mind body counseling, coaching, wellness programs

Mindfulness rooted in the body, is a practice that grounds us in the present moment at any time, with any breath and in any place. Embodied mindfulness kindly welcomes us back home – to the body that we live in; to be present and sane on the body of our precious earth; to the common experiences of the body of humanity, and to being open, curious, kind and at ease in the moment with whatever is arising. 

Integrative Mind Body Counseling, (Embodied) Mindfulness Coaching and Mentoring is an individual and or group approach to each person, or community needs and conditions of mind and body. Mind body practices bring the best of mind only or body only, paths and practices together as mutually supportive, beneficial and holistic.

Stress, trauma, chronic pain, depression, anxiety and distractibility are just a few of the conditions embodiment practices address and ease. Our relationship with ourselves and others improves exponentially. Resiliency, self compassion, clarity, emotional intelligence and empathy are a few of the benefits of mindfulness.

There are several ways to engage and benefit from mentoring and coaching, please scroll down for all of the options.

 Benefits of Embodied Mindfulness :

  • Develop a personal and sustainable home practice of mindfulness  
  • Cultivate compassion, emotional intelligence and the capacity to take kind care of yourself and others – at home, and at work
  • Live a life of integrity, creativity and authenticity
  • Develop mind body tools to add to your professional work as a therapist, school teacher, coach, counselor, caregiver, mindfulness facilitator, employee, manager
  • Work with a (or your) body and mind that might not be at it’s best, with illness, pain, trauma, addictions and or aging
  • Create clarity of mind that can navigate tough decisions and solve complex problems at work, or at home guided by ethical non harming principles
  • Calm the central nervous system and create the conditions for a more relaxed and open mind

Coaching

Learn skillful means to working with all situations in your life, including: starting or sustaining a mindfulness practice, building a new career, entering or leaving a relationship, working with anxiety, depression, chronic pain and illness – whatever you might need support with, this one on one relationship responds directly to your needs and circumstances.

Mentoring

Intended for anyone interested in delving into the Buddhist path of awakening – through the philosophy, study, and psychology of Dharma and how it applies in practical means to daily life and more difficult situations.

Mentoring for Therapists

Mentoring offers the guidance to build, sustain and be supported in a personal practice of embodied mindfulness. With personal practice as foundation, a variety of techniques are can be directly integrated into your work with clients. All sessions are confidential and individual clients can be discussed.

Sessions are one hour, available on Face Time, Skype or over the phone.

Costs:

Weekly Sessions: $90
Bi-monthly sessions: $ 100
Once a month sessions: $115

Student prices: 1/2 the above prices. Can be a current student in any kind of program, and at any age.

Sliding scale available for everyone if needed, just ask

Private Sessions in your home or office: prices on request

Corporate Wellness Programs: prices on request

Past Clients include:

  • Healing the Divide: The Richard Gere Foundation
  • Bent on Learning: Yoga for Urban Youth, NYC
  • The Lineage Project: Yoga and Meditation for At Risk Youth, NYC
  • Gouverneur Healthcare, NYC
  • Roosevelt Addiction Institute, NYC

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“Jill was one of the first yoga teachers to incorporate mindfulness in her teachings. She understands the healing power of mindfulness because she has experienced it for herself. She also has a unique perspective on the social good that mindfulness can offer the world. Jill possesses specific and valuable knowledge about the more subtle aspects of yoga that can help anyone deepen their practice”. Phillip Moffitt, Co-Guiding Teacher, Spirit Rock

“Jill is that rare teacher who speaks to the intuition as well as the intellect, activating the capacity for healing and realization in her students.  Both practical and profound, she bridges yoga and mindfulness through her way of being as well as her clear articulation of the mind-body connection”. Anna Douglas Founding Spirit Rock Teacher

“Jill is one of the most intuitively knowledgeable teachers I know. She combines science and spirituality, seen and unseen, in ways that are practical and accessible. Having Jill teach my patients mindfulness and embodiment practices has been an incredible support in their healing. I can’t recommend her highly enough”. Dr. Mark Hyman, Best Selling Author and Director of Integrative Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic

“In her teaching, Jill manages to make subtle and complex concepts accessible while also providing clear, practical instruction for each student to seek his or her own experiential insight. Studying with Jill, I have been struck by her deep well of wisdom, kindness, and compassion as well as her special ability to help me locate those same resources inside myself”. Kathy Lawson, MPH