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Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. It invites us to stop, breathe, observe, and connect with one's inner experience. Learn more »

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Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Our office us currently closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.We will reopen on Monday Dec 1.

No classes will be held Nov 27-30.

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
with Drs. Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

This workshop highlights the fascinating link between a child's neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, providing an effective, compassionate roadmap for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears-without causing a scene.

Saturday, Dec 6. Learn more »

6-week Mindfulness courses
Jan/Feb 2015 MAPs classes will be annoucned in December. 
Starts the week of Jan 12. Stay tuned with the e-newsletter»


Online Mindfulness Class
Learn meditation online. This online class lays the foundation for a daily meditation practice and provides insights into the art, science, and practice of mindfulness.
Ongoing. Learn more »

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