Mindfulness with Deirdre
Autumn programme for Edmund Rice Heritage Centre, Waterford
Deirdre has been exploring and practicing mindfulness for 10 years. Deirdre is trained as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher with the Institute for Mindfulness Based Approaches (Germany) and is also qualified as .b Teacher (mindfulness for adolescents) with the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Deirdre is passionate about the benefits of living mindfully, she practices regularly and continues to deepen her own practice by ongoing profession development and attending retreats.
Deirdre is a facilitator at the Sanctuary, Dublin where she delivers Awareness Days for adolescents and Mindful Half days. She has been working in community education for the past 15 years where she has delivered HSE health education programmes and facilitated Bereavement Support groups Deirdre is a graduate of NUI Maynooth, holds a B.A. H Dip in Guidance and Counselling and a Post-Grad Dip in Bereavement Studies from the Irish Hospice Foundation and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Introduction to Mindfulness:
This 4 week Friday morning introduction to mindfulness course invites you to develop the art of meditation. Deirdre provides an opportunity to experience both formal and informal meditation practices, which you can incorporate into your daily life. You will also have the opportunity to try different meditation practices. No experience required. Just bring yourself.
Starting: Friday 2nd October 11 to 12 30 pm: Cost €60
Reviews of Introduction to Mindfulness with Deirdre:
“Deirdre led and explained the sessions well provided information over and above what I expected”
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction MBSR.
MBSR is a formal 8-week course where you will learn to notice your thoughts, patterns and any automatic unhelpful reactions. You will learn how to hold and relate to thoughts and emotions less judgmentally and more compassionately. Each session is two and a half hours in duration with a full 6 hour day of practice on November 14th.
Orientation session: Monday 21st 6 30 – 7 30 pm
Starting: Monday 28th 6 30 -9 pm Cost: €300
Reviews of MBSR with Deirdre:
“I would highly recommend this MBSR course with Deirdre to anyone interested in learning about Mindfulness. The group environment felt very safe and relaxed due to the skills of the facilitator, and the course materials were excellent. You will learn simple but highly effective skills that will stay with you long after to help deal with everyday stresses and look at the world from a different perspective.”
For more information please contact Deirdre Dowling:
m. 086 8551152
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