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Mindful March Colouring Sheet


Download this Mindful March colouring sheet for yourself this March.
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Colouring is a wonderfully relaxing activity that can help your brain switch off after a busy day. It is also a calming quiet practice that helps you slow down and be mindful.

The Enjoying Derbyshire ‘Mindful March’ colouring sheet we have created for you includes lots of references to Spring and nature, and we hope you enjoy taking some time for yourself with this mindful activity.

If you finish your Mindful March colouring sheet, we would love to see a photograph! Just tag us in your photo on social media, or send it to us in a Direct Message on Instagram or Facebook.

Additional Challenge – Can you find and mark your town on the map of Derby and Derbyshire included in the colouring sheet?

Movement and Mindfulness – An Enjoying Derbyshire Course

 
A friendly beginners mindfulness course, designed to help you enjoy the benefits of gentle movement and bring a sense of calm to your week! – A Derbyshire Mind ‘Enjoying Derbyshire’ course in collaboration with Kat Rooney Yoga and Mindfulness
 

About this Course:

Join us for some gentle movement, mindfulness, and much-needed relaxation from the comfort of your own living room!

This free 6 week online mindfulness course led by local Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher Kat Rooney has been specially designed for our Enjoying Derbyshire programme to help you enjoy the benefits of gentle movement and bring a sense of calm and happiness to your week! Each session with have a different theme which ultimately will provide you with a toolkit of calming grounding techniques.

You can join us for the full 6 week group course, or just for individual sessions, it’s completely up to you!

Course Dates: Wednesdays: 24th Feb, 3rd Mar, 10th Mar, 17th Mar, 24th Mar, 31st March 2021

Time: 10-11am

Location: Online via Zoom

To Book Yourself A Place:

To book your free place onto this specially designed mental wellbeing course, just visit: Derbyshiremind.eventbrite.com 

 

This friendly and enjoyable 6 week group is part of Derbyshire Mind’s Enjoying Derbyshire community wellbeing programme and so is aimed at people living in Derby or Derbyshire with a mild to moderate mental health condition or who are currently feeling anxious, isolated, or low, particularly as a result of lockdown.

If you have any questions, please contact Derbyshire Mind on enquiries@derbyshiremind.org.uk

You can learn more about Derbyshire Mind and the Enjoying Derbyshire wellbeing programme by visiting: www.derbyshiremind.org.uk/wellbeing-programme

You can learn more about Kat Rooney and her approach by visiting her website: www.facebook.com/katrooneyyogaandmindfulness

Exploring Your Inner Resilience – An Enjoying Derbyshire course for Students

Exploring Your Inner Resilience

 

‘Exploring Your Inner Resilience’ is a seven week online course for 18-21 year old students that is designed to explore feelings of stress and anxiety and build resilience. An Derbyshire Mind ‘Enjoying Derbyshire’ course in collaboration with Bello Mind and Soul.
 
About this Course:

Join local Creative Arts Practitioner Dani Bello for an online wellbeing and empowerment course, designed specifically for students (18-21 years old) living or studying in Derbyshire and experiencing low mood and worries as a result of keeping up with studies and the ongoing lockdowns!

This 7-week course will invite you to explore your inner resilient self and help you to ignite your inner strength and power. By taking part in the creative activities, you will be lead on a journey of self-discovery and learn to support yourself in the best way!

Each session will help you explore and express a range of different emotions such as combating loneliness, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and so much more. You will be leaving each session feeling uplifted and motivated, and having so much more energy to focus on yourself and your studies during this difficult and unpredictable time.

 

Course Dates (Delivered via Zoom):

Course Dates: 4th March 2021, 11th March 2021, 18th March 2021, 25th March 2021, 1st April 2021, 8th April 2021, 15th April 2021 from 7.00pm – 8.30pm

 

To Book Yourself A Place:

To book a free place onto this specially designed wellbeing course for students, just visit: Derbyshiremind.eventbrite.com 

 

Enjoying Derbyshire:

This friendly and enjoyable course is part of our Enjoying Derbyshire community wellbeing programme and so is aimed at students in Derby/Derbyshire aged 18-21 who are currently feeling isolated or low, particularly as a result of this latest lockdown, or experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. Like all of our Enjoying Derbyshire courses, this course is free and is kindly funded though donations and fundraising.

If you have any questions, please contact Derbyshire Mind on enquiries@derbyshiremind.org.uk

You can learn more about Derbyshire Mind and the Enjoying Derbyshire wellbeing programme by visiting: www.derbyshiremind.org.uk/wellbeing-programme

You can learn more about Danielle Bello and her approach by visiting her website: www.bellomindandsoul.com

Herbs for Health, Buxton

A practical and fun course, learning how to safely harvest, dry and use the medical herbs around us; building your confidence to benefit from their medical properties safely.

Take steps towards feeling more positive through joining this small, friendly group and learning new skills. You will make small pots of creams and oils which you can take home or give as gifts.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, or feeling socially isolated.

