What is the training?
This is an 8 week mindfulness training programme specifically designed for climbers (although non-climbers welcome!). It follows a mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) hybrid.
But what IS mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a simple form of meditation that helps us develop the ability to maintain moment by moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations as they come and go without passing critical judgement. It helps us harness acceptance and compassion towards ourselves and others. It involves observing your thoughts as they pass through your mind, seeing your thoughts for what they are, allowing space for choice.
So how can it help my climbing?
You can develop skills to harness the:
- The ability to deal effectively with stressful situations
- Improved focus and clarify
- Greater awareness of your body and mind
- Greater confidence on the wall and off
- Skills for problem solving and creativity
- Help with chronic pain and injuries
When is it?
It starts on Thursday February 23rd 2017. It runs for every Thursday after that for 8 weeks. It is from 7pm to 9pm.
Where is it?
Who can sign up?
Anyone over the age of 16. We have a screening process and you will be asked to fill in a form when you apply.
Members and non-members of MCC are welcome. However if you are not a member and want to become one you will get a free entry if you sign up to this course and a free bouldering induction!
Booking information and price
Spaces limited and booking essential.
For booking please contact Beth Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07783878954. The full cost of the course is £195. For more information on the course and for concessionary pricing just drop Beth and e-mail or just her a buzz.