• On Retreat

      Winter is such a beautiful time of year, especially in the country where the snow can stay white much longer than it can in the city. Winter is also a good time to slow down and hibernate just a little bit, which brings me to this month’s blog topic: Retreat. I highly recommend taking … Continue 

Mindfulness in the Classroom: A Training for Teachers and Their Students

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This pithy and practical seminar will bring us understanding and practical techniques for immediate use in the classroom. We will learn and practice proven methods that resonate with children in helping to reset the nervous system and increase self-regulation. These will include focusing practices using breath, movement, sense perceptions and emotional wellness.  Our investigation will also include supportive research from current brain science.

Our instructor is Alan K. Anderson, who has spent 20 years as a veteran educator in the Milwaukee public school system. For the past 4 years, Alan has been teaching and mentoring through Reset Mind/Body, [email protected], and Growing Minds, teaching mindfulness and focusing skills to our children. He is also the originator of A.MAP—Arts and Mindfulness for Academic Progress, and has led professional development seminars in education and business. $75

Relax, Renew, Rejuvenate, with Frank Fischer

Friday, April 20, 7pm – Sunday, April 22, 2pm

Join us for a weekend of meditation, walks, reading, star gazing and relaxation with Frank Fischer. Frank structures these weekends with the intention of helping people learn to slow down and relax in a healthy way-he offers a number of skillful techniques that we can use in daily life to remind us to pay attention to the present moment which naturally slows us down. Everyone is welcome!