There is evidence that Mindfulness can improve mental and physical health and wellbeing and its use is recommended in the management of Fibromyalgia.
You have been given this leaflet as your therapist believes that learning to be more Mindful may help you better manage your current pain condition.
The 8 week Mindfulness for Health course is designed to help people with chronic pain use Mindfulness to help reduce suffering. The authors, who both have complex pain, understand the problems people face. The course evaluates well and there is ongoing research.
We have a course running at Prestons Health starting in July and September
This will be led by Barbara Meeds. Barbara is a retired physiotherapist with 14 year experience of working in a multidisciplinary pain management team. She is an accredited Breathworks teacher, member of the Mindfulness Association and on the Listing of UK Mindfulness teachers.
If you would like to know more please book on one of the Mindfulness Taster sessions.
Mindfulness Taster on these Tuesdays between 1:45 – 3:15pm
June 19th, June 26th, 31st July, 21st August, 4th September
Cost £10 payable on booking. Book at Prestons Health or via Barbara – see below
The next Mindfulness for Health course will run on 8 Tuesday morning starting on
3rd July with each session lasting between 2.5 and 3 hours.
The following course will start on 18th September
There will be a maximum of 8 people on each course.
Participation in the course cost £220 which includes a copy of the book, a course workbook and 4 CD’s / downloads of meditations.
Barbara is also offering a Mindfulness Taster session on Monday 23rd July at The Village Centre Werrington, Peterborough . The Taster will start at 6:15 and run till 7:45 at after which you are welcome to stay for coffee and meet people who have previously completed a full Mindfulness for Health course.
Barbara will be running the Mindfulness for Health course on Monday evenings in Werrington, starting in September.
For more information see: