Bodhin Philip Woodward, Bsc. SYT: is Founder and Director of Training for Mindful Academy Solterreno a UK registered Accreditated Training Provider & Meditation School with the Yoga Alliance Professionals and co-founder of Mindful Academy.
As a senior International MBSR Teacher and Trainer, Bodhin has more than 30 years experience of mindfulness practices and teaching. He teaches Mindfulness Based Approaches (MBAs) to help prevent relapse into depression and to manage stress and anxiety. He also meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidelines for Trainers of Mindfulness-based Teachers published by the UK Network of Mindfulness-based Teacher Trainers
Bodhin founded Mindful Academy with Kathy Ward in 2012 and has helped more than 200 students graduate as MBSR Mindfulness Teachers, Accredited MBSR Teachers (AMT). He facilitates supervision to many of those graduates.
Bodhin was trained in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) in 2005 by Dr Paramabandhu Groves, an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist, at the Breathing space in the London Buddhist Center. He has taught the classic MBCT/MBSR course more than 80 times during the last 15 years to several hundred pupils. He teaches it in the 8 week format and also in a 6 day intense retreat format in his own retreat center in Spain, Solterreno.
Bodhin is also an accredited Breathworks Mindfulness Trainer; Living Well with Pain, Stress and Illness and Mindfulness for Stress. "This programme of practice and training is part of my commitment to deepening my own practice and ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of the training I offer." He has been practicing Mindfulness on a daily basis since 1985.