Date / Time:
16 February 2018 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Central London
Ticket price today: £0.00
Join us in central London on our Mindfulness at Work course.
This one day course is facilitated by one of the UK’s leading experts in mindfulness. Discover why companies like Spotify, Aetna, Apple, Google, and General Mills are using mindfulness in the workplace and how mindfulness can be practiced and used to build resilience, improve performance, to re-wire your brain, decrease your stress levels and develop emotional intelligence. If you’re looking for a practical and evidence based mindfulness at work course from an accredited provider, this training course is for you
Mindfulness at Work Training Who is it for?
We take your wellbeing seriously. Our course is facilitated by a leading mindfulness expert and experienced trainer listed on the UK Register of Mindfulness Teachers adhering to the UK Good Practice Guidelines. The day is for individuals and organisations interested in exploring how to use mindfulness to improve wellbeing, resilience and performance in the workplace. It is widely acknowledged that businesses operate in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world. Mindfulness provides an opportunity to develop a practice in order to manage the rapid paced, ever changing world of global businesses. Suitable for complete beginners as well as more experienced practitioners of mindfulness this course will walk you through how to apply mindfulness in the workplace with a supportive, experienced and qualified mindfulness facilitator. Take a look at our mindfulness resources, blogs, podcasts and videos to discover more about mindfulness and whether this is the course for you.
Mindfulness at Work Training Course Content
- What mindfulness is and isn’t
- The origins of mindfulness
- The business case for mindfulness
- The link between mindfulness and neuroscience
- Using mindfulness to build resilience and reduce stress
- Mindfulness and emotional intelligence
- Mindfulness and productivity
- Mindful leadership
- Sacrifice syndrome and the power of renewal
- The mindfulness positive psychology connection
- Introducing mindfulness into the workplace
- Boosting creativity and innovation with mindful practice
- Formal mindfulness practices for everyday use
- Informal mindfulness practices
- Access to our mindfulness at work toolkit
- Access to our online mindfulness self assessment
- Access to our podcasts, blogs and YouTube videos
- Unlimited post course support
The benefits of Mindfulness at work training
Over the past few decades, randomised-controlled trials of 8 week courses in MBSR and MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) have shown that mindfulness-based approaches are effective in:
- Greater cognitive flexibility
- Increased resilience
- Stress reduction
- Increased compassion
- Improved focus and memory
- Increased creativity and innovation
- A stronger sense of purpose
- Developing emotional intelligence
- Supporting team cohesion
- Building employee engagement
- Improved workplace productivity
This one-day training course is an introduction to mindfulness at work and offers a taster of various mindfulness practices. It may not be considered suitable at this time for those affected with acute depression, active or recent substance (alcohol or drug) addictions, P.T.S.D., bipolar disorder, current or past psychosis, significant long standing interpersonal difficulties (eg currently meeting the criteria for a personality disorder), by recent trauma, significant loss such as divorce, bereavement, or unresolved grief reaction. If you’re unsure if this course is suitable for your needs please contact us and we’ll be happy to talk through if this is the right course for you at this time.
This course is led by Gill Crossland Thackray, mindfulness practitioner of over 20 years. Some of the people she has worked with include Spotify, Google, UK Sport, Teenage Cancer Trust, the V&A, the Natural History Museum, NHS, Health Education England, L’Oreal, Deloitte, Ernst and Young and Price Waterhouse Coopers. She has written for The Guardian on mindfulness at work and been featured in Success Magazine, Dare Magazine, Stylist, Refinery 29 and Success Insight TV. Gill has completed mindfulness teacher training with Bangor University as well as training with Google’s Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. She holds an MSc in Mindfulness Studies from Aberdeen University and is currently completing doctoral research into the impact of mindfulness on leadership practice.
When you train with us we take your safety and wellbeing seriously. We are are committed to the UK Good Practice Guidelines and are recognised mindfulness teachers listed on the UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers Register. We are British Psychological Society, British Neuroscience Association, Continuing Professional Development accredited trainers, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development trainers and members of the Mindfulness Association UK.
We can come to you and deliver in house mindfulness at work courses, bitesize, half day and six week programmes. We also offer consultancy services regarding embedding workplace mindfulness across your organisation. Find out more by contacting us at: firstname.lastname@example.org we’d love to hear from you.
Bookings are closed for this event.