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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Testimonial As a very reflective person who likes to be in silent observation of the world, I must say that by the end of this retreat I have got to know a different silence - turning inward and actively listening to the reactions of my body, accompanied by thoughts and emotions…

5-days silent retreat, Sept 2022

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TT3 is an amazing course. Highly recommended to anyone who wishes to deepen their own mindfulness practice and develop their teaching skills.

Training Staff feedback

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TT3 June 2022

3 words best describe your experience of this course

belonging, kindness, deepening

Testimonial

I recommend TT3 to anyone who is interested in deepening their knowledge and skil ls for mindfulness teaching.

There is ample opportunity provided to deepen your practice including a 2-day silent retreat at the beginning. The instruction is superlative. The sessions…

TT3, June 2022

I loved how the course was structured. I took TT1 in the intense format of 1 week and TT2 was instead spread over 2 months. I really enjoyed both formats and I felt that TT2 was ideal in this format, because I really had the time to absorb what I learnt in each session and had time to prepare.…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

community, support, learning

TT2 Online, Oct 2021

Fantastic course. The structure of each day was fantastic. The days were long but every activity or teaching session felt like it was not rushed, there was spaciousness and yet things didn't often overrun or feel crammed in. Perfect balance. The teachers were absolutely wonderful, grounding,…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

Grounding. Safe. Comprehensive

TT1 8-day intensive 

I would recommend this TT1 training course to anyone interested in doing the course. The material is well structured and laid out. It is taught experientially which aids in long term learning. The trainers are knowledgeable and impart their knowledge in showing rather than teaching at the…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

wonderful, insightful, formative

TT1 Online August 2021 

Testimonial

I have loved the course. Very intense in a way, but the safe environment and the sense of community that is created around my colleagues and the trainers is incredible and made me change the perspective of being. It brought me to an incredible space of love and kindness. I…

TT1 online August 2021 

Overall feedback

As always it was a beautiful and incredibly rich experience. I have learnt so much for my own practice and also my understanding for teaching feels enhanced. As always there were challenges but I felt held and supported the whole way through. It was always clear what was…

Silent Online Retreat, May 2021

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