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Mindfulness Meditation - Introduction
S00432

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

The aim of this course is to provide opportunities for you to explore and understand the use of meditation as a tool to manage daily stresses and strains through the use of Mindfulness practice. It is a gentle course that allows you to relax and learn meditation and relaxation techniques.

Course Content

Learning a gentle and gradual process to of listening to the mind, while sitting in observation of the body-mind connection through the breath.
Developing mental consciousness ranges from our experiences of anger and desire to the subtle level of complete stillness and clarity.
This is achieved by observing and dealing with the rest of the mind. Allowing the brain to relax in order to awaken our own inner wisdom.
This course is suitable for complete beginners to more expert meditation practitioner.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will be run under strict social distancing guidelines with smaller class sizes and additional hygiene procedures in place. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

If English is not your first language you will need to have a good understanding of spoken English and an ability to read and write English.

First Class Requirements

Please being a pen and paper and a cushion. You should wear comfortable clothing.

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance will enable you to develop self-awareness and understanding of Mindfulness Meditation.

To gain the best out of this course 100% attendance is required.

Assessment Methods

You will be observed in the practice of Meditation.
No formal assessment.

Further Study Options

You will be able to progress to other courses such as Alexander Technique.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.