Dr. Tamara Russell
Mindfulness Trainer & Innovator
Mindfulness Centre of Excellence, London

As a clinical psychologist, martial artist and neuroscientist, Tamara brings a unique, multiple perspective to her mindfulness teaching, therapy, and research and her work across health, education, and corporate sectors. Her particular interest is in the embodiment of mindfulness and the use of movement as a mindfulness training tool. Her passion is to share tools that can meet people where they are at, no matter what their starting point, and start them on a journey of self-awareness and growth.

Tamara is the Director of the Mindfulness Centre of Excellence, London. This organization is dedicated to innovation and thought leadership in the field of mindfulness with a particular focus on creativity and mindfulness teaching methods. She is a visiting Lecturer at King’s College London, lecturing on the clinical and neuroscientific aspects of mindfulness to students across a range of post graduate courses and conducting exploratory, blue skies research projects.

Tamara is the author of “Mindfulness in Motion” (Watkins, 2015) and “#whatismindfulness” (Watkins, 2017) as well as numerous academic articles exploring emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and mental health. Full publication list available on request.

Mindful Living Show Presentation 1

Saturday 16th March 2019

Time 11:20-11:50am

"Sew Mindful – Train your brain’s mindfulness networks with creativity!"

Join Dr. Tamara Russel and the Sew Mindful Team to discover how the act of sewing can not only tap into your innate creativity but also train your mind. This workshop will reveal how creativity can help us to uncover many mental habits. We can have fun, train our brains and create beautiful fabrics.

This event is sponsored by the Mindfulness Centre of Excellence and Cocoon Family Support.

Mindful Living Show Presentation 2

Saturday 16th March 2019

Time 14:40-15:10pm

"Mindfulness in Motion – move your body to train your mind."

If you can learn how to move mindfully then every movement is a chance to train your brain and discover more about your mind. Join martial artist and neuroscientist Dr. Tamara Russell in this gentle movement class with a difference.