Reduce anxiety. Improve sleep. Increase self-acceptance.

Over 40,000 people have completed the Mindfulness Works Four Week Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Course

Learn to let go, let be and allow.
4 week live course $99

“Huge reduction in anxiety, calmness of mind and body and empowerment over my symptoms.” — Jo Kirwan

An Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation 4 Week Course

Thurs 25 July – Thurs 15 August. 4 Thurs Evenings.

7.30pm – 8.30pm AEST.

$99 for entire course

“Am so glad I did the course and would recommend it to everyone. ” — Rosie Smith

Facilitated by Mindfulness Works founder, Karl Baker.

“Karl was brilliant, so easy to listen to, open, welcoming, kind, passionate, considerate, validating and informative.” – Erin Harvey

Learn evidence-based mindfulness based tools to reduce overthinking, anxiety and increase self-love and self-acceptance.

Facilitated by Karl Baker, founder of Mindfulness Works.

“Mindfulness is a proven technique to support your mental health and wellbeing. Research has found that mindfulness can help you feel calmer, bring clarity and enhance your creativity and awareness.” – beyondblue.com.au

Regulate Your Nervous System

Learn powerful, evidence-based tools to regulate your nervous system, experience more calm, less overwhelm, overthinking and anger

“Thank goodness I came across Mindfulness Works. I have learnt so much in a year and am the happiest, authentic and content I have ever been. Learning acceptance without judgement as been an eye opener for me. I’m continuing my journey of self compassion and feel excited and hopeful for my future, but am grateful of the now and who I am today…” — Rebecca Young

Become Your Own Best Friend

Experience self-love, self-care, and self-acceptance. Revolutionise how you feel about yourself.

“Using mindfulness to help me better manage unrelenting anxiety, obsessive worrying & sadness. I have found that using the apps is helpful when having a stressful day, & I intend to keep practicing daily. Thank you.” — Cecily Wilson

Designed and Facilitated by Mindfulness Works Founder Karl Baker

Over 40,000 people have completed the Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation course, Mindfulness Works founder and Managing Director Karl Baker created.

Karl has been practising meditation for over 22 years. He is the founder of Mindfulness Works, the largest mindfulness meditation training organisation in Australia and New Zealand.

He leads a team of over fifty mindfulness meditation educators, including psychotherapists, counsellors and MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) teachers as part of the Mindfulness Works organisation.

Karl has attended numerous multi-day silent meditation retreats and worked extensively one on one with two leading mindfulness and meditation teachers, Jeremy Logan and Stephen Archer.

His to mindfulness is centred around his own exploration of what it means to be radically self-accepting. He is a compassionate, authentic, and heartfelt teacher who values the precious opportunity to be authentic and vulnerable in a supportive environment.

Karl lives in Noosa, Queensland.

“Karl was brilliant, so easy to listen to, open, welcoming, kind, passionate, considerate, validating and informative.” 

Erin Harvey

“I found Karl to be great at facilitating. He is a genuine, kind and humble person. He is also very passionate and his passion to help people comes through.”

Ankur Sarawal

“Karl is an amazing, expert yet accessible teacher whose job description is human. His enthusiasm is contagious.”

Chris Egan

“I loved Karl’s teaching. He was enough to keep things moving along in a light hearted way without overpowering individual needs within the group”

Susan Parminter

Stop being worried about being worried

Permanently change your relationship to your thoughts, by learning or observe and watch them, rather than being imprisoned by them.

“Mindfulness interventions are highly effective at improving mental wellbeing in general populations, as well as clinical populations, with a robust evidence base supporting a wide number of approaches and delivery formats.” – Dr Joep van Agteren, Dr Matthew Iasiello, Laura Lo – Beyond Blue

“Huge reduction in anxiety, calmness of mind and body and empowerment over my symptoms.” — Jo Kirwan

  • Practical ways to reduce overthinking and worry.
  • Always wanted to learn to meditate? Get started now!
  • Fits into a busy schedule, with manageable 4 x 1 hour sessions over 4 weeks
  • All sessions are 100% live. Nothing is pre-packaged or pre-recorded.
  • Learn from the founder of Australian and New Zealand’s #1 mindfulness training organisation – Karl Baker
  • Non-religious and practical
  • 100% money-back guarantee. If you have not had reduced anxiety or any benefit, receive a full 100% refund
  • FREE 4 week subscription to the premium CALM app included
  • Includes 45-page guidebook, with articles, inspiration, support and assignments
  • Includes over 20 downloadable/streamable guided meditations
  • Recording of workshop is available for you to watch, if you miss the live session.

“The course was very relaxed and friendly, and full of useful practical advice that recognised the limits to time that everyone faces. Also I liked the mix of people attending, with a range of different reasons for being there.” — Rosie Cree

Course Outline

Week 1: What is Mindfulness?

  • What mindfulness is
  • The benefits of mindfulness and meditation
  • How to get the most from the course
  • Guided body scan mindfulness meditation
  • Questions and answers / discussion.

Week 2: Working with the Mind

  • Why thinking can be problematical
  • Practical ways to work with difficult thoughts
  • Self-judgement and how to intervene
  • Guided mindfulness meditation – counting the breath
  • Questions and answers / discussion.

Week 3: Working with Emotions

  • What are emotions?
  • Learning to feel emotions
  • The RAIN method
  • Non-judgement and acceptance
  • Guided mindfulness meditation on feelings
  • Questions and answers / discussion.

Week 4: Radical Acceptance

  • What it means to be present
  • How wanting causes stress
  • Developing wisdom and insight
  • Authentic self-compassion
  • Open awareness guided mindfulness meditation
  • Questions and answers / discussion
  • Next steps.

“I feel calmer. I am able to use techniques when my triggers go off. Using the meditation at night has allowed me to get a better night’s sleep.” — Sue Mathew

Next Course Starts Tuesday 25th July 7.30pm AEST: Book Your Place Now

“The course guidebook was a useful guide and very informative. I also enjoyed the formal practice and the way different strategies were explained.” — Linda Daniell

Refund and Transfer Policy

  • Full refunds are available up to one week before a course starts.
  • Free transfers to other courses are available up to one week before a course starts.
  • Once a course has started, full refunds are only available if you attend every class of the course and feel you have not got value. In this case you are entitled to and will be given a full refund.
  • Refunds are not given if you do not attend every class of the course and if you simply ‘do not like’ the course or decide ‘it is not for you’.
  • For more details about our refund and transfer policy, please read our FAQ.

How long is each weekly class and what happens?

Each class is one hour long. There will be a guided meditation for a period. This will include meditation instruction. After the meditation and instruction, there will be a talk or discussion. This includes a question and answer time.

Who is it suitable for?

This course is suitable for any of the following:

  • 18-year-olds and over
  • Beginners
  • People who have never meditated or practised mindfulness before
  • People who have just started meditating or practising mindfulness.