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I am passionate about helping women of all ages unearth their natural, sustainable capacity for joy, focus and grace.

I trained intensively in the Buddhist tradition for 5 years, experiencing two full years practising vipassana meditation for five hours every day, and since then over 20,000 hours on silent retreat.

My spiritual practice began early. Living in a violent home I found solas in my connection to my natural world and Mother Mary. In my late teens I began a yoga practice and working with animal spirits, which are still part of my daily spiritual practice today.

I trained in Non-Violent Communication at Findhorn, Scotland, where I was called to teach mindfulness meditation. After completing the Mindfulness in Schools training I developed my own teaching style centred on self-care.

Since then I have taught thousands of adults and children to meditate - in schools, adult education, healthcare, families, businesses and individuals from all walks of life.

As I began teaching meditation my relationship with the Divine Feminine deepened radically, which led me back to Mother Mary and the feminine face of God, and to study the beauty of our biological healing processes through Energy Medicine and EFT Tapping.

My background is in Fine Art and I continue to create intuitive drawings and write most days. I am nourished by living in tune with my natural world and animal companions. I connect weekly with the HayHouse Community and a 12-step group.



Aoife Valley 2018

I came to meditation in my late 20s, after years of chronic pain, panic attacks, insomnia and depression. I grew up in Northern Ireland during the war and experienced many years of sexual violence in the family home.

When I went on that first silent retreat my life changed completely. I had finally found a way to release the traumas of the past and find my true voice. To me, these meditation techniques that heal body and mind are a birth right. This is why I teach. I know from personal experience that we really can heal from anything, no matter how terrible.

It is because of a daily meditation practice that my life just keeps getting better and better.



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