Shamash has been practising mindfulness since 1998 and runs his own successful training organisation.
Shamash has also co-founded the world's first Museum of Happiness in London. The museum is open to the public, and currently runs events every Friday night in Shoreditch, London.
More recently, Shamash co-founded the Zen of Business - a movement to empower anyone in business to work with greater wisdom and compassion, to try and leave people and planet in a better state than we found it.
He has had the honour and privilege of training with the father of ‘Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction’, Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD through the Center for Mindfulness in Massachusetts, United States. He has also trained extensively with the Centre of Mindfulness at Bangor University in Wales. And he's attended many retreats with his favourite teacher, Ajahn Brahm.
MEng Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London
MA Masters in Education from Open University, UK
PGCE in Science Education from Institute of Education, London
PGCE in Teaching Mindfulness-based Approaches at Bangor University, Wales
Certificate in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills
Certificate in Life Coaching from Newcastle College, UK
Certificate as Laughter Yoga Teacher from Laughter Yoga University
Certificate in Swimming One Full Width from my Primary School :-)
Facebook Fellow - Facebook Community Leadership Program Winner (top 100 Community Leader selected from 47 different countries)
The Independent Happy List Winner - 2016 and 2017
He loves coaching people to live in the present moment in a calm and focused way, leading to greater health and wellbeing. And, with his strong background in science, Shamash loves the way that mindfulness has been proven to work scientifically many times. He is particularly keen to see mindfulness combined with kindness, and has developed a free 7-day Kindfulness program to spread that message.
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