Building Resilience and Managing Stress Mindfully Juliet Graves and Sally Roach
Sally and Juliet will be exploring our everyday stressors and stress responses from a variety of perspectives. This workshop is a mixture of experiential learning and mindful practice informed by the latest understanding of how we build resilience.
You will leave with:
1. Having explored your own stress patterns
2. An increased understanding of how we experience stress in the body
3. Mindful practices that help you bring awareness of where we hold stress in the body and how to respond
4. Mindful practices that will help you recognise your cognitive stress reactions Tools to address the cognitive and physical reaction to chronic stress
5. An audio of 3 practices and stress reduction resources
Juliet is an Educational Practitioner with 30 years’ experience in training within health, social care and education. After a chance encounter with Mark Williams book Juliet has embraced mindfulness over the last 6 years, integrating it into all her training within the NHS. She now works independently and specialises in designing and delivering training on Resilience, and Mindful Stress management to anyone who will sit still long enough to listen. (including the NHS, NE Universities and Social services) She is qualified to teach the 8-week Mindfulness Based Living course and has adapted this to engage people who don’t recognise the usefulness of mindfulness. For more information please go to www.julietgravesconsultancy.co.uk
Sally has been teaching Yoga and Meditation for 17 years including 4 years of training with the Mindfulness Association. She is on the UK listing of Mindfulness Teachers and regularly teaches the 8 week Mindfulness and Compassion Courses. Sally suffered from chronic fatigue in her early 20s. This drew her to body awareness based practices including Trauma-Sensitive Yoga. She brings a depth of experience to facilitating groups and individuals with chronic illness, pain and fatigue She uses Mindfulness and movement to work in organisations specialising in recovery from addictions and mental health. She runs regular classes in Mindful Yoga, Mindful Menopause and Chair Yoga and enjoys leading workshops and retreats weaving Mindfulness and movement with themes from the natural world.