Ken trained at Bangor University, achieving an MA in Mindfulness-Based Approaches in 2016. He has had a regular meditation practice since 1995, has been teaching meditation and mindfulness since 2014, and has led meditation and compassion retreats. He is registered with the UK Listing of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations as a teacher who meets their professional guidelines, which include professional training to a minimum standard and regular continuing professional development activities.
Ken offers the following:
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses
- Mindfulness Based Compassionate Living courses
- Introductory courses on Mindfulness and Compassion
- Mindful movement classes based on Five Elements Yoga
- 1 and 2 day Mindfulness and/or Compassion workshops and retreats
- 1-1 consultations on meditation and mindfulness
Ken’s other interests are yoga, scuba diving, ballroom and sequence dancing, and a growing number of grandchildren. He also volunteers for The Mindfulness Network. Prior to teaching mindfulness, Ken had a long career in IT management and development.
Ken is keen to promote mindfulness and meditation. Rates for 1-1 classes are negotiable, and he is willing to offer concessionary rates on classes and workshops to those who need it.
Tuesday evening at 6.30 pm through to 8.00 pm – Mindfulness Sitting Group
Open to anyone, this class will consist of a meditation, discussion, some movement and a closing meditation. It is meant both as a way of those with an established meditation practice to meet and meditate with others, and for those who have an interest and would like to try a mindfulness session before exploring a class.
Rate: £7, free to anyone with a Sanctuary weekly or monthly pass.
Tuesday lunchtime meditation 12.15 pm to 12.45
A way to break the day, sample a short guided meditation. Bring lunch and enjoy a hot drink.
Rate: £5, free to anyone with a Sanctuary weekly or monthly pass.