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Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals

If you are a healthcare professional and work with people who experiences chronic pain or long-term health conditions, or if you have personal experience with pain or ill-health, then this Breathworks 3 day event will introduce you to ways of living well with pain or ill-health.
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Dates: 16-18 June 2017

Cost: €500.00 (individual); €600 (organisation). Concessions are not available.

This module will cover the foundational principles and content of the Breathworks Mindfulness for Health course. There will also be opportunities over the three days to explore implications of offering the course for existing patients and clients.

Course Leaders: Karen Hall and Fidelma Farley

Venue: Clonlea Yoga Centre, 28b Sydney Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

The course includes Breathworks key ideas, teaching and methodology for:

  • Primary and Secondary Suffering
  • Blocking and Drowning
  • Five Step Process
  • Breathworks practice of Mindfulness in Daily Life: a pacing method that helps people to avoid flare-ups of pain or other conditions.
  • The Breathworks Body Scan and Breathing Anchor practices: taught to particularly suit those living with pain and illness, based on Vidyamala's (the founder of Breathworks) experience of using mindfulness for her chronic pain.
  • Compassionate Acceptance, Open Heart and Connection meditation practices: compassion meditations developed to suit those with chronic and painful conditions
  • Breathworks System of Mindful Movement
  • Guidance on how to teach meditation specifically for people with pain or illness
  • Using the breath to help soften reactions to pain and to reduce the tension and stress that often accompanies it.
  • There will also be presentation of the qualitative and quantitative data of Breathworks programme benefits.

This event counts as a pre-requisite for Breathworks Teacher Training.

For more information contact Fidelma at info@breathworks.ie, or 087 683 4717, or the Breathworks office at info@breathworks.co.uk, or 00 44 161 834 1110.

To book, click here, or contact Breathworks at info@breathworks.co.uk, or 00 44 161 834 1110.