Elinor Brown is recognized as meeting the UK Good Practice Guidelines on the Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations Listing. She has followed the Teacher Training Pathway at Bangor University CMRP and trained at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (Finding Peace in a Frantic World).
Elinor is passionate about the potential to nurture and transform individuals, communication and relationships. Integrity is key to her work and her own practice is fundamental to her professional and personal life.
She runs introductions, away days and group-based courses for the corporate and public sectors, and taught on Oxford University’s MYRIAD Research Programme. She is a founder member of Nurturing Parents Cambridge and an associate trainer for MIND. She is also a trainer and instructor for the Mindfulness in Schools Project.
Elinor has over a decade’s experience of working in digital media, broadcasting and publishing for large corporations, including the BBC, and small businesses. Her work included communications, managing teams and liaison with blue-chips and private clients. She began volunteering in schools in 1990 and has worked with children and adults for charities including: CSV and Birth Companions.
Elinor has experience of working under intense pressure and is committed to alleviating stress and promoting good mental health and positive relationships for individuals, organisations and communities.
She is available to teach in Cambridgeshire and London.
Dr Shani Langdon is a Clinical Psychologist who worked in the NHS for nine years, and currently works through a private practice in Cambridge. She specialises in mindfulness-based approaches, with training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Her MBCT training in 2009 was with Mark Williams, through the Oxford Mindfulness Centre (OMC), and she regularly attends workshops, retreats and further training. She trained to teach the Nurturing Parents course with Eluned Gold (who devised the course) from the University of Bangor Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP).