MINDFULNESS - MINDFUL COACHING/TRAINING
Mindfulness has been described as a state of active, open attention on the present. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment to moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings and our surroundings. Mindfulness practices, which improve emotion regulation, have been shown to improve a growing number of medical condition*.
Our training programs are adapted from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Below is a video provided by the University of Massachusetts Medical School explaining MSBR:
MEDITATION PRACTICES & BREATHWORK
The Breath is one of the most powerful tools at our disposal for
self-regulation, energy generation, and overall health. Breath helps with
stress reduction, pain management, lowering blood pressure, and eliminates
disease state from forming.
Meditation is a practice that transforms the mind and develops concentration and clarity to promote peacefulness, healing, rest and recovery.
Benefits of Meditation:
- Cultivates Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence
- Improves concentration and sustained attention
- Improves sleep
- Pain Management
- Improves Depression and Anxiety
- Improves stress management and increases self awareness
- Helps manage heart disease and hypertension and reduce pain levels
- Improves personal satisfaction and happiness
- Regulates Emotions
Meditation can be practiced in traditional forms (sitting meditation) or can be applied practically through walking, coloring or even in everyday chores or tasks. Breath work and mediation are practices that foster mindfulness. Our mindful coaching assist clients in developing centering and mindfulness practices to their daily routines. Additionally we offer programming and training classes both on-site and on-line.
Mindfulness Training & Certification ProgramS
Mindfulness Training & Certification ProgramS
Manage Your Mind
This is a science-based, 3-session program aimed at learning to use mindfulness so as to increase well-being and become more resilient. This program address common habits we can fall into of "over-thinking". You will learn how to use mindfulness to disengage from "over-thinking, break automatism and learn to connect with your natural inner stability and resourcefulness, so you can manage life's challenges more easily and deepen gratitude for your life experiences. This format is designed for practical application and integrates simple mindfulness techniques in to daily living.
Fee: $80 for 3 classes 2021-22
Meets Thursdays October 7th, 14th, and 21st @ 7-8pm - Online
Meets Wednesdays Jan 12th, 19th and 26th @ 7-8pm - Online
MINDFUL LIFE PROGRAM
MINDFUL Life is a science-based, 8-session program aimed at learning to use mindfulness so as to increase well-being and become more resilient. This program address common habits we can fall into of "over-thinking". You will learn how to use mindfulness to disengage from "over-thinking, break automatism and learn to connect with your natural inner stability and resourcefulness, so you can mange life's challenges more easily and deepen gratitude for your life experiences.
You will learn the ‘8 Pillars of Mindfulness’:
- Attention and the Now
- The Ego
Mindfulness Trainer Certification
MINDFUL LIFE TRAINING CERTIFICATION is a science-based, 10 session mindfulness training program.
In Addition to the Mindful Life Program you will also learn effective teaching practices, such as:
✓ How to prepare for mindfulness training so you’re calm and confident
✓ How to create an optimal learning environment for your participants
✓ How to guide meditations
✓ How to evaluate exercises and provide feedback
✓ How to deliver presentations, exercises and workshops for maximum impact
The training is based on scientific research and fully referenced. The program is based on MBSR and includes worksheets, exercises and audio downloads to utilize. MINDFUL LIFE is a complete mindfulness training program for practitioners who want to infuse their coaching, therapy, management, or teaching with mindfulness. This program is used and recommended by: Therapist, HR Managers/Specialists, Coaches, Trainers, Psychologist, Health Care Professionals, Attorneys, Facilitators and Teachers.
Also included is a Workbook, guided meditations mindfulness teachings, worksheets , exercise and certificate of completion. This training includes the individual training plus 2 live training classes for teacher training.
Certification Class Training
Custom Mindfulness Coaching Programs
Our Training Programs blend positive psychology evidence based coaching methodologies with MSBR. We will deliver customized programs for your group. (On site or Zoom ). Please contact us for more information.
- Personal practice and self care
- Stress Reduction and Management
- Addiction recovery
- Child Birthing Preparation
- Mindful Cognitive Behavioral Coaching
- Mindfulness for Attorney Ethics and Continuing Education
- Emotional Intelligence
- Weight Acceptance
- Chronic Pain
- Workforce Safety
- Corporate Health and Wellness
- Youth Mindfulness
Mindfulness Practice Classes:
Enjoy gentle guide meditation to help you relax and unwind. We will explore mind-body techniques to prime our mind and nervous system for a deep relaxation. During your mediation optional reiki will be offered.
Oct.19th @ 6:30-7:30pm
Tuesday Jan. 25th @ 6:30-7:30pm
Tuesday Feb. 22nd @ 6:30-7:30pm
Tuesday March 22nd @ 6:30-7:30pm
Class fee $25
Location: Creative Wellness 673 Main Street, Suite 1, (Above the movie theater) East Aurora
LIVE ON-LINE CLASS
March 15, 2022 @ 7-8pm
Upon registering you will receive a zoom invite for the live session.
This class will be held virtually.
Mindfulness, Stress Management (Live Streaming Available)
Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. We all experience stress in our lives. We can learn to manage stress and lead happier, healthier lives. This class will explore the various elements of stress, how to identify and recognize when we are under stress, and practice techniques to restore, manage and heal from stress.
This class will be held in person and/or on Zoom Virtually.
Location: WNY Life Coaching Center
Breath Work Live On-Line
The Breath is a powerful tool that is always accessible for self-regulation, energy generation and overall health. Breath helps with stress reduction, pain management, lowering blood pressure and eliminates disease state from forming. Life Coach/Meditation trainer Shawn Marie Cichowski will explore various breathing techniques and mind easing practices to promote optimal wellbeing.
- Dec. 8, 2021 @ 7-8pm (In person- WNY Life Coaching Center)
- Feb. 21, 2022 @ 7-8pm
- March 2, 2022 @ 7-8pm
Class Location: Zoom/Virtually
MINDFULNESS VIDEO LIBARY
* Marchand, 2012