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'A Mindful South Florida' community event and workshops

Valerie York-Zimmerman and Gus Castellanos, M.D.

'A Mindful South Florida' community event and workshops

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Friday Reception & Talks, Fri. Dec. 6th, 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm at BILTMORE Coral Gables
The main event! Mindfulness and Mental Health talks by Brewer, Leifman and Jennings. INCLUDES reception, talks and book signing. Don't miss it! Friday, Dec. 6 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel.
Free $0.00
MIAMI WORKSHOP, at UHealth, Miami on Sat. Dec. 7th
Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshops with Gus Castellanos, M.D., and Valerie York-Zimmerman. Held at UHealth Fitness and Wellness, 1120 NW. 14th Street, 12th floor, Miami 33136. Parking – free in garage under the Center. Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cost: $30.
$30.00 $3.46
DELRAY BEACH: “Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshop,” Sun. Dec. 8th
DELRAY BEACH: Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshops with Gus Castellanos, M.D., and Friends. Held at The Duncan Center, 15820 S Military Trail, Delray Beach, FL 33484. Parking – free. Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost: $30.
$30.00 $3.46
MIAMI SHORES “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop,” at Barry University in Miami Shores, on Sun. Dec. 8th
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop in MIAMI with Patricia A. Jennings M.Ed., Ph.D., 12:30-4:00 p.m. at Barry University Campus, price: $50. NOTE: MDCPS educators can get a rate of $30, but must see Mindful Kids Miami events listings for discount. You will not get a discounted rate here. No refunds.
$50.00 $4.67
DAVIE “Mindfulness-Based Self-Care for First Responders and the Healing and Helping Professions,” at Nova Southeastern University DeSantis Bldg. on Sat. Dec. 14th Free $0.00
SOUTH MIAMI “Intro to Mindfulness with Mindful Kids Miami,” Sat. Dec. 14th
By Mindful Kids Miami – Sat. Dec. 14, 2019. At Riviera Presbyterian Church, 5275 Sunset Drive, South Miami 33143. Parking – free @ Coral Gables Municipal Parking Lot west side of church, need Parking Permit Time: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Cost: DONATION – All donations will support the Mental Health Event.
Free $0.00

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Improved Mental Health Through Mindfulness- Based Programs

EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS IN ... HEALTH • EDUCATION • JUSTICE • LAW ENFORCEMENT • PUBLIC POLICY • NONPROFITS

RESEARCH demonstrates effectiveness in reducing stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, substance abuse (including opioids), disconnection, suicide and violence.

JOIN US for cutting edge talks illustrating the life cycle of mental health and illness with three national experts, researchers, leaders in mental health, behavior, brain mechanisms, addictions; comprehensive systems, community-based treatment, legal system; education system, teachers and students.

FEATURED PRESENTERS 

 Brewer   Leifman     
Judson Brewer, M.D., Ph.D., Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist, Researcher Mindfulness in Addictions, Behavior, Mechanisms, Anxiety   Hon. Steven Leifman, Judge for 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, national leader of community-based mental health programs and criminal justice.   Patricia A. Jennings, M.Ed., Ph.D., educator and researcher, Curry School of Education and Human Development, University of Virginia

COMMUNITY EVENT 
REGISTRATION REQUIRED (FREE on EVENTBRITE)

Brewer, Leifman and Jennings

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019

  • BILTMORE: Reception and Talks 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • BILTMORE: Book Signing hosted by Books & Books to follow.
  • BILTMORE: 'Connecting with ourselves, each other and our world' exhibit, concurrent.

The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables Florida


POST-EVENT WORKSHOPS
REGISTRATION REQUIRED (PAID on EVENTBRITE)

Introductory All-Day Mindfulness-Based Workshops

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 

Miami: Gus Castellanos, M.D., and Valerie York-Zimmerman, “Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshop,” 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Held at UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center at Miller School of Medicine, 1120 N.W. 14th Street, 12th floor, Miami 33136. Free Parking.  $30. 

Pompano Beach:  Knellee Bisram, AHAM Education (Academy of the Heart and Mind), Broward Schools Superintendent’s Mindfulness Initiative, and Friends. “Mindfulness Day Retreat and Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshop,” 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Held at Pompano Administrative Center, 610 NE 13th Ave, Pompano Beach, FL 33060. Free Parking. $30.  USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER: https://browardmindful.eventbrite.com/

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019

Delray Beach:  Gus Castellanos, M.D., and Friends, “Introductory Mindfulness-Based Workshop,” 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm. Held at The Duncan Conference Center, 15820 S Military Trail, Delray Beach, FL 33484.  Free parking. $30. 

Miami Shores: Patricia A. (“Tish”) Jennings M.Ed., Ph.D. - “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Workshop,” 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. Held at Barry University, 11300 N.E. 2nd Ave., Andreas Hall, Room 112, Miami. Sponsored by Mindful Kids Miami and Barry University. $50.  (MDCPS discount available through Mindful Kids Miami.) 


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2019 

DAVIE: Nova Southeastern University, “Mindfulness-Based Self-Care for First Responders and the Healing and Helping Professions,” 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Held at Huizinga Sales Institute, 3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building., 3rd Floor, Davie 33314. Free parking. No charge. Sponsored entirely by NSU. 

South Miami: “Intro to Mindfulness with Mindful Kids Miami,” Location: Riviera Presbyterian Church, Mindful Kids Miami Room 19, 5275 Sunset Drive, Miami. Parking: Free at Coral Gables Municipal Parking Lot adjacent to the Church; need parking permit (available on site). Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.  Cost: Donation.


LIMIT ONE: 

If you have friends who intend to come with you, then they should register with their own full name, email, organization and job title. We will have a one-per person check in procedure at the door. Incomplete or questionable registrations will be voided.

SPONSORS & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

We Welcome and Thank our Sponsors and Community Partners.

Presented By

Valerie York-Zimmerman
ijourney@att.net

Gus Castellanos, M.D.
gus@18mind.com

Nova Southeastern
University

We hope you can make it! 

-- Valerie York Zimmerman and Gus Castellanos, M.D.

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Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Organizer

Valerie York-Zimmerman and Gus Castellanos, M.D.

Valerie York-Zimmerman is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher, teaches the MBSR Practicum in Miami in affiliation with the MBPTI in San Diego, and mentors teachers-in-training to become certified. She is the founder of Miami Mindfulness and has taught adults and children in Miami since 1998 and 2012, respectively.

Gus Castellanos, M.D. attended the University of Miami for undergraduate and Medical School receiving his M.D. degree in 1980. He is an experienced Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher (MBSR) and teaches in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami. 

Nova Southeastern University is an important co-organizer of this event.

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