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Mindfulness and Sound Relaxation Course for Teens- Age 13-18

6-weeks

Friday the 10th of January 2020- 14th of February 2020

@5pm-6.30pm

 

Mindfulness Haven Galway- Terryland House, Headford Rd. Galway

 

Mindfulness means paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment in the mind, body and external environment, with an attitude of curiosity and kindness judgment. We discover different aspects of mindfulness: awareness of breathing, body, sensations, emotions, thoughts, senses: listening, tasting, seeing, speaking, moving, touching.

 

 

A few of the proven benefits of mindfulness:

  • Increased self-awareness

  • Better focus and concentration

  • Enhanced health

  • Decreased stress & anxiety

  • Increased sense of calm

  • Improved sleep

  • Skillful responses to difficult emotions

  • Increased empathy and understanding of others

  • Improved impulse control

  • Increased appreciation for life

Practices and theory will include:

  • Mindful breathing

  • Body scan (awareness of physical sensations, emotions)

  • Mindful movement

  • Mindfulness in daily life

  • Mindful listening- how to be mindful with others

  • Pain management with mindful awareness

  • Anxiety management

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Music and sound and its benefits for wellbeing

  • Theory about the nervous system, stress, and brain science

  • Sound relaxation with the use of gongs, singing bowls, hang drums (relaxation and meditation with the use of sound. Hands-on experience also)

  • Using GSR- biofeedback to see how our stress works in reality

 

Our meditation studio is fully equipped with various size meditation cushions, and support equipment to allow sit comfortably during the practice. 

Cost: €180 (6*90min mindfulness sessions and sound relaxation, workbook, printed materials, recorded guided practices, digital version of 2 relaxation CDs)