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.