbook, four CDs, a practice workbook,

refreshments and a follow-up extended

practice session in March.

Payment can be made by instalments.

Reduced rate of £99 for people on low incomes

& full-time students.

 

If you are interested,

please complete the attached application form.

Meditation Practice Group

Three meditations including a body scan

and a mindfulness of breathing practice.

£6 incl refreshments

Forthcoming dates:

February: 20th (AS) & 26th (QMH)

March: 6th (AS) 12th (QMH) 20th (AS) & 26th (QMH)

April: 3rd (AS) 9th (QMH) & 17th (AS)

7.30pm - 9

All Saints' Church Hall, 21 Poyser Street, Wrexham LL13 7RP

Quaker Meeting House, Holt Road, Wrexham LL13 8HN

 

No need to book, just drop-in.

Take Notice

I'll be leading the 'Take Notice' session at

Manchester Art Gallery on 6th March.

12:15 - 12:45 and 1 - 1:30

when we'll be exploring the painting

'Laying a Foundation Stone' by LS Lowry

A Morning of Mindfulness

Saturday, 14 April 2018 from 09:30 to 12:30

St Margaret’s Community Hall, Chester Road, Wrexham LL11 2SH

Longer versions of the classic mindfulness meditations such as the body scan and the mindfulness of breathing together with some gentle moving meditations. The meditations will be interspersed with poems and other readings.

We will spend the first two hours in silence to enable participants to become more deeply involved with their own personal practice and experience in the meditations.

Booking essential

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Contact

E: newmindfulness@gmail.com

M: 07816 988124

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