Mindfulness for Beginners Classes

Every Tuesday morning

All welcome, free of charge (staff, students and members of the public)

Drop in for one session or attend lots of classes and receive a Certificate of Attendance in December!

Start: Tuesday 11th September
Time: 8:10am – 8:50am
Venue: AC201 on the concourse


Mindfulness Teacher: Martina Coyne‌

Martina Coyne is a qualified nurse, mid-wife and Montessori Teacher who has been working with mindfulness-based therapy since she began to study in-depth meditation and body-centred therapies in New Mexico in 1994.
She is a qualified mindfulness teacher and ‘mindfulness in schools’ facilitator. Throughout her career she has been working in the area of health and well-being in many different settings ranging from homelessness and addiction to cancer care and student services as well as in private practice where preventative therapy, health promotion, education and self-care have been a common thread.
She is a member of the Mindfulness Association in Scotland and in her current MSc. in Mindfulness studies at the University of Aberdeen, she is developing a modified mindfulness-based intervention for people with anxiety.

She continues to explore different ways of teaching mindfulness in a variety of settings. Her approach is very practical with an emphasis on compassion-based practice and bringing mindfulness into our everyday lives.

If you would like to be notified about the classes and other updates, please request to be added to the Mindful Way @ NUI Galway database by emailing mindfulway@nuigalway.ie

 Free Courses to learn more about Mindfulness

Online Courses

*FREE online course at Monash University: This massive online open course (MOOC) has had over 135,000 learners so far and was recently rated as one of the top 50 MOOCs of all time. Over four weeks, explore what mindfulness is and how it can be applied to reduced stress, improve wellbeing, enhance communication and relationships and maximise productivity. 

https://www.monash.edu/news/articles/learn-mindfulness-in-free-online-monash-course