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Master classes

Events to support the development of mindfulness teachers and people interested in mindfulness and compassion-oriented approaches. These events last between a day and a week and are typically led by nationally and internationally renown speakers, as well as local mindfulness teachers with particular areas of expertise. 

Workshops will include a mixture of teaching, discussion and experiential practice and provide an opportunity to network with individuals in the field.

Events are open to all and are usually held at Sussex Education Centre, Mill View Hospital and Hove Polyclinic site, Nevill Avenue, Hove BN3 7HZ, from 9.30am to 4.30pm unless otherwise stated. Due to social distancing regulations all masterlasses for the remainder of 2020 will be held online. We will send you a joining link when we confirm your registration.

Please check with for specific details.

See below for the list of masterclasses with flyers and booking information.

Please request a booking form by emailing:

  • 4th September 2020

    John Peacock

    Buddhist Foundation of Mindfulness

    A day of practice, teaching and discussion


    Even though many of us deliver entirely secular MBCT or MBSR programmes, many of the ideas in contemporary mindfulness-based programmes make more sense when we understand their origins and intentions. 

    John Peacock is one of the few people who can expertly make this bridge and we are delighted to welcome him back again to run this online workshop.

    To book your place please send your booking form with payment to: smc@sussexmindfulnesscentre.nhs,uk

    Download booking form


    Download flyer:

  • 2nd October 2020

    Dr Alistair Wilson

    Mindfulness Trauma and Dissociation

    A one day workshop on recognising signs of trauma and adapting mindfulness based approaches for trauma syndromes.

    Who is this for?

    Established Mindfulness teachers who wish to understand and support clients who may be presenting with trauma symptoms and to Trauma therapists who would want to incorporate a Mindfulness based approach into the current approach such as EMDR and trauma focused CBT

    Please download a booking form and return it to Sussex Mindfulness Centre::


    Download flyer:

  • 6th November 2020

    Rebecca Crane and Clara Strauss

    **This masterclass will chart the unfolding of the story of MBCT research and practice, interweaving presentations with practice and dialogue. **

    This would be suitable for mindfulness teachers and those training to be mindfulness teachers

    Download flyer:

All masterclasses cost £110 each unless otherwise stated.

One mindfulness event per year is free to Trust-employed and approved mindfulness teachers and £30 for subsequent events in the same year.  Booking is still required and cancellations must be made two weeks beforehand to avoid cancellation charges.

If you have any queries email: or call 0300 304 2057.