Mindfulness Courses in London

6-Session Introduction to Mindfulness Course  - Walthamstow, June 2018

The course consists of five 75-minute classes, and a morning silent ‘retreat’ on the Saturday of the penultimate week in the course.  Open to mindfulness beginners and mindfulness returners, the course and materials cover:

  • what mindfulness is and what it is not
  • some of the background, neuroscience and research on mindfulness
  • some of the main mindfulness practices for you to explore both in the class and at home
  • exercises looking at the relationship we often have towards stress and difficulty and
  • ways of living more mindfully every day.

When and where:  5 evening sessions starting Monday 16 July 2018 , 19:15 - 20:30 . Saturday morning retreat on 11 August 10:00 - 13:15. Please see FAQS for dates of all the sessions. Location - Walthamstow Quaker Centre, E17 (10-15 minute walk from Walthamstow tube)

Price: £99 (£75 concessions) includes 9.5 hours teaching, pre-course information and (if required or requested) orientation phone call, guidance and teaching at each of the evening classes, written course materials, and  audio materials to download for your home practice. 

To find out more, please read these FAQs and termsIf you would like to then book a place, please either fill out the paper form contained with the FAQs, or click the Book button and fill out your details.


8-Week Mindfulness & Stress Reduction Course - Walthamstow, October 2018

Dates & Times :  The next 8-week mindfulness & stress reduction course starts Monday 8 October 2018 and runs for 8 consecutive Mondays from  7.15 pm - 9:30 pm .  'All day' session takes place  on Saturday 17 November 10:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Location: E17

Cost: £225 (£175 concessions): includes  over 20 hours' teaching & guidance for all sessions, pre-course orientation phone calls, handout materials from each session and audio MP3 files for the home practice. ** 20% early bird discount for places booked before 30 June 2018 **

Course spaces are limited so advance booking is required. I usually arrange a pre-course phone to go through the course and timing with you in more detail. If you are interested in booking on, please read these FAQS and terms and either fill out the paper form contained with the FAQs, or contact me on ruth@calmcitymind.com


Mindfulness Taster Sessions & Workshops - various locations in East London

If you are curious about mindfulness and would like to find out more without committing to a full course, then why not come along to a Calm City Mind taster session or morning workshop? These will introduce you to what mindfulness is, what it isn't, its potential benefits and next steps on finding out more. You will also have the opportunity to try some of the practices so that you can experience mindfulness first-hand.

60-Minute Taster Sessions

A one-hour taster session to give you a flavour of what mindfulness is, the opportunity to try out a practice, ask questions, and find out next steps.

When and where: 

  • Saturday 28 July 12:00 pm - 1:00pm the Mill7-11 Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow, London, E17 7HA -  ticketlab link*

Price: £8 (£5 concessions). Please either click the book button if you would like to book directly with Calm City Mind or purchase your ticket online via ticketlab*

*small booking fee added. If you are booking a concessionary place, please book direct via Calm City Mind.


Future Courses

 If none of the dates above suit you but you would like to receive information on any future courses being run by Calm City Mind , please register your details here and you will be added to the Calm City Mind mailing list so you receive updates on future courses.


Graduate Sessions - London

These sessions provide an opportunity for people who have  either done an 8-week mindfulness course or who have a regular form of practice to come together, reconnect with and deepen practice, whilst being guided as a group. Usually tea and cake is involved too:). If you would like to find out more about graduate classes please sign up to the mailing list which is where details of any forthcoming classes are posted.  


Mindfulness In The Workplace

Calm City Mind regularly runs workplace sessions and courses - for more information visit the workplace page or  just get in touch.

Ruth’s ways of explaining Mindfulness – both as a concept and as a practice - made it feel straightforward and very achievable, which was really quite inspiring.