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Level 1 Mindfulness – Being Present

  • This mindfulness training provides an in-depth personal practice experience of our 8-Week Mindfulness Based Living Course (MBLC).
  • It is ideal for beginners, for those who have previous experience of mindfulness and who want to develop their practice and for those who wish to go on to train to teach mindfulness.
  • This course takes place over four weekends spread out over a nine month period and aims to enable participants to establish an effective and regular daily mindfulness practice so as to help our minds to settle and stabilise. You can pay for and attend weekend one before deciding whether to commit to attending all four weekends. 
  • Each weekend/part cost £150 which includes manual and practices
  • To book, simply click the location and start your journey with mindfulness
  • Completing this course qualifies you for Mindfulness Level 2: Responding with Compassion and our Teacher Training

Start Training with our Upcoming Courses…

Samye Ling

With Choden, Heather Grace Bond and Kati Simpson

Dates: 8-10 March 2019, 28-30 June 2019, 13-15 September 2019 and 29 November- 1 December 2019

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the ‘Book Now’ button below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The weekend begins at 7pm (evening meal at 6pm) on the Friday evening, between 8am and 8pm on Saturday and between 8am and 3.00pm on a Sunday.

Location: Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir (nr Lockerbie). Please visit the Samye Ling website to book your accommodation and meals.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Edinburgh

With Kristine Janson and Aesha Francis

Dates: 13-14 April 2019, 29-30 June 2019, 21-22 September 2019 and 16-17 November 2019

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the booking link below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AB

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Samye Ling- Mindfulness In Nature (alternative Mindfulness Weekend One)

With Kristine Janson and Graeme Armstrong

Dates: 26-28 April 2019, 28-30 June 2019, 13-15 September 2019 and 29 November- 1 December 2019

Booking info:  To book the first weekend of this course please click the ‘Book Now’ button below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times:  The weekend begins at 7pm (evening meal at 6pm) on the Friday evening, between 8am and 8pm on Saturday and between 8am and 3.00pm on a Sunday.

Location: Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir (nr Lockerbie). Please visit the Samye Ling website to book your accommodation and meals.


For more information about this venue, please click here.

Scarborough

With Ani Tselha and Mauricio Senger

Dates: 27-28 April 2019, 1-2 June 2019, 31 August- 1 September 2019 and 2-3 November 2019

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the booking link below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Londesborough Lodge, The Crescent, Scarborough


For more information about this venue, please click here.

London

With Alan Hughes, Lorraine Harris and Dean Francis

Dates: 4-5 May 2019, 29-30 June 2019, 7-8 September 2019 and 2-3 November 2019

Booking info: Please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net for the booking link. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Kagyu Samye Dzong, 15 Spa Road, Bermondsey, London, SE16 3SA

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Glasgow

With Chloe Homewood and Christine Carson

Dates: 8-9 June 2019, 24-25 August 2019, 26-27 October 2019 and 18-19 January 2020

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the booking link below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow, 7 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DR.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Cardiff

with Lorraine Harris

Dates: 14-15 September 2019, 30 November- 1 December 2019, 22-23 February 2020 and 18-19 April 2020

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the ‘Book Now’ button below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The courses runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Location: Cardiff Tibetan Buddhist Centre, 250 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1GZ

For more information about this venue, please click here

Edinburgh

With Angie Ball and Dean Francis

Dates: 5-6 October 2019, 30 November- 1 December 2019, 25-26 January 2020 and 7-8 March 2020

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the booking link below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Location: The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, 25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AP.

For more information about the venue please click here.

Samye Ling Mindfulness for Health Care Staff (alternative weekend one)

With Ian Rigg and Tina Gilbert

Dates: 18-20 October 2019, 22-24 November 2019, 17-19 January 2020 and 27-29 March 2020

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the ‘Book Now’ button below. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends.

Times: The weekend begins at 7pm (evening meal at 6pm) on the Friday evening, between 8am and 8pm on Saturday and between 8am and 3.00pm on a Sunday.

