Laurence has a background in volunteering, training and organisational development around the East Midlands. He began meditating in the mid 1990s with the Triratna Buddhist Centre in Nottingham, completing men's retreats to deepen his practice and appreciation of the Bodhisattva vow.
In 2006 he discovered the healing qualities of Holy Isle and has been drawn to the Tibetan Buddhist teachers entrusted with caring for the island and the retreat centre. Laurence's approach to mediation is through mindfulness and samadhi practices which he is keen to explore 'off the cushion' bring them into daily life with all it's busyness. Through his workshops Laurence is keen to help others connect with mediation and appreciate moments of stillness.