María Pilar Casanova

Spain & Abroad

María Pilar is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer having attended the Center for Mindfulness (Massachusetts Medical School) and co-founder of the MB-MAC program (Mindful Eating).

Director and professor of the “Posgrado en Mindfulness: Empresa, educación y salud” of Institut Gestalt, executive Coach and expert in emotional intelligence, she has also received training for the “Search Inside Yourself” program (Google), for Mindfulness-Based Eating Training (MB-EAT developed by Dr. Jean Kristeller) as well as in Leadership and Development.

She has a BA and a MA in International Relations and Diplomacy (Escuela Diplomática), and has worked as a lawyer at Uría & Menéndez, Garrigues for more than 15 years, and as Manager in Acciona Inmobiliaria. Today she is a leadership trainer and consultant at Nexe, OLS, S.L

Mindful Management

Mindful Management is a pioneer in Spain on leadership development and emotional intelligence in organizations, through the techniques and practice of Mindfulness.


• 28 hours over 8 weeks (8 x 2.5 hours weekly sessions + 1 full day retreat.

The objective of this course is the training of attention, as this is the best strategy for those people who desire to improve their quality of life.  It has been adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction” (MBSR); the main reference in mindfulness worldwide with a huge scientific backup.

  • The course is experiential and interactive, and includes:
  • Guided Mindfulness practices;
  • Light stretching with mindfulness;
  • Practical explanations on the foundations of stress and emotions;
    Weekly tasks to consolidate the practice.