"Life consists of only moments, nothing more than that. And since this moment is the only moment that we ever have, nothing matters more than this moment!"
The word “Mindfulness” has become a wellness buzz word recently. Even recent full features of Time Magazine have been dedicated to it.In this 2-hour workshop we will learn Mindfulness is and is not, as well as the current research on its benefit and risks. Gus will lead a standard mindfulness practice followed by inquiry, with time for Q&A.
Gus Castellanos, MD, MSP, a retired Neurologist, (University of Miami Class of 1980), has been a mindfulness program instructor since 2009, trained by the UMass Center For Mindfulness and the University of Miami’s Neuroscience Lab. He currently teaches at a variety of facilities, including Sari Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, The Mindful Path, UHealth Fitness Center. He has facilitated programs for Mindful Kids Miami, FIU College of Medicine, the Hanley Treatment Center, the Jupiter Police Department, the U.S. Army, and Hospice of Palm Beach County. He designed a Mindfulness Based program for a local prison in 2011 and continues to provide monthly mindfulness sessions there as well. He serves as adviser to the UMass CFM's outreach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program at Jupiter Medical Center and is involved in mindfulness research with the UM Neuroscience Lab. He lectures widely and writes a bimonthly South Florida Mindfulness newsletter. He founded a local mindfulness teacher sangha in 2011 that continues to meet monthly.
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
$45.00 + Ticket Fee