Gwennie has been practising meditation in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition for over eighteen years. She trained in teaching Mindfulness-Based Approaches at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP), Bangor University, from 2004. She has also completed two years of Mindfulness, Compassion, and Insight training at Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Centre.
Gwennie has been teaching MBSR courses, workshops, follow-up courses and retreats in NE England, including Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland, since 2007. She has been teaching 8 week Distance Learning courses through CMRP since 2010, and supervises trainee and experienced teachers of mindfulness-based approaches, and also mentors personal practice as an Associate of the Mindfulness Network CIC (www.mindfulness-network.org). She is a listed member of the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations and as such, is trained to the standards and adheres to the annual CPD requirements of the UK Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) for teaching mindfulness-based courses.
She completed the teacher training programme for Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL) in spring 2017.