Using Mindfulness: in the midst of stress
October 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm$15 – $30
This course is designed to give participants:
- A workable definition of Mindfulness
- An overview of the way stress affects the brain and body
- An understanding of the physiological and emotional benefits of Mindfulness
- Experiential practices that can be used in the midst of stressful situations
- Resources for further exploration of practice and scientific research
- Carla C. Leone, Esq., M.A., is the Director of Rising Center, LLC in Concord, MA. Rising Center is dedicated to bringing mindfulness practices to school communities. After decades of studying and practicing Insight Meditation, Ms. Leone undertook a rigorous course of study at Lesley University in order to obtain her M.A. in Mindfulness. Prior to that, Ms. Leone had obtained a Master’s Level Professional Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Lesley, and a J.D. from New England Law. She has directly taught yoga and mindfulness to students, having been trained by Dr. Amy Saltzman in her research-based Still Quiet Place Curriculum for Adolescents and Children. She is a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. She taught mindfulness practices to adults through her prior position at SoVital Yoga in Littleton, MA, as well as providing small group instruction privately and through Banyan Treatment Center. She has a special interest in assisting individuals to obtain greater calm, focus, and self-compassion, through learning mindfulness based practices. In order to maintain the rigor of her own daily meditation practice, Ms. Leone has participated in numerous silent retreats at Insight Meditation Society, and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. These have included retreats focusing on Kindhearted Awareness, Metta Meditation, Concentration Meditation, and Insight Meditation.
Speaker Contact Info
Rising Center, LLC 747 Main Street, Suite 301 Concord, MA 01742
Workshop Replay is available for those who purchase a ticket. So even if you can’t make this time slot, Purchase your ticket and you will have access to the replay.
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