Mindful Teachers Course 27th-31st July 2018
Starts 4pm on Friday 27th, ends 12pm on Tuesday 31st July 2018
Come and join us in the spectacular French Countryside, and learn how Mindfulness can help you personally as a teacher, as well as discover practical tools you can use with your students.
Emma Reynolds, who will lead the course, is an accredited MBSR teacher (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) and is also trained to teach Mindfulness to children through MiSP UK (Mindfulness in Schools Project). This is a real chance to dis-connect in beautiful surroundings, take time to tune in and recharge. The focus is on you as teacher, and what you can do to support yourself through stressful times, as well as bring practices to the classroom experience to enhance the attention and well-being of the students.
In this 5 day retreat we will cover the following topics; why we have stress, how it affects the body and mind, why thoughts can send us into rumination and how to be with our emotions in a healthy way. Through meditation, mindful practices and gentle mindful movement you will learn how to release tension. We will offer practical tools you can take into the classroom which can help you to be calmer, clearer minded and more content. And finally you'll be provided with practices you can use with your students to help them focus, understand their emotions better and self-regulate. See Emma's website for more details on Mindfulness.
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Le Freyche, where the retreat is held, is surrounded by beautiful countryside, offering the opportunity to relax, walk, dis-connect. Included in the price are 3 meals a day (healthy vegetarian) and shared accommodation.
Price 400€. 10% discount if you bring a friend. Starts 4pm on the 27th, ends 12pm on the 31st July 2018.
Just 4 hours from Barcelona, you can arrive by train (Foix station), or fly to Toulouse and get the train to Foix, where we would pick you up. Click here for more information on arriving.
A typical day
08.30-09.00 Mindful movement and a core Mindfulness practice.
10.00-13.30 Mindfulness sessions with break
13.30 Lunch and free time
17.00-19.00 Mindfulness sessions
Optional evening activity
There will be an evening meal on the first day (27th) and breakfast on the last day (31st).
ACCOMMODATION: We offer twin and triple bed rooms for 4 nights accommodation. At present we are unable to provide individual rooms.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
Accident and travel insurance.
Air transportation and airport taxes.
Transfer to/from the airport to Le Freyche.
However we do offer a free pick up from the nearest town, Foix, on the first day and we also drop people back after breakfast on the last day.
To secure your place we ask for a deposit of 150 euros. PLACES ARE LIMITED.
If you have a paypal account click the Paypal "Buy Now" button here,
or contact us for Bank Account details. WHEN PAYING PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND THE COURSE NAME -"TEACHERS COURSE".
**Please do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed the retreat. We need a minimum number for the retreat to run.
The balance should be paid one month in advance of the start of the course. We are unable to offer a refund if cancellation takes places less than 3 weeks from the beginning of the course.
Emma Reynolds is also the director of Blue Mango Theatre, a professional Educational English-speaking theatre company based in Barcelona. She offers introductory sessions on Mindfulness to schools in Catalonia, Spain.
We also offer a full MBSR week-long retreat in July.
Please note this is a family-run retreat so our 4 year old son will be here. He's very charming!