This program will meet once a week for eight consecutive weeks on Mondays
February 7 - March 28, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET
You must pre-register. To register, click here Register here! (this link takes them directly to the reg. form).
Once you register, you will receive an e-mail with the correct Zoom link and log-in information to access the program.
Mindfulness Training will begin on Monday, Feb. 7 at 11:30 am and will run for 8 consecutive Mondays through, March 28, 2022.
· Improves stress resilience
· Increases confidence and self-acceptance
· Enhances sleep, focus, and attention
You will learn:
· What Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Are
· How perception shapes our experience
· Mindfulness tools to work with stress & anxiety
· Self-compassion for difficult emotions
· To cultivate positive emotions
· Several formal practices including:
· Sitting meditation
· Mindful Yoga
· Supportive Touch & Self-Compassion
Dr. Barbara A. Pickut, MD, MPH, RYT 200
Neurologist, MSU Health Care, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Instructor
Dr. Pickut is an Associate Professor of Neurology, serving people with Movement and Memory challenges. She is a certified instructor in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Yoga. She has been working with People with Parkinson's and mindfulness training for over 10 years.
Co-Founder & Owner, Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness
Carol has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) since 2008 and has led hundreds of students through the program. She has completed extensive training through The Center for Mindfulness at the UMass Medical School, UCSD Center for Mindfulness, and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.
Dr. Patel specializes in retina care and offers medical and surgical care for all diseases and conditions affecting the retina, including diabetic eye care, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinopathy, vitreoretinal surgery, and more. Dr. Patel earned her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit and completed her ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, where she was chief resident. She then completed an additional two-year medical and surgical fellowship in retina care at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, New York.
This talk will help you understand what occupational therapy is, explore how you can improve your everyday occupations (e.g., hygiene, dressing, eating, functional mobility), and answer any questions related to everyday difficulties you may have. For example, does tremor affect your handwriting or eating? Maybe you could benefit from weighted silverware, built-up handles, or new electric adaptive devices.
Come listen and let's share resources and brainstorm together!