"When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new."
The Mindfulspace Well-Being Company is the brainchild of and was founded by Gail Donnan in Ripon, North Yorkshire in 2014.
Gail's background is 25 years of being a holistic therapist, 7 of those years working in the skincare industry for Environ and Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics as their National Sales Manager. She then went on to train as a counsellor, teacher and taught Holistic Therapies for 8 years in further education. She then trained as a Meditation Teacher and Mindfulness Practitioner and Coach. She is a also a qualified Reiki Master Teacher Practitioner.
Gail lead small Meditation Circles and delivered Mindfulness workshops locally for eighteen months before opening up The Mindfulspace Well-Being Studios in Ripon in 2016.
You can call in for a free consultation, attend a Meditation class, take part in a Yoga, Qigong or Pilates class, learn more about Reiki and your own healing powers, investigate sound therapy or baby massage, book a well-being treatment, chat about well-being, attend a workshop or have mindfulness coaching. We specialise in training people within the Well-Being field who perhaps are looking for a life and career they love.
Having taught in this field for over ten years, Gail spearheaded leading the company to become accredited by The Complementary Medical Association to deliver ten courses. Mindfulness , Meditation, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Reiki courses, Baby Massage Instructor Course and Body Massage Diplomas. You can come to train with us to be a Meditation Teacher, study a Diploma in Mindfulness, train as a Massage therapist, Baby Massage Instructor or Reiki practioner.
Gail is passionate about well-being and mental health and specialises in a six weeks Mindful, Reiki and personal meditation therapy program to combat anxiety, depression, low mood, panic symptoms and inspire change.
The company then expanded in June 2017 to have their very own Yoga studio next door. They provide 8 Hatha Yoga classes for adults and children. They also offer 3 Pilates classes, Qigong, Baby Massage & Yoga, Rhythm Time, Pregnancy Relaxation classes and Sound Therapy.
Gail is available for guest speaking on mental health, meditation, well-being and mindfulness. Gail and her team consult and deliver the accredited courses for Corporate and Educational organisations and on how to embed Mindfulness.
She also coaches on mindfulness & meditation in schools and blogs for different websites including her own The Mindfulspace Blog on this website and it has its own facebook page.
One of her children's classes featured on BBC Look North recently.
Gail is also a volunteer Street Wisdom Leader holding Mindfulness Indoor and Outdoor workshops for people who want to find internal answers. This is a not-for-profit global mindfulness project.