Thursday, Sept 12
$25 members/$50 general public
Facilitators: Martha Tyler, BSN, MPH, and Amanda Lynch MA, CTP-E
You may have read about mindfulness in magazines or have a meditation app on your phone, but what is it, what are its proven benefits, and how can you integrate it into your everyday life? We’ll help you understand the basics of mindfulness and establish a practice that effectively fits your life.
Martha Tyler, BSN, MPH is a registered nurse, licensed massage therapist, and holds a Master’s Degree in public health. Her passion for promoting health and wellness, combined with a strong interest in anatomy, physiology, body movement and the power of touch, led her to open Still Point Massage Therapy, LLC. Martha is a certified Let Your Yoga Dance instructor (Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health), a certified Integral Hatha Yoga teacher and has completed Mindful Self Compassion teacher training through UCSD. She is a graduate of the Mindfulness Teacher Training at The Innerwork Center and currently serves on its board.
Amanda Lynch, MA, CTP-E, is an Educational Consultant specializing in Self-Care, Mindfulness-Based Trauma Informed Practices, and Restorative Justice. She is a licensed teacher and has worked in public education for nearly twenty years. Currently, she provides professional development workshops throughout the United States for educators, students and their families on the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) on student and family engagement and on learner cognition. She loves introducing communities of color to mindful practices, meditation, yoga and sound healing therapy. She lives with her husband, Marcus and her very busy children, Justin, Ava, Hazy and Rosebud in Glen Allen, Virginia. She is also the founder of Rethinking Resiliency LLC, and the author of children's book The Mindfulness Room.
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