MTAI News & Events

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…
An Interview with Niall 'Bressie' Breslin

An Interview with Niall 'Bressie' Breslin

Register for the event Register 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…
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.…
AGM 2020: Dr. Brendan Kelly Presentation

AGM 2020: Dr. Brendan Kelly Presentation

Dr Brendan Kelly gave a very interesting presentation at our recent AGM. His talk was entitled “The borders between mental illness and unhappiness, as might become apparent in mindfulness practice and, indeed, be alleviated by mindfulness, sometimes but not always?”. In closing the session Dr. Kelly commented on how the…
New Website & Logo

New Website & Logo

Our new website and logo was launched in early September 2020 and allows the public easier access to finding course and teachers. It is also a more user friendly platform allowing MTAI members to promote their mindfulness work in an intuitive way.
Understanding Race, Racism & Ethnicity Webinar

Understanding Race, Racism & Ethnicity Webinar

On September 10th Dr. Ebun Joseph led the first of a two part series for MTAI members where we learnt about “Storytelling as a Means of Challenging Myths and Race Neural Discourse”. It has never been more important for us to turn towards the discomfort of our unconscious biases and…
How to teach the 8-Week Course Online Webinar

How to teach the 8-Week Course Online Webinar

A number of teachers have been holding 8 week courses online in recent months. On July 16th 2020 Anne Margaret Clancy and Barry Lee led a webinar sharing what they have learnt to date. Other members with experience of teaching online also contributed to this very insightful session.This recorded webinar…
Trauma Informed Mindfulness Webinar

Trauma Informed Mindfulness Webinar

On April 16th and April 30th 2020 Anne Kirwin led webinars covering the key area of trauma informed mindfulness for MTAI members. A recorded session along with relevant work sheets are available in our members area.
Where is my Mind? by Barry Lee

Where is my Mind? by Barry Lee

Where is my Mind? by Barry Lee PDF Version Originally published in the Law Society gazette, May 2020 Barry Lee is founder of Mindfulness for Law and worked as a corporate and commercial lawyer for over ten years At this moment in time, there is probably more interest in mindfulness…