Learn to anchor their busy body, identify & express emotions, and be kind & accepting of others.
Learn how to worry less, focus more, and find strength within.
Learn how to Unplug at Home and how to Reboot at Work
Anchored Minds & Bodies provides wellness-based programs with an emphasis on education, training, and practice in yoga and mindfulness for children (including children with diverse abilities), teens, adults, and families, in-person and virtually, through private sessions, classes, workshops, and retreats.
Personal Mindfulness Coaching is available to help individuals establish a routine mindfulness practice, reduce stress, improve overall health, navigate transitions, enjoy life, and reach their highest potential. All sessions/programs are customized in an effort to educate, empower, inspire, and encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Personal Mindfulness Coaching (see Adult page)
* Maria was recently recognized by the New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association (NJOTA) with an Award of Merit for Innovations in Treatment Facilitating Mindfulness, Meditation & Yoga Practices.
Initially I came to mindfulness to manage chronic back pain; but now I've discovered it helps me to be my best self, with my family, my students/families/clients, and with my colleagues. It's now an integral part of my life and it's my passion to share it with others with whom I work.
Mindfulness is a natural extension of OT, as it is a life skill, (significantly based in science - neurology, physiology, and sensory processing) that can be cultivated through understanding and practice, much like many of the life skills developed and strengthened by OT; therefore, I was very excited to further my training in this field of study. Tap the button below to learn more.
Although mindfulness has therapeutic value, mindfulness training does not discriminate! You don't need to have a diagnosis or a problem....mindfulness benefits EVERYONE...Teaching these skills in wellness centers, homes, and virtually for all to benefit, eliminates the stigma associated with any form of mental training. Many corporate executives, professional athletes, and celebrities practice and promote mindfulness mental training.