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Participant Spotlight: Dr. Tamara Russell

Tamara RussellDr Tamara Russell PHD, D.CLIN PSYCH (Art of Mindfulness), is a neuroscientist, author, clinical psychologist, martial arts expert and leading mindfulness trainer. She has helped people all around the world transform their lives using her groundbreaking mindfulness techniques. Tamara works as an academic, clinician and consultant – teaching groups and individuals in the public and private sector. Her clients include NHS trusts, arts organizations, professional athletes, businesses, teachers, artists, lawyers, journalists, parents and students.

Tamara is also involved in international research investigating how mindfulness changes the structure of the brain. She lectures in neuroscience and mindfulness at Kings College London, has been in dialogue with his Holiness the Dalai Lama, and speaks regularly on mindfulness around the globe, appearing both on stage and radio. Her book, ‘Mindfulness in Motion’, is a guide to how to integrate mindfulness into every movement and every moment of your life.

You can find out more at www.drtamararussell.com and http://www.runriotprojects.org/.

At Deptford Lounge (July 2016)

Mindful Movement for Everyday

In this event, leading mindfulness trainer, neuroscientist and martial arts expert, Dr Tamara Russell, will guide you in the exploration of mindfulness and movement, giving you tips on how to integrate a stronger, purposeful and non-judgemental awareness of the present moment into every move and every moment of your day. The workshop will be a mixture of seated and moving practices along with some top tips from Tamara on mindful practice in different contexts. This event is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Dr. Tamara Russell’s Short Introductions to Mindfulness

Made for our 2015 Wilderness programme, in these recordings, Tamara gives us some short mindfulness exercises to practise. Click here to give them a try!

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Tamara’s Past Events with NOW

Psychologies Magazine Event Series (July 2016)

Dr. Tamara Russell – The Art of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Many of us would love to experience the benefits of mindfulness but struggle to integrate the traditional practices into our everyday lives. In this inspiring and interactive workshop, neuroscientist, clinical psychologist and leading mindfulness expert Dr. Tamara Russell presents a radical new approach to mindfulness that takes it off the cushion and into the real world – helping you find your own way to a rich and rewarding practice.

In this workshop – a mixture of brain science, martial arts theory, psychology and practical exercises – you will discover:

  • How you don’t need to be sitting still or lying down to meditate l How anything you do, you can do mindfully
  • Pioneering techniques that help you easily integrate mindfulness into a busy lifestyle
  • How to practise mindfulness any time, anywhere

Dr. Tamara Russell is a neuroscientist, clinical psychologist, martial artist, mindfulness trainer and leading expert from The Art of Mindfulness – a project dedicated to inspiring mindfulness in everyday life. Her forthcoming book, ‘Mindfulness in Motion’ explores the links between movement, mind and the brain. 

At Deptford Lounge (July 2015) & Wilderness (August 2015)

The Art of Mindfulness: Waking up through the Body

In this innovative and interactive workshop, neuroscientist, martial arts expert and leading Mindfulness trainer Dr. Tamara Russell will guide you through a series of pioneering movement exercises helping you to be more focused in the moment. The exercises are derived from martial arts practices and up to the minute neuroscience research. This workshop will help you achieve an alert mind in a relaxed body, and perform to the best of your ability in everyday life. You will learn how to pay close attention to your moving body, gaining knowledge and insight into how body and mind interact for optimum human functioning.

At Secret Garden Party (July 2015)

The Art of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Many of us would love to experience the benefits of mindfulness but struggle to integrate the traditional practices into our everyday lives. In this interactive workshop, neuroscientist, clinical psychologist and leading mindfulness expert Dr. Tamara Russell presents a radical new approach to mindfulness that takes it off the cushion and into the real world. This interactive, workshop will be a mixture of brain science, martial arts theory, psychology and practical exercises – where you will discover: how you don’t need to be sitting still or lying down to meditate; how anything you do, you can do mindfully; pioneering techniques that help you easily integrate mindfulness into a busy lifestyle and how to practise mindfulness any time, anywhere.

At Wilderness (August 2015)

The Art of Mindfulness: Mindful Movement

The Art of Mindfulness is a project dedicated to inspiring Mindfulness in everyday life. In this innovative workshop, neuroscientist, martial artist and pioneering Mindfulness expert Dr. Tamara Russell will lead you through a series of mindful movements based on tai chi and martial arts practices – integrating both body and mind for a deeply rewarding meditative experience.

A Mindful Feast (with Anna Jones)

Ever been guilty of inhaling your lunch at your desk? How often do you actually taste your food, savouring every mouthful, experiencing the flavours, textures, smells and using all of your senses in the process? Dr. Tamara Russell and chef and author Anna Jones will take you through their take on eating and mindfulness in the kitchen. Each guest will make dishes from Anna’s plant based recipes while discussing the importance of how we eat as well what we eat. Guests will work in pairs to create amazing summer dishes and treats to feast on, exploring which memories and associations it evokes in us, where the food comes from and its journey to the plate.