They differ from mindfulness practice in that mindfulness is about being aware of your moment to moment experience, both internal and external and accepting whatever this is: there is no intention or goal to bring about change to the central nervous system. Relaxation techniques include a number of practices that have a direct effect on the nervous system such as progressive muscular relaxation, imagery and deep breathing exercises.
This introductory session is aimed at developing an understanding of relaxation and its benefits. Attendees will also experience a variety of relaxation techniques.
By the end of the session, you will:
Date: 6 March 2024
Times: 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 2, The Curve, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3BL
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