Location: Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir (nr Lockerbie). Please visit the Samye Ling website to book your accommodation and meals.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Samye Ling

With Heather Regan-Addis and Graeme Armstrong

Dates: 25-27 October 2019, 22-24 November 2019, 17-19 January 2020 and 27-29 March 2020

Booking info: To book the first weekend of this course please click the booking link. You will be contacted after attending the first weekend to book the further three weekends of the Mindfulness course.

Times: The weekends begin at 7pm (evening meal at 6pm) on the Friday evening, between 8am and 8pm on Saturday and between 8am and 3.30pm on a Sunday.

Location: Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir (nr Lockerbie). Please visit the Samye Ling website to book your accommodation and meals.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

The Mindfulness Association in Edinburgh

The Mindfulness Association in London

Missed a Weekend? Continue Training with Us on our Ongoing Courses…

Online

With Jane Negrych

We now have an online version. You can either take the full 4 part Level 1: Being Present course online, or make up for any missed weekends by signing up to individual parts.

Dates: 12th September 2018 – 17th April 2019 Part two runs from the 14th November 2018- 9th January 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book any of the further parts (two-four) please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net

If you are making up for missed weekends, please email info@mindfulnessassociation.net to sign up.

Times: The course runs from 7pm-9.30pm fortnightly on Wednesday evenings

Location: Online

Cost: £150 per part (4 parts). Initial payment of £150 for the first part then after completion of this you will be able to continue attending the remaining 3 parts, with a subsequent cost of £450.00 payable in three monthly instalments of £150.00

Samye Ling

With Alan Hughes, Angie Ball and Melanie Sinclair

Dates: 28-30 September 2018, 7-9 December 2018, 1-3 March 2019 and 26-28 April 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the three weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The weekend begins at 7pm (evening meal at 6pm) on the Friday evening, between 8am and 8pm on Saturday and between 8am and 3.00pm on a Sunday.

Location: Samye Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir (nr Lockerbie). Please visit the Samye Ling website to book your accommodation and meals.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Edinburgh

With Tina Gilbert and Alan Jones

Dates:  25-26 August 2018, 24-25 November 2018 and 26-27 January 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the three weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AB

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Ireland

With Jane Negrych and Kati Simpson

Dates: 25-26 August 2018, 27-28 October 2018 and 1-2 December 2018

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the three weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Please book your accommodation with the venue directly.

Location: Jampa Ling, Bawnboy, Co. Cavan, Ireland

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Scarborough

With Ani Tselha

Dates: 8-9 September 2018, 3-4 November 2018 and 12-13 January 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the remaining weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Londesborough Lodge, The Crescent, Scarborough

For more information about this venue, please click here.

London

With Alan Hughes and Tracy Connor

Dates: 8-9 September 2018, 24-25 November 2018 and 26-27 January 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the remaining weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Kagyu Samye Dzong, 15 Spa Road, Bermondsey, London, SE16 3SA.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Glasgow

With Chloe Homewood

Dates: 15-16 September 2018, 24-25 November 2018 and 9-10 February 2019.

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the three weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow, 7 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6DR.

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Cardiff

With Lorraine Harris and Anthony Harris

Dates: 1-2 December 2018 and 23-24 February 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course, to book on any of the three weekends, please click on the button below to contact the admin team.

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Cardiff Tibetan Buddhist Centre, 250 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1GZ

For more information about this venue, please click here.

Edinburgh

With Kristine Janson

Dates: 12-13 January 2019, 30-31 March 2019 and 15-16 June 2019

Booking info: To book any of the remaining weekends please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net or click the button below

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AB

For more information about this venue, please click here.

London

With Alan Hughes and Bernie Heaney

Dates: 12-13 January 2019, 9-10 March 2019 and 11-12 May 2019

Booking info: This is an ongoing course. To book any of the remaining weekends please contact info@mindfulnessassociation.net or click the button below

Times: The course runs from 10am till 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Location: Kagyu Samye Dzong, 15 Spa Road, Bermondsey, London, SE16 3SA.

For more information about this venue, please click here.