A Holistic Wellness & Education Center

Mindful Ways

Evoking the Empowerment of the Mind, Body, and Spirit

Mindful Ways™

 Teacher Training

This course is offered in two stages, with each stage being one weekend long, held at our Mindful Ways Campus. The weekend course format is from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening. Stage I is a prerequisite for Stage II.


 Course Overview Stage I:


· Taking Care of the Teacher  Cultivating awareness of breathing to help unite body and mind, and develop concentration 


· Caring for our body to reduce stress and pain  


· Learning to cultivate feelings of joy and happiness, and appreciate what we already have 


· Learning to simplify our lives so that we have more time to relax and enjoy life 


· Learning to listen to and embrace our strong emotions, such as fear, anger, anxiety and despair


· Learning to use loving speech and compassionate listening to care for our relationships  


· Exploring non-sectarian, ethical guidelines for our own health and happiness, and that of our families, schools, communities, societies, and the world 


· Looking deeply into our consumption and production, as individuals and as a society


Summer Training Dates & Times

Location: 1050 Park Ave. San Jose CA 95126

Dates: June 23, 24, & 25

Times: Friday 3:00-8:00, Sat & Sun 9:00-5:00

Price: Individual $550.00, Group of 3-$500.00, Group of 5 or more $475.00

For Group Registration: Please call 408-891-3751


Mindful Ways™

 Teacher Training

This course is offered in two stages, with each stage being one weekend long, held at our Mindful Ways Campus. The weekend course format is from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening. Stage I is a prerequisite for Stage II.





Stage II:


· Teaching Mindfulness and Applied Ethics to Students 


· Learning to guide sessions of relaxation for students 


· Learning to help students recognize and handle strong emotions 


· Learning the art of building community so that our classroom and our school can become a loving family environment 


· Learning to creatively resolve conflicts in the classroom 


· Helping students develop compassion by understanding their own suffering and that of their peers 


· Introduction to an age-appropriate mindfulness curriculum, with multi-media teaching materials, that can be applied in the classroom



Summer Training Dates & Times

Location: 1050 Park Ave. San Jose CA 95126

Dates: July 25, 26, & 27

Times: Friday 3:00-8:00, Sat & Sun 9:00-5:00

Price: Individual $550.00, Group of 3-$500.00, Group of 5 or more $475.00

For Group Registration: Please call 408-891-3751

 

In Utero Documentary
Date: TBD
Time: 10:00a.m
Fee: $50.00 (30 max)


Movie 83 minutes-30 min Break (Food)-Expert Panel Discussion 60min


 IN UTERO is a cinematic rumination on what will emerge as the most provocative subject of the 21st Century – life in the womb and its lasting impact on human development, human behavior, and the state of the world. Epigenetics, Alice In Wonderland, The Matrix, scientists, psychologists and doctors converge to prove that we are not what we think we are. IN UTERO brings together for the first time convincing data that explains why some of us face challenges from the start while others thrive. Prepare to be surprised, intrigued, but no longer baffled by what the future holds for yourself, your loved ones, and the human race.  

"World ecology has to start with womb ecology," says Verny in the film.  "We cannot have peace and good people in the world, without raising peaceful, good children. And that has to start at conception, not at birth. It's our responsibility to make a better job of it than we have done in the past. There are too many children who are neglected, who are born and raised unloved. And unless this changes, the world is not going to change."

Expert Panel Question & Answer: The names listed below have not been confirmed and May Change.


Mary Jackson, LM, RN, RCST

Mary Jackson has been married since 1987, is the mother of 2 children who were born at home, and has been featured in 11 books and 5 movies. Mary has been a home birth Midwife since 1975. She has attended over 2,500 births in the Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Ojai, California areas and is now attending the home births of her second generation of babies. She is a certified Castellino Process Workshop Leader and co-teaches the Castellino Pre and Perinatal Training. In the first year after incorporating these pre and perinatal approaches in her midwifery practice her home to hospital transfer rate went from 20% to 6%. Mary is participating in cutting edge research about imprints that occur around the time of conception, pregnancy and birth and how they affect us throughout the rest of our lives and what it takes to heal from challenges in these experiences. She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and leads trainings throughout the world.


Kate White, MA, LMT, RCST ®, CEIM, SEP

I have been involved with pre- and perinatal health for over 25 years, starting with maternal and child health, family planning, and health education as an international professional, to a practitioner of the healing arts as a bodyworker working with pregnant mothers, families and babies.  In 1995, I was certified to massage pregnant mothers and instruct parents in infant massage.  Since then, I have taken thousands of hours in advanced education to support the childbearing year.  My training includes: massage, biodynamic craniosacral therapy, trauma resolution therapy, infant mental health, breastfeeding support, and specific course work with osteopaths and advanced bodyworkers supporting nervous system development and trauma resolution.