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Introduction To Mindfulness

Introduction To Mindfulness is a 3 week course.

Each participant will receive a notebook and journal, and handouts are provided for every class.  In addition, audio recordings of meditations are provided every week for home practice.

Week 1:  What is Mindfulness?

  • Introduction to Mindful Breathing
  • Introduction to Thoughts Practice and use of anchor words
  • Mindful Body, Body Scan Exercise
  • Mindful Movement Exercise

Week 2:  Mindfulness of Emotions

  • Exploring Emotions
  • Heartfulness Practice
  • Gratitude Practice

Week 3:  Mindfulness of Others

  • Listening Skillfully
  • Mindfulness of Speech/Habits
  • Everyday Mindfulness
  • Mindful Eating

When: Wednesday, March 29th; April 5th; April 12th.

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Classes are offered at the offices of Dr. Steven Swidler of Medicine Wheel Dental and Wellness Center, 4650 W. Jojoba Dr. 85745.

Sign Up: Register by contacting Sherril Howard at or 520-400-8184.

Sherril Howard M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Mindfulness Instructor

Sherril Howard has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist since 1983 serving patients with voice disorders and head and neck cancer. She has also practiced various forms of meditation and yoga since the late 80’s. In 2015, she became qualified to teach Mindfulness. She has a private consulting practice where she helps clients find their inner voice. For the last 15 years, Sherril and her husband, Tim have been facilitating a relationship course called The Way Of The Beloved, a comprehensive method for making marriage a path for spiritual development. She is passionate about helping others find balance, equanimity and overall joy in their lives.


Jin Shin Jyutsu Event

Please join us for this wonderful event at out Wellness Center, featuring Cynthia Wheeler.

Jin Shin Jyutsu is an ancient art of harmonizing the life energy in the body. It helps bring balance to the body’s energetic pathways and helps facilitate our own profound healing capacity.

It is a valuable complement to conventional healing methods, inducing relaxation and reducing the effects of stress.

Cynthia Wheeler is a Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner and Self-Help Instructor in Tucson, Arizona.

She has taught several JSJ Self-Help classes in Tucson and surrounding areas.

Cynthia has written articles on JSJ Self-Help for Healthy Lifestyles Newspaper and has been a 5 day key note conference speaker on Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help for the Center For Nursing Leadership.

Cynthia began her studies in 1978 with Mary Burmeister and also continued her studies with Muriel Carlton, Wayne Hackett and Sara Harper.

When: Saturday, March 18th

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30pm

Where: Medicine Wheel Dental and Wellness Center

Cost: $135

RSVP: 520.869.5839


Your Teeth as a Reflection of Your Health

Your Teeth as a Reflection of Your Health

Sponsored by Medicine Wheel Dental & Wellness Center Community Education Partnership Programs

Join Jeanne Bjorn M.S. Holistic Nutrition on Thursday March 28,2013, 7:00-8:30 as she discusses:
“Your Teeth as a Reflection of Your Health”

This presentation will detail historical information on Nutrient Dense Diets and Dental Health.   Extensive and detailed information will be presented on traditional diets and nutrient-dense foods for optimum dental and whole body health.

Discover how to eat your way to the health and vitality that is your birthright.  Come to a presentation for the community.

Jeanne received her Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition in 2006 from Clayton College of Natural Health – where her thesis work was on Dental Health and Nutrient Dense Foods. She is a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation and the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation. She is also a Professional Member of The National Association of Nutrition Professionals. She worked on the “Campaign for Safe Milk” with The Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility – to petition dairies in Oregon to move to rBST free products. She has taken both beginning and intermediate courses in Matrix Reflex Testing with Dr. Louisa Williams. She has also completed courses in Plant Stem Cell Nutrition.

Questions:  503-819-7423




Medicine Wheel Dental and Wellness Center is pleased to welcome Leanne Hardesty for a very special workshop on the MELT Method.

MELT Method workshop medicine wheel dental and wellness center

If you have not heard of the MELT Method, it is a simple self-treatment technique that helps prevent pain, heal injury and erase the negative effects of aging.

Enjoy these links for more information

MELT Method on Doctor OZ – MELT Away Pain

The MELT Method to Naturally End Your Pain, By Sue Hitzmann Author of The Melt Method, A Breakthrough Self-Treatment System to Eliminate Chronic Pain, Erase the Signs of Aging, and Feel Fantastic in Just 10 Minutes a Day!

