Mastermind is the region's most accessible gym for your brain – a mindfulness based meditation studio offering a regular schedule of classes seven days a week. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced meditator, our goal is to guide and support you in using mindfulness to improve brain health. All classes are led by a Mastermind-trained professional and range from 30-45 minutes.
What Can Mindfulness Do For You?
Studies show that a regular practice of mindfulness and meditation can reduce the grey-matter density in areas of the brain related with anxiety and stress.
Mental Strength & Focus
A study demonstrated that meditators improved their performance on tests of cognitive skill, in some cases doing 10 times better than non-meditators.
Learning & Memory
Long-term meditators have larger amounts of gyrification (folding in the brain), which scientists suspect helps with processing, decision-making and memory.
A regular mindfulness practice increases grey-matter density in parts of the brain associated with self-awareness, compassion, and introspection.
Cardiovascular & Immune Health
Researchers found that during a 5-year study the meditation control group had a 48% reduction in their risk of heart attack, stroke and death.
Researchers found that integrative body-mind training -- a mindful meditation technique -- can result in brain changes that may protect against mental illness.
Create a Healthier Workplace
Mindfulness programs, speakers & retreats
to support your team.
Mindfulness For Beginners
A 4-week introduction to mindfulness to support building a regular practice.
Mastermind is offering custom mindfulness-based curriculum at the new Brain Performance Institute.
DALLAS - There are stresses that can impact and interfere with a student's learning, both at school and at home. It is how a child deals with the distractions that can help determine their success. It is how a teacher manages their own stress that be a game changer in the classroom.
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Take a road trip across America, and chances are you'll be able to find a yoga class or a green juice in every city on your itinerary. (Phew!) But when it comes to the more esoteric realms of holistic wellness-like breathwork circles, moon rituals, or crystal healing workshops-there aren't many places where you'll find a thriving woo-woo scene like the ones in New York City and Los Angeles.
Tucked into a shopping center off Oak Lawn, the recently-opened Mastermind is billed as a mental gym. The idea of working out your brain certainly isn't new (Luminosity commercials instantly come to mind), but one that I still find intriguing-we're typically so focused on workout out our body, but why not the brain?
In the middle of your busy work day, would you ever consider taking a break to strengthen your brain? There's a new business in Dallas that's considered a "brain gym," it's a peaceful space that's focused on improving your brain by using meditation.
UNT-Dallas has partnered with the Momentous Institute and Mastermind, organizations that focus on mindfulness and mental health, to put self-care practices into the curriculum for its prospective teachers. The school plans to transform the curriculum over the next several years.
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