Local teacher - Charles Cunningham
Charles has a BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Health Promotion. Having been a senior database analyst in the manufacturing sector, he then specialised in teaching Transcendental Meditation for over 25 years, and has taught this technique to over 2,000 people, largely in and around London. He received referrals from a private psychiatric hospital for 15 years, and worked as part of an international team on an aid project to Armenia in 1989 using the technique to help post traumatic stress victims. Charles has also conducted research in collaboration with St George's Hospital in south London investigating the effects of Transcendental Meditation on cardiovascular disease. He has lectured to varied audiences on Transcendental Meditation and Ayurvedic health care and has taught Transcendental Meditation to GPs under the Post-Graduate Continuing Education programme. He is currently Director of Communication for Maharishi Foundation, the educational charity that teaches Transcendental Meditation and associated programmes in the UK.
Local teacher - Janice Cunningham
Janice qualified as a Teacher of Transcendental Meditation with Charles in 1989, after which they worked together at the main London Centre for some years. She now teaches Transcendental Meditation alongside Charles at their home in Twickenham. She has a degree in Travel and Tourism Management and pursued a career in travel.