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Wellbeing In Mind in Wokingham

Run by Activate Learning in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council’s Adult Education Service

01 October 2019

Run by Activate Learning in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council’s Adult Education Service, our **FREE** Wellbeing in Mind courses are designed for people aged 19+ with issues such as stress, low mood, sleeplessness and mild to moderate mental health issues. 

The Wellbeing in Mind logo              The Wokingham Borough Council logo

To be eligible to attend a wellbeing course you must:

  • live or work in the Wokingham Borough
  • be assessed to check suitability prior to the start of your chosen course using a wellbeing questionnaire.  This can be completed over the phone, via email or in person at Woodley Hill House. 
  • complete an enrolment form before a place on the chosen course is confirmed
  • be able to commit to all enrolled course sessions unless agreed with the course tutor prior to any absence.  
  • complete end of course paperwork as required

Due to certain courses’ popularity, we are unable to ‘hold’ spaces.  We also reserve the right to cancel courses at short notice due to lack of attendees.

To find out more information on our 2019/20 Wellbeing In Mind courses, please contact Sarah via wellbeing@bracknell.ac.uk or 01344 766654


Stress Management course code: WIM1901
Learning how to better cope with stress
Course length: 6 week course            
Dates: 8 Oct 2019 – 19 Nov 2019      
Excl date: 29 Oct 2019                       
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

Yoga for Wellbeing (1) course code: WIM1902 **FULL**
A practice of static postures and flowing sequences, breathing techniques and concentration, to help you develop strength and flexibility, mental focus and self-awareness, which all help to reduce stress and its symptoms, to mitigate low mood and to therefore improve sleep.
Course length: 6 week course
Dates: 4 Nov 2019 – 9 Dec 2019       
Day/time: Mon 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Waingels Adult Learning Centre, Waingels College RG5 4RF

Mosaics in Mind (1) course code: WIM1903
This course will enable students to learn the basic skills of mosaic making in a relaxed environment. There is no need to be an amazing artist in order to have fun and create a unique and lovely piece of mosaic as you will be guided and supported by an experienced tutor throughout your course.
Course length: Five-week course
Dates: 22 Nov 2019–20 Dec 2019   
Day/time: Friday, 9:30am–Noon       
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: Time Out For You At Christmas - course code: WIM1904
Learning to deal with the stresses of the season
Course length: 2 hour workshop
Date: 10 Dec 2019      
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location:  Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

Refocus With Digital Photography course code: WIM1905
Unwind by learning the basics of digital photography and using the techniques
learnt with a variety of different environments and subject matter    
Course length: 6 week course
Date: 8 Jan 2020 – 12 Feb 2020        
Day/time: Wed 19:00 - 21:00  
Location:  Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

Understanding Anxiety course code: WIM1906    
Learning how to better cope with anxiety
Course length: 6 week course
Date: 14 Jan 2020 – 8 Feb 2020        
Day: Tue 19:00 - 21:00           
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

Yoga for Wellbeing (2) course code: WIM1907
A practice of static postures and flowing sequences, breathing techniques and concentration, to help you develop strength and flexibility, mental focus and self-awareness, which all help to reduce stress and its symptoms, to mitigate low mood and to therefore improve sleep.    
Course length: 6 week course
Dates: 24 Feb 2020 -  30 Mar 2020                
Day/time: Mon 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Waingels Adult Learning Centre, Waingels College RG5 4RF

IAG: Develop Your Listening Skills to Improve Your Relationships course code: WIM1908
Learning how to listen to improve all your relationships both professional and personal     
Course length: 2 hour Workshop 
Date: 3 Mar 2020        
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: How To Deal With Grief and Bereavement Workshop course code: WIM1909    
Course length: 2 hour workshop        
Date: 31 Mar 2020      
Day/Time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00  
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: Anxiety Workshop course code: WIM1910
Course length: 2 hour workshop        
Date: 21 Apr 2020       
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: How to Manage Low Mood & Depression course code: WIM1911 
Course length: 2 hour workshop        
Date: 5 May 2020       
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: How To Get A Better Night's Sleep Workshop course code: WIM1912
Learning strategies to improve your sleep pattern
Course length: 2 hour workshop        
Day/time: 19 May 2020           
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

Yoga for Wellbeing (3) course code: WIM1913
A practice of static postures and flowing sequences, breathing techniques and concentration, to help you develop strength and flexibility, mental focus and self-awareness, which all help to reduce stress and its symptoms, to mitigate low mood and to therefore improve sleep.
Course length: 6 week course            
Date: 1 Jun 2020        
Day/time: Mon 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Waingels Adult Learning Centre, Waingels College RG5 4RF

Stress Management course code: WIM1915
Learning how to better cope with stress
Course length: 6 week course            
Dates: 9 Jun 2020 – 14 July 2020      
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:00   
Location: Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH

IAG: Explore How Journaling Can Enhance Wellbeing Workshop course code: WIM1916
Learning the importance of reflective writing to improve wellbeing   
Course length: 2.5 hour workshop     
Date: 21 July 2020      
Day/time: Tue 19:00 - 21:30   
Location:  Woodley Hill House, Eastcourt Avenue, Earley RG6 1HH