Live with curiosity, openness and acceptance.


Modern life’s hectic – so many people, things and messages compete for our attention every day. People practice mindfulness for many reasons: feeling stressed, anxious, disconnected or overwhelmed; have trouble sleeping or living with chronic pain or illness; struggle to focus or communicate effectively or feel like they never have enough time.

People from all backgrounds and life stages benefit from mindfulness. As we take on more responsibilities, experience change, grief, or the illness of loved ones, we need ways to cope – without taking drugs.

Humans are also innately curious. We desire to understand ourselves more, to explore why we react the way we do, and to move to a place where we can enjoy life.

8 Week Course

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Come and experience MBSR – the globally recognised gold standard in mindfulness.

Perhaps you’ve tried a mindfulness app, read about the benefits of mindfulness, or even tried an introductory course. Maybe you have no idea what mindfulness is, but you’ve seen the word pop up everywhere!

So why 8-weeks? We’re all attracted to a quick fix, but real and lasting change takes time. True mindfulness involves transforming the habits of our mind and body, and this takes practice. See it as a way of getting your mind in shape and mindfulness exercises are your mental sit-ups.

MBSR courses run over eight weeks with 2.5-hour weekly sessions, as well as a full-day retreat and home practice. Backed by 39 years of research, including in the fields of neuroscience and psychology, MBSR is proven to be effective.

Discover how to make positive emotional, psychological and physical changes in your life. Eight weeks of MBSR training and practice can lead to tangible and lasting changes in your career, relationships and overall wellbeing.

Have a go at mindfulness

Got questions or like to know more about what’s involved in an MBSR course? Join our free, online intro session

We’ll explain what mindfulness is, bust some myths, have a go at a short practice and answer any questions you may have.

Find the date of our next free session below.


What we offer

Evidence Based

Over 40 years of research demonstrates that participants can experience real and lasting changes in their brain from MBSR courses, particularly in the parts associated with memory, positive self-image and empathy. Mindfulness also helps you:


Manage stress

Feel calmer and less reactive.

Improve sleep

Learn how to wind down, let go and reduce ruminating.

Boost energy

Feel more vitalised, productive and engaged with life.

Increase focus and creativity

Increase your awareness, concentration and creative problem-solving.

Physically & psychologically:

A lasting decrease in symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, chronic pain and illness.

Achieve wellbeing and balance

Mindfulness cultivates happiness through kindness, acceptance and compassion towards yourself and others.

Feel alive

Increased sense of connection, meaning and purpose.
What we offer

Highly Skilled Teachers

Most people who use mindfulness apps, or try mindfulness programs without a properly trained teacher, just quit practicing after a while.

Our genuine, personal approach means our highly-trained, experienced, and dedicated teachers position you as the expert in your own wellbeing. Unlike self-help programmes you may have experienced, it’s not about fixing you. We’re here to help you engage with mindfulness practice in ways that can transform your life. But ultimately, mindfulness is an active, daily practice and it’s your commitment that counts.

What we offer

Excellent Value

Our immersive, eight-week course includes 27 hours of personal mindfulness training – bringing you intensive and lasting value which can impact all areas of your life – from your relationships, your work, your self-identity and wellbeing.

We want to make mindfulness practice as accessible as we can, so we can also arrange payment plans or a discount if you need a helping hand.

Upcoming Course Dates

Have a go at mindfulness

Got questions or like to know more about what’s involved in an MBSR course? Join our free, 30min online intro session.

We’ll explain what mindfulness is, have a go at a short practice and answer any questions you may have.

Register in advance via the links below, after registering you'll receive a confirmation email with information about joining the session.

Tuesday Sept 26th at 7.30pm, via zoom
Click here to register in advance

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course
10th Oct – 28th Nov 2023

With Jan Haworth

Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm, Epsom, Auckland
Full Day of Mindfulness Sat 18th Nov

*Please get in touch if you would like to discuss payment options.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course
1st May – 19th June 2024

With Jan Haworth

Wednesdays 6.30pm-9pm, Epsom, Auckland
Full day of Mindfulness Sat 8th June, 2024
$725* - Early bird discount $650 (register and pay before 1st April)

*Please get in touch if you would like to discuss payment options.

Mindfulness Counselling

One-to-one with Dianne May

We are very excited to announce our new offering of individual mindfulness counselling sessions with Dianne May!

Exploring well-researched mindfulness tools and techniques for stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain or everyday problems.

Dianne has over 20yrs experience as a Counsellor, Mindfulness Teacher and Supervisor.

Cost per individual session: $100-120

Please contact Dianne to find out more: or 027 468 71491

Ready to take the next step for a calmer, healthier and happier you?

Join our upcoming mindfulness course.

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