Mindfulness trainers

Lorraine Harris
Bamba Nov 2020 - 2021

LORRAINE HARRIS (BA HONS, PGCE)

Lorraine is a long-time practitioner of mindfulness meditation with over 30 years of experience in this field and is a qualified Mindfulness instructor. She gained a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) specializing in mindfulness from Cardiff Metropolitan University. She is a lead teacher for the Mindfulness Association and is a member of The British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches (BAMBA) as well as the Chartered Management Institute. She has trained in mindfulness with Rob Nairn and the Mindfulness Association.

Mindfulness Experience

Lorraine is also responsible for the delivery and management of the Corporate Mindfulness training program for businesses in Wales and England. She delivers Mindfulness talks at conferences, workshops, courses, and one-to-one sessions to companies in the private sector, third-sector organizations, academic institutions, and local government bodies.

Mindfulness Centre in Cardiff

Lorraine manages our dedicated Mindfulness Centre in Cardiff, and she believes that looking after your own mind is the greatest gift you can give yourself.

Gelong Thubten

GELONG THUBTEN: DIRECTOR AT SAMYE FOUNDATION WALES

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher, and author from the UK.

Mindfulness Training

Thubten specializes in teaching mindfulness meditation internationally, in businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons, and addiction counseling centers. He also gives keynote speeches at major events around the world. He has been teaching for over 20 years and is a world pioneer in the mindfulness movement, as he was teaching in these sectors many years before it became popular.

Clients and Lectures

He works with major clients such as Google, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Lloyds Bank, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Accenture, and Clifford Chance. He has lectured at Facebook’s London offices, Morrisons, McCain head offices, Linklaters, and many other global companies.

Educational Work

Thubten designs and delivers 12-week mindfulness programs for 4th-year medical students at the National University of Ireland. He has also lectured at the Universities of Oxford, Cardiff, and Helsinki, as well as for the United Nations.

For more information, visit Gelong Thubten's website: https://www.gelongthubten.com/about

Anthony Harris

ANTHONY HARRIS: DIRECTOR AT SAMYE FOUNDATION WALES

Anthony has been a practitioner of meditation and mindfulness for over 30 years. He is a qualified psychotherapist and an experienced teacher of mindfulness and meditation. Anthony is a Director of Samye Foundation Wales and has been with the charity since it began in 2006.

Mindfulness Course

Anthony designed the 8 Month Mindfulness Course, which offers bespoke mindfulness training to those who wish to further enhance and nourish their mindfulness practice.

Training and Teaching

His main teacher in the early days in the 1980s was Rob Nairn. Anthony has also trained with the Mindfulness Association and delivers the MBLC Mindfulness Based Living Course and the One Year Mindfulness Training course. He leads many meditation sessions at the center and delivers mindfulness to organizations in the public sector.

Rosina Morrison

Rosina Morrison

Rosina has been sharing mindfulness teaching for about 10 years. She trained as a tutor with the Mindfulness Association and completed a Diploma in Mindfulness Studies with the University of Aberdeen. She is a member of BAMBA (the British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches) and adheres to their ethical framework.

Background and Experience

Her background as a counselor was one of the threads that led her into sharing mindfulness and compassion. She has offered courses with the Mindfulness Association and in a range of settings.

Byron Harris

Byron Harris (BSc (Hons))

Introducing Byron Harris, mindfulness trainer, tutor, and counsellor. Byron is a trained practitioner in mindfulness methods, having studied with the Mindfulness Association, MiSP, and Youth Mindfulness. He is an experienced trainer, tutor, and therapist, having worked in private practice, EAPs, and in schools with every age group.

Trauma-Informed Practices

The services Byron offers are rooted in trauma-informed practices, built on a foundation of emotional safety, comfort, and understanding. He works to identify and understand connections between emotional well-being and physical health to help foster a healthier and happier life.

Client-Centered Approach

Byron’s expertise lies in creating an environment where clients feel safe and supported, no matter what the individual well-being goals are. Whether wanting to reduce stress, gain a better understanding of their creativity, strengthen relationships, explore more achievable goals, etc., Byron is there to support. And it is not just with one-on-one sessions.

Workshops and Courses

He also offers mindfulness and counseling workshops and courses, delivering a range of mindful practices and resources to instill positive emotions, improved focus, and clarity. Through Byron’s workshops, clients will be empowered to better understand and manage mental and emotional turmoil while also learning valuable life skills.

Enhance Emotional Health

With Byron Harris’ well-being services, you will learn valuable standing points and techniques that improve your emotional health and physical well-being. Engage in a safe environment with a passionate and knowledgeable professional to help transition stresses and struggles into a more positive and rewarding life. Make a positive change towards a healthier and happier you. Get in touch with Byron Harris today.

Manon Barbier

Manon Barbier

Mindfulness Trainer

Manon has completed her mindfulness teacher training with the Mindfulness Association back in April 2023, and she's since then delivered an 8-week MBLC course with Lorraine. Prior to training as a mindfulness teacher, Manon has been practicing mindfulness for several years and has greatly benefited from it. She currently volunteers with a birth charity and spends a lot of time with pregnant women. She, therefore, brings her mindfulness training into that role and the support she gives to the different pregnant women she comes in contact with.