Heidi O'Donoghue ~ Mindfulness and Yoga Teacher

Mindfulness Courses ~ Dates and Descriptions

Learning to BREATHE


If you would like to organize one of these courses for a group of teens please contact Heidi directly

 Learning to BREATHE (L2B) is a mindfulness-based curriculum created for classroom or group settings.  This curriculum is intended to strengthen attention and emotion  regulation, cultivate wholesome emotions like gratitude and compassion,  expand the repertoire of stress management skills, and help participants  integrate mindfulness into daily life. Each lesson includes  age-appropriate discussion, activities, and opportunities to practice  mindfulness in a group setting. L2B has been researched in many setting  and used with adolescents and adults.

Mindful Morning Retreats




Location: Vitalize Studio

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

January 4th 2020

Cost $35

Registration Opening in November

Mindful Morning Retreats are a perfect place for students brand new to mindfulness and for seasoned practitioners to come together and practice the foundations of mindfulness. The retreat flows from one formal practice to the next, including sitting meditation, walking meditation, body scan, and movement. All the while the students receive support and guidance which encourages them to deepen their connection to themselves and the present moment.

MBSR Courses



MBSR Course

2020 Schedule coming soon! Stay tuned!

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction-MBSR-is an intensive 8-week, 9-session training in mindfulness. Groups meet weekly for 2.5 hours and for an all-day session between weeks six and seven. Guided instruction in various mindfulness practices is provided, including sitting and walking meditation, the body scan, gentle yoga, and other guided meditations. These practices are enhanced through inquiry exercises, group dialogue, daily home assignments, guided audio files, and practice materials. MBSR was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. Since that time hundreds of studies have been done proving the benefits to overall health and well-being of participants in MBSR courses. 

Heidi is a fully certified MBSR instructor through Brown University Mindfulness Center