Dr Paula Martin

Dr Paula Martin ( MICGP) is a General Practitioner, living and working in Co Sligo. Paula is the Founding Director of Beo – Centre for Mindfulness & Integrative Health.

Paula is passionate in integrating Mind Body approaches into Modern Medicine. She has a strong personal practice of meditation for over 20 years and is a qualified yoga instructor. Through her practice Paula discovered the many transformative and healing benefits of mindfulness and sought to share this.

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In 2010, Paula began training formally in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction at The Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society at The University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is now a formally certified instructor offering both MBSR & MBCT. Paula also completed a one year Postgraduate training in Mindfulness Based Approaches at The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, Wales.

Paula’s personal meditation practice is strongly rooted in the Insight Meditation Tradition. Paula has had the gift over the past several years, of extended silent retreats at The Forest Refuge, Barre MA. Her passion for dharma is hugely supported by the teachers and sangha of Insight Meditation Society, Barre.

Dance has always been an important part of Paula’s path, leading her to teach and encourage a very embodied practice of mindfulness and meditation. In 2017 Paula completed her training as an Open Floor Embodiment Dance teacher. Paula loves to explore dharma through movement and dance. 

Paula loves spending time in the outdoors and is never far from the sea. She currently practices Integrated Health in Sligo Town.

 

See more about Paula at https://beomindfulhealth.ie/contact/

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