Lifestyle Events Mindfulness with Dr. Nicola Rowles AT ORCHARD BARN 8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programme With Dr. Nicola Rowles In these stressful and uncertain times, do something for yourself proven to bring more calm, balance, control and peace of mind. People participate on the course for many reasons including: Stress from various causes Illnesses Anxiety and Depression Sleep Disturbance or Fatigue A general feeling of life being out of control or just not feeling quite right – Wanting to connect with our innate inner sense of peace and calm What you may gain from completing the programme An ability to cope more effectively with short and long term stressful situations. An increased ability to relax and feel calm. Greater energy and enthusiasm for life. Lasting decreases in a range of phsical and psychological symptoms including stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue and menopausal symptoms. Reductions in pain levels and enhanced ability to cope with chronic pain. About Dr Nicola Rowles Nicola Rowles, BSc, MBBS is a qualified medical doctor who spent time training in General Practice before working in Community Pediatrics. She has studied mindfulness for four years at Bangor Univerity receiving a Masters degree in training Mindfulness. This life affirming course starts on 28th April and runs for 8 weeks, each session will start at 10am and last for 2 hours. Price for the programme is £280 and includes 8 x 2 hour sessions, a course workbook and home practice sheets, four audio cd’s to support home practice, daily home practice, group dialogue, individually tailored instructions, enquiry exercises to enhance awareness of everyday life, mindful gentle stretching exercises and guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices. Anyone over the age of 17 can attend but you will need to complete a pre-course phone interview to discuss what is involved and if it is suitable for you. Places are limited and booking is essential.