2020 MINI-CLASSES
for Reflection & Mediatation
Fairview Wellness Center
"Group instruction provides a unique experience for self-expression and personal growth."
Programs at Fairview Wellness
Join us for instructive sessions that consist of lecture and discussion, followed by guided reflections or meditation. You will be guided through a variety of practices that can be integrated into your daily routine of self-care.

These sessions are ideal for the release of stress and anxiety, calming your mind and emotions and awakening your spirit.

You will further your development in spiritual and emotional growth as we explore specific life issues and topics.

Those new or practiced are welcome!

  Make Friends with Your Breath!

  Monday, January 13
The breath is our most intimate companion because we cannot go without it.  Learn a greater command of your breathing muscles and lose the self-consciousness often experienced with  meditation.  Learn calming and energizing techniques.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Set Your Emotions Free….Your Responses are Human!

Monday, February 24
The full array of our emotions are part of what’s being human.  Emotions are often considered irrational and we suppress emotions as wrong or bad.  Our emotions are a renewable resource. Mindfulness gives us a chance to experience  emotions and how they live in our body and become human expression.

Note:  No Classes in March.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Awaken Your Body

Monday, April 20
Our body is the most direct and perfect path to our wellness and spirituality.  Body awareness is a window to our emotional state.  We will focus on breath and body techniques to become aware of tension and release for calmness.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  How Sound Affects Your Brain

Monday, May 6
Decades of research evidence how sound can affect the mind, body, and emotions.  Even cows find music therapeutic!  We will listen and reflect on various sounds to discover  a preference for one or more that promotes a  sense of peace and calm.  This is useful in selecting modes to support personal reflection and meditation.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Let It Be!

Tuesday, May 12
If there is one thing that life teaches us, it’s that nothing stays the same.  Yet we find all sorts of ways to resist, deny and avoid this reality.  We offer perspectives to help us make friends with change.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Listen for Calm and Quiet

June 8
Sound greatly affects our mind and body and emotions.  We will listen to various sounds to find your calm and quiet.  You will become more sensitive to types of sounds with a ‘listening to the bell” exercise and encourage mindful listening.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Let Go of Your Labels!

July 13
You know all those tiny boxes we try to fit ourselves into?  Labels are incredibly subjective.  We could all take them a little less seriously.  Let’s take time to see what we lose or gain with them.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Tune Inside to Act Wisely

August 3
The practice of attending and attuning helps us to create the space to respond to emotions in a new and different way.  Practice helps to shift from negativity to positivity.
We will apply the principle of “little and often” to develop new habits.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Letting It Go” leads to Forgiveness

September 14
When hurt by someone it’s not easy to let it go.  Holding on makes you feel worse physically and emotionally.  Forgiving self and others can help release the heavy burden of resentment and experience more freedom.  Guided reflection can ease and release.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Find Your Calm – Feel Renewed

October 12
Stress and pace of daily life tests our problem-solving and decision-making. Life is 10% of what happens and 90% of how you react!   Calming thoughts can arise and settle us when we use simple techniques such as labeling and self-awareness, the breath, tensing muscles and release.

Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Taking in the Good

November 16
Let’s pause for a moment to notice and experience ‘awe’, kindness and gratitude.  We will attune to the felt sensations of goodness in your body, the calm to your mind and the lift to your spirit.
Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4

  Experience Mindful Self-Compassion

December 7
As much as anyone else, you, yourself, deserve love and affection.  Self-compassion is not selfish or self-centered…it is key to acceptance and positive change in our lives. Guided exercises will deepen self-awareness and self-care techniques.

Time:  6:30 – 7:45 PM
Fee:  $15.00 

Registration
440.356.0670, option 4