Short course at JCU: Bringing Mindfulness to Life

@JCU Short course at JCU: Bringing Mindfulness to Life

Short course at JCU beginning 13 September: Bringing Mindfulness to Life

Following the success of the 8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course offered at JCU April-June, the 4-Week ‘Bringing Mindfulness to Life’ course is being offered beginning 13 September.

The cost is $245. JCU staff and alumni receive $25 discount and concessions and payment plans for students are available on request.


Feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Wanting to reduce stress, re-energise and simplify life?

The Bringing Mindfulness to Life short course is for you.

Designed and facilitated by mindfulness expert and former JCU lecturer, Dr Sharn Rocco.

Attend one, 2 hour, class each week for four weeks and learn how to:

  • Let go of worrying and distraction
  • Increase energy, clarity and confidence
  • Bring ease to daily demands and relationships
  • Practice mindfulness in daily life
  • Reduce stress and simplify life

Each weekly class includes a combination of interactive and experiential learning and instruction.

Tuesday nights, 5.30–7.30 at JCU, beginning 13 September, 2016.



... It has fundamentally changed how I approach life …I didn’t expect to get so much out of the course. I would have been happy to get half as much!! – Moira, Manager

… Kindly, thoughtfully taught. … Resources were excellent, well organised and structured. – Anne, Paediatrician

… I am calmer, more centred and patient. – Anna, Admin

... Challenging. Excellent. Insightful and very beneficial. – Dave, Biologist

... The classes were the highlight of my week. The course has really helped me to increase self-awareness and awareness of unhelpful habits/attitudes. I have developed strategies to help me slow down and make self-care a priority. – Kimberley, Occupational Therapist

... The course has been an inspiring and valuable introduction to many methods of bringing mindfulness to my life.… – Libby, Marine Scientist


Event Date: Begins 13 September

Event Time: Tuesdays 5.30 – 7.30pm 

Event Location: Discovery Rise, Multi-D Gym, Interprofessional Clinic, Clinical Practice Building 500

For more information and to register, email: or call 0458 111 373



Sharn Rocco (PhD)

Founder & Facilitator

Mindful Works 


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"Increasing our insight, compassion and understanding through the practice of mindfulness is the best thing we can offer the world." – Vietnamese Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh