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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.