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“I really enjoyed Martin’s style of delivery and engagement and felt he adapted extremelywell to our senior management team. He is very intuitive and facilitates with real empathy.”

Mark Adlestone OBE DL , Chairman of Beaverbrooks

“The training helped me to consider what I was or wasn’t doing to support my personal wellbeing. As a leader at work the training has given me excellent insight to help my staff and also for me to behave in a way which will be supportive”

Technical and Safety Manager, Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station, Autumn 2017

“Excellent. Very thoroughly planned. Delivered with appropriate clarity, sense of purpose & control but also with compassion & responsiveness.”

Head Teacher at Withington Girls’ School, Manchester. Autumn 2016

“I would absolutely recommend this Course – it gives you the space to step back and breathe. Also the space to deal with everyday life and a stressful work environment. Martin was the perfect tutor; calming, understanding and knowledgeable.”

Assistant Head Teacher at Queen Katherine’s School, Kendal. Spring 2017

“The Mindfulness course at Beaverbrooks has offered me a sense of objectivity; noticing how I am feeling and how that is affecting my state. It has shown me how to pause, connect and check in on myself.”

Mark Adlestone OBE DL , Chairman of Beaverbrooks

“I would encourage anyone to do the training…it helps you gain perspective on the way you live and think, it helps to give you coping mechanisms, it helps to see areas in yourself (and possibly others) where stress can me minimized.”

Technical and Safety Manager, Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station, Autumn 2017

“Martin is a fabulous Mindfulness teacher. His teaching style is very engaging and extremely calming.”

Teacher, Withington Girls’ School, Autumn 2016

“Fantastic course; clearly explained concepts and accessible practices.”

Queen Katherine School Staff, Kendal. Spring 2017

“I would highly recommend! Mindfulness is something that can be used to everyone’s benefit, whether your aim is to improve your focus at work or simply to become a happier kinder person. I urge anyone considering it to give it a try.”

Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station employee, Autumn 2017

“It has enabled me to get a better sense of perspective & enhanced my ability to focus; I feel I have become more productive & efficient.”

Teacher, Withington Girls’ School, Autumn 2016

“You built rapport with your audience and showed great empathy, which created trust and respect from myself and my colleagues.”

Member of Beaverbrooks Senior Management Team, December 2017

“Martin delivered the course brilliantly; he was on the Mindfulness path with us too, was sensitive, humorous and eminently capable.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2016

“Really well planned and delivered; the group came together well – it felt like a safe space.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2017

“I have discovered ways to pause when needed and to take small ‘time outs’ especially in stressful situations – to almost readjust and obtain a greater perspective. I’ve come to accept that things don’t need to be done perfectly and to be more accepting of some situations and people.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2016

“As I write this (review of the course) I can honestly say that I feel confident, calm, happy, motivated and rather liberated. If this is as a result of me doing the course, then I thank you!”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2016

“Thank you for running this extremely thought provoking and inspirational course.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2016

“A really enjoyable and useful course – thank you for being a really great and supportive teacher.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2017

“It is a great course and I want everyone to do it!”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2016

“I really appreciated that Martin was committed to practicing Mindfulness himself. As a participant I found his own experiences and attitudes of Mindfulness really helpful and felt that his approach came from a place of insight.”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant,  2016

“I learnt to be more compassionate towards myself and the importance to take time out to do things that nourish me”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2017

“Martin’s sense of commitment, care and energy really made the course. The initial pre-course conversation set the tone and established trust”

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Participant, 2017

“I left for home revitalized….lovely company, walks and tutor.”

Walking & Wellbeing Weekend, Malham FSC Yorkshire Dales, 2018

“A perfect mix of mindfulness and walking. The guided relaxation element was tremendous. ”

Explorers Connect weekend, Peak District, 2017

“The weekend gave me peace, relaxation, space to focus on what I need to do in life and a focus on the present rather than the past.”

Walking & Wellbeing Weekend, Malham FSC Yorkshire Dales, 2018

“Martin was excellent and there was a great blend of solo time, guided activities and even some poetry added in.”

Explorers Connect weekend, Peak District, 2017

“I came away with tools to use to help me relax and methods to help me feel at ease. I would definitely re-book with martin as the course lived up to all expectations.”

Walking & Wellbeing Weekend, Malham FSC Yorkshire Dales, 2018

“The weekend had a perfect pace and was led dynamically to adapt to the needs of the group. A well led course; relaxing and friendly throughout.”

Walking & Wellbeing Weekend, Malham FSC Yorkshire Dales, 2018

“I experienced a sense of a deeper awareness of surroundings, of nature and of the landscape around me.”

Walking & Wellbeing Weekend, Malham FSC Yorkshire Dales, 2018

“The .b course was a journey…it opened up so many doors for me. It made me reflect on life as well as looking forwards to what is possible.”

Year 11 student, Sedbergh School, 2016

“I have taken from the course that I now have the ability to look at a situation with a different perception & to make an informed response.”

Year 12 student, Sedbergh School, 2016

“The best thing about the course was learning the ‘Beditation’. I did this everyday and really found it helped me sleep.”

Year 9 student Withington Girls’ School, 2016

“The course provided a very caring environment….it has helped me cope with stress”

Year 13 student Withington Girls’ School, 2017

“Excellent. Very thoroughly planned. Delivered with appropriate clarity, sense of purpose & control but also with compassion & responsiveness.”

Head Teacher at Withington Girls’ School, Manchester. Autumn 2016

“I would absolutely recommend this Course – it gives you the space to step back and breathe. Also the space to deal with everyday life and a stressful work environment. Martin was the perfect tutor; calming, understanding and knowledgeable.”

Assistant Head Teacher at Queen Katherine’s School, Kendal. Spring 2017