An Afternoon of Mindfulness, Meditation and Deep Rest

This class meets several times each year on a Sunday afternoon from 1:30-5:00 PM
Check back periodically for dates or sign up to receive class announcements
Relax the Body, Quiet the Mind, Open the Heart

The goals of this afternoon retreat are to
-Slow down
-Relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart
-Promote resilience and emotional intelligence
-Prevent burnout from work and caretaker stress
-Mobilize your inner resources for healing
-Learn non-drug approaches for managing stress-related chronic conditions
-Cultivate your innate happiness, peacefulness and compassion
This experiential learning environment is based on a facilitated small group process
Such group support can be a personally transformative model for learning and healing
Our skill set will include
-Skilled relaxation
-Body scan
-Self massage
-Mindful communication
-Mindful gentle yoga – suitable for all levels of experience
-Mindfulness meditation
Facilitator- 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
Location– Mind Body Studio 517A Southland Drive Lexington KY 40503
Group size is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Cost– $35 (discount available for financial need)
Register by contacting Dr. Patterson at-
Phone- 859-373-0033 (please speak clearly, spell your name and repeat your numbers)