Upcoming MBSR course

The next MBSR course will start on the 31st of January in An Sanctoir, Ballydehob.

The pre-course orientation will take place in An Sanctoir on the 24th of January, at 6.30 pm.  It is important to attend the orientation session before registering for the course.


The course will take place on the following dates:

Wednesdays from 6.60 to 9 pm :  31st January, 7, 14, 21, 28 of February, 7, 14, 21 March

Full day on Sunday 11th March



For more information on this course check the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction page on this site.

Mindfulness in Killarney – taster sessions

 13th January 

Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


These session will give you an introduction to mindfulness and the 8 week Breathworks mindfulness for Health and Well-Being courses

The sessions are informative and experiential session, and will include simple mindfulness meditation practices to help you begin to experience what it means to be more mindful.

If you are interested in exploring, developing and  integrating mindfulness into everyday life,  there will be time to find out more about the 8 week mindfulness courses, while enjoying a cup of tea and cakes !

The Mindfulness for Health course will take place in Killarney on Thursday mornings, starting on the 25th of January.

Book your place in advance – contact me on mindfulness.westcork@me.com

Saturday  13th January    10:30 to 12:30 PM

Tickets:  if paid in advance € 10


If you decide to participate to the course the cost of the taster session will be deduced form the course fee.





Heir Island : Yoga and Mindfulness Intensive – 3rd-7th May 2018


Co-facilitated by  Yoga and Movement teacher, Claire Osborne, and Mindfulness meditation teacher Paola Vais.

​We’ll be practicing sitting and walking meditation, loving kindness, yoga, movement and yoga nidra, both in- and outdoors.

This retreat is now in its third year, and has been extended to 4 days, due to popular demand.


The retreat takes place in the Heir Island Retreat space – the ideal setting to immerse yourself in the magic of the Island .

Accommodation is in the nearby Heir Island Roaringwater lodge, within the Sailing school – take advantage of the short three minutes walk from the studio to enjoy the sea air and the beautiful views.

Starting Thursday evening at 6pm with registration and dinner, followed by a gentle practice to help you arrive and settle to sleep. We will end 3.30pm on the Monday, in time for the 4pm ferry off the island.

Cost: € 590 all-inclusive: teachings, shared accommodation in en-suite rooms, vegetarian meals, return ferry

3 single rooms are available on request, for an additional €80.

Full payment in advance reserves your place.

Places are limited to 12 participants,  book early to avoid disappointment!


Contact me on mindfulness.westcork@me.com  for booking and more information