New Classes Starting in August

Early Sign Up $395 through August 10
Class Registration $435 beginning August 11
Scholarships Available

Adult Class Discounts:
Summer K – 12 Educator Special – $50 Off
Repeating the same class – $100 Off
Taking a second GRCFM class – $50 Off
Discounts can’t be combined

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
with April Hadley and Katy Chapman 

Free Information Sessions
Wednesday, August 1 & 8, 9:30 am – 11 am – April – Holistic Care Approach
Thursday, August 2 & 9, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Katy – Energy Touch Center

August Class Schedule:
Wednesdays, August 15 – October 3, 9:30 am – 12 pm – April – Holistic Care Approach
Thursdays, August 16 – October 4, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Katy – Energy Touch Center
Includes one all day Retreat – Saturday, September 22, 8:50 am – 4:00 pm – Energy Touch Center


Mindful Self-CompassionCup 1
with April Hadley

Free Information Sessions:
Thursday, August 2 & 9, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Women’s Health Center

August Class Schedule:

Thursdays, August 16 – October 4, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Women’s Health Center
Includes one all day Retreat – Sunday, September 23, 9:50 am – 3:00 pm – Women’s Health Center

Additional Offerings and Upcoming Events


Mindfulness for Beginners
3-Hour Workshop

with April Hadley

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $55 per person – $49 if registered by September 22nd
Location: Holistic Care Approach, 3368 Beltline Ct. NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49525
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Click Here to Register Online

This Workshop is for busy people who want to reduce their stress, be more present in their lives, and enjoy a greater sense of well-being. Whatever your background, profession, or age, the skills you will learn in this workshop can significantly improve your overall quality of life.


Attention Educators: Learn how to teach image
Mindfulness in your Classroom
through Mindful Schools

NEW Sustainable Blended Learning Model for Teacher Training Cohort #4 begins October 2018
Contact Patti Ward for additional information

Mindfulness Family Dayzen garden 2

With Brenda Schroeder, Cheryl Blackington,
and Patti Ward

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Member Cost: $10 per member child $15 per member adult
Non-Member Cost: $13 per non-member child $18 per non-member adult
Age Range: 7-16 with Adult
Location: Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Click Here to Register Online

Save The Date! October 19, 2018
Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
with Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D

UPDATE: 6 CE/CPEs approved for Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals, Nurses, and Dietitians

elisha speaking

 Learn to build the sections of the brain that protect us from depressive slides and slow down the sections that foster them. Allow the brain’s natural anti-depressants to emerge, grow stronger, and facilitate the ability to enjoy the good times, survive difficult times, and open to lives of greater resiliency and well-being. Read More…

Mindfulness in the Mainstream

*** New*** Up to 27.5 Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Professionals, and Dietitians
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Mindful Self-Compassion and
Eat for Life: Mindfulness-Based Intuitive Eating

VISIT MBSR for Health Care Professionals for Details

ISGapa-logoISG is approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education credits to psychologists.  International Seminars Group maintains responsibility for all programs and content.



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If you’ve completed any of our courses you know how mindfulness can positively affect all areas of a person’s life. If you would like to help others experience all of the ways mindfulness helps us become happier and healthier, we invite you to make a donation toward our scholarship fund. Your contributions will help us provide more scholarships in the future and continue building a mindful community.

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What Is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness: The Science

Our Mindfulness Programs

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindful Self-Compassion
Eat for Life: Mindful Eating