MTAI News & Events

Just Like Me: Mindful Parenting

Preparing to leave the house can be challenging in ours. Kind, encouraging prompts to find a jumper and get some shoes might begin to deteriorate into exasperation as each time I catch sight of the child, they are no closer to being ready. Sensing my building impatience, the child’s resistance…

A Reflection on Kindness

The podcast is showcasing the public science project known as The Kindness Test. The Kindness Test is being conducted by the University of Sussex and the BBC, and it is setting about doing the largest research ever conducted on this topic. Although research in the area of kindness has been…

Meet the Teacher

This is why I love teaching mindfulness, being able to share the gifts that mindfulness and kindness practices have given me bring me great joy. These gift are not only available while meditating, sitting still or practising mindful movement. I can pause at any moment of my day : pause if I…
EAMBA Summer festival August 27 + 28 2021

EAMBA Summer festival August 27 + 28 2021

Mindfulness and Resilience:EAMBA’s Summer Festival​with Satish Kumar | keynote speaker​From EAMBA“In this past year, for many of us mindfulness has shown to be a support in maintaining health, joy and resilience. This year’s EAMBA Summer Festival is focusing just on this theme, exploring ways in which mindfulness can help us…
Mindful Moment Newsletter July 2021

Mindful Moment Newsletter July 2021

Welcome to the July 2021 edition of The Mindful Moment Newsletter! The Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland is delighted to be offering this newsletter which is for anyone interested in mindfulness.The MTAI were really pleased to facilitate a fascinating and enlivening conversation with Niall “Bressie” Breslin. In this newsletter you…
An Interview with Niall 'Bressie' Breslin [Recording now available]

An Interview with Niall 'Bressie' Breslin [Recording now available]

View Recording Watch Now MTAI member, Niall “Bressie” Breslin, one of Ireland’s most inspiring mental health advocates and public speakers, will be leading a live online session Thursday, July 1st at 7:30pm. Michele Van Valey will be interviewing Niall about the impact society has on us, and how we can…
Online MBCL Foundation Course for mindfulness teachers and other professionals

Online MBCL Foundation Course for mindfulness teachers and other professionals

Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living A deepening programme following MBSR or MBCT Online MBCL Foundation Course for mindfulness teachers and other professionals with founding teacher Frits Koster Organised by the Mindfulness Teachers Association Ireland (MTAI) Friday 12 – Sunday 14 November 2021 Cost MTAI Members €275 / Non Members €350 What is…
Members Event - Global Café Meeting 19th June - What's next for the online meditation sessions?

Members Event - Global Café Meeting 19th June - What's next for...

Join (Zoom Meeting Link) Login A huge thank you to those members who have been running the MTAI meditation sessions for over a year now. It seems like a good time to check in with members to review our approach and brainstorm ideas for the online meditations sessions. So grab…
Mindful Moment Newsletter May 2021

Mindful Moment Newsletter May 2021

Welcome to the May 2021 edition of The Mindful Moment Newsletter! The Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland is delighted to be offering this newsletter which is for anyone interested in mindfulness.This month we welcome James Baraz (Spirit Rock) to facilitate an online workshop on May 10th. This offering is free…
Awakening Joy Workshop - May 10th 2021

Awakening Joy Workshop - May 10th 2021

Register for the event Register A free mini workshop on ‘Awakening Joy’ is being held for MTAI members & the public on Monday 10th May from 7- 8:30pm led by James Baraz. Awakening Joy: Opening to True Well-Being True happiness is not about acquiring anything but rather opening to the…
Members Event - Global Café Meeting - April 17th 2021

Members Event - Global Café Meeting - April 17th 2021

On Saturday April 17th 2021 the MTAI are running a global café event for members.The focus of this gathering is to brainstorm ideas about how we might let more people know about the MTAI and how we might promote mindfulness in different areas.
Self Understanding Workshop with Pam Erdman - March 20th 2021

Self Understanding Workshop with Pam Erdman - March 20th 2021

On March 20th last the MTAI ran a free workshop for members led by the wonderful Pam Erdman. Now in her 80’s, she is a retired  Senior Teacher Trainer for CFM at the University of Massachusetts. During the workshop Pam shared her wisdom learnt over the years on how to bring your self…
The Mindful Moment Newsletter March 2021

The Mindful Moment Newsletter March 2021

Welcome to The Mindful Moment Newsletter. The Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland  is delighted to be offering this newsletter which is for anyone interested in  mindfulness.We hope this  newsletter will be a resource for you as well as an inspiration to pause and practice mindfulness. Who knew that 10 years ago…
Annual Teachers Weekend Retreat | February 2021

Annual Teachers Weekend Retreat | February 2021

Friday 12th February 6pm - Sunday 14th February 1.30pm Online via Zoom ‘The rainbow of compassion arises when the sun rays of kindness touch upon the tears of suffering.’ – Tibetan saying.This Teacher’s Retreat will explore the embodiment of the qualities of kindness and compassion. The theme of this year’s…
Christmas Day 2020 Online Mindfulness Sessions

Christmas Day 2020 Online Mindfulness Sessions

Take a breath on Christmas day. Free live guided meditation all Christmas day from 9 am – 9 pm. See the session list hereThese practices will be led by trained Mindfulness teachers and are suitable for people who are new to Mindfulness and people who have been practicing for a while.…