About Us

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Mindfulness Liverpool is a North-West based mindfulness organisations, delivering groundbreaking courses and training in the field of mindfulness and meditation. We deliver tuition, courses, workshops, classes and guidance on mindfulness, yoga and meditation throughout the UK.

We currently offer the following services:

  • Internationally recognised and accredited Mindfulness courses
  • Independent Workshops, Classes and Retreats covering all topics relating to Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga
  • Training and courses in Mindfulness and Well-Being for organisations, businesses, charities and corporations.
  • One to One tuition and guidance in all aspects of Mindfulness, Meditation and Self-Compassion practices
  • One to One stress reduction and therapy using mindfulness-based approaches
  • Mindfulness programmes specialising in recovery from addiction and dependence

Our Team

Dave Spencer – Director

Dave Spencer is a qualified Mindfulness Teacher, Yoga Teacher and Meditation Teacher. He is a specialist in mindfulness and meditation practices. His work is certified and insured by the Yoga Alliance, Breathworks CIC, The University of Aberdeen and Balens Insurance.

Dave has practised and trained in mindfulness and meditation techniques for over fifteen years. He teaches Mindfulness for many different organisations, including Sefton Council, Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts (LIPA), ‘HIT’ Harm Reduction, Bridge House and Tom Harrison House (a specialist facility providing addiction treatment exclusively to military veterans, reservists, emergency personnel, and their families). He also teaches extremely popular independent classes, workshops and courses on mindfulness, meditation and yoga throughout the North-West.

Dave teaches several different kinds of Yoga, including Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow, Mindful Yoga and Yoga for People with Limited Mobility. He is a respected and highly sought-after teacher.

Dave is accredited with the Breathworks CIC Mindfulness Organisation to deliver their highly regarded eight-week mindfulness courses, and is trained in the Breathworks system of Mindfulness-Based Approaches. He holds a post-graduate certificate in Studies in Mindfulness from the University of Aberdeen. He is listed as an approved teacher by the UK Network of Mindfulness Teacher Training Organisations. He is also in full compliance with the Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness-Based Teachers – As defined by the UK Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Network, 2011.

 

Andrea Cygler – Senior Associate

andrea2Andrea Cygler is a highly experienced and qualified well-being practitioner. She has taught and practiced complementary health, stress management, resiliency training, therapeutic touch and meditation and relaxation techniques for twenty years.

Andrea is a qualified Breathworks trainer and a qualified Mindfulness in Schools Instructor (www.mindfulnessinschools.org). She teaches mindfulness courses and meditation sessions throughout the North West. Andrea is also a Breathworks Associate and part of their teacher training team; regularly facilitating on Breathworks Teacher Training courses.

As well as teaching independent mindfulness courses and meditation sessions, Andrea’s main focus has been on community projects. She works closely with support services, adult learning services and school services, and has a passion for helping and working with all ages and diversities of people.

Andrea is committed to inspiring, enabling and supporting individuals in taking an active and integrative approach to their wellbeing – encouraging a deep understanding of the connection and relationship between body, mind and spirit. Mindfulness-based approaches are at the heart of Andrea’s work.

Some of the organisations that Andrea has worked with include: Cheshire Wirral Partnership, Wirral Mind,  Imagine,  Sahir House, HIV Support Agency,  Wirral Social Services, (mental health day services), Liverpool Education Authority, Healthy Schools, Breast Cancer Care, Liverpool Community Health, Alder Centre (bereavement services), As Creatives,  Also Festival, LBGT Foundation, Health First Team, Penny Lane Development Trust, Trafford Hall -National Communities Resource Centre, Barclays Bank, Ingredion UK, Thermo Fisher.

 

Keith Harvey – Senior Associate

As well as being a highly experienced mindfulness teacher and trainer, accredited in several approaches to mindfulness, Keith is a person-centred counsellor, accredited with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and a qualified counselling supervisor, with experience of working as a therapist in schools, the NHS, with homeless young people, and with the LGBT community.

Keith has been meditating and practicing mindfulness for more than 15 years and is interested in the secular applications of mindfulness practice for individuals, in the workplace and in schools. Prior to his work in mindfulness, therapy and counselling, Keith worked as a university lecturer in linguistics, French literature and translation and has a PhD from the University of Manchester.

Keith is well known for his kind, thoughtful presence, which comes through in all his work.

 

Gillian Torres – Business Manager

Gillian Torres is a writer, author, business entrepeneur, consultant and teacher. She is an experienced mindfulness practitioner and is the creator of the unique written mindfulness practice, Soul Scripting. She is in demand as a creative business consultant, working with groundbreaking organisations like 2030Hub Liverpool, the world’s first United Nations Local Hub for the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Gillian brings her unique skills to Mindfulness Liverpool to help catalyse training and services of the absolute higest quality and calibre.