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

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 

Overall feedback
There are not enough words of gratitude for such a life changing 5 days. Even when I was frustrated, I reveled in the experience. When I realized through your presentations and discussions that I alone caused my suffering with my overthinking, overplanning…

Silent retreat; What 3 words best describe your experience of this course
Grateful, Grounded, Supported

Overall, my experience was moving and intense. The training was incredibly insightful, collaborative and really well guided. I felt supported throughout the programme, with plenty of opportunity for reflection, questioning, exploring, practising and teaching. It was a great balance between…

TT1 online August 2020 

Spent an excellent week with Bodhin and Helen and participants from all around Europe. It was a learning experience, not just about teaching mindfulness, but also about myself. Particularly enjoyed meeting the other participants, all with their own journey and their own story. It was an…

TT1 online August 2020 

I participated in the online TT1 course in August 2020. I benefited greatly from this course and am very pleased that I chose the Mindful Academy at Solterreno for my teacher training. The teachers were highly experienced and knowledgeable, and truly embodied the principles of mindfulness. The…

TT1 online August 2020

Overall feedback, Really excellent.

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 teachers, as well as an…

TT1 online August 2020 

As always it was extremely well organised and I felt very held and taken care of. I always felt supported and even though I had taken the 'same' retreat in person last year I gained more insights and really felt like my practice was deepened.
Of course I missed the beautiful Solterreno but…

Silent Online Retreat, July 2020

I felt privileged to be able to participate remotely as cost and logistics have got in the way previously. This opportunity has open new possibilities for me and strengthen my commitment to continue, and deepen the practice of mindfulness.

I cannot be more grateful to Bodhin for his…

Silent Online Retreat, July 2020

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