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  • 2018 Mindful Warrior Programme

    Join us this September for the Mindful Warrior facilitator training programme, where you will learn to teach the Mindful Warrior syllabus in your classroom or organisation, encouraging young people to find, build and experience a place of Sanctuary within and around themselves.

    It encourages young people to find, build and experience a place of Sanctuary within and around themselves. The course consists of 6 sessions over the course of 10 weeks in total.

    The 2018 Programme dates are as follows:

    -8th and 9th of September
    -13th and 14th of October
    -10th and 11th of November

    Each session takes place from 9.30am to 4.30pm

    Total Course Cost €550 for all ten sessions

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  • 8 Week MBSR with Niamh Bruce

    Starting on Monday 3rd September, from 7pm – 9.30pm.

    Just €350 for the full 8 week course course.

    Join Niamh Bruce for a mix of course practice, input, group discussion and home practice, participants report that they were able to recognise and learn how to deal with their own stress triggers more easily as well as find a greater sense of their own inner strength and resilience.

    This is an 8 week course (2.5 hours per week) with one full day (10am-4pm) on Sunday October 21st. Please bring lunch for the full day of practice.

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  • Art of Being Still with Sr. Stan, Sept 2018

    Monday 10th September – Monday 8th October 7pm – 8.30pm.

    With Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy, this 5 week foundation course is an invitation to go within and develop the art of meditation. You will have the opportunity to try different meditation practices which combine the wisdom of both Eastern and Western tradition. Each session is 90 minutes in duration.

    This course is suitable for complete beginners as well people looking to explore new forms of mediation. All are welcome.

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  • Dr Harry Barry Public Lecture

    Join Dr Harry Barry an experienced medical doctor who has worked as a senior GP within the Irish Health System for over thirty-five years and explore the topic of mental health, anxiety and how developing your own coping skills can transform our mental health.

    Join us and Dr Barry for his public lecture on mental health this October.

    Thursday 11th October, 7.30pm in The Law Society

    Early Bird Discount available if you book before close of business on August 31st. Early bird ticket: €15, regular price €20


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  • From Mindfulness to Heartfulness: A Two Day Meditation Retreat With Marjó Oosterhoff

    Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of October from 10am – 4pm

    Cost: €135

    Meditation is a journey of bringing the mind into the heart. ‘Vipassana’ means seeing clearly. ‘Metta’ (loving kindness, heartfulness) practice cultivates our capacity for kindness and non-contentiousness. The combination of mindfulness and loving kindness is a powerful way to develop clarity, contentment and compassion, in the quiet environment of retreat as well as in the midst of the chaos of our every-day lives, and helps us to tap into our inner sources of kindness and wakefulness.

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  • Grow the Good and Engage your mind

    “There is a traditional saying that the mind takes its shape from what it rests upon; a modern version would be that the brain takes its shape from what the mind rests upon” Dr Rick Hanson, Neuroscientist.

    This course is a mix of experiential exercises, mindfulness practices, input on how the brain and mind work in tandem, creative activities and group discussion.

    You will learn:

    • The essence of positive neuroplasticity – how the brain changes as your mind changes
    • How to use your mind skilfully to embed resources in your brain
    • How to practice taking in the good for greater well-being
    • Growing strengths to better meet core needs of safety, satisfaction and connection

    Thursday 11th October – Thursday 15th November, 7pm – 9pm

    185.00 Select options
  • Intermystical Pathways with John Doherty

    Sunday 30th September 10am – 4pm

    This is course is the second part of a two-day course. If you did not attend the first part you are welcome to attend, if you have any questions please call us on 01 670 5419.

    The workshop is experiential in nature and will explore some of the following themes:

    • An interspiritual model of mindfulness, meditation and contemplation
    • Markers on the path of the inner journey
    • Mindfulness as a Spiritual Awareness
    • Mindfulness connecting to Oneness / The Mystical Journey
    • Using the Eternal Now, Anchoring our living in the Present and Presence
    • Looking at how we see Oneness and images of the Transcendent
    • Listening practices as a doorway to Insight
    • Living a contemplative life, a monastery without walls
    • Understand the deeper movements of shadow and soul in the inner self / Working with resistance
    • Journeys into emptiness and Great Emptiness
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  • Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation with Sr Stan

    Friday September 7th to Friday September 21st, 10am – 11:15am

    Join Sr Stan on this three week introductory course to Mindfulness and Meditation. You will have the opportunity to try different meditation/mindfulness practices.

    The course is designed especially to introduce novices & beginners to the practice of meditation and the benefits of mindfulness and mindful living.

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  • Managing Change Mindfully

    With Teresa Larkin, a 6-week day course to learn how to mindfully manage change and transition.  This course is for beginners and those experienced in the practice of mindfulness, and for those who want to look anew at the challenges presented by change and transition.

    Thursday 13th September – Thursday 18th October, 10am – 12pm

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  • Mindfulness for Teachers: .b Foundations With Dominic Cogan

    Starting on September 25th , from 7 – 9pm.


    With Dominic Cogan, this is an 8-week programme delivered by a trained Mindfulness for Teachers: .b Foundations teacher. It is designed for teachers, staff, and parents who want to develop their own mindfulness practice and enhance their own wellbeing. However it would also enable participants who develop a practice to qualify for further training in order to teach .b or Paws .b to young people.

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  • Mindful Half Day with Sanctuary Facilitator

    The next Mindful Half Day takes place on Saturday September 1st, 2018 from 10am – 1.30pm.

    Taking place throughout the year these half-days provide an opportunity to nurture and strengthen the energy of mindfulness and the practice of meditation in the company of others.

    These half days of reflection, meditation and mindfulness are led by an experienced facilitator, trained in mindfulness.


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