Courses, Walks & Talks

Derval’s workshops and courses 2020


Authentic Energy, Authentic Rest

Cabo Breath Fest, Sunshine Baja Yoga Centre, San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico

2 x 2hr workshops  6th & 12th Feb




Mindfulness, Breathwork & Resilience

Mayo Mental Health Services/HSE staff workshops, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

10-4pm 4 x individual dates to choose from March/April 2020




Live Well, Breathe Well, Sleep Well

The family Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo

4 eve course begins Tues 24th March

Booking:  094 902 5900



Mindfulness for Stress Reduction

CNME/HSE staff workshops/talks May & June

Boyle, Co. Roscommon and Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Booking: CNME 094 9042054



Mindfulness, Teachers, Self-care and the Classroom

Mayo Education Centre   To be confirmed

9.30am – 3pm x 5 days in July

Booking: Mayo Education centre - not yet available  094 902 0700

Mindfulness,Teachers, self-care and the Classroom

Sligo Education Centre   To be confirmed

9.30am – 3pm x 5 days in August

Booking: Sligo Education Centre - not yet available  071 9138700


Mindfulness, Self-care & Classroom Wellbeing (SPHE)

Online EPV Teacher Summer Course   To be confirmed


Booking: Mayo Education Centre – not yet available  094 9020700



Mindfulness, Compassion & Resilience for Schools (Cross-curricular)

Online EPV Teacher Summer Course   To be confirmed


Booking: Mayo Education Centre – not yet available  094 9020700



Derval is also available for presentations, talks, courses and workshops for groups, businesses and schools   

Booking: 087 2888740

Derval's workshops and courses 2019


WESTPORT:  Dates for Derval's next Suí Mindfulness & Relaxation course  in Westport have not been confirmed yet  Contact:   087 2888740

NEWPORT: Derval will facilitate a Mindfulness Matters EPV course for school Teachers in Newport N.S. 1-5th July 2019.

Booking essential Mayo Education Centre 094 902 0700

BALLINA: Derval will facilitate a 4 week evening course Mindful Mind and Heart at the Newman Institute. Staring 5th Sept 2019 7-9pm.

Booking essential 096 72066  


SLIGO: Derval will facilitate a Mindfulness Matters EPV course for school Teachers in Sligo Education Centre Aug 19th -23rd.

Booking essential 071 9138700

Derval is available as a mindfulness and well-being speaker, teacher, HeartMath Coach and group facilitator for children, teens and adults.

Derval works with a variety of organisations including the HSE, the INTO, Mayo Education Centre, third level colleges and businesses. This work includes courses, workshops, and presentations at a variety of related conferences. 

Suí Mindfulness has been endorsed by medical and health-care professionals internationally, with warm testimonials from retired surgeon and author Dr. Bernie S. Siegel, and international wellness best seller Carl Honoré.
Qualified as an MBSR teacher (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), Yoga Nidra teacher, and a HeartMath coach, Derval’s common sense approach, light-hearted manner, and personal experience of recovery from PTSD and chronic fatigue means that she connects easily with her audience, and puts them at ease.

Derval is co-founder of Mindfulness Matters Ltd, in this role she has trained thousands of Irish primary school teachers and children in mindfulness, relaxation, and well-being.


Mick's next nature workshops: The CAWsome life of Crows

Museum of Country Life schools programme. Contact  +353 94 903 1755

4th & 5th April . Suitable for 1st - 6th class pupils.

Personalised Birding Outings available on request

Suitable for one on one or small groups. An authentic experience of the West of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way.

Contact  Mick 00353 87 2888740

Mick is passionate nature and wildlife. He is a qualified Marine and Countryside Guide (GMIT), and Climate Control Ambassador in Mayo. He has a special interest in birdlife, and has been working as a volunteer in this area since 2004. He has facilitated walks and talks for The Museum of Country Life, Bird Watch Mayo, Mayo Education Centre and schools. Mick offers one on one and group guided birding/nature outings for visitors to the West. 


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.


Mick loves connecting, or re-connecting people with nature. His gift is drawing people out of the virtual world and into the present through his mindfulness-based approach. 


Mick is available for nature walks and talks with individuals or groups. He works with children, teens and adults. Contact: 00353 87 4107277

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