Jul
20
9:30 AM09:30

Stretch for Less Stress

Seeking more flexibility and greater strength? Join Allie Stratner of LifeTime Athletic for this unique body-positive workshop that stretches muscles while expanding the mind. Explore Yin style yoga poses with long-connective tissue stretches and meditative breathing for greater mobility and self-acceptance. Release stress naturally to feel free and open! $35. Space is limited. Registration required.

Allie Stratner, RYT-200, teaches yoga and fitness at LifeTime Athletic in the Greater Boston area. She has led impactful sessions of yoga fundamentals, heated and neutral vinyasa yoga, yin yoga, meditation, and a HIIT-hybrid (interval training) as well as mindful wellness training workshops in Massachusetts, New York, Texas and Tennessee. Allie is passionate about expanding yoga practice, meditation and integrated fitness modalities to a wide array of communities. She is the sole creator of specialty workshops, including acro-yoga, arm balances and meditation for all.

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Jul
22
7:00 PM19:00

Free Write

Summer is the best time to BE a writer! Looking for a quiet space to write surrounded by the support of other writers at work? Drop in on the 22nd of June, July and August at 7 - 9 pm for free writing at Be Well Be Here. Feel free to spend an hour or two polishing prose, ask an experienced Grub Street writing teacher for help, and learn simple techniques that break through blocks. Donations are welcome!

Runs June 22, July 22 and August 22 at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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Jul
23
4:00 PM16:00

Teen Girl BEtreat

TEEN GIRLS ages 14 - 17: Are you tired of feeling pressured or stressed? Want to celebrate your true self, be heard and feel understood? Join us for a creative expression workshop that honors your unique way in the world. We offer mindful expressive practices that align with your interests so you can create your own experience, let go and feel free. Bring a friend, unwind and have fun! $50 per session (10% discount with a friend)

Tuesday, July 23 at 4:00 - 6:00 pm / Tuesday, July 30 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm / Tuesday, August 6 at 9:00 - 11:00 am

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Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Sound Energy Mini Retreat

Want to release stress and feel more grounded? Curious about tapping into your energy field to enhance well-being? Experience Sound Energy, a mini retreat that combines gentle movement, meditative practices and sound healing through Biofield Tuning. Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, collaborates with certified Biofield Tuning practitioner, Julie Ramsdell, to energetically fine tune the body, mind and spirit. $40

Biofield Tuning is a sound therapy that uses the physics-based principals of frequency, resonance and entrainment to help the body recognize its own distortion, discharge blocked energy, and return to clarity and health. Using tuning forks, the Biofield Tuning practitioner releases static caused by stress, and invites the body to repair and balance itself. 

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Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Write this Summer!

This writing workshop is designed for writers hoping to take their work to the next level. By mindfully examining the Big Picture elements of your story, we’ll hone in on ways to streamline narrative structure, deepen character development and refine plot progression. Author and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, MA (GrubStreet instructor & former board member) offers mindful craft conversations that inspire and invigorate. Explore your path of possibility and feel encouraged to WRITE ON!

Runs Sunday, July 28 and August 25 at 9am -11am

$45 for each 2-hour session. Space is limited. Registration required.

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Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Stretch for Less Stress

Seeking more flexibility and greater strength? Join Allie Stratner of LifeTime Athletic for this unique body-positive workshop that stretches muscles while expanding the mind. Explore Yin style yoga poses with long-connective tissue stretches and meditative breathing for greater mobility and self-acceptance. Release stress naturally to feel free and open! $35. Space is limited. Registration required.

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Jul
30
1:00 PM13:00

Teen Girl BEtreat

TEEN GIRLS ages 14 - 17: Are you tired of feeling pressured or stressed? Want to celebrate your true self, be heard and feel understood? Join us for a creative expression workshop that honors your unique way in the world. We offer mindful expressive practices that align with your interests so you can create your own experience, let go and feel free. Bring a friend, unwind and have fun! $50 per session (10% discount with a friend)

Tuesday, July 23 at 4:00 - 6:00 pm / Tuesday, July 30 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm / Tuesday, August 6 at 9:00 - 11:00 am

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Jul
31
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

Teen Girl BEtreat

TEEN GIRLS ages 14 - 17: Are you tired of feeling pressured or stressed? Want to celebrate your true self, be heard and feel understood? Join us for a creative expression workshop that honors your unique way in the world. We offer mindful expressive practices that align with your interests so you can create your own experience, let go and feel free. Bring a friend, unwind and have fun! $50 per session (10% discount with a friend)

Tuesday, July 23 at 4:00 - 6:00 pm / Tuesday, July 30 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm / Tuesday, August 6 at 9:00 - 11:00 am

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Aug
7
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Aug
8
to Aug 11

Mindful Summer Writing Retreat

4-Day Fiction Workshop in Literary Concord, MA

August 8 – 11, 2019

A unique opportunity for fiction writers!

Be encouraged in first-class writing workshops led by experienced GrubStreet instructors Michelle Hoover, Marjan Kamali, Whitney Scharer, and Lara Wilson (curator of the Concord Festival of Authors). Participants will attend generative writing workshops, learn mindful wellness practices to enhance creativity, get personalized feedback, and have writing time in an inspirational space surrounded by natural beauty. $1,250 includes workshops, literary events, and daily meals (not lodging). Retreat limited to 8 writers to ensure personal attention. Register today and view a sample schedule by clicking link below!

