The Mindfulness Center

Mind-Body Week, D.C. April 17-19, 2015

Managing Pain with Mind-Body Therapies: Self-Care Modalities

Join The Mindfulness Center and our Sponsors in this ground-breaking event, as we work together to build an integrated community of mind-body medicine researchers and practitioners across healing modalities to promote health and self-healing. Join us for the Research Conference on Friday, April 17, featuring the most pre-eminent scientists and medical researchers in mind-body medicine, with Keynote speaker Dr. Sara Lazar, Massachusettes General Hospital.  Join us on Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, for workshops and master classes with the nation's leading teachers, to learn the practices and the current scientific research on Managing Pain with Mind-Body Therapies: Self-Care Modalities.

This ground-breaking public health initiative is designed to increase awareness of the science and practice of evidence-based self-care mind-body practices for health and well-being, emphasizing meditation, yoga, tai chi and qigong. Past events have featured pioneering researchers and practitioners in the field of mind-body medicine including Dr. Herbert Benson, Director Emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine; John Schumacher, Founder and Director of Unity Woods Yoga Center, and Congressman Tim Ryan author of “A Mindful Nation.”  This year, discover the evidence-basis for what is working to heal pain, and promote optimal living and well-being.  Mind-Body Week, D.C. 2015 is brought to you by the nation's leading experts in mind-body science, who comprise the Scientific, Advisory and Planning Committees for this event. 


Debbie NorrisDr. Debbie Norris, Host

Deborah Norris, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of The Mindfulness Center, is trained extensively in mind-body therapies, ranging from traditional medical and psychotherapeutic practices to holistic and integrative therapies and lifestyle practices.