MELT Method on Rachel Ray – The 50 Second Face Lift

The workshop details

Where: Medicine Wheel Dental and Wellness Center

When: June 14, 2014

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

RSVP: (520) 561-4977 Pre-registration is required

Cost: $30


Wellness Workshops at Medicine Wheel

Wellness Workshops at Medicine Wheel

Holistic Health Coaching:

Health Coaches are knowledgeable advisors who provide ongoing support and guidance as you set goals and make sustainable changes that improve your health and happiness. Most approaches to nutrition dwell on calories, carbs, fats, proteins. Instead of creating lists of restrictions and good and bad foods, Phoebe coaches her clients to create a happy, healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and free of denial and discipline. She will guide you to find the food and lifestyle choices that best support you and help you make gradual, lifelong changes that enable you to reach current and future health goals. Schedule a free initial consultation to see if health coaching is right for you. Call Medicine Wheel Wellness to schedule your appointment 520.743-7101

Demystifying Grocery Shopping, Kitchen Clean Up, Meal Planning:

Phoebe offers these services as part of her holistic health coaching program. During these sessions, you will learn which foods to gravitate towards and which to avoid; how to read food labels and which ingredients to avoid; new foods and tips on how to prepare them in 30 minutes or less; healthy meal planning and food combining for ways to save money at the supermarket while still eating healthy.

Cooking Lessons:

A valuable tool in achieving optimal health is learning to create healthy meals for yourself and your family. Phoebe can help you learn to create simple, delicious, healthy meals in the comfort of your home or at MWDWC in a group or private setting.

Wellness Workshops:

Phoebe offers Wellness Workshops on various topics such as eating for energy, weight loss, sugar cravings and plant based diets. Her workshops are fun, informative and always provide you with something to take home to inspire you.

IntenSati Fitness:

A transformational workout that will motivate you to live a life you love in a body you love now. Train your body, mind and spirit with this powerfully invigorating practice. Combines empowering affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance and yoga. You’ll leave class feeling stronger, uplifted and inspired.

Belly Dance:

Offers core fitness with a twist. Learn fantastic posture, empower you femininity, and let loose with belly dance basics in this supportive, all levels class.


Manifest the Real Deal: Have a Best Friend, Best Lover for Life!

Manifest the Real Deal: Have a Best Friend, Best Lover for Life!

Manifest the Real Deal:

Have a Best Friend, Best Lover for Life! ©

Are you tired of dead end relationships? Whether they happen in romance or families, the pain of sudden endings takes a toll. And, did you know that the love you attract mirrors the way you relate to yourself? Unwrap old beliefs and patterns and rewrite a deep, core happiness, stable and independent from outside pressure. For couples who wish to recharge their love or singles who want their best friend/best lover now.

Manifest the Real Deal: Have a Best friend, Best Lover for Life! © creates a clear path out of the confusion and puts you squarely in the driver’s seat. You will take home practical exercises that easily integrate into everyday life. Boundaries intact, you start to attract partner-based relationships. Create the pace for a soul connection with yourself and others.

The two day workshop is broken into four parts:

Unwrap the Mummy

What are your core beliefs? Peek into your subconscious programs and rewrite those that no longer serve you. Learn how to manifest different relationships in the future.

Take Back Choice

Explore the power that your words have in creating your life. Reclaim your Inner Authority.

Build a Sanctuary

A boundary does not mean a thick wall. Understand how to live without walls and trust without fear. We review your current relationships and learn the difference between Unconditional Love and Intimate Love. You will develop 20/20 foresight, the ability to know if you are beginning down another dead end.

Circle of Life

Integrate balanced giving and receiving into your everyday life. Learn to consciously create your best future. Your best is within reach.

Lesley Lupo, a gifted intuitive advisor and personal coach, is a NLP therapist with more than 26 years of experience. Lesley has conducted numerous workshops and seminars in areas as diverse as relationships and energy work.

Lesley Joan Lupo was born in Chicago and now lives in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated with a double major: BA in Psych, specializing in gerontology, and a BFA in Studio Art. As an Intuitive psychotherapist, for the last seventeen years, Ms. Lupo has worked in the Metaphysical Department of the Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, both as a psychic and a three year stint as theSpiritual Programs Coordinator. She guides clients on their own inner journeys. In Tucson, she teaches a relationship workshop, Manifest the Real Deal: Have a Best Friend, Best Lover for Life.Ms. Lupo divides her time between traveling, creating mosaics, making sublime jewelry, meditating by her pond, growing organic veggies, and ferociously cheering for Da Bears.