Learning new skills is how we transform to the next best version of ourselves. Denina offers interactive virtual and in-person workshops on mindfulness, self-care, and trauma awareness.

Participants at "What's your MPG?"

What’s Your MPG (Mindfulness, Play & Gratitude)?

What’s Your MPG? explores how Mindfulness, Play, & Gratitude are skills for self-care that can be intentionally practiced. Research demonstrates the importance of these skills for holistic well-being and productivity. What’s Your MPG? includes opportunities to practice these skills and takeaway tips and resources. It can be offered in-person or virtually and is especially beneficial for those in the helping professions or caregiving roles to buffer secondary trauma and burnout.

Neuroscience is Cool: How Mindfulness Changes the Brain in Awesome Ways

The brain is a complex and cool organ because of neuroplasticity, or the ability for it to change based on experience and create new neural connections.  Neuroscience is Cool explores the science behind why stress hijacks the brain and how mindfulness is a tool that can change the brain’s response to stress and increase resilience, or the ability to recover quickly from stress. It can be offered in-person or virtually and includes opportunities to practice in-the-moment techniques to quiet the mind.

Get Mindful Series

The Get Mindful Series is a series of short mindfulness sessions for you and your team. Brief (30-minute), virtual sessions focus on different mindfulness topics and approaches to practicing and include a combination of lecture and guided meditation. The series can be offered virtually via webinar to allow your team to participate from remote locations or brought to your team onsite and customized to include M&M (Mindfulness & Movement), debriefing/sharing time after each session, etc.

M&M (Mindfulness and Movement)

M&M (Mindfulness and Movement) is a 5-part series delivered in-person that teaches easy ways to slow down and relax into the present moment to manage stress and strong emotions. Lessons include breathing and relaxation exercises and easy movements that can be done by anyone, regardless of age or physical ability. M&M has been well received by young people – 75% of 7th graders liked at least some of what they learned or everything they learned!

Trauma Awareness 

It’s estimated that 70% of adults in the US have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. Trauma can have lasting impacts on physical and mental health, academic performance, substance use, and relationships with others. Sage Action Consulting offers trauma awareness training to help teams and organizations gain a basic understanding of trauma and its impacts, trauma-informed practices, and healing and recovery.

Mindfulness as a Tool for Recovery Support (MTRS)

Mindfulness as a Tool for Recovery Support (MTRS) is a virtual series of 6 mindfulness sessions to teach research-based coping skills to those dealing with addiction. It includes access to recordings from the series to practice later, mindfulness resources, and an optional private Facebook group for program participants to learn, share, and connect. The series is ideal for those in ANY stage of recovery, those working with people in recovery, or anyone interested in learning more about using mindfulness as a prevention and relapse recovery tool.

Everything was great! In our field we really need to focus on our self-care, and this training really reminded me of that. You have great energy to be able to lead this training and make it effective. Thank you so much!

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