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Mindful Poetry - a course for blind and visually impaired people - a few places left!

Updated: Feb 21


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What is it?

A series of workshops to explore mindfulness and poetry


When is it?

20th March 2021

11am-1pm

via zoom


Who is it for?

Blind and visually impaired adults, their support workers, friends and family


Description

Mindfulness is a form of meditation which is used to combat stress, anxiety and depression. Poetry has been used for centuries to convey thoughts and feelings on a particular subject. This course combines mindfulness and poetry to help you craft poems and prose. Listen to the way poetry can be used in meditation below.

Content

Gentle movement and mindfulness

Creative writing exercises

Includes 2 sessions with guest poets to provide readings and guidance

Mindful poetry Facebook group

Online poetry exhibition


What can you learn?

Learn the basics of mindfulness

Discover the benefits of journalling

Write your own poems

Meet other like-minded people


Teaching

Taught online via Zoom in eight 2 hour sessions

Starts in 20th March 2021 11am-1pm

No experience necessary


Payment

This course is bought to you by RBKC Arts Grants and is Free of charge to participants


Enrol via email

Admin@insightmind.co.uk

Read about your facilitator here

Questions, email Beverley@insightmind.co.uk

If you have already enrolled for this course, there is nothing else you need to do, please await further details.