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Mind-Body Week Returns

Dec 27, 2014 12:06AM
The Mindfulness Center will once again host Mind-Body Week, D.C.  This year's theme is “Treating Pain with Mind-Body Therapies: Self-Care Modalities of Meditation, Yoga and Tai-Chi/Qigong”. Mind-Body Week, D.C. will be held April 17 to 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Center and at The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda.

On Friday, presentations will feature prominent researchers, including Dr. Sara Lazar of Harvard and Dr. Chen Chen Wang of Tufts University and member of the Board of Advisors for the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).  Saturday events will focus on healing for people in pain with master classes and programs sponsored by area yoga and meditation Centers. Sunday will continue with more healing, classes and presentations by national leaders in the use of mindfulness and other mind-body practices, including Congressman Tim Ryan and Sayer Ji of

The Mindfulness Center is seeking sponsors so that veterans and others in pain can attend and experience the healing benefits of these practices.  $2,500 could allow 10 veterans to experience the benefits of mind-body healing firsthand. $5,000 will allow 20 people to learn these mind-body practices.  $10,000 could change the lives of 40 veterans.  If you or your company are interested in sponsoring veterans and other individuals in need with chronic pain relief, please contact Roxanne at [email protected] Your donations are tax deductible.

The Mindfulness Center is a 501c3 charitable organization located in Bethesda, which promotes health and self-healing for individuals and the community through charitable and educational programs in mind-body practices.


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