Mindfulness for Parents

with Shantal

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Setting a Foundation for Mindful Family Interactions

Family life can be hectic and unpredictable, and parenting can be full of intense emotions and frustrations, challenging most parents to find moments of peace. What’s more, our children are not immune, continually absorbing all the stress around them.

Mindfulness helps the well-being of the parent and has positive effects for the whole family. Mindfulness tools help you to slow down and live in the present moment, enabling you to experience a richer appreciation for yourselves and your children and to find more grace amidst the chaos of everyday life.

By embodying this invaluable practice, you can serve as a powerful role model and be empowered to raise mindful kids in a space that models and values calm responses, emotional self-regulation, clarity in decision-making, compassion, and acceptance.

Bring more calmness, clarity, wisdom, and joy into your daily lives…

The Shift at Home Begins with You!

Participants will learn:

  • Simple techniques to help you and your family feel calm and centered

  • Skills that lead to more positive interactions with your children

  • A common language that the whole family can practice together

  • Playful tools that help bring a sense of ease to the body and mind

  • Useful practices to improve focus and attention

  • Science of mindfulness and brain science

  • Valuable self-regulation techniques that promote thoughtful responses vs. reaction

This workshop will help you:

    • Feel more balance

    • Experience how to invite more peace and joy into your lives

    • Role model mindful behaviors for your children

    • Develop a set of coping skills to use during stressful situations

    • Integrate mindfulness practices into family routines

    • Use self-awareness to know when it’s time to self-intervene

Series Class Dates are on Sundays, Oct. 9th-Nov. 13th from 5:00-5:45 PM as follows:

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • Class One: Oct. 9th
  • Class Two: Oct. 16th
  • Class Three: Oct. 23rd
  • Class Four: Oct. 30th
  • Class Five: Nov. 6th
  • Class Six: Nov. 13th
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Shantal is a wellness and personal growth champion who provides mindfulness education and transformational life coaching to empower others with the tools to thrive in their personal, academic, and professional lives. Her passion is bringing mindfulness to youth to strengthen their well-being and awaken resilience by helping them cultivate self-awareness and compassion and teaching them effective strategies to help them to communicate and connect in a deep and meaningful way.

Shantal was first introduced to mindfulness at a young age and has always had a passion for contemplative and introspective practices. In 2007, her interest in and practice of mindfulness deepened, prompting her to participate in various mindfulness workshops and retreats throughout the country. Inspired by the profoundly transformative and healing effects that she experienced on a personal level, as well as the unique challenges posed by parenting two young children and a teen, Shantal decided to become trained as a Mindful Educator through Mindful Schools so that she could help others achieve balance, clarity, and wellness for their mind, body, and spirit.

In teaching mindfulness, Shantal brings her experience as a parent, life coach, and her own daily mindfulness practice to provide a welcoming, supportive, compassionate, and healing environment coupled by a keen sense of the mindset needed to introduce and nurture a love for this invaluable practice to our youth.

As a mindfulness educator, Shantal offers both private one-on-one instruction to youth, parents, and individuals and public group lessons for youth via nonprofits, schools, and yoga studios.

Shantal is also a Reiki Master, writer, event producer, and marketing and PR consultant for individual practitioners, companies, and organizations in the personal growth and wellness industries. A native Spanish speaker, she also holds a B.S. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

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