The Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter announced it will offer a free Introduction to Mindfulness workshop on Tuesday, January 17 beginning at 6 p.m., at the Alzheimer’s Association Watertown office, 480 Pleasant Street.
Led by mindfulness teacher Marlo Pedroso, attendees will learn practical and concrete mindfulness practices and how to respond effectively to stress. Pedroso trained at the Center for Mindfulness at UMass and is a qualified mindfulness based stress reduction instructor. He is a licensed social worker, a certified Iyangar yoga instructor and insight meditation practitioner.
The workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please call 800-272-3900 to reserve a space or for more information.
The Alzheimer’s Association is dedicated to providing care and support for those affected by the disease, as well as advancing research into causes, treatments and cures. With headquarters in Watertown, and regional offices in Raynham, Springfield, and Worcester, Mass., and Bedford N.H., the Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter provides programs and services such as support groups, professional training, educational programs, care consultation and a 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. For more information visit .alz.org/MANH.