Anne Twohig, founder of Centre for Mindfulness Ireland, has been teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programmes (MBSR) for the past 10 years. She trained with the Center for Mindfulness, (CFM), University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass). Anne is the first MBSR Teacher in Ireland to achieve Certification from CFM, UMass and is now a member of their Professional MBSR Teacher Training Team.
Teaching Mindfulness has brought Anne in contact with many areas within society and health care. Her work includes teaching the 8 week MBSR Programme, day workshops and tailored programmes.
She has worked extensively in Mindfulness training for health care providers focusing on self-care in the work place. These organisations include Barnardos, Enable Ireland, and the HSE. She also works in education, corporate and banking sectors.
Anne works with the general public teaching mindfulness as a support for taking charge of the stresses of life in the 21st century. Anne is an awardee with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland for her work in Mindfulness in Education.