Contemplation, deliberation, exercise, and repetition. Discover, explore and deepen your mindfulness & meditation practice.
Meditation is most commonly practiced as part of Mindfulness journey. It is for anyone who wishes to do something for themselves to enhance their mental and physical wellbeing, improve resilience to stress, and live life more fully.
Mindfulness & Meditation are easy to both learn and use. It is best described as being fully aware without judging your feelings, thoughts and the world around you. It is being fully awake and engaged in your daily life and offers a simple yet powerful way of improving your experience of life and can stimulate a better sense of wellbeing. Individual classes or learning as a couple, family or a part of a group can be of substantial benefit to anyone who wishes to learn.
Scientific research, including neuroscience studies, have provided evidence of benefits from Mindfulness & Meditation practice:
Effectiveness of Mindfulness & Meditation practice is evidenced by extensive research worldwide.
Breathworks Mindfulness for Health and Mindfulness for Stress courses have been extensively researched proving consistent positive outcomes. Their content and structure together with being delivered by thoroughly trained accredited mindfulness teachers are fundamental to effectiveness of mindfulness learning. Breathworks programmes are a development of Mindfulness-Based-Stress Reduction (MBSR - originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT - developed by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale).
You will be taught by an experienced, Accredited Mindfulness Teacher & Supervisor, Julia R Lofts, and discover how mindfulness can change your life.
All classes need to be booked in advance. Payments can be made in advance or after the class by Bank Transfer, Cash or Cheque.
60 minutes. Block of five classes can be used within an eight-week period - £45. Currently all classes are offered Online and in Wadhurst - every Thursday at 6pm. Please note, between 12/10 and 7/12 this group will be held on Wednesdays 18/10, 1/11, 15/11, 29/11.
50 minutes. Block of eight classes (Mindfulness Course) in Wadhurst or online - £360
60 minutes. Family Class of up to five people.
Group Courses and Retreats in South East
Mindfulness for Stress course is usually delivered over eight weekly sessions but can also be taught over four longer sessions. It's for anyone dealing with stress of any kind, whether associated with work, relationships, finances, loss or other factors outside your control. Next Course Dates TBC. More...
A follow-up course developed for those who have completed and 8-week MBSR, MBCT, MfH or MfS courses. Developing self-compassion helps to further improve our health and wellbeing - physically, emotionally and relationally. Next Online Course Dates - 12th October 2023, Thursdays 5-7pm. Concessions available, please enquire, More...
Mindfulness in the Workplace, Personalised Individual Mindfulness Courses and Introduction Classes can be delivered in Kent and East Sussex. Please contact with your requirements.
Weekend Residential Retreat - Dates TBC - provisionally Saturday - Sunday - Monday in August (Full board 2 nights single occupancy accommodation) at Penhurst Retreat Centre, East Sussex.
Fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise agreed prior to the booking.
My journey started when I was fully lost in my pain. Struggling to manage back pain and migraines, I felt frustrated and depressed. Nothing worked. It was a very sad time in my life. By chance I attended a few mindfulness classes without holding any hopes or expectations. I was certain that just like everything else I tried prior, this fairly new-then idea of meditation would not be of any help either. But in the fourth class everything has changed for me. During the meditation I suddenly felt my migraine disappeared. It felt like a miracle. Since then I started researching and learning more about how mindfulness works. It was helpful that in 2010-2011 there was sufficient amount of research published online showing evidence of effectiveness of mindfulness meditation practice. So I became adamant to learn more. And as I began to benefit from it more and more, I felt that it would be important for me to share this 'miracle' of mindfulness with others.
I was very fortunate to discover Breathworks on my journey. Mindfulness for Health Course developed by Vidyamala Burch (MBE) has completely transformed my relationship with persistent back pain. I trained with Breathworks to become a teacher. And I am still grateful to all my teachers who supported me. I stopped being a sufferer. Although I still experience discomfort and pain in my back, I live a very contented live and enjoy many things I am comfortably able to do.
Since completing my Teacher Training, I taught many groups, couples and individuals. I enjoyed organising and leading retreats, as well as supporting my colleagues with their courses and retreats - from very experienced once to teachers at the beginning of their journeys.
I was privileged to speak on the national Radio, and to work closely with co-founders of Breathworks. But mostly I feel grateful to all my students for allowing me to teach and witness their amazing journeys and growth.
I love being in nature... What more can I say? There's something indefinitely powerful and magical about being surrounded by trees, flowers, sky and air. I feel most grounded and contented on my daily walks and pottering around the garden.
I've got thousands of pictures on my phone that I very rarely do anything 'productive' with. I just enjoy taking photos, capturing what catches my eye. And I often dream that one day I will print them for a small exhibition.
Thinking about life and our human nature goes hand in hand with being in the spaciousness of the world. Almost every day I seem to find insight into peculiarities of being human. And I hope that what I do helps others in their precious and complicated lives.
I'm an experienced mindfulness teacher and supervisor. I maintain my British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches (BAMBA) and adhered to the ethics of my profession.
I'm also a Breathworks Associate Teacher, Accredited Psychotherapist (MBACP Accred.) and Supervisor (MA).
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