World’s Biggest Hearts
Rhonda Magee – Guest Speaker
Professor Rhonda V. Magee is a teacher of mindfulness-based stress reduction interventions for lawyers & law students, with a focus on minimizing social-identity-based bias.
A full-time faculty member at the University of San Francisco since 1998, and a full professor since 2004, Rhonda has been named Dean’s Circle Research Scholar, served as co-director of the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence, and co-facilitator of the Ignatian Faculty Forum faculty development program. She teaches Tort; Race, Law and Policy; and courses in Contemplative and Mindful Law and Law Practice. Rhonda is a trained and highly practiced facilitator, with an emphasis on mindful communication. In 2015 she was made a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, and in 2019 was named as one of world’s most important women in mindfulness.
William Fley – Founder and Chief Executive
William is a clinician in private practice with a speciality in ‘Absent fathers’ and trauma. A fully accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and Breathworks Mindfulness, he is the founder of MNPC. He holds Master’s degrees from Birkbeck College, the University of London and Roehampton University. Working within community organisations in marginalized communities, William aims to bring awareness of racialized trauma through mindfulness-based interventions. He continues to pursue his passion to eliminate cultural and other barriers to accessing mindfulness by encouraging cultural awareness and responsiveness.
Customer Service Manager
Oliver moderates and co-ordinates MNPC’s global community activities, including annual retreats, and online monthly and other events and groups. He helped plan and implement the first online POC International Retreat in June 2020, launching MNPC as a global brand.
Oliver is passionate about intersectional racial justice and change-making. At MNPC he envisions a global community that embraces BIPOC legacies of joy and pain across faiths and non-faiths, in a generative, healing and transcendent way.
Oliver has a regular personal mindfulness practice and is a passionate freelance writer, coach and podcaster who has written for The Guardian, Melan Mag and AZ Mag.
Dr. Raphael Jay Adjani
Raphael works as:
- Integrative Psychotherapist in private practice.
- Counsellor and Course/Workshop Teacher for UK LGBT mental health organisation Rainbow Mind, including supporting those who also may identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic.
- Resident Life Development Coach at Amaravati Wellness Center, Thailand.
- Teacher of Mindfulness and Compassion Focused Meditation.
Breathe Space Coordinator
David is a Life Coach and Dhamma, Meditation & Mindfulness teacher helping people change their life in their vision, pursuing their goals, with their skills and abilities. His areas of focus are career and major life change, cultivation of balanced living, integration of meditation and mindfulness in daily life, addiction-free living, and challenging marginalization. His approach combines professional skills and training with personal experience.
His diverse work life ranges from over 15 years of providing person-centered community mental health services to individuals and groups, as well as, facilitating organizational system change and program development in New York City to 18 months of coordinating the monthly Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat at Suan Mokkh International Dharma Hermitage in Southern Thailand to Life Coaching and Mediation and Mindfulness Teaching. He has worked in homeless street outreach, supportive housing, fast track to employment, and jail-based pre-release services to reduce recidivism. His personal experience includes over 30 years of spiritually-based living, living in Buddhist monasteries in Thailand, Myanmar and the UK, and his own personal life transformation.
Shazia Chaudhry is an accredited Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress Teacher based in London. Shazia’s Mindfulness journey began in in 2013, when she trained with the Mindfulness in School Project to become a .B Teacher. Shazia has delivered Mindfulness, in Schools to young people, Teachers, Social Workers, Foster Carers, Media based organisations and has also run community-based programmes.
Compassion and kindness are at the heart of Shazia’s practice, she would like us all to learn how to be kinder to ourselves and quieten the inner critic that we all carry within us. Mindfulness has enabled Shazia to remain grounded, come back to the body and breath; it has enabled her to manage her own levels of stress and anxiety.
Sound Energy Healing
Muna is a sound healer who has worked organically with her voice incorporating: crystal healing, sound baths, meditation, organic shamanism for over 25 years.
She works with healing Hertz, vocal toning, crystal singing bowls, SomaEnergetics full-body tuning, other sound instruments, celestial realms and various other healing modalities.
Integrating them as channelled through her, and as she works with you, her guides and yours to restore self-love and align you with your highest good. Healing at a cellular level and shifting energetic blocks or traumas that no longer serve you from your auric field inwards.
Usu’Ra is a Transformational Energy healer, Shamanic – Mesa Carrier – Practitioner & Healer, Medicine Storyteller, Teacher and Creative Wellbeing Facilitator. She works with individuals and groups to help shed the emotional loads and burdens that we have all been carrying for so long. Her work involves assisting the unraveling and releasing the past, transforming the shadows into light and bringing magic and joy back into our everyday lives through spiritual nourishment and connection to our own innate wisdom. From this place she supports the learning and the opening up of a new dream – one full of health and healing, personal peace, joy, empowerment, gratitude, humour and love.
Usu’Ra also runs creative wellbeing workshops throughout East and Central London with an emphasis on making space for participants to tap into their creative selves, uncovering new internal landscapes and metaphors that opens up meaning for their lives, discovering and gaining new personal insights and enjoying free creative expression through play. She has collaborated and co-created courses with The Recovery College, Mind in Camden and has co-designed and co-run 10 week workshops at Samsung KX in Kings Cross London