The Owl and The Coconut

Manchester based Mindful Arts Organisation

Mindful Art is a powerful tool in helping people to Stop. Notice. Create. Helping us to live our lives to the full. Connecting to our inner wisdom and the people around us. Creating a better world for everyone. Try it today and join us on a Mindful Art adventure to change the world.

The Worlds First Mindful Art Centre!


May 2018 sees the opening of The Nest. The home of Mindful Art. We are delighted to be moving into the beautiful 1900s building of Levenshulme Old Library. The centre will run a weekly timetable of events including 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses, 8 week Mindful Art course and drop in sessions from Mindful gardening to yoga with art making. Sign up to our mailing list now to be the first to hear about the upcoming events owlandcoconut@gmail.com



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How my Mindfulness orientation changed my relationship…with my bed!

  I recently started the on the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course offered by Mind in Salford.  The course starts with an orientation and then 8 subsequent Mindfulness based sessions.   While I was keen to take part in the course to further my training, I hadn’t given much thought to the possible benefits … Continue reading How my Mindfulness orientation changed my relationship…with my bed!

Mindfulness is a Political Act

Mindful Self compassion I have just returned from the idyllic location of Trigonos in North Wales, where I attended a Mindful Self compassion course(MSC). The course was ran by The centre for Mindfulness research Bangor University. A five day intensive retreat training course devised by Kristin Neff and Chris Germer. We were skilfully eased into some beautiful practices, 23 in … Continue reading Mindfulness is a Political Act

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