Virtual mindfulness series scheduled to begin Monday, Jan. 11

This free 6-week series is designed to assist in developing and maintaining mindful resilience, mental fitness, and relaxation. Participants can attend six one-hour sessions (consecutively or individually) that offer a variety of simple yet practical tools to be mindful in daily living.

The series will feature a team of instructors with decades of combined mindfulness experience, including: neuroscientist Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, clinical therapist Laurel Faulkenberry, and yoga teacher & stress management specialist Nicole Gauthier-Schatz.

All sessions will take place virtually every Monday at noon on the dates below. Contact wellness specialist for more information or to register.

  • January 11: Intro to Mindfulness
    • Into to Mindfulness. Meditation Safety
    • Intro to Yoga: 6 Movements of the Spine
    • Mindful Eating
    • Meditation Primer & Meditation on Body/Breath
  • January 18: Fundamentals of Mindfulness
    • Science of Mindfulness
    • Mindfulness Meditation on Thoughts
    • Standing & Balancing Yoga
    • 3 -Part Breathing
  • January 25: Embodied Mindfulness
    • Neuroscience of Mindfulness
    • Mindfulness Meditation on Sounds
    • Chair Yoga
    • Body Scan
  • February 1: Communication and Compassion
    • Mindful Communication & Listening
    • Mindfulness Meditation on Emotions & Compassion Meditation
    • Gentle Lying-Down Yoga
  • February 8: Mindfulness and Resiliency
    • Science on Pain & Resiliency
    • Restorative Yoga
    • Alternate Nostril Breathing
    • Meditation Practice
    • Meditation Hindrances
  • February 15: Sustaining Daily Mindfulness 
    • Science of Mindfulness Summary
    • Chair Sun Salutation 
    • Extended Meditation Practice: Befriending Silence
    • Mindful Steps Summary Round-table Discussion