Mindfulness Teacher & Managing Director
Mindfulness Dubai & The Workplace Yogi
About the speaker:
Prior to establishing Mindfulness Dubai and The Workplace Yogi, Emma worked in the corporate world for many years as a Human Resources Director and HR Consultant working with businesses to facilitate growth and maximise talent. She led large scale change projects within multi-site and multi-region businesses in the financial services sector and worked extensively with senior leaders and to facilitate people performance and business growth. Emma also focused extensively on leadership development, high potential and employee engagement strategies and programs and brings her experience of program design and delivery to clients she now works with.
Whilst working in the corporate world Emma took time out to train in emotional intelligence and mindfulness studies and having seen the potential of these techniques to significantly improve performance, relationships and wellbeing, took the step in 2014 to establish her own businesses delivering these techniques to organisations and to the public.
She has completed advanced Mindfulness teacher training with expert teacher Shamash Alidina, is certified by The Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (UK) to teach mindfulness and has studied Mindfulness with Janice Marturano of the Mindful Leadership Institute (USA), and the US based Mindful Schools organisation. She is currently working with the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, the organisation that was born at google to bring mindfulness based emotional intelligence to teams at google, (www.siyli.org) to be able to bring their program, Search Inside Yourself, to the UAE. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) and holds Masters’ degrees in Politics, Philosophy and Human Resources.