• Mindfulness and Compassion Retreat

    JULY: Retreat in Ireland: 4 days and 3 nights Cabragh Lodge NW Ireland: Friday the 19th at 4 pm - Monday the 22nd of July at 2 pm.

    Join Kathy Ward and Fiona McMahon for a long weekend to relax and renew at the Cabragh Lodge, located in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by stunning countryside and moorland. Delicious vegetarian food cooked with love, and top quality en-suite rooms in our eco-cabins from just €380 in a twin room or just €440 in a single room. Read more

  • Mindfulness for Beginners

    Mindful Meditation

    1-1 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSRMindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT for Chronic illness, and for those living with Cancer live virtual courses are available with weekly start dates with Kathy Ward.

    We also offer 1-1 Mindfulness Coaching sessions including meditation and mindful movement to help you thrive rather than survive.

    Contact Us to see how we can help support you.

  • Teaching Mindfulness

    MBSR and MBA Teacher Training graduates

    Should you wish to deepen your mindfulness teaching practice, we offer online supervision-based Level 2Qualified and Certified Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness Teacher Training courses. 

    Kathy also offers mindfulness supervision.


  • Watch Founder Kathy Wards Mindfulness and Kindness, the Keys to increasing Happiness TEDx Talk HERE

  • Mindful Academy International was founded in 2010 by CEO and Mindfulness TEDx speaker Kathy Ward a senior International Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR, Mindfulness-Based Programmes MBP and Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Trainer, Supervisor, Mindfulness-Based Interventions Teaching Assessment Criteria MBI-TAC Assessor, Teacher, and Mindfulness-Based Programme course developer. 

    Kathy also works for the World Health Organization as a  Mindfulness Consultant. She developed a Mindfulness-Based Mental Agility workplace course combining mindfulness-based practice and Emotional Intelligence for mental health and well-being. The course is currently subject to a research project to assess its impact, and to date, results exceed expectations.  

    After 11 years training Mindfulness Teacher training courses registered with the CPD Standards Office and Professional Development Consortium as a Provider of Training Excellence, in 2024 Kathy stepped back and now focuses on teaching 1-1 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR, 1-1 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT for Cancer and those with chronic health conditions, 8 week online courses, Mindfulness and Compassion Coaching, develops and delivers corporate training programs to suit the needs of individual companies, and gives keynote talks on mindfulness.

    Kathy also offers teaching supervision, ongoing CPD workshops and should you wish to deepen your teaching practice, supervision-based Level 2Qualified and Certified Mindfulness Teacher Training courses

    You can watch Kathy's Mindfulness and Kindness, the Keys to increasing Happiness TEDx Talk HERE

  • Questions?

    Contact us today or call us in the UK at (+44) 1225 294483 to arrange a no-obligation free session and discover if we can support you live well.

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