Courses, Workshops, Walks & Talks with Derval and/or Mick
'Can help you to accomplish the goal of finding your true self and healing your life.”
Bernie Siegel, U.S.
MD and author of Peace, Love & Healing and Faith, Hope & Healing
Derval is available for zoom and on site presentations, talks, courses and workshops for groups, businesses, school staff, classroom programmes, and creative collaboration.
Derval's main focus during the pandemic was:
Programmes with Social Impact Ireland and Social Entrepreneurs Ireland designing a UNIQUE School's Breathwork programme.
Assisting US Professors of Psychiatry Patricia Gerbarg and Richard Brown on their BBM breath training programmes
Upskilling in Ecoliteracy and ecoart
Facilitating webinars and summer EPV online mindfulness courses for teachers nationally with Mayo Education Centre
Supporting the UN SDGs ( Sustainable Developmental Goals)
A sample of Derval's presentations/projects
2022 - Recent projects
Derval was one of four artists commissioned to work on a collaboration between Irish Hospice Foundation, HSE and Creative Ireland. The project will be launched in Jan 2023 aiming to support the wellbeing of 220,000 healthcare staff in Ireland.
Land and Language - Talamh agus Teanga Derval's first solo exhibition. It was interactive, inclusive, audio-visual and aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It was exhibitied in the Town Hall Theatre, Westport and Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Derval presented on Art & Breath at US Psychiatrists Gerbarg & Brown Breath-Body-Mind Annual Global online celebration
Authentic Energy, Authentic Rest Workshops
Cabo Breath Fest, Sunshine Baja Yoga Centre, San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
Mindfulness, Breathwork & Resilience
Mayo Mental Health Services/HSE staff workshops, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Mindfulness for Stress Reduction
CNME/HSE staff workshops/talks
Boyle, Co. Roscommon and Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Breathwork & Mindfulness for COVID19 Frontline Staff Training
Comissioned by HSE/CNME Mayo/Roscommon
Reflective Space - Collaborative Art Project with David Smith
The Dock Gallery, Carrick-on-Shannon
Mindful Cocoon Community Course - zoom
Free REboot Camp to support vulnerable people during the pandemic
Switch Off & Sleep Workshops
Donegal Education Centre on zoom
Mindfulness, Self-care & Classroom Wellbeing (SPHE)
Online EPV Teacher Summer Course
July/August 2021 Mayo Education Centre
Mindfulness, Compassion & Resilience for Schools (Cross-curricular)
Online EPV Teacher Summer Course Mayo Education Centre
INTO (Irish National Teacher's Organisation) online EPV Mindfulness & Wellbeing for Teachers and Children
IPPN (Irish Primary Principal's Conferences) - presentations on wellbeing
Breathwork for School Communities
6 week Pilot programme lankill N.S.
Parents, Staff and children on site and on zoom
Castlebar College of Further Education
Mindfulness & Breathwork for college students
On site and on zoom
Counteract Covid Chaos Course -zoom
The Family Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo
Breathwork For Transition -6th Class
Newport NS, Co. Mayo - Blended Programme
on site & on zoom
Breathwork For Health & Resilience
Scoil Phadraig, Westport, Co. Mayo June 2021
Blended Programme - On site & on zoom
Derval has worked with a variety of organisations including the HSE, Irish Hospice Foundation, the INTO, IPPN, Education Centres nationally, third level colleges, businesses and schools. This work includes courses, workshops, zoom sessions and presentations at a variety of related national conferences.
Derval's art projects have been funded by Creative Ireland.
Personalised Birding Outings, Talks and Zoom sessions - for adults & kids
Suitable for one on one, groups or schools. An authentic experience of the West of Ireland wildlife and the Wild Atlantic Way.
Contact Mick 00353 87 2888740 email@example.com
With his irrepressible enthusiasm for the wonder of nature, affable manner, and many years of ‘hands on’ experience Mick’s walks and talks are a beautiful blend of fun and learning aligning with many of the UN SDGs.
Mick is a qualified Marine and Countryside Guide (GMIT), Climate Control Ambassador in Mayo, he specializes in bird survey work.
Mick has facilitated walks and talks for The Museum of Country Life, Bird Watch Mayo, Mayo Education Centre and schools. Mick loves connecting, or re-connecting people with nature.