The Mindful Singer

The Mindful Singer

Mindfulness Classes, Retreats, Private Sessions, and more

Carola Emrich-Fisher, Mindfulness Coach, MMus

“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”

Jon Kabat-Zinn

MBSR Course: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Eight Weekly Live Online Sessions (2h each) on Wednesdays 7-9pm UTC on Zoom Accredited and scientifically-proven techniques to reduce stress, reactivity, anxiety and discomfort and increase calm and equanimity. Friendly and confidential atmosphere. Small class size. Dates: Orientation: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 6-7pm WEDNESDAYS SESSIONS: March 2, 2022 March 9, 2022 March 16, 2022 March 23, 2022 March 30, 2022 Silent Retreat: Saturday, April 2, 2022, 4-7pm UTC April 6, 2022 April 20, 2022 May 4, 2022 Mindfulness may not be suitable for persons with severe past trauma and breathing difficulties. Please note that home practice and reading is part of this course. Sliding Scale Pricing: £100-300 – bursaries available. Email


Carola Emrich-Fisher, Mindfulness Coach, MMus

Carola is a mindfulness coach, frequent workshop facilitator and lecturer, as well as a professional mezzo-soprano and teaches several science-based Mindfulness Approaches, such as MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) and MSC (Mindful Self-Compassion), MfM (Mindfulness for Musicians) and MfS (Mindfulness for Singers). Carola adheres to the BAMBA (British Association of Mindfulness Based Approaches) good-practice guidelines and was trained at Mindfulness UK under Karen Atkinson. Carola has worked closely with Rosalie Dores (Mindfulness Network) in supervision and has been teaching mindfulness for over ten years, to performers and musicians as part of their vocal or stage training, as well as the general public. She has presented lectures for AOTOS (Assoc. of Teachers of Singing) and teaches for MusicFest Aberystwyth.  Carola offers online and in-person mindfulness classes, workshops and silent retreats. She is also a second-degree Reiki practitioner (Usui method). Carola says “I believe everyone can learn how to meditate and that mindfulness can greatly enhance wellbeing, reduce stress and anxiety. I love working with people and accompanying them on their journey – in any setting.”

What People Say

“This class changed my life. I took this class because I felt like life was passing me by, and I was not enjoying it as much as I could be. This class taught me how to respond to difficult situations and people with kindness and grace. I highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to live a more fulfilling life.”

MBSR Participant

Thank you for offering this class and for being an amazing instructor!

I am in love with life again.

You have given us such wonderful tools to practice mindfulness, and you have shown us through your example, what mindfulness looks like.


Private One-to-One Session

One-to-one (private) one-hour Mindfulness Taster Session on Zoom: What is mindfulness meditation? Could I benefit from it? Find out in this exclusive private session tailored to your individual needs. Experience and learn gentle mindfulness meditation techniques and give yourself the gift of mindfulness.


Give the Gift of Mindfulness: The Mindful Singer £50 Gift Voucher

Vouchers can be used towards any class or workshop offered by The Mindful Singer. You can purchase more than one voucher for multiples of £50.


Give the Gift of Mindfulness: The Mindful Singer £10 Gift Voucher

Vouchers can be used towards any class or workshop offered by The Mindful Singer. You can purchase more than one voucher for multiples of £10.


Mindfulness for Musicians – Tuesday, February 8, 2022 7-8pm UTC (Live Online)

In this one-hour session, you will find out how mindfulness practice can enhance your instrument practice, teaching and performance.


Deepen Your Practice

Mindfulness Refresher Course on three consecutive Tuesdays for those seeking a more regular mindfulness practice and those wanting to deepen their mindfulness practice. These 1.5h sessions will incorporate one longer practice, reflection tools, visualisations and inquiry. 6-7:30pm Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Tuesday, February 1, 2022


New Year’s Online Retreat Saturday, February 5, 2022, 4-7pm UTC

Three hours of nourishing mindfulness practices in silence. Frequent breaks and opportunity for sharing and inquiry at the end. Open to all who have some meditation or mindfulness experience and recommended for graduates of an eight-week mindfulness course (such as MBSR or MBCT). Experience longer mindfulness practices in the comfort of your home in friendly silence and community. £25/$34


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