Mindfulness and Relaxation for Health

Mindfulness and Relaxation for Health
  Relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart

Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM
Doors will open at 6:00 and you are strongly encouraged to arrive as early as possible between 6:00-6:30 to lie down, unwind, rest, nap or do your own yoga routine with soft lighting and quiet music. Instruction begins at 6:30.

Goals
– Mobilize your inner resources for promoting health and self-care
– Learn effective skills for managing the stress of caregiving, burnout and chronic disease
– Explore the meaning and deepest values that inform your life and your work
– Cultivate your innate happiness, peacefulness and compassion
– Study and practice in a supportive group
Class sequence
– Gentle mindful hatha yoga (ok to arrive as late as 6:45)
– Yoga nidra and deep relaxation
– Sitting meditation
– Discuss personal experiences, readings and research
( no prior experience of mindfulness, meditation or yoga required )

Instructor- John A Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Board certified in Family Practice and Integrative Holistic Medicine
Faculty member University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Faculty member Saybrook College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (Pasadena,, CA)
Senior faculty for Center for Mind Body Medicine (Washington DC)
Certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Certified by Integrative Restoration Institute- iRest Yoga Nidra
Certified by International Association of Yoga Therapists
Certified by Physician Coaching Institutes

Cost– $10
Pre-registration is recommended so I can set up for you

Contact Dr John Patterson at 859-373-0033 or john@mindbodystudio.org
Location- Mind Body Studio 517 Southland Drive, Lexington KY 40503