Zhassulan Abishev (Jazz)
Accredited MBSR teacher, meditation instructor, philosopher, researcher, co-founder and CEO School of ME, active member of Mindfulness Culture Development Association (АРКО).
By implementing holistic and integral approach into his career mr. Abishev with his partners delivers innovative form of Mindful Education in his heutagogical processes. His holistic and secular personal development expertise includes western and eastern philosophy, psychology and mindfulness.
Between 2012 and 2014 during his full time job in Leiden Research Institute for Rational Monotheism mr. Abishev attended 10 different personal development international conferences as a participant. At the same time he had experience in number of international personal development related initiatives.
In 2015 and 2016 in the framework of a scientific research project mr. Abishev visited Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, China, Thailand, India where he attended number of international conferences, silent retreats, intensive meditation programs of main eastern philosophies (Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism) as a participant. His following numbers of publications were focusing on his summary and conclusions regarding efficacy and similarity between all attended eastern traditional practices. Being alumnus of Solterreno Mindful Academy’s MBSR Teacher Training Program, within 2016-2018, he organized and run number of online and offline public talks, interviews, workshops, lectures, trainings, retreats and 8 week MBSR programs in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Europe and USA.
In 2017 mr. Abishev co-founded School of ME (Mindful Entrepreneurship) – human centered development company. School of ME implements educational projects to fulfil organisational and personal strategic goals. Unique combination of mindfulness, design thinking and social entrepreneurship approaches allows to successfully deal with uncertainty. Within the activity in the School of ME mr. Absihev and his partners run number of workshops, tranings silent retreats related to mindfulness, design thinking and social entrepreneurship for different organizations and companies in Ukraine, Kazakstan and Europe.