Zhassulan “Jazz” Abishev

Zhassulan “Jazz” Abishev

Graduate from Mindful Academy

Trainer at Mindful Academy Solterreno 

Philosopher and researcher

Co-founder of Mindful Awareness Project, MAP - an organisation is established to bring awareness to the MBSR program in Russian speaking countries and to create a network between MBSR teachers and people interested in its benefits. 

Co-founder of School of ME, (School of Mindful Entrepreneurship). NGO that focuses on development and implementation of educational projects for individuals, teams and organizations. 

Co-founder of REAL School, organization that provides Responsible Empathetic Authentic Life Approach, where people have opportunity to adapt on their own way in ever changing world.

By implementing holistic and integral approach into his career Jazz delivers innovative form of Mindful Education into all projects. His holistic and secular personal development expertise includes western and eastern philosophy, psychology and mindfulness. 

In 2006, he underwent AHRC’s “Camp Counsellors USA” program for special needs people as a caregiver and facilitator in Hunter NY, USA. 

Between 2012 and 2014 during his full time job in Leiden Research Institute for Rational Monotheism Jazz 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 Jazz 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 an alumnus of Solterreno Mindful Academy’s MBSR Teacher Training Program, within 2016-2020, he organized and ran a number of online and offline public talks, interviews, workshops, lectures, trainings, retreats, 8-week MBSR programs and teacher trainings in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Europe and USA.

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Testimonials

Overall feedback

I loved every single aspect and moment of the course. It offered in depth training on all the core practices of the MBSR, the full experience of MBSR as a student and as a teacher, unique and essential insights that can only be offered by the most experienced mindfulness…

TT1 online August 2020 

As with TT1, it was amazing to observe the week unfold. The experience was multidimensional, allowing for my personal growth by looking inward and outward with the others in the group. I was impressed with the sense of connection and community that was co-created during week, especially as it…

From the TT2 Online in July 2020

It was such a rich and very well structured program. I was a little concerned about a week-long Online program however it met my expectations far better.

I really appreciated the way Bodhin our teacher approaches participants, very respectful and intimate also. And the way he…

TT1 Online, June 2020

I have been teaching mindfulness-based practices for 20 years, and have been running teacher training courses in Italy. I found that Bodhin and the staff at Solterreno are highly prepared and competent. I participated in TT1 and it was a really superb experience and I highly recommend it to…

TT1 Online, June 2020

MBSR TT1 has been the most experiential and active learning course for me. I feel this programme includes ancient wisdom in scientific format and highly recommend to anyone looking to teach MBSR. Bodhin is a very dedicated teacher and his presence was felt throughout.

TT1 Online, June 2020

The course was substantial on multiple levels. The instructors were excellent and performed in an exemplary way. Even if I decided not to teach, what I took from this course will benefit me and others for the rest of my life. However, this course has inspired me to continue the pursuit of…

Testimonial from the ONLINE TT1 course

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The Retreat was a really unique combination of being within and without. I feel it like a wonderful co-journey and also like the opportunity to stop, turn inward, tune in, work with interest and enjoy a lot. The guidance of professional teachers provides…

from the ONLINE Silent retreat

Overall feedback

Overall really positive experience, especially considering the initial hesitation about doing it online.

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Online Silent Retreat May 2020

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