For over 25 years Gaye has been a Mindfulness practitioner. While living in America, she studied the mindfulness approach Heartfeltness' compassion studies and was so impressed by the positive research in that area, that she brought it into her work and home life.
Qualifications and courses include;
AmI Teacher/ Directress,
MMTO College London
Train the Trainer
Child Psychology Diploma
Communication and Interpersonal Skills UCD
Speech & Language in the Pre-school Child TCD Speech and Drama (language development)
Understanding and Managing Dyslexia
Professional Certificate in Family Therapy
Effective Communication & personal development
Parenting Coach / facilitator
S.E.L. Social Emotional Development
Laughter Yoga Practitioner Training
Yin Yoga foundation training
Chair yoga foundation course
Sound Medicine Training 1
Children's Yoga Teacher
CBT Congnitive Behaviour Therapy
Gaye established the successful Punchestown AMI School which offers the full AMI Montessori structure, Parenting Workshops, Mindfulness & Well being classes, one to one sessions and mentoring.
Gaye successfully developed and founded Positive Parenting Ireland and delivers workshops and positive well being courses as a professional trainer to schools, libraries, clubs and various venues all over Ireland on a one off or annual basis. She has worked for the HSE in delivering parenting courses and also for court ordered parenting sessions.
Having taught mindfulness to children and adults for years, she was asked to develop a course for a business, it was so well received that Mindful Business Ireland came into actuality . Mindful Business Ireland facilitates mindfulness in many places , schools , clubs ,the workplace helping everyone to achieve their best at home and at school /work ..at life!
Your Mindful practice, where ever that may be, is our business to support and help improve !
Eteri is originally from the States and has travelled and lived in various places all over the world! She taught English as a foreign Language for many years.
Eteri is a fully qualified Montessori Teacher and a Mindfit' Leader . Eteri now very settled in Ireland, lives in Naas and is a keen lover of Nature , Mindfulness and Yoga . Eteri enjoys cycling and hiking, sharing time with family and friends .
Eteri is a teacher at Punchestown Montessori School and runs the afternoon Mindfit' sessions .
Emma, a happy and busy mum of 4 children , has been teaching at Punchestown AMI School for many years and has a huge interest in the well being of young children and seeing them reach their potential through positive activities , movement and yoga.
Emma , has a fun and up beat approach to her classes and offers the 'Happy hearts' Mindfit' sessions for the little ones ,yoga ,dancing and primary movement exercises .
Emma also tutors one to one Montessori Sessions for Primary children in the afternoons .
Ali is a teacher at Punchestown Montessori and runs Mindful Yoga classes for the preschool children at Punchestown Montessori School.
Ali is a qualified Montessori Teacher and has lived and taught in both Madeira and Australia. Ali has completed the Mindfit training and children's yoga.
Ali has a keen interest in children's creative art and poetry .
Mark comes to the team bringing his knowledge in so many diverse areas, having worked extensively in business, from photography, tour management, event coordination, security, construction and property management etc.
He is naturally mindful of others and knows what it takes to get jobs done, while thinking outside the box.
Mark is also the website developer for our site.