Mindfulness Workshops 



Mindfulness for Health, Wellness, and Relationships


Attend one, two, or all three of the workshops.

No prior experience with mindfulness, meditation, or mindful movement is necessary. Participants will receive an extensive list of mindfulness resources to support their learning and practice.

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 skills to provide lasting emotional freedom.

(8) Recognize the difference between happiness and joy, and why it matters.

Workshop Session One: Building the Foundation 

Saturday, April 13, 2019—10:00 am to 12:30 pm

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 


Workshop Session Two: Applying Mindfulness to Relationships

Saturday, June 8, 2019—10:00 am to 12:30 pm

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


Workshop Session Three: Mindfulness Practices to Cultivate Joy and Relieve Suffering 

Saturday, August 10, 2019—10:00 am to 12:30 pm

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

"Your Mindfulness Workshop was all I hoped it would be and then some. Thank you for doing what you do. I am grateful to have you nearby and look forward to more in the future. Thanks for the great resources too!” ~B.H.

Fee: The fee for the entire workshop series (all 3 sessions) is $140; $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.

L & L Sicily

Linda Cammarata, RN, RYT & Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. are long-term practitioners and teachers of mindfulness and mindful movement. They lead 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 and mindful movement.

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 Licensed Psychologist practicing in Asheville, North Carolina who specializes in mindfulness-based therapy 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 2019