Neil Seligman, Founder
Neil Seligman is the Founder of The Conscious Professional, the Author of 100 Mindfulness Meditations and a leading expert in Corporate Wellbeing, Mindfulness and Professional Resilience.
In the course of his career, Neil has worked for more than half of the Top 100 Law Firms in the UK and has trained thousands of lawyers, consultants, doctors and other professionals in a wide variety of skills.
Neil leads Luxury Mindfulness Retreats at Champneys and Creativity Workshops at The Esalen Institute in California. His highly-regarded Conscious Coaching has enabled many to step into their highest potential, finding alignment, excellence, and joy.
Neil’s Fine Art Soul Portrait photography has been exhibited internationally and is held in private collections around the world.
Dr. Barbara Mariposa, Mindfulness Expert
Dr. Barbara trained at the Royal Free Hospital in London and worked internationally in psychiatry and public health. Following a life-long enquiry into the interdependence of mind, emotion, and physical wellbeing, her work now brings together Five Elements acupuncture, mindfulness, emotional intelligence and leadership. She started practising Zen meditation in the 1980’s, when living in Sweden.
Also trained as an actor, Barbara brings creativity and science together in her one-to-one work, talks, workshops, and courses, to support people in fulfilling their true potential. She is passionate about building bridges between disciplines and improving how we connect, communicate and relate, generating wellbeing and success at personal and organisational levels. She is also a certified HeartMath coach.
Laura Clark, Conscious Nutrition Expert
Laura decided to become a dietitian combining her love of working with people and her passion for food and the science of nutrition. Laura has expertise in health and performance nutrition, as well as behaviour-change counselling.
TV appearances include BBC Breakfast and ITV1’s ‘The Biggest Loser’.
Laura leads Conscious Nutrition workshops for The Conscious Professional.
Edward Pike, Conscious Fitness Mentor
Edward started his career as a busy and successful Personal Trainer working with individuals, as well as leading group events, workshops, and retreats through Europe. He soon realised that the health and fitness industry was lacking a depth of approach that might encourage individuals to access and listen to their own intuition, and to effectively and joyfully create lives that align with their most authentic desires.
Since then, he has worked as a Life and Health Mentor, encouraging individuals and groups to enjoy exercise and live healthily by exploring their minds and connecting with their bodies with authenticity and compassion. Ed leads Conscious Fitness workshops for The Conscious Professional.
Neil Stanley, Sleep Optimisation Expert
Dr. Neil Stanley is the Sleep Expert at The Conscious Professional. He has been involved in sleep research for 34 years, starting his career at the Neurosciences Division of the R.A.F. Institute of Aviation Medicine.
He is past Chairman of the British Sleep Society (2000 – 2004) and a member of the European Sleep Research Society, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the European Society of Sleep Technologists.
He is co-author of the European Guidelines for accreditation of Sleep Medicine Centres and Sleep Medicine Education and has published 38 peer-reviewed papers on various aspects of sleep research and psychopharmacology and is widely quoted by the media as a trusted sleep expert.
Chloe Culhane, Yoga Instructor
Chloe is an advocate of not competing with yourself and thus teaches yoga as a method of enhancing self-compassion. Her experience in Vinyasa, Bikram, Evolation and Yin Yoga has allowed her to create classes full of diversity and accessible to students of all levels.
Chloe has experience teaching in the UK and USA including corporate classes, open classes, and workshops at Lulu Lemon stores and festivals. Chloe especially loves to work with those who are new to yoga, helping them connect with their own practice.
David Benjamin Tomlinson, Creativity Consultant
David-Benjamin Tomlinson is a writer and performer who has been on the creative front lines for fifteen years. His own unique creative journey and passion for creativity has led him to working as a Creative Intuitive, coaching professionals and artists from all walks of life on how to better identify, understand, and embrace their individual creative processes and re-ignite their artist’s heart.
David leads workshops on creativity, and serves as a grassroots creative advocate, firmly believing that if we are to create a new world, we must first remember the creator in ourselves. David is Artist in Residence at the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance.
Karen Ledger, Executive Trainer & Coach
Karen’s work is underpinned by a philosophy of empathic understanding, honesty and respect. She has in depth training and experience which enables her to provide safety and support for people to work at the fringes of their awareness where they are enriched and challenged by their own discoveries.
Karen has over twenty years experience in a wide range of coaching, facilitation and team development interventions. Clients span the independent and public sectors and include cross-boundary working with politicians. She has also worked with Finance Departments, Executive Boards and Senior Management Teams. Her work focuses on building effective relationships and communication to achieve high performance and fulfilment.
As a coach and facilitator she creates an environment of acceptance, transparency, tenderness, realism, and delight.
Andy Paice, Mindfulness Trainer
Andy used to be a Buddhist Monastic living in a Tibetan Monastery in France from 1998-2007. Over the years he has devoted thousands of hours and long retreats to Meditation and Mindfulness practices. Now returned to the secular life, Andy enthusiastically brings the skills of his extensive training to helping busy professionals access their innate resources of mental space, calm and clarity.
For the past 3 years he has been pursuing his purpose and passion working as a London based Mindfulness Trainer, Coach and Facilitator in business, corporate and community environments. Andy delivers Mindfulness workshops, courses and one-to-one sessions.
Tara Lee, Yoga Consultant
Tara is the author of 6 best-selling yoga DVDs and can be seen regularly on the Sky TV channel, Body in Balance. She has been placed by the Evening Standard as one of the top 5 teachers in the UK today. She teaches dynamic yoga, pregnancy yoga and post natal yoga.
Tara’s private yoga tuition and group classes at The Life Centre, London, are in great demand. Tara is also a qualified Shiatsu practitioner and a Doula, having been trained by Michel Odent.
Tara is excited to play a part in the conscious business movement by bringing the principles of yoga into corporate life. For her site click here.