Courses for wellbeing, physical and mental health 

We all could do with living a bit healthier.  Whether it is finding ways to become more active, to improving your mental health.  Our wellbeing courses can help you become happier and healthier. Mindfulness courses can help you manage your day-to-day wellbeing and meditation can help you find your inner calm.  Improve your mental and physical fitness through gentle exercise.

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Healthy body, healthy mind

Our courses can help you find ways to manage anxiety or be kinder to yourself. Learn how to deal with stress and difficult emotions, discover new techniques to find calmness. From trying out a yoga class to dealing with stress and anxiety, find a course for you. Our tutors are friendly and supportive, you’ll find fun new ways to improve your health. 

At a time when the world can feel a bit overwhelming, our courses can help you manage your worries and find a happier you.

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Meditation and Mindfulness

Leading a busy life leaves little room for calm and relaxation. This can make it hard for us to wind down and enjoy the present. But finding these moments of calm is essential for our emotional well-being and mental health. This meditation and mindfulness course is ideal if you want to learn to relax, be present, and alleviate stress in your life. Meditation courses teach us to recognise the importance of conscious thought in our everyday lives. Develop concentration strategies to help focus your mind. Understand the principles of mindfulness. Learn to block out intrusive thoughts and enjoy the present moment.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 04/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
The Cornforth Partnership (Ferryhill)
68-70 High Street
West Cornforth
Ferryhill
DL17 9HS
Tutor:
Margaret Mordue
Course code:
Q00015214
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
0 places remaining
Status:
Waiting list
Fee range
Free to £58.80

Ways to Wellbeing: Gua Sha and Face Yoga for Beginners

Discover the wonderful world of Gua Sha and Face Yoga with this beginners course. It will help you to develop basic knowledge and skills in Gua Sha. Whether you have studied basic Gua Sha before or are completely new to it, You will find value in this beneficial course. Develop your facial massage technique that has several benefits for the face. The benefits include: · Improving the absorption of skincare products · Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles · Deep cleansing pores · Blood circulation · Exfoliation You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your wellbeing journey today by registering for this course.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 04/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Rowland Hill Children's Centre (London)
315 White Hart Lane
Tottenham
London
N17 7LT
Tutor:
Lisa Richards
Course code:
Q00015409
How you'll learn:
Online and in venue
Availability:
7 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £25.90

Healthy Living: Healthy new me

Stress, diet, exercise and how we feel about ourselves all have an impact on our health and well-being. But finding a way to a healthy new me can seem daunting and difficult and often it feels impossible to know where to start. In this four-week face to face course, we’ll look at some of the areas where we can make small, achievable and realistic changes to get us started on the journey. Expect a supportive, open class environment and some gentle challenges to help you move towards your goals. A happier, healthier new you could be just around the corner!

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 05/06/2024 -
Wed 26/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
St Olave's Church Hall (York)
Marygate Lane
York
YO30 7BJ
Tutor:
Katherine Croft
Course code:
Q00014849
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £33.60

Ways to Wellbeing

Discover the path to a happier and more balanced life with Ways to Well-being. This WEA course (held at Blandford Library) offers a comprehensive exploration of mindfulness and provides you with techniques that can transform your daily routine. By attending, you will reap numerous benefits such as improved mental clarity, enhanced emotional intelligence, and a greater sense of inner peace. Our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring an immersive and engaging learning experience. Take control of your well-being today and enroll in Ways to Well-being! Don't miss out on the incredible advantages that attending this educational journey brings.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 10/06/2024 -
Thu 13/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 2:00pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Blandford Forum Library
1, The Tabernacle
Blandford Forum
DT11 7DW
Tutor:
Dulcie Allan
Course code:
Q00014334
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £29.60

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For just £15 a year, you can:

  • Join our popular, award-winning weekly lecture series,
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Membership Information

Duration:
12 months
Fee:
WEA Membership

Ways to Wellbeing

Discover the path to a happier and more balanced life with Ways to Well-being. This WEA course (held at Seetec Poole) offers a comprehensive exploration of mindfulness and provides you with techniques that can transform your daily routine. By attending, you will reap numerous benefits such as improved mental clarity, enhanced emotional intelligence, and a greater sense of inner peace. Our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring an immersive and engaging learning experience. Take control of your well-being today and enroll in Ways to Well-being! Don't miss out on the incredible advantages that attending this educational journey brings.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Wed 12/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 2:00pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Seetec Pluss Poole
Poole
BH12 1ED
Tutor:
Dulcie Allan
Course code:
Q00014339
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £33.60

