NICOLA BENTLEY is a Whistler-based writer, facilitator, and mindfulness educator. She brings 20 years of personal meditation practice together with an engaging facilitation style to lead corporate workshops, community practice groups, and private mindfulness training sessions through her company Nicola writes about travel and health with a focus on mindfulness and its benefits for overall wellbeing. Her writing has been published in Pique Newsmagazine and the 2014 Canadian Authors Anthology. Nicola is a certified yoga teacher and a trained mindfulness facilitator through UCLA, Mindful Awareness Research Centre, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour where she is also a mentor.