Why mindful & compassionate leadership?

This practical career development course is for professionals who are stepping up in their roles or seasoned middle managers looking to evolve their skills and capabilities. Across 6 weeks, you will build on your mindfulness and compassion practice to develop life-long tools to support your development as a mindful, resilient and focused leader. You will also learn how to effectively self-resource to support your wellbeing - inside and outside the workplace.


Read more about the course here

Course format

  • 12 hours of teacher led training, held over 6 sessions on Zoom
  • Digital resources provided in a virtual learning environment with lifetime access
  • See course schedule below

What you will get with the course

  • A balance of teaching, mindfulness practices, questions, reflection and discussion with other leaders across sectors
  • Teaching and practices to take with you for a lifetime
  • An experienced mindfulness trainer and leadership coach to answer your questions and address difficulties every week 

Who is this for?

Leaders and managers who have a mindfulness practice (who either meditate regularly or have attended a mindfulness course previously), who are looking to build on their existing mindfulness and compassion skills and bring them more fully into the workplace.

We also run this course for beginners on a commissioned basis for organisations and teams. Please contact [email protected] to speak to our Workplace Team to find out more. 




Session Focus

Tues 1 November

1:00 - 3:00pm

Introduction to mindful awareness in leadership and the workplace.

Tues 8 November

1:00 - 3:00pm

Working skilfully with thoughts.

Tues 15 November

1:00 - 3:00pm

Mindful strategies to work with challenges.

Tues 22 Noember

1:00 - 3:00pm

The value, challenges and cultivation of compassion in the workplace.

Tues 29 November

1:00 - 3:00pm

Mindful communication.

Tues 6 December

1:00 - 3:00pm

Recap, consolidation and looking ahead.




Individual Price 


Organisation Price

For organisations who are booking on  behalf of their team (cost is for one person)


SME / Third Sector Organisation Price


Bursary places

See below for more

Bursary Eligibility 

Breathworks is a charitable organisation with a mission to make the benefits of mindfulness accessible to everyone. To help remove barriers for people in financial hardship, we offer a limited number of bursary places on our courses. For the Compassionate Leadership course we are offering places to those who are limited financially*, who work within disadvantaged groups and who can show areas of leadership within their community. If you think you are a fit, please contact [email protected] to tell us why. 

*As a guide, those with an income of less than £18,500 a year (or less than £24,000 if you live in London).

Cancellation Terms for Compassionate Leadership Training

The following proportion of your fee will be refundable if you cancel your place on the event:

  • Up to four weeks before the event you will receive a refund of any course fees paid, less a £15 admin fee.
  • Up to two weeks before the event and a substitute can be found, you will receive a refund of any course fees paid less a £15 admin fee. Unfortunately, if a substitute cannot be found we cannot refund any of the fees paid.
  • If cancelled within two weeks of the start of date we cannot refund any of the fees paid.
  • Refunds will not be given after the course has commenced eg if you decide to leave the course early.

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

Individual - Comp Leaders Course, Nov 2022

Decrease Increase £500.00

Organisation - Comp Leaders Course, Nov 2022

Decrease Increase £750.00