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A Mindful New Year - Sam May Fri 05 Jan - Sun 07 Jan

  • Well-being

Start the new year with a clear and calm mind - a weekend of meditation and mindfulness for health and wellbeing, for all levels of experience. For the beginner, this weekend course gives understanding, confidence and techniques needed to begin practicing meditation and mindfulness in daily life. For those more experienced, it provides an opportunity to deepen one's understanding and practice.

Fully inclusive residential single room £290

Early bird £265 if booked before 1 November 2017

Fully inclusive residential shared room £250 per person

Early bird £225 if booked before 1 November 2017

Non-residential (including meals except breakfast) £210

Early bird £185 if booked before 1 November 2017

Registration 4.00-6.00pm Friday 5 January.  Course begins with supper for all participants 6.30pm

Course ends with afternoon tea at 4.00pm on Sunday 7 January

What to bring: Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a blanket. Chairs are provided but do bring a meditation cushion if you wish.

Sam May BA, BSc, LicAc, MBAcC, has been teaching meditation both clinical and traditional settings since 1994. He is also a licensed acupuncturist, a member of the British Acupuncture Council, and a health consultant for complementary and alternative medicine.


Reviews from previous particpants:

"An excellent introduction to the subject of mindfulness and meditation. Sam is a first-rate teacher."

"Sam's explanations of meditation were clear and easy to follow. His calm and stillness were perfect for this course."

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