The Mindfulness Center

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

The Mindfulness Center (TMC) is the host to Mind-Body Week D.C. (MBW-D.C.) – a ground-breaking public health initiative designed to increase awareness about the science and practice of evidence-based mind-body therapies for health and well-being. The past two MBW-DC events, held in October 2011 and April 2013 were huge successes with over 1,000 attendees participating in lectures and classes, featuring 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; and Mr.John Schumacher, Founder and Director of Unity Woods, one of the first and highly respected local yoga studios in the D.C. Metro area. This movement has also drawn in Congressman Tim Ryan author of “A Mindful Nation.” On the heels of this success, TMC is looking forward to MBW-D.C. 2015 with a focus on the role of mind-body therapies in the management of pain.                 


Debbie NorrisDr. Debbie Norris

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.

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