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Learn Mindfulness From Home

Mindfulness online course

Establish A Regular Mindfulness Practice –
Based on the latest research and techniques

As the benefits from Mindfulness practices are becoming more widely recognised and known, there is now a growing demand for courses that can teach these techniques in a practical way and help anyone establishing a regular practice even if you have never done any meditation or mindfulness exercises before.

This self-paced online course gives you the background, science, practices and techniques to establish a regular mindfulness practice. It is based on latest research and techniques on teaching mindfulness designed by the original MBSR members who trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Practice in your own time


This course quickly introduces you to the powerful Mindfulness techniques that are helping individuals from all walks of life to have more balance and focus in their lives.

You learn and deepen your practice week by week by going through the lessons, listening to guiding audios, watching videos and keeping a daily mindfulness journal.

You will see for yourself that the ability to focus on one thing at a time is the best skill you ever learnt.

Through these guided, easy-to-do practises you are training the mind to be more present in the moment. resulting in it to be less anxious, more alert and alive.

Starting to experience benefits such as:

• Less anxiety and stress
• Less reactivity more responsiveness
• More mental clarity
• Increased ability to remain attentive and focused
• Increased social-emotional intelligence
• Able to get to sleep easier
• Overall well-being and inner balance



Learning about Neuroplasticity and the Physiology of Breathing in Week 2

What do you get from this Course?


  • Guidance given by experienced mindfulness trainer
  • The opportunity to learn mindfulness from home at your own pace
  • Improve mental and physical well-being, by changing patterns of anxious thinking
  • Be empowered by the discovery that you can self-manage your thoughts and emotions
  • Deepen your contact with your natural intelligence and intuition.
“With Mindfulness training you are not adding to your knowledge in the
traditional meaning – you are actually removing some of the mental clutter
that is holding you back from being naturally mindful and in a state of
equilibrium”.Rita Riccola

Course Content


Here is a list of all the tools and resources that you can access immediately after signing up.

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    Mindfulness Training Manual

    with the complete course in PDF format and links to the guided audio exercises.

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    Guided Mindfulness audios

    Audios for each weeks exercises that you can listen to anywhere.

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    Videos

    Recommended videos and talks to watch as a complement to the course

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    Weekly Journal

    with questions and your observations and notes for each week.

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    Members Only Webinars

    Regular webinars to expand and go deeper where you can ask questions and give feedback

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    Certificate of Completion

    in high resolution PDF format

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    Personal Support



Webinars & Support


You are never left to your own devices if there is anything you don’t understand or need more explanation on you can email me the teacher personally at any time for support and if you need more information on anything.

There are also regular members only webinars where we go in to certain topics and aspects of the training and where you are invited to ask questions and give feedback.






Learn At Your Own Pace
with guided audio sessions

Audio exercises that you can listen to online
or download to any mobile devices.



Is this course for me?


Mindfulness is not just some trend, but a proven method to help increase focus and awareness, make it possible to self-regulate and shift attention when caught up in negative thinking and worrying. Mindfulness exercises are designed to train our awareness and the ability to stay calm under stress and turbulence as well as having better sleep and increasing resilience.

Harvard, Oxford and Stanford Universities offer Mindfulness courses. So do many successful companies such as Google and Intel.

There is no religion, dogma or beliefs attached to Mindfulness. Mindfulness has it’s roots in many contemplative practices but doesn’t require or impose on anyones belief system. It’s a mental activity that has proven to be of great benefit for maintaining physical, mental and emotional balance.

The many benefits of Mindfulness have been well documented, especially in the past 30 years since Jon Kabat-Zinn established the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programme that has led to the wide-spread, acceptance of these practical exercises anyone can do.

Mindfulness practice doesn’t require any preparation or beforehand knowledge about meditation. Anyone can experience the effect from these simple exercises.

It doesn’t matter if you never have meditated or done one Mindfulness exercise in your life, this course is for anyone who is moved to establish their own Mindfulness practice and get the tools and resources to improve focus, mental resilience and impulse control.

