Mindfulness-Based Classes & Workshops:

Miami MBSR Classes Offered

Miami Mindfulness
Upcoming Fall Programs and Training

To Register email Valerie York Zimmerman at:  ijourney@att.net. See: www.MiamiMindfulness.com

  1. Learn how to live in the ‘present moment’
  2. Reduce the symptoms of physical, psychological or emotional distress
  3. Start professional path to become “Qualified” or “Certified” to teach...
  4. .b, for the Flourishing of Young Minds  

Learn how to live in the ‘present moment’

3-Day Mindfulness-Based Silent Retreat Weekend:

Register Now:  Reduced Early Bird Rates until July 21st!

3-Day Mindfulness-Based Silent Retreat Weekend

“Each Day, A New Beginning”

Practice living in the present moment cultivating Beginner’s Mind while renewing your mind, body and spirit.  Discover that each day truly is a new beginning.

Thursday – Sunday      September 21 – 24, 2017

with Valerie York-Zimmerman and Sharon M Theroux, PhD

The Duncan Conference Center, 15820 Military Trail, Delray Beach, FL 33484

Duncan Center is an oasis of hospitality.  A spirit-filled, life-giving environment.  Five wooded acres of peace and serenity, delicious and nutritious food, state-of-the-art meeting spaces, clean and spacious accommodations, and a caring staff.  This beautiful facility features two labyrinths (indoor and outdoor), a sparkling pool & hot tub.  All rooms have a private bath. Meals included.

  • $640 Double occupancy
  • $730 Single occupancy.

Reduce the symptoms of physical, psychological or emotional distress.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Pioneered by Jon Kabat-Zinn:

Taught by Valerie York-Zimmerman. The internationally acclaimed adult program was created by Jon Kabat-Zinn at UMass Medical Center in 1979. For more info: www.umassmed.edu/cfm/

Eight 2-½ hour weekly classes, All-Day Retreat, audio files and Workbook. 

Thursday Evenings   Sept. 28 – Nov. 16, 2017    6:00 – 8:30 pm   General Public   Fee: $600

Location: Garden Sanctuary - Meditation hall in a tranquil, tropical garden setting.  Free parking.

Start Professional Path to Become “Certified” to Teach MBSR and Deepen Your Understanding of MBSR ~ 1st Time in Miami

Miami Mindfulness MBSR Teacher Training Practicum

This MBSR Teacher Training Practicum is accepted by the UC San Diego Professional Training Institute’s MBSR Teacher Certification Program. Taught by Valerie York-Zimmerman.

It satisfies the Phase I, Step 2 requirement within the MBSR Training Pathway through the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute (MBPTI)  For more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/mindfulness/

Pre-requisites for this training:

Completion of an 8-week MBSR Program

5-day teacher-led, Silent Retreat

Reserve Your Seat Now!  Space is limited.  Small group setting. Only 4 seats left.  

This Practicum training includes the Thursday evening MBSR Program and Saturday Practicum classes for Teachers-in-Training to explore themes, rationales, intentions, and curriculum within the framework of a concurrent MBSR Program.   Practicum Fee:  $1,745. 

        8-week MBSR Program on Thursday Evenings, Sept. 28 – Nov. 16, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

        in conjunction with

        8-week Practicum Program on Saturdays, Sept. 30 – Nov. 18,    10:00 am – 1:30 pm

REGISTER via email to Valerie York-Zimmerman now.

For the Flourishing of Young Minds  

.b Mindfulness Training for Teens (11-18 years)  (.[dot-be] stands for “Stop and be!”)  

.b is being offered as an after-school program in collaboration with Coral Gables Congregational United Church.  Award-winning, research-based, 10-week program based on MBSR and MBCT.

Teens report they feel happier and have tools to deal with stress and anxiety. They learn how to pay attention better, which leads to improved quality of performance in the classroom, in sports, and in the performing arts.  .b is taught with striking visuals, film clips and activities that bring mindfulness to life without losing the precision, expertise and integrity of classic mindfulness.

Tuesday Afternoons, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline:  September 1, 2017

Dates: Sept. 19 – Nov. 21, 2017  

Cost:  $300 per student

Location: Coral Gables Congregational United Church, 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables

Teachers:  Valerie York-Zimmerman, Miami Mindfulness, Alina Gallego, ACSW, LCSW

REGISTER via email to Valerie York-Zimmerman now.

Free Parking at the Medical Offices of:
Leonard A. Zimmerman, M.D.
South Dade Primary Care
7540 S.W. 61st Avenue
South Miami, FL 33143

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(located across U.S.1 from South Miami Hospital)