'Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing.'
– Jon Kabat-Zinn
Dr Elise Bialylew is a doctor, mindfulness meditation expert and social entrepreneur who founded Mindful in May, the world's largest online mindfulness meditation campaign that raises money to reduce the impact of global poverty. Through Mindful in May, she has taught thousands of people around the world the skills of mindfulness whilst raising over $500,000 to transform the lives of more than 10,000 people through building clean water projects in Africa. Celebrities including Magda Szubanski have learned to meditate with Elise as have corporates including Google. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, New York Times and on Australian Television. She is a highly sought after corporate mindfulness consultant who delivers training through her organisation The Mind Life Project, including her program The Power of Presence, where she combines her scientific rigour, psychological understanding and mindfulness expertise, to support leaders and organisations in becoming more resilient, innovative and effective at work and life.
Workshops and Intensives allow more time for an in-depth exploration of the topic through conversation and activities. Our workshops provide an opportunity to work with leading members of our faculty over the course of a highly structured day.