John is a qualified Mindfulness Teacher and holds an MSc in Mindfulness Studies from Aberdeen University. He attends annual Retreats himself, usually at Samye Ling Centre for Buddhist studies and its partner Retreat centre on the Holy Isle in northwest Scotland.
He is an internationally qualified Skiing Coach with many years of experience of coaching National Squad ski racers (from Scotland and New Zealand), training and qualifying ski teachers, guiding off piste skiers into the back country and teaching recreational skiers in ski schools throughout the European Alps, New Zealand and America.
John is also a qualified Life Coach and spent numerous years providing life coaching, applying his sports performance knowledge to coaching individuals and business groups. He also trained other life coaches, sharing his passion for coaching, mentoring and training. For a number of years at this time John was recruited by an educational charity to work in Uganda, training teachers in a national campaign to help develop schools and learning methods.
See details of John’s qualifications here.