Trish Bartley

Guest Trainer

I am a mindfulness teacher trainer and author – and have been involved in mindfulness since 1999 and the beginning of MBCT. I have two special interests within the mindfulness field – one is in relation to work with people with cancer – and the other is concerned with groupwork practice. I am...

Read more here

Alison Evans

Guest Retreat Leader

I am a teacher, trainer, and supervisor of Mindfulness-Based Approaches. I began teaching in 2004, and have taught a variety of programmes since then, including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness for life (MBCT-L) and Mindfulness-based Compassionate Living (MBCL). I have an MSc in MBCT and...

Read more here

James Kryshak

Teacher & Trainer

I originally hail from the United States where I grew up in the State of New York, pretty close to Canada.  In my daily life, I am a professional Opera Singer and travel extensively in Europe doing different productions.  I call myself a “character tenor” as I tend to play the folks that keep the plot...

Read more here

Patrick Kozakiewicz

Apprentice Trainer

I am a Business Professional, Trained and Certified Mindfulness Supervisor and Teacher, Mental Health First Aider and Agile Thought Leader who has worked in and with some of the largest and most well known...

Read more here

Taravajra

Trainer & Retreat Leader - Spanish Programmes

I am a teacher of MBSR and MBCT, based in Sussex. I gained a masters degree from Bangor University in 2010. Since 2011, I have been offering training in MBSR/MBCT through Bangor (CMRP/Mindfulness Network) and the Sussex Mindfulness Centre. In 2017 I was convenor of the UK Network and pioneered the Listing (now...

Read more here

Jun Pang

Trainer - Chinese Programmes

Jun Pang is a psychological counselor and social worker in Guangzhou China. He is a certified MBCT teacher of the Oxford Mindfulness Foundation, and trained in Mindfulness-Based Supervision through the...

Read more here

Brenda Bell

Teacher

I am a Mindfulness teacher with a special interest in providing mindfulness training in Higher Education, in workplace settings and to cancer patients and their families. With the OMF I am involved in teaching Frame by Frame. My career background is in psychology, business consulting, leadership...

Read more here

Leonie Schell

Trustee, Teacher, Trainer, Supervisor and Consultant to the OMF

I’m a mindfulness teacher, trainer and supervisor. In my role as consultant to the OMF, I have supported the development of the OMF’s international collaborations and implementation of training pathway changes. ...

Read more here

Julia Wallond

Guest Retreat Leader

Julia Wallond has been meditating regularly since 2005.  She undertook some longer 3-month retreat periods in 2011 and 2012 with the support of Rob Burbea (resident teacher at Gaia house). Just prior to this she trained to teach MBCT with Exeter University and since then has taught over 20 courses in a...

Read more here

Jem Shackleford

Teacher

I am a mindfulness teacher, supervisor and qualified secondary school teacher. It was while living in Taiwan (2001-4) that I became interested in meditation. Later, when I returned to the UK, I began to explore more fully the benefits of mindfulness meditation for people who suffer from recurrent...

Read more here