Jacqui Howe has had a passion for nature and animals since an early age. She is an experienced holistic therapeutic practitioner and 'Mindfulness with Animals' coach. She brings all these varied modalities together, combining them with her lifetime experience with horses and dogs, to offer a compassionate and very effective way of enabling both people and animals to connect, trust and heal.Together with her partner, David Foster, she set up Springwood Mindfulness Sanctuary in 2012.
David Foster is a theatre director and graphic designer. His work in the theatre ranges from plays and musicals to opera. He has worked with many theatre groups in England and is developing youth drama workshops to help young people to find their voice and cope with the pressures of the world. David also works alongside his partner Jacqui Howe running their sanctuary and facilitating healing retreats.