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6 Week Introduction to Mindfulness Course

Taking place over 6 evenings, this course gives a practical introduction to Mindful living. The classes are limited in size and the sessions include guided meditations, group discussions and supportive instruction in a relaxed environment which will guide you to be able to integrate mindfulness into your day to day life.


Dates:   Due to training commitments unfortunately there are currently no upcoming courses

Venue: Mardyke House, The Mardyke, Cork

Time:   7pm to 9.15pm

Cost: €150 (€120 for non waged)

Booking: To book a place email mail@karenmurphy.ie or phone on 086 3893745

For details of Corporate Mindfulness talks and workshops please click here.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of cultivating more awareness and presence in your life which allows you experience life with less pre-occupation and more joy. It involves noticing what’s happening in the present moment with an open, non-judgmental attitude.

What are the Benefits of Mindfulness?

Mindfulness helps improve your wellbeing by:

  • Improving self awareness and  enhancing self esteem
  • Increasing calm and peace
  • Lowering stress levels
  • Building resilience
  • Reducing fear and anxiety


Feedback from Previous Participants

“The introduction to mindfulness was very insightful and enjoyable” Claire

“I found the group discussions very interesting and beneficial. I really enjoyed all of it” Nicola

“It actually exceeded my expectations. I feel like a different person which is fantastic after just 6 weeks” Yvonne

“It was brilliant – I’m recommending mindfulness to everyone” Yvonne

“I loved that it wasn’t a ‘lecture’ style course” Yvonne

“I didn’t expect to enjoy it so much, you delivered the course in a lovely, gentle, kind manner” Gillian

“Overall, very pleased with the course. Found your kindness and patience very helpful and refreshing. Thank you!”

“Good information, handouts and extra resources. Karen you always followed up with emails – prompt and professional” Liz

“The meditations are a great positive way to start the day and help bring the focus of attention and offset the “autopilot” mode” Marie

“I didn’t know what to expect really but I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Definitely feel a lot calmer after the sessions and relaxed in myself. Feel better about myself” Mary

“I found it very enlightening and I now have the tools to help myself in the future. I now feel more confident that I can step back, take a breath and deal with life and all its stresses in a calmer, kinder way.” Carol

“This course exceeded my expectations. Karen went far above and beyond the role of instructor/teacher.” Fiona

“I came to the course with doubts over meditation/mindfulness and whether it would help with my inability to enjoy the present moment. Thankfully this course has allowed me to now live mindfully and to live independently.”


Karen Murphy
Plunkett Chambers
21/23 Oliver Plunkett Street
Phone: 086 389 3745
Email: mail@karenmurphy.ie