About Toby Ouvry

I am a coach & trainer, specializing in the practice of applied mindfulness. I am the author of the book ‘Engaged Mindfulness – What mindfulness is and how we can apply it to our daily lives’. My passion is empowering people and organizations to greater levels of capability, effectiveness, creativity & wellbeing through the applied practice of mindfulness & meditation.

I have been coaching with a mindfulness focus for over twenty years. As the founder and principle facilitator at Integral Meditation Asia I deliver mindfulness programs & executive coaching  to both the public & corporate sectors. I currently facilitate the mindfulness program for the MBA, staff & faculty at the INSEAD School of Business, Singapore campus. My clients include both government organizations in Singapore as well as numerous international SME’s & MNC’s. I am a committed mindfulness blogger, & the author and creator of over twenty practical workshops & courses on the subject.

My original training was as an artist and creative. I graduated from the Fine Art Department of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. After University I spent ten years doing my basic training in meditation & mindfulness, specializing in the Tibetan Tradition which included five years as an ordained Buddhist monk.

My coaching, facilitating & teaching combines practical mindfulness and meditation techniques from three sources:

  • The world’s great wisdom traditions
  • Cutting edge practices that are currently emerging from contemporary psychology & neuropsychology
  • My own ongoing practical & creative experience as a mindfulness practitioner, business owner & entrepreneur

As an coach, artist and entrepreneur my presentation of mindfulness reflects a strong interest in both:

  • How it can be linked to work performance/engagement &
  • Its potential to stimulate more deeply the innate capacity for creative intelligence found within both individuals and groups.

You can find out more about my work and writings on meditation, mindfulness and integral living by going to  www.tobyouvry.com.

Do have a watch of my TedX talk and mindfulness primer, which offers an insight into the particular value of mindfulness in the information age!

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