Inessa Burdich

Born in 1969 in the USSR

1978 Began to play chess in chess tournaments, chess olympiads on ongoing basis, constant active participation chess activities, chess team work, co-working as a chess coach, etc.

1979 First attempts of thought concentration and meditation.

1987 Began to work as a full-time chess coach in The Olympic Reserve School of Chess, Moscow.

Twice founder of a chess clubs: 1987 School of Harmonious Development; and 2010 Castle of Knowledge.

1992 Degree in Physics of Metals (equivalent of Master of Science (MSc) Physics) National University of Science and Technology, Nanotechnology Institute, Moscow. 

1995 Become familiar with anthroposophical meditation. Began to conduct meditation talks, workshops and groups on periodic basis in different countries.

For 16 years worked in UTair Aviation as Head of the Public Relations Department; Project manager in the areas: Investor Relations, American Depositary Receipts, Human Resources.

2006 Degree in Psychology in Human resource management and Coaching (equivalent of MSc Psychology), Lomonosov Moscow State University.

2011 Became a member of the School of Spiritual Science.

2013 Joined the Goetheanum Meditation Worldwide Initiative.

2014-16 Worked as Project Development Officer in Ruskin Mill Trust Ltd., Rudolf Steiner Charitable Trust, Nailsworth, United Kingdom.

2016 MSc in Practical Skills Therapeutic Education, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK. Dissertation on the theme: Exploring meditation and contemplative inquiry as a means of supporting staff resilience at Ruskin Mill Trust.

2016 Began to work as a Spiritual Researcher in the Gesellschaft für angewandte Geistesforschung mbH, Germany.  

2016-2017 Were part of the organisation group of Living connections 2017. Worldwide perspectives on Anthroposophical meditation conference – the first public conference at the Goetheanum, Switzerland, fully dedicated to the theme of Anthroposophical meditation.