Introductory  Session   11 am - 1 pm 29 June 2020


The 8 week Mindfulness Based Living Course MBLC

13, 20 July, 3, 17, 24, 31 Aug, 7, 21 Sep 11 am - 1 pm

Longer Practice Session (3 hrs) To be agreed with the group

Follow up session   12 October 11 am - 1 pm



With : Sally Roach Experienced Mindfulness Facilitator & Yoga Teacher



The aims of the MBLC are to help participants have an in-depth experience of mindfulness and develop a sustainable personal practice with a view to applying this in everyday life.

MBLC Programme

Week 1 – Start Where We Are

Week 2 – The Body as a Place to Stay Present

Week 3 – Introducing Mindfulness Support

Week 4 – Working with Distraction

Week 5 – Exploring the Undercurrent

Week 6 – Attitude of the Observer

Day of Deepening Practice

Week 7 – Self-acceptance

Week 8 – A Mindfulness Based Life

Follow Up – The Rest of Your Life

"The true journey of discovery consists not of seeking new landscapes but of having fresh eyes" Jon Kabat-Zinn

“The true journey of discovery consists not of seeking new landscapes but of having fresh eyes” - Jon Kabat-Zinn

This course has been developed by the Mindfulness Association under the guidance of Rob Nairn  It emerged from the first MSc Programme in Mindfulness and Compassion taught collaboratively between Aberdeen University’s Faculty of Education and Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre in the Scottish Borders.  The tutors are fully trained and supported by the Mindfulness Association, fully immersed in their own regular meditation practice, receive regular supervision.  In addition Sally has been on the UK listing of Mindfulness teachers since 2016.

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The Benefits of training in Mindfulness

A growing body of scientific research is showing the effects of Mindfulness on the brain and how it can:

Increase our capacity to deal with life’s difficulties with more perspective and wisdom

Reduce stress, anxiety & depression

Increase our ability to relax

Improve concentration & sleep

Reduce the stress response in the body which boosts the immune system, reduces blood pressure, improves digestion, helps heart disease & many other stress related conditions

Help with the management of chronic pain

The MBLC Package includes:

8 x 2 hour Mindfulness sessions

One half day retreat

Follow up session about a month after the course

A comprehensive course manual by email

A series of downloadable guided practices

One-to-one half hour session

Introductory Session £ 12 

Cost £180 (if you do the Introductory Session the fee for that (£12) is deducted off the price of the course)

Concessions available

"The practices I've learned have been a key to opening a door into a different place & space for continuing growth and discovery".


“I do feel less stressed and can recognise the triggers that cause me stress”


“Being guided by an excellent and calm teacher helped me so much, as well as having a great course book.   A fantastic course that I will definitely recommend to others”


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