Mindfulness and relaxation training, Fremantle

Mindfulness and Relaxation Training

 “Mindfulness and Relaxation Training” is a group course facilitated by our experienced  Occupational Therapist Sasha Wray.  This high quality training teaches Acceptance & Commitment Therapy principles, mindfulness meditation and relaxation skills for everyday living.

Running as a weekly rolling program every Wed 1.00 – 2.00 pm you are welcome to attend casually or enrol for the full 6 weeks.

A maximum of 6/class ensures that you benefit from a supportive group learning environment.

Dates for our 2018 programs

Introduction to Mindfulness Talk and Inner Smile Meditation
Free event offered before each program starts. Wed 1.30 – 2.30 pm

10th Jan, 28th Feb, 2nd May, 27th Jun, 29th Aug, 31 Oct

Mindfulness and Relaxation Training
Every Wed 1.30 -2.30 pm for 6 weeks

  • 17th Jan – Wed 21st Feb
  • 28th Feb – 6th Apr (Note no class 7th Mar)
  • 9th May – 13th Jun
  • 18th Jul – 22nd Aug
  • 5th Sep – 24th Oct (Note no classes 26th Sep & 3rd Oct)
  • 7th Nov – 12th Dec

To register book online phone or email reception
Please enquire about payment plans, private health or Medicare eligibility.

NOTE: this course is a pre-requisite to the “Next Wave Meditation” Workshop

Who benefits from Mindfulness and Relaxation Training?

This group course will suit people who want 

  • better pain management
  • a good nights sleep
  • less anxiety or depression
  • better coping skills
  • greater self awareness
  • to learn meditation and relaxation techniques
  • to live more consciously

“Learning breath awareness has  really helped me to manage my anxiety.”
54 yo Beautician

I feel like I finally , after many years of therapy, understand my pain and how to manage it” SV 32 yo Early Childhood Worker

What is taught in this course?

Introduction to Mindfulness is a FREE session which gives an overview of the program. Learn why relaxation training is so important for mindful living, discover the neuro-science behind mindfulness and the power of plasticity. Experience the Mindful Inner Smile Meditation. 

Mindfulness and Relaxation Training Course

Week 1: Being Present
Week 2:
Noticing Thoughts
Week 3:
Acceptance
Week 4:
Values
Week 5:
Committed Action
Week 6:
Self Awareness  

Each session begins with breath awareness, a gentle way to reconnect with our self and what is important. We review ‘homework’, discuss the topic of the day, practice meditations or other mindfulness strategies.

Other topics covered include:

  • What is relaxation vs. stress
  • Mindfulness techniques for everyday living
  • Learn the 7 stages of relaxation and how to progress from complete novice to self mastery
  • Practical tools to combat stress
  • How to set meaningful goals and achieve them
  • Understanding the neuro-science related to life experience

The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart. (Thich Nhat Hanh)

To participate in the next group course book online, phone or email reception.

Please NOTEPeople who need help with sleep, stress, fatigue, pain management or mental health concerns may benefit from an individual consultation prior to joining a group course.

Medicare Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) group therapy and Private Health Rebates may apply