4 Week Introduction to Mindfulness


Dates & Times

Start Date

May 13, 2021


6:30 pm
to  8:00 pm

End Date

June 3, 2021


Short & Introductory


Course Delivered Online

Booking Information

Course Price:   125 euros (Concessions for low wage/social welfare/students)

Book through insightoutmindfulnes.com

Course Description


Curious about mindfulness? Struggled with apps? Find meditation difficult/unsettling/boring/annoying but know it might help you?

This 4 Week Introduction to Mindfulness course might be a good place to start.

Running for 4 Thursday evenings (6.30-8.00pm)

What you get from this course…
• An understanding of what mindfulness is (and is not) and how it works.
• Clear guidance and instructions on how to practice mindfulness through meditation, and informally in your day to day life.
• Practical techniques you can use at home on a regular basis.
• Opportunities to explore how you can enhance your own self care and resilience.
• Guided mindfulness meditations, available for download.
• Suitable for absolute beginners as well as those familiar with mindfulness and meditation.

What’s included in this course…
• Four weekly 90 minute group classes
• Guided mindfulness meditations for you to download
• Handouts with useful reflections and materials (available to download as well)
• Group discussion to support us looking at what helps us live more mindfully, and stops us!
• Opportunities for questions and answers with accredited Mindfulness Teacher Rachel Ardagh (MSc Mindfulness Based Interventions)

Course Teacher


MSc (Hons) Mindfulness Based Interventions, BSc (Hons) Occ Ther.

Profile Summary

Rachel is a certified mindfulness teacher and has been trained with Bangor University in the UK, and UCD (University College Dublin), on their Masters Programme in Mindfulness Based Interventions. Rachel’s background is in Occupational Therapy. She has worked in various sectors for the past 12 years, including disability, paediatrics, equine assisted therapy, and has specialised in the area of mental health. Rachel works as a Senior Clinician, in a transdisciplinary role for a primary care mental health service. Rachel’s personal journey with mindfulness started in 2009 when she completed her first course in Buddhist meditation, drawn to it out of curiosity. Since this time, and in particular in the past 5 years, her practice and commitment to mindfulness has gradually deepened through participation on various courses, trainings and silent retreats. Rachel takes great joy in teaching mindfulness as it is a way that she can continue to learn and grow-developing more insights into how to live with more awareness, kindness and courage. She believes that a sense of humour and fun has an important place in this intimate and self-revealing practice. She also believes in teaching that being mindful doesn’t mean we need to change who we are, and that we don’t need to be a certain type of person to discover how practicing mindfulness might help us. Rachel is deeply committed to facilitating participants to find their own unique relationship with mindfulness, staying curious and open to what this may be. Rachel teaches mindfulness programmes to health care staff, young people, and to the general public. She organises mindfulness workshops and retreats in Dublin, Poland, and on line. In addition, she offers introductory courses in mindfulness to community groups, businesses and public sector organisations and offers one-to-one mindfulness training on request. She is a member of, and adheres to the standards set down by, the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland, including cultivating a daily personal practice, working with a trained Mindfulness Supervisor and regular attendance at mindfulness trainings and residential retreats

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