Hello Mind

Welcome to Hello Mind

A Mindfulness service for the communities of the Tendring and Colchester areas of Essex

My name is Nicola Robinson

I am a fully qualified and insured

Mindfulness, Meditation & Relaxation Instructor

Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme Teacher

I offer Mindfulness, Meditation & Relaxation classes

in local venues

Mindfulness classes are also available on a one to one at my Practice Centre in Walton on the Naze.

January to March 19

I am running two Mindfulness courses

in the Tendring area of Essex.

For details scroll down to local classes and courses.

I teach the Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme in local junior schools.

I teach Relaxation, including exam stress management and Mindfulness

to teenagers in schools and colleges.

Mindfulness is Awareness

Awareness of the present moment

What can you hear right now? You can’t hear the past, you can’t hear the future. You can only hear the sounds of the present moment. The here and now.

This moment that you are in right now

Mindfulness encourages us to

to slow down and take the time to pause, rest, enjoy and engage with life with a relaxed, calm awareness of all that is around us and within us, in any one moment.

Mindfulness invites a way of experiencing life with less focus on the events from the past or the events of the future.

Imagine the joy of having less mental chatter, stressful thoughts and worry.

Each time we invite our attention to our breath, sights, sounds, sensations, feelings, tastes and textures of the present moment, our mind with it's constant wanderings and ruminations is interrupted and becomes less busy.

If you are a worrier or an anxious person you have probably become very good at worrying and being anxious.

With Mindfulness training you can develop an understanding of how your mind works.

You will become aware that you can be more

in control of your mind, instead of your mind controlling you.

To learn more and experience the benefits of Mindfulness, Meditation and Relaxation come along to a class or sign up for one of the courses.

For now try this Mindful breathing meditation:

Sit comfortably in a chair, bring your attention

to each full breath. Stay for a while. It feels relaxing and you will be giving your sympathetic nervous system a rest.

When you pay attention and focus on your inhalation and exhalation, your body begins to relax and your mind becomes quieter.

Relaxation. Mindfulness. Meditation

The Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme is taught in the classroom in schools to children ages 7-11 yrs

The Kids Programme is an experiential learning programme offering an introduction to Mindfulness.

The 16 lessons build up sequentially introducing new facets of mindfulness with each lesson.

The first six lessons focus on on cultivating the core concepts of mindfulness: attention, intention and attitude.

As the course progresses children will learn to cultivate gratitude, kindness, resilience and willpower.

Children will learn about themselves and how to manage emotions and challenges in life.

Importantly the key foundations of mindfulness i.e paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and warmth are continually strengthened throughout all 16 lessons.

For an overview pack, more information or a quote for this programme please contact me using the form below.

Local Classes for adults

Mindfulness, Relaxation and Meditation Classes

Walton Community Centre,

Standley Road,

Walton on the Naze,

CO14 8PT

Thursday 10th and 24th January

Thursday 7th and 28th February

Thursday 7th and 21st March

Thursday 4 th and 25th April

7-8.15 pm

Class cost £7.00

Please bring a yoga mat for relaxation, pillow and a blanket

Booking is required

8 week Mindfulness Course

for emotional and physical wellbeing

Monday evenings 7-9pm

14th January -4th March

St Bartholomew's Church Hall

Frinton Road, Holland on Sea, CO15 5UH


5 Week Introduction to Mindfulness Course

February 28th -March 28th


Thursday mornings 9.30-11.30am

Coastal Community Centre CCA

Pathfields Road Clacton on Sea CO15 3JL

For information about Mindfulness, plus an overview of the courses

please contact me on the form below.

8 week Mindfulness Course for stress management in the work environment

This carefully structured course offers content designed specifically to suit the needs of your organisation

Particularly suitable for Businesses, NHS staff & Care Providers

Please contact me on the form below to discuss your requirements.


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