Chloe Homewood-Allen has been practicing mindfulness meditation for 12 years in both secular and Buddhist contexts. After 20 years working in the media she gave up her job as a director at the BBC to bring up her three children and teach secular mindfulness to communities in Glasgow.
She started shadowing on MBSR courses in 2010, after securing a National Lottery Grant enabling people in some of the poorest areas in Glasgow, to sit Mindfulness eight week courses for free. She has been delivering weekly MBSR and MBLC eight week courses to the public and corporate sectors ever since. She has completed a three year teacher training pathway with the Mindfulness Association, where she works as a Lead Tutor and Supervisor, delivering their One Year Mindfulness and Compassion training courses and Teacher Training Modules, throughout the UK. Chloe runs Mindfulness Glasgow, a Glasgow based social enterprise delivering mindfulness based interventions, courses and workshops to individuals, universities, schools, charities, councils and businesses in Scotland. She is also part of the Youth Mindfulness team, working on the teacher training programme and delivering mindfulness to schools in Glasgow.