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The Flame’s Mindfulness and Personal Transformation


Four years ago, ‘The Flame’, Coventry’s Mindfulness, Holistic and Wellness centre launched a city wide initiative to introduce “right mindfulness” to the residents of Coventry and surrounding areas with an aim of helping address the increasing levels of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress.

The Flames unique approach to host city wide mindfulness events including their annual mindfulness event at Coventry Cathedral has broken new ground in many ways, including:

Helped introduce “right-mindfulness” to well over 13,250 people over the past four years;
Launched its highly successful Wellness prescription, bespoke and practical methods to enable individuals address physical, mental and emotional health; Offer free right-mindfulness sessions every week from Coventry Central Library.

Mindfulness and Personal Transformation is the fourth successive mindfulness event which aims to build on the resounding success of the previous three events, mindfulness at Coventry Cathedral in 2013,  mindfulness & compassion at Coventry Cathedral in 2014 and Mindfulness and neuroscience in 2015 which was attended by 700 individuals.

This year’s event focuses on personal transformation through mindfulness meditation and importantly will look at the contra-indication associated with mindfulness practice.

The event will include expert speaker Dr. Miguel Farias who specialises in the study of spiritual practices and beliefs. He has a doctorate in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University, an MA on the Study of Religious Experience from the University of Wales, and currently leads the Brain, Belief, and Behaviour Group at Coventry University. He is the co-author of ‘The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?”, a book that explores and challenges ideas about the benefits of meditation and Dav Panesar, one of the pioneers of mindfulness based intervention in health and personal development, will explore the process of personal transformation, side effects associated with mindfulness as well as the growth indicators.

In addition the event includes real life case studies sharing their transformational experiences, challenges and discovering solutions.

Live music with the Belles of three spires and a rare glimpse into Mongolian singing with Xufie and Nav. The highlight of the event will be a collective Mindfulness and Compassion based meditation.

Ms Sanghera of The Flame stated "We are overwhelmed at the success and support for the events and the impact of this event on the health, mental and physical health of individuals.”.

Every year we will give people the chance to be part of a unique and rewarding experience. The event offers individuals a chance to transform their life with right-mindfulness-based practices. It is a privilege to be able to host these events, especially at such a prestigious and iconic venue like Coventry Cathedral, and to have leading world experts and pioneers”.


Mindfulness & Personal transformation 2016 will be held on the 24th September 2015 at 18.00pm – 21.00pm in the world renowned Coventry Cathedral, ticket can be purchased online at

Sep 24

Event Time:
Start time: 18:00
End time: 21:00

Event Location:
Coventry Cathedral

Event Contact:
Miguel Farias |