Register Now and Start Today!


Mindfulness can’t be learnt by just talking or reading about it. Mindfulness is experiential.
This course gives you the tools and exercises to establish a strong regular practice.

To sign up and start your Mindfulness Journey, simply click the button below and you are taken to the registration page for checkout and immediate access.

Cost for the 8 week course course is $79 USD. including a PDF manual, guided audios, members only webinars and support.


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Trainer with 25 Years Experience

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ABOUT THE TEACHER

Rita Riccola is a NZ Teacher and a trained Mindfulness teacher with 25 yrs experience who has completed courses with Mindful Schools USA and attended many Mindfulness retreats.

Rita has designed this course to meet the growing need for a comprehensive Mindfulness course that can be done in your own time from home either you are a beginner or have had a first taste of meditation and that cover all the main exercises and techniques that was designed by the original MBSR members who trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Rita has provided training for many schools and trained teachers in Mindfulness both in New Zealand and Australia

“Rita is a fabulous facilitator – she made us feel extremely comfortable, was open-minded and encouraged us all to share from our diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. I came away with many very practical, easy to use exercises that I have since been using with with my classes of various ages. Thank you Rita for gifting me such a wonderful and enjoyable afternoon of learning”-Louise Dore, participant, Auckland
“I’ve learnt valuable human, approachable ways to bring Mindfulness to my own life”Peter, Sydney

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What Participants Say about Rita’s 2 Day Mindfulness Facilitation Course


“What I liked best about the 2 day training was the relaxed, knowledgeable approach to Mindfulness”.
-Laura, Melbourne

“I liked the pace, experiential learning and the facilitators sharing her experience”
Alison, Sydney

“I’ve learnt valuable human, approachable ways to bring Mindfulness to my school and my own life”
Peter, Sydney

“ I’ve learnt that you can choose to change. The interaction between participants was especially valuable”
– Jen, Sydney

“Rita is a fabulous facilitator – she made us feel extremely comfortable, was open minded and encouraged us all to share from our diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. I came away with many very practical, easy to use exercises that I have since been using with with my classes of various ages. Thank you Rita for gifting me such a wonderful and enjoyable afternoon of learning”.
-Louise Dore, Auckland

“I found Rita’s expert and gentle facilitating a wonderful way to explore mindfulness personally, whilst also guiding me to share mindfulness with others”.
-Suzanne Henwood, Auckland

“The Mindfulness Teacher Training 2 day workshop delivered some excellent material and provided participants with some definitive tools to enable them to develop their own teaching programs around. Rita’s knowledge and inclusive manner of facilitating made for an enjoyable experience”.
-Errol Alison, Wellington

“What I liked best about the course was the practical nature and the openness to ask questions”
-Wendy, Sydney

“I’ve learnt very practical strategies and meaningful discussions of experiences”
-Sarah, Christchurch

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Summary of Course Content



WEEK 1

  • What is Mindfulness?
  • What is the present moment?
  • Breathing Exercise 1 and 2

WEEK 2

  • How does it work?
  • Evidence-based research results
    and the neuroscience.
  • Guided Body Scan

WEEK 3

  • Mindfulness of thoughts
  • We are not our thoughts
  • Open Awareness Exercise

WEEK 4

  • Mindfulness of Emotions
  • Allowing the emotion
  • Facing Difficult Emotions Exercise




WEEK 5

  • Identifying patterns of our mind.
  • The STOP & RAIN Method
  • Turning boredom and restlessness into curiosity
  • The ‘Mountain meditation’

WEEK 6

  • Mindful Listening
  • What is Deep Listening?
  • What is Self?
  • Communicating with Self
  • Listening Mediation Exercise

WEEK 7

  • Connecting with Self and Others
  • Cultivating self-acceptance
  • Learning & Unlearning Exercise

WEEK 8

  • Accepting What is
  • Getting Your Life Right
  • Forgiveness & Gratidue
  • Accepting what is Meditation