About us


Our teaching team specialises in working with vulnerable populations

Thrive Inside's team members deliver groups and courses in the mindfulness-based practice, iRest meditation. They are Certified iRest Teachers who have completed extensive study with the iRest Institute ( in the United States.

The Lead teacher is Paul Collins, a former Royal Marine who has taught yoga and iRest meditation in HMPPS sites for nine years and has worked in the field of addiction recovery for over 20 years. He was delivering groups in HMPPS Rochester and Lewes, until COVID restrictions came in and is currently looking to set up new groups in HMPPS sites.