Introduction to Mindfulness (6 weeks)
Mindfulness provides skills to work through stress, anxiety and difficult emotions. It cultivates a sense of balance, awareness and empathy; and it teaches us to respond thoughtfully to difficult situations. This introduction to Mindfulness will walk you through guided meditation, mindful breathing and observation practices to help you experience the benefits of present moment awareness.
Continuing Mindfulness (6 weeks)
This class is a continuation of the introductory class. It is designed to deepen Mindfulness understanding and strategies. It includes longer meditations and delves more deeply into practices of gratitude and heartfulness, communication and listening, as well as journaling.
Everyday Mindfulness (6 weeks)
This class is designed specifically for individuals who have an established Mindfulness practice. It is intended to foster and deepen Mindfulness understanding and strategies. It includes meditation and extensive journaling practice; connecting with informal mindfulness strategies, observations of difficult emotions, as well as, enhancing communication skills.
Mindful Parenting (6-weeks)
Being a parent is one of the most rewarding (and overwhelming) jobs in the world. From toddlers to teenagers (and every age in-between) we are posed with moments that bring us tremendous joy and moments that quickly challenge our patience and compassion. This class is designed to help parents navigate the journey of raising children through present-moment awareness and fostering a sense of well-being, compassion, and understanding for yourself and family. There will be a specific focus on the different stages of brain development, developing self-compassion, and mindful communication strategies.
Cost: $120 individual / $180 couple
Teaching Mindfully (6-weeks)
As a teacher, you are tasked with taking on multiple roles – nurturer, therapist, social worker, conflict negotiator and behaviorist, in addition to your primary role in educating children. This course is designed to help you develop a practice of self-care and wellness to navigate the stress you face both in and out of the classroom. Whether or not you choose to incorporate mindfulness strategies in your class, both you and your students will benefit from your personal practice. There is a specific focus on non-judgmental awareness, fostering compassion for yourself and others, mindful communication strategies and preventing burn-out.
Cost: $120 individual*
*Discounts offered for groups of 3 or more from the same school