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Fiona Montgomery

Since discovering mindfulness in 2015, I have meditated every day and am grateful for the joy and contentment it has brought me, enhancing daily life and helping me develop greater resilience in dealing with difficulties

About Fiona

Fiona is a fully qualified mindfulness teacher registered with the Mindfulness Teachers Association of Ireland ( Membership of this association requires ongoing professional supervision, attendance at meditation retreats and a daily meditation practice.

Fiona teaches

Mindfulness based stress reduction 8-week course

Mindfulness for parents 6-week course

Mindfulness for pre-school children

Introduction to mindfulness practices for individuals or organisations.

Weekly and Monthly mindful meditation groups.

Mum of three, with a mindful cat called Roo, and a meditating corgi called Dougal. Fiona previously qualified with a master’s in finance and accounting.

Courses and Classes with Fiona


Mindfulness-based stress reduction course, based on the teachings of Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Dates: Tuesday 5th October to Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Time: 7.15pm to 9.15pm

Price: £250* (Early bird price £210 for bookings before 1st September)

This course includes:

  • 8 x 2-hour sessions discovering mindfulness meditations including the body scan, mindful movement, seated meditation practice and more.
  • A full day retreat in a beautiful countryside location
  • Exercises to gain awareness about our own stress signature and how to discover more joy in our lives.
  • 2 x guided meditation CDs.
  • A 100-page booklet of supporting information and resources.
  • Telephone or email support as required during the course.
  • Daily home practice (carried out by students).

*Contact Fiona to pay in instalments OR if affordability is an issue for you. (See contact details above).


Monthly Meet to Meditate in Maitri Studio (Sundays)


26th September | 24th October | 21st November | 12th December 2021

Time: 4.15pm to 5.15pm.

Price: Price: £7 or a donation if cost is a barrier to you attending.

This is a welcoming monthly class for people who would like a supportive group to practise meditation with. Practices will last between 15 and 30 minutes and will include: the body scan, mindful movement, sitting meditation and more. We also take time to communicate mindfully about our experience of our practice.

Weekly Monday mindful meditation on Zoom

Dates: Every Monday from 6th September 2021.

Time: 7pm to 8pm

Price: £5 or a donation if cost is a barrier to you attending.

This is a friendly on-line practice group. In a typical session we meditate together for 3 separate guided practices of between 5 and 30 minutes (e.g. mindful movement, body scan, sitting meditation, awareness of breath and more). In between practices we discuss mindfully our experience of our practice. The zoom link is emailed every week so contact Fiona to be added to this email list.

If you have any queries, or to book to attend any course or class please feel free to contact Fiona, she would love to hear from you.

Contact Fiona by email, mobile on 07966 203667 or Facebook


Liam June 2021 “a warm and personal course, led by a well-informed teacher, who made us all feel at home. It has changed my way of seeing the world”

Alan Oct 2019 “if you want to improve your mental health become happier within yourself and recognise why you think the way you do, then get on this course with Fiona”.

Peter April 2018 “Excellent programme in helping me accept people in their behaviour and in assisting me develop an awareness of the world around me.”

Ciara Feb 2018 “Thank you for a wonderful experience. Your warmth and approachableness created a nourishing environment in which to learn.”

Colette Oct 2017 “Doing the course with Fiona has really helped me to focus on approaching daily life in a more mindful way that has resulted in me experiencing a new sense of calmness and contentment in all aspects of my life.”

David Sept 2017 “The course has greatly deepened my understanding of mindfulness and MBSR. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in mindfulness, without reservation.

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Contact Us

Maitri Studio Limited
4 The Mount, Belfast, BT5 4NA

Tel: +44 (0)28 9099 2428

Company number: NI635546