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Koru Mindfulness Programme

Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. 

The Koru curriculum consists of three components:

Koru Basic: An introduction to mindfulness and meditation. Taught as a weekly, 90-minute class over four weeks by a trained and certified Koru Teacher.

Koru 2.0: An "advanced" class for students who have competed Koru Basic and are eager for more mindfulness. This course also consists of weekly, 90-minute classes taught over four weeks.

Koru Retreat: A half day silent, mindfulness retreat for students wanting to try a more intense mindulness experience. 

The course is designed to teach mindfulness in a way that is accessible and relevant to UCD students' lives, based on the Centre for Koru Mindfulness program - https://korumindfulness.org/ 

To learn more about the complete Koru Basic curriculum, you can access the book, The Mindful Twenty-something on this link.

Upcoming Koru Courses 

Koru Basic: 

When? Monday 7th of November until Monday 28th of November at 12.15pm

Where? The Harmony Suite, UCD Student Centre

How do I register? Express your interest by emailing themindfulstudent@ucd.ie

Koru Retreat:

When: TBD

Where: TBD

How do I register: TBD 

Who can join: The retreat is available to everyone in the UCD family, students, staff and Koru alunmi. It is suitable for both complete beginners and those with mindfulness expereince. 

Koru 2.0 (for students who have completed Koru Basic)

When? TBD

Where? TBD

How do I register?  Keep an eye on this page for future groups.

Please email themindfulstudent@ucd.ie for futher information with regard to the Koru Mindfulness programmes. 

Free Mindfulness Meditation Resources