About Clare

Clare McRobbie is a Mindfulness Teacher and Trainer based in Cardiff. 

Her experience in meditation spans over 26 years and she has been practising yoga for over 10 years.   

Since leaving her teaching career 5 years ago Clare has taught over 30 8-week Mindfulness -based courses to around 500 members of staff in schools and workplace/community settings. As well as  teaching Mindfulness to children and young people in schools she has also delivered several Mindfulness and Wellbeing presentations, taster sessions and training days for staff in Wales and Scotland.    

Clare was a Senior Leader in an inner-city secondary school in Cardiff, leading on Pupil Development and Wellbeing. She resigned from her post  to enable her to study Mindfulness  in more depth and teach courses to improve mental health and wellbeing across communities.  

Clare has  trained with the 'Mindfulness in Schools Project', University of Bangor and the  University of Exeter  where she recently gained a PG Diploma in Psychological Therapies and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (Merit) in October 2018 and she is continuing  to study for an MSc in MBCT.        

She  regularly attends meditation retreats and courses and is listed as a Mindfulness teacher on the UK Network of Mindfulness-Based Teacher Trainers and meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidance for Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses.

Clare has two grown up kids and she loves dancing, meditating, cycling and walking on the beaches in West Wales and the mountains in Scotland!

Clare at a  Headteachers'Wellbeing Conference in North Wales 2018

Clare's qualifications:

  • BA Social Sciences -Glasgow Caledonian University
  • PGCE (Secondary, Distinction) - University of Strathclyde
  • PG Diploma in Guidance and Pastoral Care-University of Glasgow
  • PG Diploma in Psychological Therapies and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (Merit)-University of Exeter