Bodhilila has been meditating and practising mindfulness for 27 years. She is a fully accredited Breathworks mindfulness trainer as well as a qualified counsellor, teacher and massage therapist. She worked for many years as a classical musician and more recently worked as a nursery manager. She is currently Chair of the West London Buddhist Centre, where she teaches meditation, mindfulness and Buddhism, and she has been involved in running the Centre since 2012. She regularly leads retreats for the WLBC and at Taraloka women’s retreat centre.