About the session

These sessions are run in a friendly online group setting, guided by one of our wonderful and highly experienced teachers. You will be given an introduction to what mindfulness is, how it is practiced, and guided through some short practices and a meditation. You will come away with some simple practices to help you incorporate mindfulness into your daily life, as well as some suggestions for the next steps to take on your journey with mindfulness.

This taster session will now be held online via Zoom - an easy to use online webinar/conference call programme. We'll email you the details about how to join a week before the event. If you have any questions feel free to email [email protected]

Suitable for

Anyone experiencing stress associated with work, relationships, loss and other factors outside your control, including dealing with the general complexity and pace of modern life. Anyone with a long term health condition, illness or chronic pain. Those with a general interest in mindfulness are also very welcome. 

What you will need 

To join the online taster session you will need WiFi connection, a microphone and camera. It is very accessible so for this session you can use either laptop, phone or tablet. The call will have its unique link which will be shared with you about a week before the session starts. It will be very easy to access the call.

Your Taster Session Leader

This session will be led by Breathworks teacher Sophie Matthew.

Sophie has been a fully accredited Mindfulness teacher for the past five years and has been practising mindfulness and meditation for the past nine. She has found this to be transformative in her own life, particularly in relation to stress and living with chronic pain, and is passionate about sharing its many deep benefits with others.

Sophie is an associate teacher for Breathworks and regularly teaches both Mindfulness for Stress and Mindfulness for Health courses at the West London Buddhist Centre, the Breathworks Centre of Excellence in London.

Sophie is also a Breathworks Supervisor. She also teaches MBSR, MBCT, MBCT for Life, Mindfulness in Schools Foundations and Nurturing Parents; Mindfulness Wellbeing for Parents courses.

Sophie very much enjoys working collaboratively and doing what she can to support others on their own unique and individual journeys with mindfulness.

'The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes' - Marcel Proust.

On Completion

As well as giving you an introduction to mindfulness and the Breathworks approach, this taster will also allow you to understand which of the 8-week courses will be the most suitable for you, either Mindfulness for Health or Mindfulness for Stress.

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

Individual Rate, Online Taster, June 2021

Decrease Increase £5.00