Details and Booking

Feet in grass. Photo by AussieGalWe are now taking bookings for courses in Balham & Clapham starting in March or October - details below. For other dates and locations: please join our mailing list to receive information.

We are happy to announce our new Balham venue:

We also offer graduate day retreats and courses for anyone who has completed an 8-week mindfulness course or equivalent: see below for courses and retreats coming up. We have recently launched our new Graduate Hub with drop-in events to help you sustain and develop your practice.

Next 8-week courses:

Monday evenings - Elephant and Castle
Feb to April 2018
Dates: Feb 5 ( Orientation ) 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12,19, 26; April 9.
[Note: no class April 2nd.]
Time: 7pm - 9.15pm
Location:Draper Tennants Hall (New venue 5-minute walk from tube). Entrance on Hampton Street.
All day retreat included Saturday 10 March (10:30am-4:30pm)
Taught by Debbie Johnson
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA: Location on map ]

Thursday evenings - Balham
March to May 2018
Dates: March 22 (Orientation), 29; April 12, 26, May 3,10, 17, 24, 31.
Note: no class April 19
Time: 7:00pm to 9.15pm
All day retreat included Saturday 26 May (10:30am-4:30pm)
Location: St Mark’s Church Hall, 53 Rowfant Road, Balham, SW17 7AP
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA: Location on map ]

Taught by Debbie Johnson

Autumn courses:

Wednesday evenings - Balham
Oct to Dec 2018
Dates: Oct 10 (Orientation), 17, 24, 31; Nov 7, 14, 21, 28; Dec 5
Time: 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Location:St Mark’s Church Hall
53 Rowfant Road
Balham, SW17 7AP
All-day retreat included - Saturday date tbc (10:30am-4:30pm)
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough, SE1 1JA]
Taught by Tessa Watt

Thursday evenings - Balham
Oct to Nov 2018
Dates: Oct 4; (Orientation), 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
Time: 7:00pm to 9.15pm
All day retreat included Saturday (Oct 27 / Nov 3 / 10 tbc) (10:30am-4:30pm)
Taught by Debbie Johnson
Location: St Mark’s Church Hall, 53 Rowfant Road, Balham, SW17 7AP
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA: Location on map ]

Thursday mornings - Clapham
Oct to Dec 2018

Dates: Oct 11 (Orientation), 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Dec 6
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00pm
Location: The Awareness Centre,41 Abbeville Road, Clapham, SW4 9JX
All-day retreat included - Saturday 3 March (10:30am-4:30pm)
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough, SE1 1JA]
Taught by Tessa Watt

How to register:

Please fill in our short questionnaire, and email it back to us at beingmindful@beingmindful.co.uk. The teacher will be in touch with details on how to make payment to secure your place. The course will begin with an orientation session where you can find out more about the course and ask questions. However, please feel free to contact us if you have specific questions before registering.

Costs:

The course costs £295 and we have a small number of concessions for students/ low-waged/ unemployed (normally £225) - please contact us to discuss. The course fee includes the all-day retreat session which we encourage you to attend.

Locations:

Monday evening course (Elephant & Castle)
Draper Tennants Hall
(New venue x5 minute walk from tube)
Entrance on Hampton Street. At the junction with Newington Butts SE1. The location is just on the left hand side of the road (of Newington Butts, the road that leads to Clapham). Draper hall is situated just after the small block of shops and is a Community hall. The entrance is just at the side of the building and is opposite some bike stands. I will put a board outside so it should be easy to find.

Wednesday and Thursday evening courses (Balham):
St Mark’s Church Hall
53 Rowfant Road
Balham, SW17 7AP
Location on map
[Nb The Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA:
Location on map ]

Thursday morning course (Clapham):
The Awareness Centre
41 Abbeville Road,
Clapham, SW4 9JX
The Awareness Centre
Location on map
[Nb the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA:
Location on map ]

Graduate all-day retreats

This will be a chance to refresh and deepen your practice, with the usual practices of body scan, mindful movement, sitting meditation, mindful walking and so on. For people who have completed the standard 8-week mindfulness course or equivalent (with us or another teacher). Please bring a packed lunch and wear comfortable clothes.

24 March 2018

Join our spring retreat day to reconnect and deepen your practice.

Time: 10:30am to 4:30pm
Taught by Tessa Watt
Location: St George The Martyr,
Borough High Street, London
SE1 1JA

Location on map

The cost for the retreat day is £50 (£35 concessions). To register please contact us and we will send details on how to make payment to secure your place. Please specify when you did your initial mindfulness course (or as close as you can remember) and with which teacher.

Graduate Courses

This will be a chance to reconnect and deepen your practice, with the usual practices of body scan, mindful movement, sitting meditation, mindful walking and so on. For people who have completed the standard 8-week mindfulness course or equivalent (with us or another teacher).

4 week course - Balham - Sept 2018
Dates: September 6,13, 20, 27.
Time: 7:00pm to 9.15pm
All day retreat included Saturday 29th Sept tbc (10:30am-4:30pm)
Location: St Mark’s Church Hall, 53 Rowfant Road, Balham, SW17 7AP
[Please note that the Saturday retreat will take place in St George The Martyr, Borough High Street SE1 1JA: Location on map ]
Taught by Debbie Johnson
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