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Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation

Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation Practitioner
  • Be awarded the Level 3 ABC externally validated Certificate*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

One will often go to a yoga or tai chi class, take a meditation session and try to be mindful when out on a nature walk, yet how often do we tie it all together into a more peaceful and coherent lifestyle? This course will show you how. It aims to teach the practical skills for the practice and delivery of mindfulness, movement and meditation techniques and exercises and also the knowledge and understanding of how to weave these elements together for maximum benefit in life. You can do the course for your own self development or you can share your knowledge with others, informally or in a teaching context. The course provides you with material for teaching classes and workshops or for incorporation into therapy work you already undertake.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • What Is Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation?
      • How Can I Begin to be Mindful?
      • Mindfulness in Everyday Life
      • What is Meant by Movement?
      • Empowerment
      • Meditation
  • Lesson Two
    • Mindfulness and Meditation
      • Definitions of Mindfulness and Meditation
      • Comparing Mindfulness and Meditation
      • I Cannot Stop My Brain!
      • Benefits of a Regular Meditation Practice
      • A Mindful Meditation – Candle or Flower Breathing
      • Building Up Length of Meditation
      • Still Focus
      • A Guided Meditation
  • Lesson Three
    • Movement
      • Yoga
      • Tai Chi
      • Qi Gong
      • Energy Dance
      • Intuitive Movement
  • Lesson Four
    • Time
      • The Theory of Time and How We Live Within It
      • How Do We Move Through Time in the Optimum Way?
      • Living in the Now
      • Past and Future – What Do We Need and What Limits Us?
      • What Do Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation Have to Do with Time?
      • Weaving the Three Elements Together
  • Lesson Five
    • Spirituality
      • Why Does the Word ‘Spirituality’ Often Make People Hesitate?
      • How to Embrace Spirituality
      • Weaving Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation Together for Connection to the Soul
      • Starting a Journal
      • Mindful Questioning in Meditation Practice
  • Lesson Six
    • Combinations and Imagination
      • Combining and Imagining to Discover Freedom and Empowerment
      • Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation Walks
  • Lesson Seven
    • Practical Combinations of Mindful, Meditative Movement
      • Zen Yoga with Tai Chi and Qi Gong
      • Energy Dance with Yin Yoga
  • Lesson Eight
    • History, Philosophy and Ethics
      • Background to Mindfulness, Movement and Meditation Practices
      • Philosophy Behind the Practices
      • Ethics – How to Teach
      • A Mindful Exercise to Close
  • Lesson Nine
    • Acceptance, Celebration and Growth
      • Acceptance of Self
      • Celebration
      • Growth
      • Further Practice for Mindful Personal Development
      • Advice on How to Develop Your Practice
      • Learning to Live with Positivity and Awareness
  • Lesson Ten
    • Planning Your Practice Sessions
      • A 20-minute Session
      • A 45-minute Session
      • A One Hour Session

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*ABC registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.