Who are we?
Terry Pilchick has taught meditation and mindfulness since the 1970s, in the UK and abroad. Although discovering meditation in a Buddhist context, Terry is well versed in the secular applications of mindfulness. As well as completing the Teacher Development course run by the University of Bangor's Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, and attending workshops with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Chris Cullen and Antonia Sumbundu, he trained with the Breathworks Foundation's mindfulness-based pain management program, with Michael Chaskalson, and with Breathing Space, a London-based project offering mindfulness-based courses for depression and addiction, where he also developed a mindfulness-based program for quitting smokers.
Marianne started meditating in 1982 and has taught meditation for twenty years, including thirteen years full-time at the London Buddhist Centre, as well as in the corporate world in the UK & overseas. She has run residential, intensive mindfulness retreats and workshops. She trained in mindfulness approaches to stress and pain management with the Breathworks Foundation's training program, also University of Bangor's Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (TDRs 1 and 2) and with Breathing Space the London Buddhist Centre's mindfulness-based programmes where she has led courses in Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT). She is also trained in the '.b' programme for schools.