Mindfulness Workshop Series



Mindfulness for Health, Wellness, and Relationships

Linda Cammarata, RN, RYT and Larry Cammarata, Ph.D.


Dates and Time of Workshops:

June 23, 30, & July 7, 2018

10:00 am-12:00 noon for each two-hour session

Linda and Larry are long-term practitioners and teachers of mindfulness and mindful movement. They provide classes, workshops, and retreats that are mindfulness-oriented. Linda and Larry are the founders of Mindfulness Travels, an Asheville-based organization that provides inspiring retreats in beautiful places throughout the world with leaders in the field of mindfulness.

Through information sharing, discussions, and experiential practice sessions, this workshop series will teach you how to:

(1)  Meditate

(2)  Successfully integrate mindfulness into everyday life.

(3)  Engage in practices that enhance vitality, health, and wellness.

(4)  Cultivate kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity.

(5)  Apply mindfulness to relieve suffering from anxiety, depression, stress, pain, and insomnia.

(6)  Apply practices that support successful healthy personal and professional relationships.

(7)  Cultivate the skills that are needed to provide lasting emotional freedom.

June 23: Workshop Session One

Building the Foundation 

o   What is mindfulness?

o   Why practice mindfulness? What are the benefits?

o   Myths and misconceptions about mindfulness meditation

o   How to meditate with ease

o   Mindfulness Meditation & Gentle Mindful Movement Practice


June 30: Workshop Session Two

Applying Mindfulness to Relationships

o   Why mindfulness is not enough for lasting personal and professional growth.

o   Essential psychological principles that can support your growth and complement mindfulness practice.

o   The power of values, restraint, and cultivation.

o   Mindfulness skills that support healthy personal and professional relationships

o   Mindfulness Meditation & Gentle Mindful Movement Practice


July 7: Workshop Session Three

Mindfulness to Cultivate Joy and Relieve Suffering from Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Pain, and Insomnia

o   Essential mental attitudes for applying mindfulness to emotional or physical pain

o   Applications of mindfulness to depression, anxiety, stress, and pain

o   The power of kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity and how to generate them

o   Mindfulness and related practices to recover from insomnia

o   The difference between happiness and joy, how it relates to mindfulness, and why it matters.

o   The trap of happiness vs. the spaciousness of joy

o    Mindfulness Meditation & Gentle Mindful Movement Practice

No prior experience with mindfulness, meditation, or mindful movement is necessary.

Fee: The fee for the entire workshop series (all 3 sessions) is $120; $60 per individual workshop.                                            

To register, contact: Email Linda Cammarata or call 828-712-8421. Space is limited to 12 participants. The Asheville location will be sent to you upon registration. To reserve your space, please plan to register early.

Linda Cammarata, RN, RYT & Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. have been teaching mindfulness and mind-body practices for over 20 years.

Linda is a Registered Nurse and Registered Yoga Teacher who specializes in the healing benefits of yoga, qigong, and meditation as applied to self-regulation for stress, mood, and sleep management. Her classes are uplifting and supportive. 

Larry is a clinical psychologist practicing in Asheville, North Carolina who specializes in mindfulness-based psychotherapy and education. He is a co-author of a book entitled, A Year of Living Mindfully: 52 Quotes & Weekly Mindfulness Practices. His work on mindful movement was presented at the 11th Annual International Scientific Conference of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He is an instructor of Taijiquan (Tai Chi) and Qigong who has received advanced training in China and in the US. 

©  L. Cammarata 2017