Mindfulness techniques are part of a philosophy of life that incorporates, among others, the practice of meditation. Fortunately, more and more research is being done on this subject, and that is why new ways of using Mindfulness in personal life, work and education are being discovered.
In this article we will review a series of Mindfulness courses given in Madrid that are recommended and adapted to different profiles and needs.
The best Mindfulness courses in Madrid
In Madrid there are many high quality courses to start the practice of Mindfulness. Let’s see how some of the most remarkable ones are.
1. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course at the University of Massachusetts (Centro Mindfulness Madrid)
With more than 3,000 people trained in mindfulness practices, Centro Mindfulness Madrid is one of the most recommended options that we find in the capital if we seek to introduce ourselves to this practice and philosophy of life.
Among the objectives found in this course are to decrease the feeling of anxiety and stress, increase our body awareness of place and time , learn to live in the present , improve concentration and learn to have a better mental balance. It is especially applicable to cases where there are problems of stress or anxiety, either in personal life or at work. In addition, it is developed and promoted by one of the reference entities in terms of Mindfulness in the Spanish capital: the Mindfulness Centre Madrid.
The course is designed to learn the theory and especially the practice quickly, so if you need to get into Mindfulness in a few weeks, this Full Attention learning program will fit well with what you are looking for.
- You will find the facilities of the Mindfulness Madrid Center at Calle Gran Vía nº 59.
- To see their contact details, click here.
2. Expert Course in Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness (D’Arte Human & Business School)
The centre D’Arte Human & Business School , one of the great references in the Spanish capital with regard to the training of professionals, is offering a highly recommendable course for those who want to learn the theory and practice of Mindfulness: the Expert in Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness programme.
This course consists of 450 hours, divided between self-study and online learning, and class attendance (at weekends). In addition, offers the possibility of having an individual mentor who personally guides the student. Practical exercises are also carried out, given that all the knowledge shared in this training programme is of a fundamentally practical nature.
Furthermore, as its name indicates, the course combines the aspects of Mindfulness with the theoretical and practical foundations of Emotional Intelligence, in order to recognize emotions and know how to modulate them, something that is essential in Full Attention.
On the other hand, D’Arte Human & Business School also offers a Master’s degree in Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and Happiness, with the option of going deeper into many of these subjects.
- D’Arte Human & Business School is located in Calle Albasanz nº 38.
- For more information about this and other courses developed by its professionals, click here.
3. 8-week Mindfulness Course (UPAD)
At UPAD you will find one of the most interesting Mindfulness courses in the capital of Spain.
UPAD is a psychological therapy center formed by professionals specialized in various areas of Psychology . That is why if you are in a situation where you need to reduce stress and learn Full Attention techniques to improve the control of your emotions, in this centre you will find a high quality course to introduce you to these practices.
It should be added that the number of places is limited to 10 , and is taught by instructor Rubén González Monreal, who is officially certified as a Mindfulness Trainer and is a Personal Resources Advisor. Due to his experience and training, Ruben Gonzalez is one of the most recommended professionals to work as a meditation and mindfulness trainer.
The place where this course is given is the Eurocess Business Center, located at 27 Rey Francisco Street.
- To see the contact details of UPAD and ask for more information about this course, click here.
4. Training companies in emotional regulation through Mindfulness (Psinergia)
The psychotherapy centre Psinergia has a line of services specifically designed for companies interested in training their employees through short sessions in a single working day. Among the contents it offers is the training program in Mindfulness to learn how to better modulate emotions.
In these courses, two psychologists teach the theoretical and practical fundamentals of Mindfulness to manage stress and take advantage of the potential of emotions as motivating forces, in sessions of about 5 hours.
- If you are interested in this course and want to know more, you will find the contact details of Psinergia through this link.
5. Kadampa Meditation Center
Every Friday from 18:30 to 19:30 you can find the Kadampa Meditation Centre one minute away from the metro stop of San Bernardo. This option for training in Mindfulness in Madrid is characterized by putting all the emphasis on each student and apprentice to feel fully guided at all times .
The classes are offered by Goyo del Campo, an expert in Buddhist meditation and a mindfulness teacher. In these different weekly sessions we go over aspects such as meditation to grow as a person, to mature in love, to manage stress and to increase our capacity for empathy.
Alberto Ramirez Ruiz teaches one of the most recommended Mindfulness courses in the community of Madrid in Meditaya. You can find it in Villanueva street , and the trainings are made from 19:00 to 21:30.
In addition, once these trainings are finished, a satsang is held to be able to talk in depth about the various aspects of meditation and mindfulness. On the other hand, Alberto Ramirez has more than 10 years of experience in the world of meditation, so his expertise in this field is more than proven.
The Benefits of Full Care
Why is it useful to train in Mindfulness whether you work in psychotherapy or in any other profession linked to intervention or in groups, such as education or business? Let’s see what Full Care brings .
1. Improvement in anxiety management
This is one of the main objectives of Mindfulness: to influence people’s ability to modulate the power that stress has over their bodies.
2. Focus on what really matters
Mindfulness is fundamentally about managing focus. Therefore, helps to focus on the present and not to give too much prominence to problems that only exist in our minds .
3. Helps regulate emotions
As a consequence of the above, Full Attention is a great help in getting emotions to work in our favour, and not against us.