The Grounding for Mindfulness Meditation (GfMM)™ has been designed and adapted for teaching in everyday life from several arts by Billie Krstovic MA MCHP. Billie's Masters Degree is in Religious Education (research into Spiritual Development and Self-Development in Education) from Warwick University and she is currently planning to start a Phd.
Billie is an author, writer, Meditation Teacher, researcher, Advanced Practitioner for Australian Bush Flower Essences , energy healer and Psychology and Philosophy and Ethics teacher. She currently works as Head of Social Sciences in Berkshire UK.
Billie has 40 years of practising, learning, investigating and researching into: Mindfulness, Yoga, meditation, plant medicine, Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga,vibrational medicine, Kundalini Yoga, Ki-Aikido, Chi Kung and Religion and spirituality, with special interests in Buddhism, Hinduism and Earth religions and ancient spirituality. Billie holds a Rank of 1St DAN Black Belt in Ki-Aikido and has also been trained in Transcendental Meditation and the TM Siddhi programme and and Hatha and Raja Yogaand is also trained paco. She she studied meditation, Ayurveda,Western and Eastern Astrology, Hatha Yoga and ancient Vedic scripts whilst living in a meditation centre in the mountains above lake Lucerne in Switzerland in 1990. She is also a member of the The Alister Hardy Society for the study of Spiritual Experience at Trinity St David at Lampeter, Wales. She has been studying Yoga, mindfulness and meditation since the age of 11.
Billie is also a qualified secondary school teacher currently working as a Head of Social Sciences and teaching Psychology. She has also taught Religious Education and Philosophy and Ethics. She has trained many generations of adolescents in secondary schools to practice Mindfulness via The Grounding for Mindfulness Meditation (GfMM)™ and has also adapted the technique into The Basic Grounding for Mindfulness Meditation (BGfMM)™ especially for Educational use.
Billie is founder of Happiness is Schools Project and the author of 'Using Mindfulness to Improve Learning: 40 Meditation Exercises for School and Home'- manual for teachers and parents. For more information please visit www.groundingformindfulness.com / The book is available online at Amazon, Waterstones, Good Reads, Routledge and many other websites all over the World.
Apart from her work in education she also teaches adults within and outside of school environment and has designed several versions of the technique which can be taught to individuals, pairs, groups and in educational,SEN, creative, sport, healthcare and also corporate environments to leaders and their teams.
Billie works with private clients (by appointment only) helping with spiritual and self-development and stress management.
Billie is also editor of Berkshire Woman Magazine and frequently write about spirituality and women's issues.
Some of her writings are available on this website's blog.
The Grounding for Mindfulness Meditation (GfMM) ™
The Grounding for Mindfulness Meditation (GfMM)™ is a deep and effective way to induce mindfulness in everyday life for anyone anywhere.The technique is effective and works straight away.The calm is instant, mindfulness naturally follows.
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