Shad has been practising meditation for more than 15 years in various traditions, and for the last 10 years has been studying and practising Mindfulness with Insight Meditation, and completed the 18 month Committed Dharma Practitioners Programme with the Sharpham Trust and Gaia House in 2014. She is co-coordinator of Sheffield Insight Meditation and regularly attends retreats at Gaia House in Devon, including Exeter University’s MBCT retreat. She is undertaking the Bhodi College’s 2 year Mindfulness Teachers’ Development Programme.
Shad has a background in Management Development with British Telecom where she was Programme Director of their Client-Centred Consultancy and Facilitation Programme. She has been a free-lance consultant, trainer and facilitator since 1994 and is a trained psychotherapist and clinical supervisor
Shad now co-facilitates MBLE courses.