Mindfulness Training: Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others


Mindfulness Coach Julie Anne Larkin

Feeling numb? Going through the never-ending demands of life with your emotional energy tank on empty?

Join Mindfulness Coach Julie Anne Larkin on a journey to set your New Year’s intention to increase energy and vitality by reconnecting to the compassion and kindness that already exists within you.

Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering “Mindfulness Training: Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others” on Thursdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the Community Room at Aitkin Public Library.  The class will meet 5:00-7:00 p.m. and one hour longer on Jan. 19 to allow for extended practice. The cost is only $75 for the 4-week course.

“I’m very excited to pilot this new class in our local area,” Larkin explains. “This second training class on mindfulness can help you discover what has been holding you back from happiness and peace of mind,” explains Julie Anne Larkin. “Through simple mindfulness, meditation and yoga practices accessible to all levels of fitness you can increase your awareness of healthy ways to care for yourself and others.”

Instructor Julie Anne Larkin, MA, CPHWC is a professional health and wellness coach who received her training in mindfulness from the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at University of Massachusetts Medical School and collaborated with Penny George Institute for Health & Healing at Allina Health in Minneapolis to create this class. Julie Anne lives in Aitkin County and has taught mindfulness training at Riverwood for three years.

To learn more or register for the class, call Julie Anne Larkin directly at 218-398-1205 or call Riverwood’s events line at 218-927-5188. Also see the Education & Events section on the homepage at www.riverwoodhealthcare.org