Date(s) - February 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant McGill
Mindful Relationships Workshop
This workshop is designed to strengthen mindful self-awareness and communication skills in relationships with others in the evidenced-based tradition of MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction-(U Mass Medical Center)
Imagine Well Being creates a welcoming, fun and relaxed atmosphere for those new to meditation and mindfulness. Experienced practitioners will benefit from the practice and link to mindful relationships.
Please dress comfortably and bring a small notebook if you would like to take notes.
Our workshop will include:
An overview and experience of mindfulness meditation practice for daily living
Introduction to mindfulness meditation basic practices
Guided experiences to cultivate the journey inward and together.
A primer on mindfulness, conflict and safe conversations
The integration and practice of mindful conversations throughout the workshop
You will leave with skills and resources to take next steps to growth in daily practice to transform our lives and relationships one person and community at a time.
Bob Lawrence is a seasoned mindfulness meditation practitioner who has recently taught a number of mindfulness stress reduction classes that introduce mindfulness and demonstrate the benefits of regular meditation practice. Bob has completed the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course (University of Massachusetts Medical Center-Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn) and integrates mindfulness into his commute, profession and relationships. Bob very much enjoys sharing his experience with the “miracle of mindfulness” and showing the positive influence that learning these skills can have on all of our lives.
Cathy is a Hatha Integral Yoga instructor (RYT 200) and has studied mindfulness and meditation practices through her yoga training and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course and has studied with Dr. Susan Carol Stone (UVA Mindfulness Center). She is a certified to teach mindful yoga to children and families (Budding Yogis). She also completed training at the Shalem Institute in leading contemplative small groups and retreats. She is currently teaching Hatha Integral Yoga at Prosperity Eating Disorders and Wellness Clinic in Herndon and at her private studio near Bluemont, VA. Cathy is also a Virginia Master Naturalist and includes images from the natural world as part of each yoga practice. She and her husband, David, live at Blueridge Summit Retreat.