Merve is a Mindfulness Teacher based in Istanbul, Turkey.
She worked as a bank manager for 12 years in Turkey and Austria for an International Bank. In 2016, she decided to take a break and started travelling to India and Nepal. During those trips, she stayed Tibetan Buddhist Centers for 7 months and took several courses about Buddhism, Positive Psychology and Meditation. Also attended different retreats between 10-40 days.
When she is back to Turkey, she decided to focus on Mind Training and started to teach Meditation and now Mindfulness to Corporates and Individuals.
She is recently running Mindfulness Workshops and Mindfulness Trainings, available both in Turkish and English. Also organizing “Mindful Living” retreats.
Her lifelong motivation is to make Mindfulness accessible to everyone in Turkey.
Also, in the long term to increase awareness of individuals and institutions that Mindfulness can be widely used as a preventative health care practice in Turkey.
With this vision, as well as class trainings, she also works on digital and mobile application projects to increase the digital presence of Mindfulness and Meditation practices in the Turkish language.