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Discovering the Road Less Travelled: San Harper's Unique Journey to Mindfulness Mastery

Photo of San Harper, Founder of The Calm Side

Welcome back to The Calm Side blog! Today, we delve into the inspiring story of our founder, San Harper. San's journey is a remarkable blend of diverse passions and a testament to how mindfulness can weave through and enhance every aspect of our lives.

San Harper: From Advanced Driving to Mindful Living

San's professional life began in the fast-paced world of advanced driving instruction, a role demanding high levels of concentration, patience, and skill. Parallel to this, San nurtured a deep passion for photography, capturing moments of beauty and tranquillity. These two seemingly disparate paths set the stage for San's unique approach to mindfulness.

A Hobby Turns into a Lifelong Passion

San's interest in mindfulness started as a personal hobby, a way to find balance and calm amidst life's challenges. However, this hobby quickly grew into a profound passion. Recognising the immense benefits of mindfulness, San embarked on a journey to deepen her understanding, eventually becoming a fully accredited mindfulness practitioner.

Bridging Mindfulness and Driving Instruction

San's initial foray into teaching mindfulness began in a familiar territory – with fellow driving instructors. She recognised that the principles of mindfulness could greatly benefit instructors, helping them to maintain focus, manage stress, and enhance their teaching methods. This innovative approach was not only well-received but also marked the beginning of San's journey in sharing mindfulness with a broader audience.

Expanding Horizons: Corporate Clients and Individuals

Buoyed by the success and impact of her mindfulness teachings among driving instructors, San expanded her reach to corporate clients and individuals. She tailored her programs to meet the unique needs of each group, focusing on stress reduction, emotional intelligence, and improved productivity. San's ability to connect mindfulness practices with everyday professional challenges made her sessions particularly effective and popular.

Mindful Photography Retreats: A Unique Blend of Passions

Perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects of San's journey is the creation of mindful photography retreats. Combining her love for photography with her expertise in mindfulness, these retreats offer a unique experience. Participants learn to use photography as a medium to practice mindfulness, enhancing their ability to see and appreciate the world around them in a more profound and meaningful way.

San Harper: A Beacon of The Calm Side

Today, San Harper stands as a beacon in the world of mindfulness, exemplifying how personal passions can evolve into powerful tools for transformation. Her journey from an advanced driving instructor and keen photographer to a revered mindfulness teacher is a source of inspiration for many.

Join Us on This Mindful Journey

As we continue to share insights and stories on this blog, we invite you to join us in exploring the multifaceted world of mindfulness with San Harper. Whether you're looking to enhance your professional skills, find personal balance, or explore the art of mindful photography, San's unique approach offers something for everyone.

Stay tuned for more posts where we delve deeper into the practices and philosophies that make The Calm Side a unique and enriching experience. With San Harper's guidance, every moment becomes an opportunity for growth and discovery.

Embark on this journey with us, and let's explore the transformative power of mindfulness under the expert guidance of San Harper.


Begin Your Mindfulness Journey Today

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