About The Teacher

Christopher Gaia has been awarded a 5 year Masters Degree in Teaching Mindfulness Based Courses from Bangor University School of Psychology. This qualification is the longest and most in-depth mindfulness training currently available in the UK and includes training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. He has also been involved in clinical research into the effects of mindfulness and self-compassion.

Christopher has been involved in mindfulness, stress-reduction and meditation training for 18 years. He has extensive experience in this field, having participated in more than 50 intensive mindfulness courses and retreats since 1995.

Christopher has also been practicing as a registered Osteopath for 13 years, specialising in body-awareness, pain management and stress reduction.

Chris runs 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy courses (MBCT) in Chelsea and Clapham Junction.