Taught by Heather Prete
There's so much talk about mindfulness today -- but what is it really? Heather Prete walks you through the practice, exploring how different techniques within Mindfulness can make your day-to-day life happier, less stressed and more conscious. You'll learn how to work with the thinking mind, the present moment, judgment, and kindness to surpass any obstacles that may make their way into your practice.
- 47 minutes of instruction
- Introduction to Mindfulness concepts
- Guided Mindfulness Meditations
- Exploration of anchors and doorways to the present moment
- Strategies to deal with the thinking mind, judgment, and obstacles that can obstruct your practice
Meet Your Teacher
Heather Prete is a UCLA certified Mindfulness facilitator, Self-Compassion teacher, and Mindfulness in Recovery coach. She began her formal training with Tibetan Compassion practices in 1998 and has received instruction in the U.S. and Asia. Heather spent time training PhDs at the Tarzana Treatment center and working as a guiding teacher for Mindful School’s online adult courses (which were featured in Time magazine’s cover story, “The Mindful Revolution”). She also worked with those in recovery at Alternatives Treatment Center, Westside Treatment, and BLVD Centers. Heather also spent 20 years in the theater. She is published in the book Remembering Arthur Miller and has been featured in The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, Time magazine, and Times of India. Since mindfulness transformed her own creative process, she’s worked with actors through the Khan Institute to teach her program, “Mindfulness for the Actor.” Since 2000, Heather has remained committed to yearly retreats ranging from seven to 30 days in length and has completed three teacher trainings. She also sells her paintings to the lovely residents of Los Angeles.