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Mindful Connections for Wellness

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Mindful Connections™ for Wellness – Online

Mindful Connections is Awaken Pittsburgh’s proprietary program designed to help you create a space for mindfulness and meditation in your own life. You will learn tools to help you stay focused and grounded and, in turn, positively impact your relationships with others.

Learn how to:

  • Cope with daily stressors
  • Become more resilient
  • Increase compassion and empathy
  • Develop your own regular mindfulness practice

The course includes the following topics:

  • Basic introduction to mindfulness
  • The research that supports mindfulness
  • Dealing with difficult emotions and events
  • Understanding and improving relationships
  • Mindful communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Forgiveness and gratitude

DATES:  9 Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:00pm via Zoom online video conferencing:

March 1 – April 26

This course includes an optional half-day of in-person practice together on a weekend date TBD.

COST: The price for this program is $250, however, we offer four price levels to make our programming accessible to all. Please choose the one that you are able to afford. We rely on donations to subsidize those who may not otherwise be able to afford the course.

REQUIRED Workbook: This class requires that you purchase The Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance Workbook: An Eight-Week Program for Improved Emotion Regulation and Resilience (Cullen & Brito Pons). It can be purchased for Kindle or paperback here Or other e-versions of the workbook can be purchased here.  We will read this book throughout the course together.

Program Deliverer: This class will be lead by Dawn Lehman. Find out more about Dawn here.

What past participants have shared:

“The sessions were so informative and helped to keep the energy going with my own practice. The content was rich and relevant.” 

“This course opened up my life to a new approach, to a life of kindness, gratitude, and peace.”


This program is offered for up to16 CE hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education accredited school and therefore a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LMFT, and LPC biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education please visit socialwork.pitt.edu/continuing-ed. If you would like CEUs, please select the payment method which includes their processing fee.


Is there a minimum age requirement to join the course?

This course is for adults only. Participants must be 18 or over.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Feel free to email info@awakenpittsburgh.org with any questions. 

What’s the refund policy?

A full refund is available through Eventbrite up to 1 day prior to the class beginning. 

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