Mindful Meditation for Beginners at Spanish House

Led by Dorsey Standish 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
April 3rd, 2018 - April 24th, 2018

Mindful meditation might be called the great missing piece for living sanely and healthily in today’s high-pressure world. In this special four-week Mindful Meditation for Beginners seminar at Spanish House, Mastermind instructors will teach mindfulness as a way of bringing great awareness, ease, energy, and freedom into daily life. Practicing mindfulness trains the brain to focus on the only place life can be lived — in the present moment. This class is designed for those wanting to develop their own mindfulness practice. The Mindful Meditation for Beginners curriculum includes a background on mindfulness, important brain health information, the study of the pillars of mindfulness and the practice of various mindfulness techniques – all in a supportive environment structured to help you design your own personal practice.


Dorsey Standish is the Chief Operations Officer of Mastermind, the region’s first “gym” for your brain. Dorsey has nearly ten years of experience practicing and teaching mindfulness. She’s completed four-day and ten-day silent retreats and is currently studying the UMass Medical School’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction technique. Dorsey has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently working on earning a M.S. in Applied Cognition & Neuroscience from the University of Texas at Dallas. In 2016, Dorsey left the tech industry to pursue a career in teaching mindfulness, where she teaches high performers how to harness greater equanimity and depth of focus through mindfulness-based brain health.

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