6 days & 5 nights, Mindfulness Intensive Stress Reduction Program

  • Boliqueime, Portugal
  • Ongoing

Event Highlights

  • Understand the importance of being connect with the present moment;
  • Empower your focus and generate greater physical and mental energy;
  • Learn to relax your mind and body;
  • Learn powerful skills to upgrade your life;
  • Shape the mind for the future;
  • Make better decisions;
  • Find deeper meaning in life.

Schedule

8h00: Mindfulness of Breath & Mindful Walking (30minutes)
8h30: Mediterranean Breakfast
9h30: Mindfulness Session I (2 hours)
Free time from 12h00 to 14h30
4h30: Mindfulness Session II (2hours)
17h00: Tea / Coffee & traditional biscuits
Free time from 17h00 to 21h00

21h00: Mindfulness of Breath (20min)

About This Event

This intensive one on one program is based on the content of the famous MBSR program – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. It is design to provide you with simple and effective tools that enable you to identify and assess the decisions that are shaping your reality right now.

By identifying how stress manifests in your life, personal or professional area, you can then act and learn how to respond in a more effective fashion.

Session 1 – Intro to Mindfulness

In this session you will be introduced to Mindfulness. In this session you’ll be experientially introduced to mindful eating, and the body-scan method. In order for you to be fully engaged in the present moment through the program, each session ends with mindfulness assignments to be practiced up to the next session.

Session 2 – Perception

Perception influences deeply how we see and in consequence respond to reality. In this session we will explore how perception influences patterns of behaviour, as well-paying special attention to beliefs and how they influence the decisions we make in life. Understanding the process will allow you to make changes and therefore better respond to challenging situations.

Session 3 – Emotions

You will learn how to be mindful of emotions by seeing their true nature. We will unveil the message behind each emotion you will understand the power they have in how we act and interact with what surrounds us, and boost your focus in the face of daily challenges.

Session 4 – Stress and Response to Stress

The purpose of this session is firstly to understand the mechanism of stress, and it´s short- and long-term effects on the mind-body. Secondly is to explore transformational coping strategies to broaden your inner resources and enhance your resilience through mindfulness practice.

Silent day

The intensive session is intended to give you the opportunity to directly experiences the power of Mindfulness by combining a day where you practice all the techniques learned, preparing you for integrating them beyond the conclusion of the program.

Session 5 – Communication

This session is dedicated to the concept of Mindful Communication through the practice of active listening and the exploration of three types of communication. You will be able to see that by communicating mindfully one can transform difficult situations and improve relationships.

Session 6 – Integrating Mindfulness into daily life

At the end of the program I will guide you as you design a clear and focused plan to integrate all the knowledge and mindfulness practices to improve your everyday goals and future objectives.

"This experience was unforgettable and life changing.Renata is a very experienced, open, guiding and inspirational mindfulness coach.Everything about the course exceeded expectations and I would recommend highly." - Chris Lint

What's Included

  • 5 nights accommodation in private bedroom
  • All Meals
  • 20 Hours of Mindfulness
  • Manual of the program

What's Not Included

Transfers from and to the airport

Venue Highlights

A unique stay at Molinum will leave you with more than memorable experience. The windmill, or the ‘Molinum’, is an historical symbol, a place worthy of time. Above all Molinum is a place to be yourself, to experience what surrounds us and Algarve: nature, culture and calmness. Our personal care in combination with the rooms, swimming pools, tennis court and gardens are the key ingredients that will provide a delightful stay.

Accommodations

Molinum
Rustic and Romantic

This 1900 Windmill was carefully restored to become a romantic and rustic mezzanine.From the pitoresque windows is possible to enjoy a panoramic view of Algarve´s coastline.
On the first floor you can find a comfortable double bed and two windows create a quiet and charming scenario.
On the ground floor a there is small living room with hidden kitchen and unique design bathroom dug into the wall.


Double Rooms

Almond suite- On the first floor of the Mill’s house is the Almond Tree Suite. A serene and fresh room with a panoramic view of Algarve´s coast line. Simply decorated with antique furniture and a double bed. Private bathroom with bathtub and equipped with air conditioning.

Fig- With a Rustic and creative feel, the room is comfortably decorated with antique furniture and double bed. Private bathroom with shower and equipped with air conditioning.

Twin or Double Rooms

Carob - With a Rustic and creative feel, the room is comfortably decorated with antique furniture and twin/double bed. Private bathroom with bathtub and equipped with air conditioning.

Olive- With a Rustic and creative feel, the room is comfortably decorated with antique furniture and twin/double bed. Private bathroom with shower and equipped with air conditioning.

All rooms are bright and light with a window to enjoy Algarve´s panoramic view.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Mediterranean Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Fresh and carefully prepared meals with Portuguese products from local partners.

Directions

You can find us on google maps easy! We are 20minutes from Faro Airport and 5 minutes from Boliqueime.

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