A Day of Mindfulness and Relaxation for Body, Mind and Heart

A Day of Mindfulness and Relaxation for Body, Mind and Heart

This class will be taught in-person at Mind Body Studio
517 Southland Drive, Lexington

May 13th Saturday Retreat Day of Mindfulness is 10am-4pm eastern time
Pre-registration required

The goals of this retreat-like workshop are to
Promote resilience, positive psychology and emotional intelligence
Prevent burnout from work and caretaker stress
Reduce errors and accidents at work and home
Help you mobilize your own inner resources for healing
Practice a portable toolkit of self-care approaches for promoting health
Learn safe and effective mind-body skills for managing stress-related chronic conditions
Relax the body, quiet the mind and open the heart
Explore the meaning and deepest values that inform your life and your work
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
  • Guided imagery
  • Journaling
  • Self massage
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Mindful gentle movement
  • Mindful sitting, breathing, moving, eating, speaking and listening
  • Mindful awareness of all the senses and the richness of the present moment

InformalJohn                 Facilitator
John A. Patterson MD, MSPH, FAAFP

Board certified in Family Practice and Integrative Holistic Medicine
Stress management instructor University of Kentucky Health and Wellness
Faculty member Saybrook College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (Pasadena)
Senior faculty for Center for Mind Body Medicine (Washington DC)

Certified in Mindful Practice in Medicine (U Rochester School of Medicine)
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

Pre-registration Required
Cost – $30-$60 sliding scale, further discount available for those in financial need.
Discount available for UK employees who can register with UK Wellness Program web site at-
All others can register by contacting Dr. Patterson at-
Email- japatt@windstream.net
Phone- 859-373-0033 (please speak clearly, spell your name and repeat your numbers)