Bespoke training tailored to your organisation:

Supporting the mental well-being of your employees

Working with MindfulnessUK At Work

Mindfulness has been proven to reduce stress, anxiety and conflict. It can also increase resilience, emotional intelligence and improve communication in the workplace.

Prioritising well-being for staff can foster a more positive business culture and working with MindfulnessUK is an opportunity to not just "tick a box" but drive true cultural change and embed employee well-being into your business values.

Covid 19 has created so much change in such a short space of time. There have been fundamental changes to everyone's day to day work life from no longer travelling into an office, managing your workload differently, to working with your colleagues in a more remote way.

Why work with us:

  • Supporting the wider employee development agenda.
  • Reduce stress and anxiety.
  • Increased focus and productivity.
  • Improved employee satisfaction and retention.
  • We are a member of the British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches (BAMBA).
  • We are members of City, University of London to ensure that benefits of our programmes are researched and evidenced-based.

Following a MindfulnessUK workshop, will provide improved health and well-being, more resilience, and focus and productivity.  All leading to a more collaborative and cohesive team.

Our latest blog 'The Benefits of Creating a Mindful Workplace Culture' explores ways of creating a mindful workplace culture and how, if this is developed, an organisation could look and feel positively different, reaping the benefits in the longer term.  To stay up to date with our latest news and blogs click here.

At Work

What we offer

4-week Compassionate Mindful Resilience Course

4-week Compassionate Mindful Resilience Course

These programmes have been designed for the work environment.  Each week we will focus on mindfulness and compassion in a shorter and targeted format, reducing stress and anxiety and improving resilience and communication, which is now more important than ever.

Bespoke Workshops and introductory events

Bespoke Workshops and introductory events

Every business is unique as are your employees and we will work with you to establish the most effective programme that will drive a cultural change, whether that be workshops or a longer-term programme.

Mindfulness Based-Stress Reduction programme for the workplace

Mindfulness Based-Stress Reduction programme for the workplace

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course in the workplace is evidence-based and proven to significantly change brain activity, improve employee happiness and resilience and lead to a sustained cultural change.

Train Staff To Teach Mindfulness and Compassion at Work

Train Staff To Teach Mindfulness and Compassion at Work

Either train staff in-house to become Mindfulness and Compassion Well-Being Advocates or fund them to gain a Level 4 qualification through an Awarding Body.

Don't just take our word for it...

“It was helpful learning to take a moment to assess myself before reacting and to learn the idea of daily meditation to relax and relieve stress”

~ Hoare Lea

“It was helpful learning to take a moment to assess myself before reacting and to learn the idea of daily meditation to relax and relieve stress”

~ Hoare Lea

“The facilitator was relaxing, informative and knowledgeable. The practices were excellent. I was having a bad day so really put into context how useful mindfulness is”

~ Edgewell

About MindfulnessUK

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Meet the team

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Karen Atkinson

Karen is the Co-founder and Senior Partner of MindfulnessUK, an author, a trustee of the British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches (BAMBA), a teacher and trainer of mindfulness and compassion skills and practices, and a Bangor trained supervisor of mindfulness teachers. Karen has been teaching mindful movement and meditation for over 30 years, and recently published ‘Compassionate Mindful Inquiry in Therapeutic Practice’.  It is fair to say that she takes the greatest pride in having used her unique position to develop the Integrated Mindfulness and Compassion Qualification, a ground-breaking qualification and the first of its kind in the market. As a highly respected, extremely experienced, and well-trained mindfulness teacher with a warm, intuitive, friendly, and professional manner, Karen’s mission is to bring this enhanced enjoyment of life to as many people as possible.

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Stephanie Unthank

Neil is an experienced meditator and has co-lead on numerous retreats, weekend courses, and 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses over the last 10 years. He trained to deliver the 8-week MBSR course with Bangor University and has helped facilitate regular Buddhist teaching and meditation sessions since 2005. He found co-leading at MindfulnessUK’s previous retreats at Sharpham House to be a joyful and enriching experience, and looks forward to the privilege of doing so again within this beautiful and unique setting close to the summer solstice.

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Vera Dubrovina-Thompson

Vera is a Director of Mindfulness UK At Work and an experienced Yoga Therapist and Mindfulness teacher. Following a 21-year career in the Financial Services sector Vera is incredibly knowledgeable in how mindfulness can make a difference in the workplace. Vera’s interest in yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices started back in 1992 in Kazakhstan. After moving to the UK and gaining an MSc in Economics and Finance Vera held a number of leadership roles in UBS, Barclays, HSBC and Lloyd’s Banking Group. Understanding first-hand the pressures of working in the city and making it only work for her through the use of meditation and mindfulness practices, Vera finally decided to leave Finance and focus on working in alternative therapies space. Vera’s therapeutic approach is based on delivering simple, effective, and researched-based mindfulness tools that help reduce stress, build resilience and drives employee well-being.

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