The benefits of mindfulness – some scientific research

The benefits of mindfulness – some scientific research by Danny Jolly Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was the first contemporary mindfulness-based approach to be developed (by Dr Jon Kabat-Zin) and was first offered publicly in 1979, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979, initially to treat patients with chronic illness or chronic pain, and…

Choosing a mindfulness teacher

Choosing a mindfulness teacher by Danny Jolly This short blog is intended to offer some information and guidance to those interested in attending a mindfulness class/course, why it’s important to choose an adequately experienced and trained teacher, plus how to find one. Mindfulness-Based Approaches support us in turning toward difficult experiences with compassion and curiosity,…

Autumn 2021 courses

Two new mindfulness courses announced for Autumn 2021 I am excited to announce that two mindfulness courses will begin in October 2021, both will be the original 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme, with one being delivered via Zoom and the other in-person. Both courses will begin with orientation sessions which are a great way…