Upcoming Events and Opportunities


Transformative Mindfulness Methods for peace health confidence and connection

with Shelley Urlando, International Trainer



CLICK HERE for ON-SITE TORONTO  Oct 13/14 (Saturday/Sunday)

CLICK HERE for ON-LINE TELECONFERENCE Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6 and 13 (Tuesdays)


Telecourses and Distance Learning in English, Spanish and French

After offering our programs for the past 20 years, our first telecourse, Discovering Transformative Mindfulness Methods for Self-Healing, was launched July 23, 2012. With 18 in each group, participants have participated from Canada, USA, Spain, UK, France, Holland, New, Zealand, Argentina, Taiwan, Malaysia, Austria, South Africa, Netherlands, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Belgium and Australia. A few people are accessing the recorded sessions at home who are unable to make the calls due to time zones.

We have also offered our Level 2: Deepening Transformative Mindfulness Self-Practice in English and French. It was offered for the first time in Spanish in March 2013.

From 2008 to 2011,  healthcare professionals at the University of Florence, Italy completed Level 1 and 2 and the Level 3: Transformative Mindfulness Methods for Inquiry and Intervention Certified Practitioner Training hosted by the Department of Pharmacology. In 2012, Transformative Mindfulness Methods was taught with peer practice in a Masters degree program: Mindfulness and Meditation: Neuroscience and Clinical Application for Healthcare Professionals. hosted by the Neurology and Psychiatry Departments of the University of Florence.

In 2013-2014, all three levels were offered and jointly certified by Transformative Mindfulness International and the Applied Mindfulness Meditation Certificate Program, Continuing Education, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. http://www.socialwork.utoronto.ca/conted/certificate/MIND/MINDC/TMM.htm

" I did a Transformative Mindfulness tele-course with Dekyi-Lee last year... totally making healing meditations utterly beautiful and inspiring experiences... with me every day since. Life changing experience."  - Aimee A, Netherlands

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Private Counselling Sessions

Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw and certified practitioners offer private sessions in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (Spain and Latin America) and Slovenian
over the phone or Skype internationally or one-on-one locally in

  • Toronto and Greater Toronto Area, Ontario and Cosmos Island, BC, Canada,
  • Chicago, MI USA
  • Patagonia area, Argentina
  • Florence, Italy
  • Findhorn, Scotland
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Toulouse, France
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Brisbane, Australia
  • Singapore
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Programs in Europe in 2012 with Dekyi-Lee Oldershaw

Lucca, Italy

Transformative Mindfulness: Taking Awareness a Step Further for Intervention and Rehabilitation (English with Italian translation)
This is a Schesis post graduate course for mental health professionals - a new holistic approach to mental health care in the public health system.   Contact Satyamo Hernandez at satyamo.hernandez@gmail.com

Florence, Italy

Introduction to Transformative Mindfulness (English with Italian translation)
as part of the new Master's Degree in Meditation and Mindfulness: Neuroscience and Clinical Application in the Helping Professions which commenced January 2011 by the Department of Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences.
Contact Dr. Piero Dolara,

Arco, Italy

Introduction to 16 Guidelines for Life (English with Italian translation)
Discover Transformative Mindfulness for Self-Healing (English with Italian translation)
Contact Claudia Wellnitz at info@kushi-ling.com

Domzale, Slovenia

Transformative Mindfulness to Shift Problems and Inner Conflict (English)
Contact: Mirjana Ogrin at my.sunstar@gmail.com

Barcelona, Spain

Introduction to Transformative Mindfulness for Self-Healing Weekend Intensive (English with Spanish translation)
Contact Esther at  formation@educationuniversal.org

Marsen, France

Introduction to Transformative Mindfulness for Self-Healing Weekend Intensive (English with French translation)
Contact Nalanda.Events@gmail.com.