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Dr. Cinzia Pezzolesi is a chartered Clinical Psychologist, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapist, Mindful Eating Specialist, and senior lecturer on mental health and wellbeing with the University of Hertfordshire. In addition to her private therapy practice, she serves as the Head Teacher and Clinical Director for The Mindfulness Project (UK) and on the board of the Centre for Mindful Eating in the USA. Cinzia has a first degree in Psychology and a Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Urbino and holds a PhD from the University of Hertfordshire, UK.


Mindfulness Teacher - Doug
Doug is an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor with a particular interest in using mindfulness to improve mental health. He uses mindfulness techniques in his work with individuals and groups. He has a long-standing personal meditation practice and is interested in designing mindfulness applications for everyday life issues.


Mindfulness Teacher - Rosemary
Rosemary has been a counsellor and psychotherapist for over 20 years, and works in organisations as a leadership facilitator, executive coach and mindfulness trainer. She trained in Bangor University as a mindfulness teacher in 2008, and in Mindful Self-Compassion in 2014. Rosemary practices mindfulness and adheres to the mindfulness teacher good practice guidelines. Her particular interest is in helping people suffering from low moods, stress, anxiety and health conditions to develop resilience and wellbeing. She teaches to both individuals and groups.


Mindfulness Teacher - Alexander Irving
Alex has practiced mindfulness since 2001 and has a Masters degree in Mindfulness Based Approaches and Certificate of Competence in teaching from Bangor University. He’s also an Osteopath with an MSc in Pain: Science and Society from King’s College London. In practicing and teaching mindfulness Alex continues to be inspired by the capacity that we all have for accessing well-being, even in the midst of stress and difficulty.


Mindfulness Teacher - Tina
Tina completed her mindfulness teacher training with Breathworks, one of the leading teacher training institutions in the UK, and follows the Good Practice Guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses as laid out by the UK Network for Mindfulness Teachers.  She regularly attends teacher training workshops, meditation retreats and courses. Having practiced mindfulness for more than 12 years, she now enjoys sharing the practice with others through courses and workshops.


Mindfulness Teacher - Belinda
Belinda is an Integrative Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Mindfulness teacher, and Coach. She has a special interest in using mindfulness to help people manage stress-related conditions (including anxiety, depression, and chronic pain) and improve their overall well-being. She has a long-standing meditation and mindful movement practice and abides by the Good Practice Guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses.


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Emily Mitchell is a qualified mindfulness teacher and programmes manager at The Mindfulness Project. She trained to teach mindfulness through completing a two year Diploma at the University of Exeter and is currently undertaking a Master's Degree in Mindfulness-Based Approaches and Psychological Therapies. She follows the good practice guidelines for teaching mindfulness and has a particular passion for sharing mindfulness with others, equipping them to thrive and live well, even in the midst of stressful and challenging situations.


Mindfulness Teacher - Mike
Mike trained as a mindfulness teacher (MBSR) at Bangor University. He has a particular interest in integrating mindfulness into everyday life, including into our work lives. He has a long-term and ongoing meditation and yoga practice and follows the Good Practice Guidelines for teaching mindfulness-based courses. He is also an accredited Executive Coach and teaches mindfulness and emotional intelligence in workplace settings and to individuals one-to-one.


Salma Darling
Salma Darling has practised mindfulness since 1989 and taught mindfulness and compassion since 2002. She has been a body-oriented psychotherapist since 1998 and is a mindfulness and psychotherapy supervisor, and an ecopsychologist practicing embodiment with nature. She trained to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts, USA with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of MBSR, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) at Bangor University, UK, and follows the UK Good Practice Guidelines. Salma has spent over 2 years in silent meditation retreats, and teaches Insight meditation and secular mindfulness internationally.


