The Mindful Center
A remarkable approach to health, healing & stress reduction
April 15 – June 3, 2020
Live and online! This is the program you really need right now… Learn, develop, and deepen the life changing skills of mindfulness and meditation in this world renowned program, taught by a true expert in the field, from anywhere with an internet connection. Progress through a uniquely comprehensive study and practice of mindfulness meditation: what it is, how to do it in our daily lives to reduce stress, manage pain, help with sleep issues, weight issues, healing processes, and more, and how it enables our ability to participate in our own health and well being. Special attention will be paid to applying mindfulness in difficult times.
Saturday April 25
10am – 3pm
at the beautiful Norbertine
A perfect day just for meditation in a gorgeous natural environment. The day is divided into guided meditation practice, yoga/ moving meditation practice, walking meditation, eating meditation, and silent meditation. Participants should know how to meditate, as this is a day for practice and no instruction will be given.
June 11 – 14, 2020
Have you dreamt of spending time away from home with your kids, partner, and/or spouse
with everyone unplugged, out in nature, practicing mindfulness &
having fun? Join us on this 300 acre private property for the chance of a lifetime,
to reconnect, recharge, and learn some new mindful family systems to bring back home with you.
July 18, 2020, 9am – 12pm
at the Presbyterian Healthplex
The perfect intro to Mindfulness. Join Michelle DuVal, MA, in this dynamic day session as she covers the essential elements of mindfulness practice: What it is, how to do it in our daily lives for real stress reduction, and how it can help with sleep issues, weight issues, as well as chronic worry, anxiety and depression. With time to practice a variety of meditations – breathing, mini-meditations, and lying down (great for sleep!) Also included are 4 downloadable guided meditations that are yours to keep.
Friday August 14 – Sunday August 16, 2020
at the incredible Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM
Ever wondered what it’d be like to do a multi-day meditation retreat? Or what insights are possible when you step out of your life for a few days to truly steep yourself in the practice? Well now’s your chance! Join Mindful Center director Michelle DuVal, MA, as she hosts this incredible 3 day silent retreat at the one-of-a-kind facility that is Ghost Ranch. Perfect for anyone looking to go a little bit deeper in a supportive environment filled with beauty. With opportunity for optional discussion and connection each night over tea and snacks, this 3 day retreat meets you exactly where you are….with room for growth.
Oct. 1 – 4, 2020
During Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta
If you currently teach mindfulness, have in the past, or have a wish to in the future, you won’t want to miss this incredible 4 day retreat during the world largest gathering of hot air balloons and mass ascensions. This retreat will create the opportunity for people to share and learn best practices in teaching mindfulness, learn how to effectively guide meaningful meditations in a variety of different circumstances and settings, creatively foster discussions on mindfulness that can put both you and your students in a state of growth and learning…and more. Available both for in town and out-of-town participants.
In this 3 Part Program learn the most essential elements of mindfulness practice delivered in a way you’ve never heard before. This Starter Kit is great for those just starting out in their practice or who want a simple and to the point refresher in mindfulness.
In this 8 part course participants progress through a uniquely comprehensive study and practice of mindfulness meditation: what it is, how to do it in our daily lives to reduce stress, manage pain, help with sleep issues, weight issues, healing processes, and more, and how it enables our ability to participate in our own health and well being.
A one-of-a-kind program that runs eight weeks and teaches participants an entirely new approach to weight loss, healthy eating, and stress reduction. Participants learn the clinically proven techniques of mindfulness and how to hone and direct their skills toward eating and weight issues.