MBCT was developed in the UK through universities such as Oxford and Bangor to help people with treatment resistant depression. Studies have shown that MBCT can help people with depression, anxiety and stress.
Mindfulness teacher, Brenda Bentley is travelling to Orlando, Florida in January 2015 and will be offering the 8-Week Mindfulness Course in Orlando to local participants. This is the first time Brenda has delivered her MBCT course in Florida and the first time this structure of MBCT has been available in this way.
The course is adapted from the MBCT curriculum for a general audience so anyone who is looking to enhance their life and experience the benefits of establishing a daily mindfulness practice can now learn from a certified trainer. The course is taught in classroom style with a mix of formal meditation practice, theory and exercises to help participants to cultivate present-moment awareness the MBCT course helps participants to deal with life's challenges in a mindful way and encourages a deeper sense of openness, clarity and compassion.
The Orlando mindfulness course will begin in January and run for 8 consecutive weeks. Details of dates and structure are available through the website. There is also a weekend retreat available. Places are strictly limited and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Brenda Bentley is a certified Mindfulness Teacher meets the requirements by the Good Practice Guidance for Teaching Mindfulness-
Based Cognitive Therapy