The Mindful Center
A remarkable approach to health, healing & stress reduction
Half Day Retreat
Saturday, July 21
Join us for this incredible 3 hour retreat where we’ll move and meditate, meditate and move, and then maybe move and meditate some more. The movements range from gentle and slow, to more in depth stretching, to movements designed to elevate the heart rate and increase blood flow, body heat, brain function, and respiration, with meditation practice woven through it all. All body types and fitness levels are encouraged to come.
8 Week Program
2 Programs Begin End of July
This is the program you’ve been waiting for! Learn and develop the life changing skills of mindfulness and meditation in this world renowned program, taught by a true expert in the field. 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.
8 Week Program
Tuesdays, July 24 – Sept. 11
Are you a nurse employed by Presbyterian and looking to both reduce your stress AND earn CNE credits? Do you work for Presbyterian and are looking for a way to reduce your stress, learn the skill of meditation, and connect with your Pres community? Then join us for this world renowned program, and receive more than a 75% discount on the class!
4 Week Program
Saturdays, July 28 – Aug. 18
If you’ve taken MBSR and want to go further, then this is the program for you. This class picks up where MBSR left off, with more advanced practices, new guided meditations, and a higher level of focus on creating consistent mindfulness practice as a way of life. Build community with other mindfulness practitioners in this dynamic deep-dive into advanced mindfulness.
If you liked MBSR, you’ll love MBSR Part 2.
6 Week Program
Thursdays, Aug. 16 – Sept. 20
Ever gone to a meditation class and realize your the only man in the room? Then join us for this one-of-a-kind program as we explore techniques in meditation and mindfulness designed by men, for men, to release tension, open you up to a more fulfilling daily life experience, increase resiliency, help you to step into ‘flow,’ and increase emotional intelligence and the ability to bring this intelligence into your relationships at work and at home. Nothing touchy-feely about this class, it’s straight up mindfulness….but for men. Instructor: Danny Lopez.
4 Week Program
Mondays, Aug. 20 – Sept. 17
Do you struggle with getting good sleep and rest? Do you commonly wake up in the morning feeling groggy and unrefreshed? Then join us for this terrific little nugget of a program, where we learn to train our minds in meditation directly designed to increase our ability to sleep and rest. Program comes with a series of downloadable meditations to use before bed, when you wake up in the middle of the night, and more.
Saturday, Sept. 22
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, walking, eating, and lying down (great for sleep issues!).
8 Week Program
Mondays, Sept. 24 – Nov. 12
Why not exercise the body and the mind….together? That’s the inspiration behind the Calm and Strong program, as participants are trained to do 10 minutes of meditation that leads right into a great 10 minute workout that can be done anytime and anywhere in about the space of a yoga mat. Week to week the practices build on one another, enabling the participants to really feel and experience the progress that can be enabled by weekly attention to both physical and mental aspects of strength and resiliency.
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.