Where

Buxton Fairfield Adult Education Centre
Victoria Park Road
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 7PE

When

10am to 12:30pm for 5 weeks
Starting Thursday 28th February 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Buxton Adult Education Centre, or
T: 01629 533 385
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Kedleston Hall Trails with Jog Derbyshire (5k or 10k routes)

Jog Derbyshire and Kedleston Hall host a fun and friendly monthly trail run (or jog or walk) around the beautiful Kedleston Estate to raise money for Derbyshire Mind whilst promoting the benefits of outdoor exercise.

For £2 entry you can sign up to do a 5K or 10K route. Registration starts opens from 8:30am and includes a group warm-up before the 10K set off first at 9:00am.

The route starts off with an uphill which allows regular runners a challenge whilst enabling walkers to enjoy the scenery more! Dogs are welcome too.

At the end you can collect your 20% off voucher for the café and relax with other participants.

This event is run by volunteers who take registration, set up markers for the route and lead the way. If you would like to volunteer to help please contact Jog Derbyshire for more information.

Please be aware that if the main entrance gates are closed, an alternate entrance to Kedleston hall is available off Mercaston Lane.

Tai Chi and Qigong for Health, Wellbeing and Relaxation, Derby

Explore and experience a range of health, wellbeing and relaxation exercises and methods tailored to improving mental wellbeing.

You will join a small, friendly group supported by two qualified staff members. During this course you will learn what core strength is and through gentle exercises learn how to develop your strength and flexibility. Participation is voluntary and exercises are tailored to the abilities of the group. No previous experience is required.

This course is designed and delivered by Derby Adult Learning Service in partnership with Derbyshire Mind.

Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear.

 

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults with no previous experience, who would like to improve their mental wellbeing.

 

Where

Rycote Centre
Parker Street
Derby
DE1 3HF

 

When

7-9pm for 10 weeks
Starting Thursday 17th January 2019


For more information or to book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited.
T: 01332 717 900
E: enquiries@derbyals.org

Rebuild and Relax – Matlock

You will develop helpful strategies including communication techniques, decision-making and resilience. Your tutor will support you to develop your confidence and self-esteem, making you better able to relax and take on life.

This course is designed and delivered by Brightside in partnership with
Derbyshire Mind.

 

You will join a small, friendly and supportive group, with support from a tutor who will support you and give you feedback to help you asses your own progress.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, or feeling socially isolated.

 

Where

Matlock Adult Education Centre (The Ritz)
Steep Turnpike
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3DP

 

When

10am-12noon for 6 weeks
Starting Thursday 31st January 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Matlock Adult Education Centre (The Ritz), or
T: 01629 535 895
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

Beat the Winter Blues – Glossop

To lift your mood and spirits, you will learn new skills and take part in activities such as seasonal crafts, walks, cookery for comfort and relaxation.

You will join a small, friendly and supportive group taking steps towards feeling more positive and learning new skills.

This course is designed and delivered by Brightside in partnership with Derbyshire Mind.

Free to attend

This workshop is free to attend and is suitable for adults who are currently experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues. No skills are needed.

 

Where

Glossop Adult Education Centre
Talbot Street
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 7DG

 

When

1-3pm for 6 weeks
Starting Tuesday 22nd January 2019


To book a place:

Booking is recommended as places are limited. Please call in at the Glossop Adult Education Centre, or
T: 01629 535 895
E: Brightside@derbyshire.gov.uk

Mindful Crafts at Quad – Spring 2019

 

Mindful Crafts is a creative group taking place 1-3pm on the second Monday of each month during Spring 2019 at Quad, on the Market Place, Derby.

Each month there will be a different theme. All workshops will be delivered in a relaxed and supportive environment, suitable for adults to learn new skills whilst improving confidence and self esteem.

These workshops are free to attend and all materials are provided on the day, just bring yourself! You are welcome to bring a bottle of water with you, with other refreshments are available from the on-site coffee shop.

Booking is recommended as places are limited.

Delivered in partnership with Quad as part of their Year of Wellbeing, Derbyshire Mind’s Enjoying Derbyshire project and Step Ball Change.

 

To book:

Call Derbyshire Mind: 01332 623732

Email: enquiries@derbyshiremind.org.uk

 

When:

1:00pm – 3:00pm on Monday 10th December 2018

 

Where:

QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS

www.derbyquad.co.uk

 

What can I expect from the session?

Each session is set out to be welcoming and supportive, with different themes. If you’re not sure about trying something out, please ask a member of staff for more information about what it is to help you decide what you would like to participate in.

January

Please be aware that the January session will take place in a room upstairs, rather than the usual room downstairs. Lifts are available.

Monthly Kedleston Hall 5k or 10k Trail

poster image for event showing joggers by a lake with date and time information for the event

Kedleston Trails: Sunday 26th August 2018
Registration from 8:30am, race starts 9:00am
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

Join us for a friendly jog or walk around the beautiful Kedleston Hall estate. This isn’t a competitive race and suitable for beginners and those looking for a challenge can still push themselves on the longer route. The day starts with registration and warm up, and ends with a 20% discount voucher for the café for the chance to chat with fellow participants – yum!

This monthly event is organised by Jog Derbyshire and managed by volunteers. Dogs welcome. Parking for the race is free as it is before the Hall opens to visitors. To find out more about jogging or how to get started click here.