|Marion Furr, Chartered
Founder of inMindSight
Marion is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Mindfulness Teacher who trained to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) at Bangor and Oxford Universities. Since 2011, as Chair of the UK Department of Health staff well-being programme she personally introduced Mindfulness to over 3,000 colleagues at the Department of Health and across the UK Civil Service as a whole. Since moving to Portugal in 2016, Marion continues in her role as a Trustee for the Oxford University Mindfulness Centre (OMC) and as a member of the steering group for the Mindfulness Initiative – an advocacy project, aimed at increasing awareness of how mindfulness can benefit society. Marion is an executive coach using both Psychometric and Mindfulness approaches for individual, group and organisational development. Marion is governed by and conforms to the standards set by the British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council.
Per is the Director of Training and founder of inMindSight. Having experienced the life-changing impact of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme for himself, Per has been passionately studying and delivering mindfulness training in a variety of settings ever since, working with schools, local charities, corporations and government departments. In his own time, Per supported his local community in Bedford, UK, with a free weekly mindfulness group that had some 300 members. Before moving to Portugal, Per was a Visiting Tutor at Cranfield University School of Management in the UK where he co-developed and taught the Mindfulness for Higher Performance programme to senior executives from around the world. Per trained as a mindfulness teacher with Bangor University Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice and with Breathworks CIC. He maintains strong links with Bangor University as Chair of the Friends of Bangor Association.
The Algarve Centre for Mindfulness
Based in Loulé , Marion and Per have established the Algarve Centre for Mindfulness to promote and offer the wellbeing benefits of mindfulness to both local and visiting populations in the Algarve and across Portugal. We offer a range of non-clinical programmes for individuals, groups, or organisations, including Introductory Programmes, half-day, whole-day and weekend workshops, and longer more comprehensive programmes with a format and content to meet the needs of our clients – including MBSR and MBCT programmes. Marion and Per trained as mindfulness teachers with the two leading UK Universities (Oxford and Bangor). They are registered on the UK listing for Mindfulness Based Teachers and operate in accordance with their guidelines and standards. Contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Or by telephone: +44 (0) 7973 548668 (UK) or +341 (0) 968837136 (Portugal)