General Audience

Introduction to Mind-Body Medicine

Our diseases tell a story, not just about our cells, but about ourselves and our personal histories.  Learn how to listen for symptoms and inner wisdom using mind-body therapies of guided imagery, meditation and psychotherapy to discover the message and meaning hidden inside pain and symptoms.  Learn how to cultivate and awaken qualities and ways of being that lead into the heart of healing.  For everyone interested in healing, including Yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, caregivers and individuals on a healing journey.

The Healing Power of Mindfulness Meditation

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, "Up to 80% of visits to the family doctor are for stress related complaints." 

Studies show that "mindfulness meditation" is a powerful and effective therapeutic tool in reducing stress and maintaining mind-body health. Find your path to inner peace and serenity, learn to build resiliency and connect with your true source of inner strength.

The Mindful Classroom: For Parents, Teachers & Other Learners

Join Dr. Paul Epstein and learn how you or your student can move from the 3 Rs of education—reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic—to the 3 Rs of mindful education: reflection, relationship, and resilience. A recent American Psychological Association survey concluded that stress is an epidemic for children and families. For students, stress impairs attention, mood, sleep, and learning readiness. For teachers, stress can decrease productivity and creativity and increase frustration and anxiety.

Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Reduction

Through discussion, sharing, group support and learning the mind-body skills of meditation and stress reduction, this interactive class will help you focus on learning how to face stress, pain and illness, and live life in the present moment and find joy, peace, happiness and serenity in the midst of life’s inevitable ups and downs.

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Theresa Nicassio Show: Illness as Opportunity, Pain as Teacher

Dr. Epstein will appear on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio show to discuss "Illness as Opportunity, Pain as Teacher." 

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NMSA - CCNM Chapter Students - Q&A with Dr. Epstein

The NMSA CCNM Chapter and Thrive CCNM have collaborated to bring you a Skype Q & A with Dr. Paul Epstein, ND, that will emphasize the importance of mindfulness and mind-body medicine in not only healing our future patients, but ourselves as
future practitioners.

Topics discussed will include:

Mindful Healing: Turing Pain Into An Opportunity for Transformation

This retreat will explore how the teachings of the Buddha, mindfulness meditation and compassion practice can be integrated and applied in the process of healing. How we relate to our pain and our symptoms is as important as what we do to treat them. As we shift our perspective on pain and illness and “see with new eyes,” we will sit with the following questions:

Meditation as Medication

Mindfulness, Stress, Healing and Happiness.  The best of times is now, as you face life's challenges and experience life's joys!  Studies show that 80% of visits are for stress related complaints.  Our disease tells a story, not just of our cells, but of ourselves.  Through discussion, sharing, group support and learning the mind-body skills of meditation, relaxation stress reduction and attitudinal healing perspectives, this interactive class will help you focus on learning how to  face stress, pain and illness and live life in the present moment and find joy, peace, happiness and serenity

Meditation as Medication

The best of times is now, facing life's challenges, experiencing life's joys! Through lecture, discussion, sharing, group support, learning mind-body skills of meditation, relaxation, stress reduction, attitudinal healing perspectives, the class will focus on learning to live life in the present moment, finding joy, peace, happiness and serenity in the midst of daily life's inevitable ups and downs.  

"Serenity is not freedom from the storm; it is peace amidst the storm."

Introduction to Mind-Body Medicine

Our diseases tell a story, not just about our cells, but about ourselves and our personal histories.  Learn how to listen for symptoms and inner wisdom using mind-body therapies of guided imagery, meditation and psychotherapy to discover the message and meaning hidden inside pain and symptoms.  Learn how to cultivate and awaken qualities and ways of being that lead into the heart of healing.  For everyone interested in healing, including Yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, caregivers and individuals on a healing journey.

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