​Gail Donnan


The Mindfulspace Wellbeing Company is the brainchild of and was founded by Author, freelance writer, blogger and well-being Practitioner Gail Donnan in 2014. It is a wellness centre and accredited training school based in Ripon in North Yorkshire.

Over the years Gail has been joined by instructors and practitioners offering a wide range of classes, therapies, workshops, events and courses. Gail Donnan the owner has 25 years experience of working within the well-being industry and her book "The Gateway - a journey to re-claim your power from stress and anxiety" is available from https://www.gaildonnan.com along with all the information on her workshops, retreats and study programs.

Gail's background

Gail holds qualifications in counselling, coaching, mindfulness, meditation, Buddhism, Inner Child therapy, Bach Flower Remedies, Qi gong and holistic therapies. She is a qualified teacher, assessor, IQA and Reiki Master Teacher. She is an ambassador and blogger for Psychologies magazine, part of the writing team for Beauty Despite Cancer and a volunteer guide for global Mindfulness organisation Street Wisdom. Her meditations also appear weekly on the digital radio station - Inspire Radio.

Having taught holistic therapies for 8 years, Gail spearheaded leading the company to become accredited by The Complementary Medical Association to deliver professional courses in Mental Health First Aid, Mindfulness , Meditation, Indian Head Massage, Holsitic Facial Diploma, Reiki courses, Deep Tissue/Sports Massage,  and Body Massage Diplomas. 

The company then expanded in June 2017 to have their second wellness studio next door and ten more instructors joined Gail teaching yoga, Pilates, Rhythm Time and Zen Warriors providing classes for children.

Gail is available for guest speaking on mental health and well-being, her work in schools has appeared on BBC Look North and multiple press articles. Gail is the founder of The Mindfulspace Retreat Company  and she hosts three retreats a year - her

personal website is www.gaildonnan.com