July’s Theme: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit.

~B.K.S. Iyengar

Our theme for July is “Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit”

All too often we forget to take care of ourselves. We are caught up in work, family, chores, and so much more each day. It’s time we step back and start to bring our life back into balance.

We may think a vacation is relaxing and what we need, but how many times have you come back from vacation more stressed than when you left. Nowadays we are constantly connected to work via phone and email. There comes a point where we need to unplug, nurture ourselves and join with others in the pursuit of caring for our mind, body, and spirit.

Here at Meditate Madison, that is our specialization.

This month we are adding two new group sessions to supplement what we have started with the Peaceful Weight Loss & Wellness group. These are all ongoing group sessions that you can attend as often or as little as you like. You will find that the more frequently you attend, your life will become more peaceful and at ease.

The two new groups are Stress Less for stress and anxiety relief for our minds and Spiritual Awareness & Growth for our inner spirit. All of our group sessions incorporate some form of meditation and mindfulness, some include gentle or restorative yoga, sound or energy healing, releasing negative thoughts & beliefs, practicing self-compassion, and other wellness methods.

You can attend any or all sessions we present as you pick and choose what is attractive to you.

Attend one of the varied classes and/or programs this month as we explore this focus of creating a healthy mind, body & spirit.

Below you will find our classes, workshops and other events for this month as well as the personal sessions available to you with Deb Phelps and Dineen Carta. Personal sessions are the way you can have meditation, yoga, healing, or coaching on your own schedule. We still have open appointments, so be sure to schedule your initial appointment today by calling 608-216-2805.

Be sure to check the online calendar in case of schedule changes. Please note that there is a 2-hour registration requirement for classes. Workshops and other events may vary. Attend the sessions of interest to you. If you miss one, it will most likely be repeated in the future. The sessions are open to anyone who is interested.

Stress Less
Tuesdays at 7 pm Starts 7/9
Attend one or all topics, your choice..
7/9 – Understanding Stress with Dr. Gregg Miklashek
7/16 – I’d Like to Meditate, BUT…
7/23 – Guided Meditation & Stress Management
7/30 – Progressive Muscle Relaxation

These ongoing drop-in group sessions will help you to learn how to relieve stress & anxiety naturally.
Register or learn more

Peaceful Weight Loss & Wellness
Fridays at 10 am
Attend one or all topics, your choice
7/5 – No Session due to Holiday
7/12 – Walk at Warner Park, if weathered out, Walking Meditation at studio
7/19 -Emotional Eating
7/26 – Making Healthy Fast Food in a Hurry-Up World

These ongoing drop-in group sessions will help you to learn how to stop the diet frustration and deal with your wellness naturally and holistically.
Register or learn more.

Spiritual Awareness & Growth
Saturdays Starts 7/13
10 am – 20 minute Meditation
10:30 am – Session Topic
Attend one or all topics, your choice.
7/13 – Unity
7/20- Inner Wisdom
7/27- Openness

These ongoing drop-in group sessions will help you to connect in meaningful conversation with others on the spiritual path. Register or learn more

Mindful Chair Yoga – Subtle & Gentle
The class is extremely gentle and is accessible to those with physical limitations or structural concerns, or those who need to ease their way into a movement practice. The focus will be on subtle movements, improving brain function and eliciting the relaxation response, Tuesdays at 1 pm

Guided Meditation for Calming the Mind
Inner Peace – that one thing that we long to find but it often seems so very elusive. Meditation is one of those beautiful tools that is designed to help you quiet mind chatter, focus inward, and explore the limitless realm of your heart and soul. 
Sundays at 9:30 am

A Course in Miracles Study Group
This ongoing group meets to share in the study of the spiritual book A Course in Miracles. The emphasis is on the way to universal love and peace is undoing guilt by forgiving others.

Sundays at 10:30 am

Sound Bath Meditation
The beautifully, deep vibrations and tones of the crystal singing bowls will take you to a world of calm and peace. The sounds and vibrations relieve stress and bring on deep relaxation. I will be adding a guided meditation and Dineen will add poetry.
You can lie down or sit.
Friday, July 12th at 7 pm

Conscious Relaxation
Would you like to ease insomnia? Decrease anxiety? Alleviate stress? Even lower symptoms of pain?
This session will help you with this and more. It is similar to a guided meditation but it induces full-body relaxation and a deep state of consciousness. Also called Yoga Nidra. It is practiced lying down but you can sit if you need to do so.
Friday, July 26th at 7 pm

Restorative Yoga
with Energy Healing
Breathe easily and deeply as you relax into a few therapeutic fully-supported longer-held yoga poses, mostly supine on the floor, using lots of props, (blankets, bolsters, blocks and pillows) to maximize ease and rest. This yoga style was created for those recovering from injury or surgery, PTSD, emotional traumas like grief, stress and anxiety, for example, or for those seeking a quiet meditative practice.  Dineen will provide Energy Healing during the session.
Sunday, July 28th at 2 pm

Meditation Pathways
1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 7 pm
1st & 3rd Saturdays at 9:30 am
Learn to Meditate or Support Your Practice
Register and More Information

Can’t make any of these days/times?
Book a private session, more information at the bottom of this post.

Private Sessions with Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, RYT

Relieve Stress and Embrace Peace with Sessions
Facilitated by Deb

Relaxation Specialist
Meditation-Yoga Instructor
Sound Energy Healer
Mind-Body-Spirit Coach
Yoga Therapist, IT

Visit Deb’s Services Page for More Information

Private Sessions with Dineen Carta

Be Inspired with Sessions
Facilitated by Dineen

Transformational Life Coach
Empathic Energy Healer
Intuitive Reader
Spiritual Artist-Poet-Performer

Visit Dineen’s Website for More Information

Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps is a certified Mindfulness and Meditation Teacher, and Practitioner since 1980. She is also a Mindfulness Coach, Sound Energy Practitioner, and Yoga Specialist who uniquely assists her clients to overcome stress, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and other life situations so that they can once again live purposeful, joy-filled lives. Deb has overcome significant life challenges aided by a variety of mind-body-spirit practices. By diligently using these tools over many decades, she found a life of contentment and equanimity. Through extensive education and life experience, including living for one year in a spiritual community, she assists and inspires others to do the same. ~ Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, E-RYT500, LVCYT, YACEP

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