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Samye Foundation Wales

Mindfulness courses for individuals, groups and businesses

Marie Payton-Jones


Phone: 029 20 228 040
£180/8 Week Mindfulness Course including a day of silent retreat held toward the end of the course. 

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Courses for 2019

Marie is the newest mindfulness trainer to join the team at Samye, having taught a course here in Autumn 2018. Marie will be running daytime courses several times in 2019.

8 Week Mindfulness Course - Daytime - 5th Feb 2019

We're looking forward to being able to offer more courses and workshops now that Marie is working with us.

Dr Marie Payton-Jones (BSc, DClinPsych) - Mindfulness Trainer

Marie has always been fascinated by the complexity and potential of the human mind. She has been particularly been interested in meditation and mindfulness and it’s benefits for human wellbeing and potential, for many years.

Marie has previously worked in the NHS from 1999 to 2010, training in Clinical Psychology and working as a Clinical Psychologist from 2005 to 2010. During this period Marie worked with individuals, groups and organisations experiencing a wide range of issues and developed the skills needed to intervene effectively.

Since leaving her role in the NHS to focus on raising a young family Marie has further developed her interest in mindfulness and her own mindfulness practice.

Marie has completed training in mindfulness teaching with the Mindfulness Association and she also attends other secular and Buddhist teachings and courses offered by Samye Foundation Wales as part of her continuing professional development.

Mindfulness Training and Qualifications

Marie’s training in mindfulness teaching includes:

  • One-year Mindfulness Training – Being Present (Level 1) with the Mindfulness Association (2016)
  • One-year Compassion Training (Level 2) with the Mindfulness Association (2015)
  • The Mindfulness Association Mindfulness Teacher Training (2018)

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