Megan Layton

Director, Senior MBSR and Yoga teacher

Megan Layton is the Director of Simply Mindful and an experienced Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher, Yoga and Meditation teacher and Mental Health Social Worker working with individuals and groups to help them thrive. view more…

Trevor Heldt

MBSR teacher

Trevor did his first MBSR course with Simply Mindful in 2006 and since then has attended numerous graduate practice groups and Cultivating Mindfulness courses. view more…

Jenny Holmes

MBSR teacher

Jenny began her mindfulness journey in 2006 when she did the MBSR course. At the time she was burnt out view more…

Our commitment to excellent teaching

Simply Mindful is committed to presenting the MBSR program closely reflecting the curriculum developed by the founder of the program Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn, and as taught at the Center for Mindfulness (CFM) and University of Massachussetts. Sue Hays has trained with the CFM and maintains close links with the Center.

The CFM recommends a sequence for MBSR teacher training involving foundational training, initial teaching, advanced training and certification.  You can view the CFM recommended pathway for training to teach MBSR here.

At Simply Mindful each of the teachers is following the CFM’s intensive sequence of training. In addition, we participate in professional supervision with mindfulness teacher colleagues and regularly attend extended silent retreats in order to deepen our own meditation practice.




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