Cornelia Baumann

Mindful Academy MBSR Teacher and Connected Kids Tutor

I am a Connected Kids Tutor and trained with Mindful Academy Solterreno to teach adults MBSR (Mindfulness-based stress reduction).

I am originally from Germany but have lived in the UK for almost 15 years. I am an actress and have always been very interested in meditation. Since the acting industry is very competitive, fast-paced and unstable, I was always looking for ways to support myself through that to find some balance and inner calm.

After attending an acting course that included meditation I incorporated the practice in my life and very quickly felt the benefits in my acting, my approach to the industry but most importantly in my life in general. It helped me overcome anxieties and stresses, manage negative thinking and worrying and improve relationships and my overall well-being and enjoyment of life.

After several years of personal practice I initially trained to teach children meditation and became a Connected Kids tutor. When I came across mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and attended the 8-week standard programme I was impressed with the way the course helped me deepen my practice and offered a very clear understanding of how the mind works. MBSR was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and his colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in 1979 and it is now taught all over the world.

This led me to train to teach MBSR with Mindful Academy Solterreno. My practice continues to deepen and develop as I practice and teach this unique way of exploring our inner world and the world around us.

I follow the mindfulness teacher good practice guidelines and am particularly interested in combining acting skills with mindfulness practice.​

Warm wishes,

Connie

Country
United Kingdom
Town
London

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As always it was a beautiful and incredibly rich experience. I have learnt so much for my own practice and also my understanding for teaching feels enhanced. As always there were challenges but I felt held and supported the whole way through. It was always clear what was…

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TT1 April 2021

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I absolutely loved this course. The trainers really embodied mindfulness and I felt very inspired by them. The course content was very well-prepared and well-delivered. What I loved most was to learn how to teach without teaching! Just gently guiding the…

TT2 ONLINE, Jan to March 2021, 9-weeks

If you're wanting to learn more about mindfulness and using such a powerful tool then don't hesitate to join the TT1 course. The course is experiential, no long lectures to sit through. Each day you get the chance to practise leading a meditation with kind, constructive feedback in a supportive…

TT1 ONLINE, November 2020

If you're wanting to learn more about mindfulness and using such a powerful tool then don't hesitate to join the TT1 course. The course is experiential, no long lectures to sit through. Each day you get the chance to practise leading a meditation with kind, constructive feedback in a supportive…

My experience was eye-opening, transformative and fun. In between laughing and crying I discovered so so much about myself. I can only say thank you and that I think this is one course I would not mind repeating, for myself at some point in the future and I am sure then I will again discover yet…

TT1 Online, October 2020

 

Truly a transformational course which leads you to be reborn, rediscover yourself, and changes your life forever!!! Bodhin and Sheena are the best ever coaches for MBSR. Their in-depth knowledge, warmth and empathy set a very conducive environment to learn and grow into more intuitive…

TT1 online October 2020 

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Great. My intention was to deepen my own practice as well as to take initial steps in learning how to pass on the possibility of the gift of mindfulness to others, and both of those intentions were met.

MBSR Teacher Training TT1 course October 2020 

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