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Heather Stang
Works at Frederick Meditation Center
Attended St. Mary's College of Maryland
Lives in Frederick, MD
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Guided Mindful Awareness Break

Off the cushion mindfulness is just as important as on the cushion mindfulness. Use this 5 minute guided mindful awareness break to pause and reset throughout the day!
This guided mindful awareness break will give you the opportunity to switch off your autopilot switch and pay attention to the precious life before you!
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Once you are aware you shouldn't be in denial, but still go back to Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti DO. WE need to go back to the waters.
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As the +Frederick Meditation Center Intro to Mindfulness class comes to a close tomorrow, +Sharon Salzberg 's words ring true. It has been a gift being a part of such a wonderful group.
 
The One That Lasts A Lifetime By Sharon Salzberg

I find these moments, when we’ve come to the end if a commitment or endeavor, very interesting. It is its own kind of challenge. Sometimes, in ending an intensive meditation retreat as we say goodbye to participants, we welcome them to the other intensive practice period, the one they are emerging into. The one that lasts a lifetime. We can view our whole life as a creative medium, our chance to live fully and brightly, instead of mechanically and bound to habit....http://goo.gl/tXKGz8

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The One That Lasts A Lifetime By Sharon Salzberg I find these moments, when we’ve come to the end if a commitment or endeavor, very interesting. It is...
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Mindfulness Is Not Relaxation....

But it can be relaxing. Here is a look at the difference between mindfulness and relaxation, and a few tips to help you cultivate both.
Mindfulness & relaxation are not the same thing. Here is a look at the difference between the two, and 5 ways mindfulness can help you relax.
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Intro To Mindfulness Meditation Starts Monday, Feb 2!

Join me this Monday for the first of a four week course at the +Frederick Meditation Center  that will teach you how to find peace and reduce stress!
 
Ready to learn how to control your Monkey Mind? It is easier than you think! Experience the benefits of mindfulness meditation in this 4 week course that begins on Monday, Feb. 2 at 7pm!
Four week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation course at the Frederick Meditation Center.
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Yoga: A Treatment For Grief?

Do any of you use yoga or mindfulness to manage either your own grief or - if you are a teacher - your student's grief?
The practice may help people heal from the inside and out when coping with loss. ;
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+Heather Stang That's very true! Thanks for sharing! 
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Basic Elements of Meditation Practice

With Tara Brach of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington
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Yoga & Trauma: 12 Simple Ways to Make Your Classes More Trauma-Informed

This is an excellent article for anyone providing yoga to people who have experienced trauma. 
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Embodying the Dharma – Yoga Practice for Buddhist Teachings

Yoga and Buddhism have much in common and although they are two distinct paths there are lots of places of convergence.
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Happy New Moment: Mindfulness & New Year's Day

New Year’s Day is a chance to begin again. But what we so often forget in our hectic lives is that every moment, every second, is a chance to begin again.
New Year’s Day is a chance to begin again. But what we so often forget in our hectic lives is that every moment, every second, is a chance to begin again.
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I Was Mindful When Mindfulness Wasn't Cool

How do you make a living in the mindfulness sphere without turning it into a commodity? This reflection on spiritual materialism is a reminder for myself to live the practice rather than try to own it.
“Mindfulness is the new black” hasn’t quite made it onto T-shirts yet - that I know of - but the slogan is being kicked around all over the blogosphere.
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Education
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland
    Art History, 1996
    Focus on Pre-Raphaelite Art; Winner of the Vasari Prize 1996
  • Hood College
    Thanatology, 2010
    The Study of Death & Dying
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Gender
Female
Other names
Heather Whittington
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Author of Mindfulness & Grief, Thanatologist, Mindfulnes Meditaiton Instructor & Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner
Introduction

Heather Stang, MA is the author of Mindfulness and Grief, a book based on the 8 week groups she developed. She earned a Masters in Thanatology (Death, Dying & Bereavement) from Hood College in 2010, and is a mindfulness meditation instructor and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy practitioner.

Her focus is on helping the bereaved stay healthy and increase immune functioning through mindfulness based practices, relaxation and expressive arts.

She currently serves as the Networking Chair for the Association of Death Education and Counseling, and is the founder of the Frederick Meditation Center in Frederick, Md..

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Occupation
Author & Thanatologist
Skills
Writing, Public Speaking, Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga & Journaling Instruction
Employment
  • Frederick Meditation Center
    Founder, 2014 - present
    The Frederick Meditation Center offers Mindfulness Meditation instruction, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and compassionate counseling. Visit http://frederickmeditation.com for class and retreat schedule.
  • Mindfulness & Grief
    Author & Group Facilitator, 2010 - present
    Heather is the author of Mindfulness & Grief, based on the 8-week program she developed and facilitates, which includes meditation, yoga and journaling exercises.
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