Mindfulness Teacher - Christiane
Christiane Kerr has over 20 years personal meditation practice and 12 years experience of teaching yoga and meditation. She completed her mindfulness teacher training through Bangor University and has done additional training with both the Oxford Mindfulness Centre and Mindfulness in Schools. She follows the good practice guidelines for mindfulness teachers. Her particular interest is in how mindfulness can help us develop well-being and resilience and she works with groups, families, individuals, and companies.


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Julia Hutchinson is a Counselling Psychologist and Mindfulness Teacher, and holds a Masters in Mindfulness Based Approaches from Bangor University. She has been practicing mindfulness meditation since 2007. She regularly runs mindfulness groups for both adults and children, and specialises in depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues. She has a particular interest in using mindfulness-based approaches to help parents with the challenges of parenting, and children to develop their resilience so they can flourish.


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Dr Melanie Tokley is a Clinical Neuropsychologist (PhD), working in diagnostic clinics, inpatient neurorehabilitation and outpatient therapy across both the NHS and private sectors. She has a Master's Degree in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy at the University of Oxford and has undertaken advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Melanie is also a qualified yoga teacher with the Centred Yoga Alliance and has a special research interest in the neurobiology of mindfulness and meditation practices.


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James trained to teach mindfulness at the University of Aberdeen where he completed the ‘MSc Studies in Mindfulness’ programme. This three year course encompasses mindfulness, compassion, insight and wisdom training. He is committed to the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) and has undertaken additional training from The Mindfulness Association and The Oxford Mindfulness Centre and continues to attend annual retreats. James has a genuine compassion and empathy for the struggles that bring people to mindfulness and through his teaching he aims to pass on tools that will help others alleviate their own suffering.


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Jiva has been practicing mindfulness since 1997. She has a Masters in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapies from Exeter University and has a certificate in teaching from the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University. Jiva follows the good practice guidelines, is a supervisor with the Mindfulness Network CIC and is working on the MYRIAD trial at Oxford Mindfulness Centre. She has a particular interest in teaching mindfulness to help people overcome anxiety and stress-related challenges in life.


Rosalie Dores
Rosalie has been practicing meditation and yoga since 1993. She completed a five-year Masters, with distinction, in Teaching Mindfulness Based Approaches at Bangor University in 2011. She teaches Distance Learning programmes for the University of Bangor, supervises mindfulness teachers for the Mindfulness Network CIC, and teacher trains in Europe. Rosalie has completed a training in teaching Interpersonal Mindfulness with the Centre for Mindfulness (UMASS) and Metta Foundation, and attends both solitary and interpersonal meditation retreats on an ongoing basis. She is a UK Network registered teacher, and follows the UK Good Practice Guidelines.


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Debbie is a mindfulness teacher, trainer and consultant with over 25 years of personal practice of mindfulness and related disciplines. She runs mindfulness courses in the public & private sector, in corporate organisations, communities, family settings, and one to one coaching. She trained to teach mindfulness to MA standard at Bangor University and has a Certificate of Competence in teaching. Debbie follows the Good Practice Guidelines and trained to be a supervisor with the Mindfulness Network CIC. Debbie's experience as a dedicated mindfulness practitioner and teacher comes through in her intuitive and authentic approach to teaching.


Zoe is a Mindfulness and Mindful Self-Compassion teacher, accredited counsellor-psychotherapist and supervisor of mindfulness teachers. She has been practising meditation and yoga since 1996. Zoe trained to teach Mindful Self-Compassion with the Centre for Mindful Self-Compassion (CMSC) and has been running mindfulness and self-compassion programmes since 2010. She is a member of the UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers and adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines. Zoe is passionate about growing and supporting the community of MBSR/MBCT and self-compassion graduates.


Gary has been practicing meditation for over 30 years and has also completed the Community Dharma Leadership training through Gaia House and is therefore well versed in the origins of mindfulness. He is passionate about bringing mindfulness to the general population and has also taught the MBCT for Life programme to people living with cancer, as well as healthcare professionals. Previously, he spent over 30 years in the corporate sector and was the founder of the first European Mindfulness and Meditation Group at Oracle.