An Introduction to Mindfulness

Waking up to Our Lives

Exploring Your Stress Through A Different Lens

Waking up to Our Lives

In six sessions and one day-long retreat we cover essential Mindfulness practices, meditations, reflections on loving kindness, self-acceptance and self-compassion.

Benefits of Mindfulness

Reduced Stress

Increased Well-Being

Emotional Regulation


Better Relationships

Pain Management

Improved Sleep

Reduced Binge Eating

Overall Health

Increased Focus

Who Should Take this Course

This is a comprehensive beginner’s course for adults interested in exploring the basics of Mindfulness and making it part of their lives.

Course Outline

Explore the stresses in your life through the lens of Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness?

Evolutionary psychology and its relation to Mindfulness

Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Formal and Informal Mindfulness Practices

Mindful eating meditation

Working with the body Mindfully through body awareness practices (body scan)

Mindful breathing and other anchoring practices to enhance a sense of Presence

Working with thoughts and emotions Mindfully

Loving Kindness, self-acceptance and self-compassion

Working with difficult emotions and stress

Applying Mindfulness in everyday life

About the Teacher

Michael Mruz
Michael G. Mruz, P.C.
Michael G. Mruz, LCSW is an experienced teacher in Mindfulness, a Psychotherapist for over 25 years, and a meditation practitioner in Vipassana / Mindfulness for over 20 years.
He is a Licensed Clinical Psychiatric Social Worker / Psychotherapist with advanced training and certifications in a variety of evidence-based psychotherapeutic approaches including the integration of Eastern Mindfulness practices and Western Psychologies.

About the Course

Duration: Six 90 minute sessions / One day-long retreat (venue TBD)

Tuition: $350

January 12: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
January 19: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
January 26: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
February 2: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
February 9: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
February 16 : 3:00pm – 4:30pm
February 24 : 8:30pm – 4:00pm

14 Harwood Court, Suite 301
Scarsdale, NY 10583

To Learn More and to Register:
Call: 914-722-4151