Teri West
Author and Mindfulness Teacher
Community of Interbeing

Teri West has been a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (author of 'The Miracle of Mindfulness' and over 100 other books on mindfulness practices) since 1988. While camping with friends who had worked with him in the 70s to support Vietnamese refugees in the UK, they received an unexpected invitation to visit his newly founded retreat centre, Plum Village ( in France. She has studied and practised Thich Nhat Hanh's particular form of engaged buddhism ever since. She is an active member of his Community of Interbeing (, initiating and co-leading family-friendly retreats and leading days of mindfulness in the west country where she lives. She was recently ordained at Plum Village as a teacher. She is also a storyteller, singer/songwriter, workshop leader and clown, in the Nose to Nose (

´╗┐Photo Courtesy of Taz Kyprianou

Mindful Living Show Presentation
Friday 2nd June
Session Title: Managing the difficulties in developing a Mindfulness Practice