Groups

Everyday Mindfulness for Stress & Anxiety

A mindfulness meditation group where you will learn proven techniques to cultivate calm and improve your well-being.

Thursdays 5PM-6:30PM

5463 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618

FREE Introduction to Mindfulness
April 16, 2020 at 5PM-6PM

Next 6 Week Series Begins
April 23, 2020

(we will be meeting online)

Do you often feel overwhelmed and stressed?
Does your mind keep spinning and you don’t know how to slow it down?
Do you have a loud inner critic?
Do you feel powerless over the pressure you feel?
Would you like to learn how to put the brakes on anxiety?

Mindfulness

is a practice of being fully in the present moment with a non-judgmental acceptance of your experience.

It’s what allows you to slow down and cultivate compassionate awareness so you can finally let go of unwanted thoughts and feelings.

There are many techniques to learn mindfulness that are simple, effective, and easy to use in daily life. In this group, Dr. Ellis Edmunds and Elana Morgulis, MFT lead the group through 12 mindfulness exercises that have been shown to calm anxiety and improve well-being. You will walk away with more than just the tools. You will gain direct experience of mindfulness, as well as a sense of connection, support, and understanding. Some of the proven benefits of a mindfulness practice include:
  • Reduced stress & anxiety

  • Letting go of obsessive thoughts

  • Being more compassionate with yourself

  • Improved sleep

  • Decreased job burn-out

  • Improved relationships

What To Expect:
WEEK 1
Getting Into The Present Moment
Do you often find yourself caught in the past or the future? Learn how to be present.
WEEK 2
Becoming the Observer
Do you feel overwhelmed by thoughts and emotions? Learn how to step back and feel more calm and in control.
WEEK 3
Finding Space from Thoughts
Practice letting go and loosening the grip that stress and anxiety can have on your body and mind.
WEEK 4
Acceptance
Do you find yourself struggling with anxiety and stress, battling for it to go away, and wishing it were different? Experience dropping the struggle in order gain a sense of peace and calm.
WEEK 5
Cultivating Self-Compassion
Do people tell you you’re being too hard on yourself for what you’re going through? Learn practices that help you stop beating yourself up and start loving yourself.
WEEK 6
Mindful Relating
Does anxiety and stress impact your relationships? Do you find it nerve-wracking to communicate? Learn to bring mindfulness into relationships with techniques that support you in learning what your needs are and speaking your truth.

Next 6 Week Online Series Begins
Jan 14th, 2021

What You’ll Get
  • 12 mindfulness meditation techniques
  • 6 weeks of 90 minute group sessions
  • Weekly emails with access to free audio of the guided practices
  • Weekly group support and community
  • Lifetime access to a library of free audio of the guided meditations

Each week the group
will consist of:

  1. Opening check-ins
  2. Defining mindfulness
  3. Mindfulness exercise #1 and discussion
  4. Mindfulness exercise #2 and discussion
  5. Closing check-outs.

This group meets for 6 weeks at a time at $50/per session.

Generous sliding scale available.

Space is limited!

Next 6 Week Online Series Begins
Jan 14th, 2021

Contact me today for a free 20-min phone consultation.

I can help and support you in your personal growth.

510-455-2698