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Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation | A Four-Week Series (Fort Myers)

  • 12 Mar 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Caloosahatchee Mindfulness, Taylor Executive Court, 6719 Winkler Road, Suite 100, Fort Myers, Florida
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Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
A Four-Week Series

Do you live in your thoughts about the past or worries about the future? Do your emotions often cause stress and confusion? Do you get carried away by dramas?


Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation is a four-week course designed to support the practice of mindfulness, helping us develop the skills and attention to be fully present to our lives in the present moment, and to touch each moment deeply.  It is intended for those new to mindfulness and meditation, as well as for those who want to review the basics and establish a more consistent daily mindfulness and meditation practice. The course includes basic instruction as well as an exploration of practical ways to bring mindfulness into daily activities.  

 Learning Objectives:
  • Systematically explore mindfulness of breathing, the body and physical sensations through sitting and walking meditation and the body scan practice.
  • Establish and maintain a daily meditation practice.
  • Practice mindful meditation to explore the emotions, thoughts, and  overall awareness.
  • Apply mindfulness to difficult emotions and thoughts to avoid getting caught up in dramas.
  • Cultivate daily meditation and mindfulness practices so that mindfulness becomes an integral part of your daily life.        
This four-week course will begin on Monday, March 12, 2018 continuing on March 19, 26 and April 2, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Classes will be held at the Caloosahatchee Mindfulness, Taylor Executive Court, 6719 Winkler Road, Suite 100, Fort Myers, Florida. The cost is $75 for all four sessions. If you have questions, please contact Christopher Lee Nguyen at a.local.scientist@gmail.com    

Workshop Presenters:
Christopher Lee Nguyen BA received his BA in Communication from FGCU. He has been practicing mindfulness meditation with the Florida Community of Mindfulness since 2014. In 2015, he helped start and facilitate Wake Up Southwest Florida, an active global community of young mindfulness practitioners, inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. In 2016, he became an aspirant in Thich Nhat Hanh's Order of Interbeing. He also currently holds the rank of Sho-dan (black belt) in the Shito-Ryu Karate-Do.

Mary Robinson MA, MS, LMFT received her graduate degrees from Florida State University and the University of South Florida. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mary has completed a foundational training program for professionals in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness. She has facilitated mindfulness programs in Southwest Florida since 2005 and is a founding partner in Hearts' Path to Mindful Living, Inc.

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