Kathy Ward, SYT, ERYT 500, PYT500, AMT, Dip.C.Hyp.NLP.CBT. Kathy has over 37 years personal practice of meditation and yoga and 35 years professional training and development experience. She is a Senior International Mindfulness MBSR Teacher, MBSR Teacher Trainer, MBCT ca Teacher, MBSR Supervisor, Senior Mindful Yoga Teacher and Trainer and Yoga Therapist. She teaches Mindfulness-based Approaches (MBAs) to people all over the world living with stress, anxiety, depression and illness who wish to learn how to engage fully in the present moment, calm the mind and escape unhelpful automatic reactions.
Kathy trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) School of Psychology, Bangor University. Admission to the programme is limited to those with extensive professional experience and a solid meditation practice. Since setting up Mindful Yoga Academy in 2010 and Mindful Academy in 2012, Kathy has trained more than 340 students to teach MBSR and Mindful Yoga.
She is a member of the UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers, meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidelines for Trainers of Mindfulness-based Teachers and the Good Practice Guidelines for Supervisors published by the UK Network of Mindfulness-based Teacher Trainers.