Healthy Living: Eating for your well-being

In today's fast-paced world, the importance of nutrition for overall wellbeing cannot be overstated. ""Eating for Your Wellbeing"" is a comprehensive course designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed dietary choices that promote optimal health and vitality. Throughout this course, participants will explore the relationship between food and wellbeing, delving into the physiological, psychological, and emotional aspects of nutrition. From understanding what foods are better for our well-being to exploring the impact of dietary patterns on mood and cognition, this course offers a holistic approach to eating for vitality, and is open to anyone who is a client at Seetec Pluss in Dorset.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Wed 12/06/2024
Times:
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Seetec Pluss Poole
Poole
BH12 1ED
Tutor:
Dulcie Allan
Course code:
Q00014828
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £4.20

Holistic Therapy: An introduction to Reflexology

Join a group of like-minded people who want to improve their maths skills and explore the fascinating subject of reflexology. On this course you will learn how you can use basic maths to learn reflexology, followed by the simple techniques of massage to support your health and wellbeing. Reflexology is an ancient form of self- massage therapy that focuses on applying pressure over points that directly correlate to all areas of the body. This practice is said to have a massive range of health benefits. This course is very much designed to show people how they can help themselves through using this amazing technique to help alleviate discomfort in the body. Learn the key ingredients of how to use % to blend oils for the body and some basic Swedish massage techniques that you can use on yourself. Open to all.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
6 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00014959
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £33.30

Ways to Wellbeing: Hot stone massage therapy

The Hot Stone Massage Therapy Certification course provides comprehensive training in the art of hot stone massage. Over 18 hours, students will learn the history, benefits, and contraindications of hot stone therapy, along with essential safety practices. The course covers stone selection, heating techniques, and practical massage routines. Emphasizing hands-on practice, students will master full-body and specialized hot stone techniques, integrate them into various therapeutic settings, and understand client care. Successful completion results in certification, enabling graduates to offer professional hot stone massage services. Ideal for massage therapists seeking to enhance their skills and broaden their service offerings.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
9:30am - 12:30pm
Duration:
6 sessions
Location:
Face of Beauty Training
Keir Hardie Avenue
Wardley
NE10 8EJ
Tutor:
Lesley McDonald
Course code:
Q00016128
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £75.60

Meditation, Mindfulness and Yoga

Leading a busy life leaves little room for calm and relaxation. This can make it hard for us to wind down and enjoy the present, but finding these moments of calm is essential for our well-being. This Yoga , Meditation and Mindfulness programme is ideal for beginners or anyone that wants support in returning to their practice through a gentle approach. Did you know that the purpose of Hatha Yoga is to prepare both body and mind for the practice of meditation? Yoga practice supports you to ease physical tension in the body as well as improving your strength, flexibility and balance. You will practice an accessible range of stretches and postures , staying connected to your breathing. A session of Yoga practice will prepare you for the calming practice of Meditation and Mindfulness. You will learn to still the mind through simple, calming breathing techniques and enjoy the practice of Yoga Nidra which encourages deep relaxation of your whole being, supported by soothing visualisation. During this practice, you will set a positive intention for the day. This programme will provide you with a weekly opportunity to start your day feeling calm and focused. Wednesday morning. Beginners Yoga: 9:30 am - 11 am. Meditation and Mindfulness: 11am - 12.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 12/06/2024 -
Wed 10/07/2024
Location:
Online
Course code:
P00000033
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
6 places remaining
Status:
Available

Holistic therapy: Indian head massage with Aromatherapy

Welcome to your FREE 4-week course all about Indian head massage. Where you will learn about the history, origin, and principles behind Indian head massage. We will explore the benefits to Indian Head massage, the techniques and precautions that are taken when performing the treatment. This course is for beginners who have never tried the treatment before. But if you do have a little experience, please do enrol as with all beauty & holistic treatments the learning is endless. You will be mainly taught through practical activities where you will observe the tutors’ demonstrations and practice the techniques on each other. Theory will consist of handouts or note taking, whichever suits you.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 13/06/2024 -
Thu 04/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
The Cornforth Partnership (Ferryhill)
68-70 High Street
West Cornforth
Ferryhill
DL17 9HS
Tutor:
Lesley McDonald
Course code:
Q00015249
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free