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Aug
14
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Aug
19
to Aug 21

Morning Exploration for Young Men

Young Men aged 13 – 16 are invited to join mindful wellness counselor Ben Kamens, MA, for a thoughtful, fun-filled trio of summer days exploring nature, music and creative expression. Through co-created practice, we will explore:

☉ self-awareness ☉ fun with music

☉ mindful wellness training ☉ creative games

☉ confidence & concentration ☉ nature

Discover a path of self-discovery, wisdom and creativity – and return to school ready for new achievements! $380 for 3-sessions. Runs August 19, 20, 21 at 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Registration required.

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Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

Summer Free Write

Summer is the best time to BE a writer! Looking for a quiet space to write surrounded by the support of other writers at work? Drop in on the 22nd of June, July and August at 7 - 9 pm for free writing at Be Well Be Here. Feel free to spend an hour or two polishing prose, ask an experienced Grub Street writing teacher for help, and learn simple techniques that break through blocks. Donations are welcome!

Runs June 22, July 22 and August 22 at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

Write this Summer!

This writing workshop is designed for writers hoping to take their work to the next level. By mindfully examining the Big Picture elements of your story, we’ll hone in on ways to streamline narrative structure, deepen character development and refine plot progression. Author and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, MA (GrubStreet instructor & former board member) offers mindful craft conversations that inspire and invigorate. Explore your path of possibility and feel encouraged to WRITE ON!

Runs Sunday, July 28 and August 25 at 9am - 11am

$50 for each 2-hr session. Space is limited. Registration required.

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Jul
17
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Jul
10
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Jun
26
7:30 PM19:30

Be Worry-Free

Does worry take over at times? Been told that worrying is just your nature? There is a way out! Join former-worrier-turned-warrior Lara Wilson, MA, GMCS to learn a variety of mindful well-being techniques that help put worry at bay. You CAN make the shift to ease of Being, whether you’re dealing with daily stressors, chronic illness, a sensitive system, or sleepless nights. Discover practices that help reframe your response to stress and put you on a new path to well-being. $20

Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 - 8:30 pm

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Jun
24
to Jun 27

Creative Expression Retreat for Teen Girls

TEEN GIRLS – our space is yours this summer! Join creative expression facilitator, Molly Delehey, and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, for a week of mindful creativity, self-care and fun. We offer a variety of expressive practices for enhanced well-being such as yoga, journaling, theater games, beading, collage and more. Celebrate your creative nature and express what makes you unique. Be YOU and feel free!

Space is limited. Registration required. $480 includes materials.

Runs June 24 - 27 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

Write this Summer!

This master writing workshop is designed for writers hoping to take their work to the next level. By mindfully examining the Big Picture elements of your story, we’ll hone in on ways to streamline narrative structure, deepen character development and refine plot progression. Author and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, MA (GrubStreet instructor & former board member) offers mindful craft conversations that inspire and invigorate. Explore your path of possibility and feel encouraged to WRITE ON!

Runs three Sundays: June 23, July 28, August 25 at 9am - noon

$65 for each session, $180 for all three. Space is limited. Registration required.

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Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Free Write

Summer is the best time to BE a writer! Looking for a quiet space to write surrounded by the support of other writers at work? Drop in on the 22nd of June, July and August at 7 - 9 pm for free writing at Be Well Be Here. Feel free to spend an hour or two polishing prose, ask an experienced Grub Street writing teacher for help, and learn simple techniques that break through blocks. Donations are welcome!

Runs June 22, July 22 and August 22 at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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Jun
12
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in.

Wednesdays in Summer at 4:00 - 5:30 pm (except 7/21; ends August 14)

For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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May
29
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues every Wednesday through the summer! With warmth and care, mindfulness-based counselor Ben Kamens, MA, encourages young men aged 13-16 to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $180 for 3 sessions or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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May
28
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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May
26
4:00 PM16:00

Relieve Stress with Meditation

In this fast-paced world, how can we slow down for wellness? Meditation is an ancient, time-tested technique through which we learn to quiet ruminating thoughts, release anxiety, and live with greater clarity. It is also a practice that helps hone our focus and enhance creativity. Join Ben Kamens to explore various meditation techniques, their benefits, and how to apply them to daily life. $20. Beginners welcome. No experience necessary other than being able to breathe!


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May
22
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Young Men

Field of Awareness continues through May! With warmth and care, Mindfulness-Based Counselor Ben Kamens encourages teen boys to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $240 for 4 sessions, $180 for 3 sessions, or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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May
21
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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May
15
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Teen Boys

Field of Awareness continues through May! With warmth and care, Mindfulness-Based Counselor Ben Kamens encourages teen boys to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $240 for 4 sessions, $180 for 3 sessions, or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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May
14
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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May
13
7:30 PM19:30

Mindful Transitions: Change as a Great Adventure

JOIN US AT CONCORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY!

Life is full of change: school years end, kids leave for college, parents age, health concerns arise, careers shifts, unexpected events unfold – oh my! How can we face life’s transitions without feeling utterly overwhelmed? One way is to experience life as moments of possibility through mindful wellness practices. As Roz Zander writes in The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life, we can “draw a different frame around the same set of circumstances and new pathways come into view.” Join us to discuss cultivating new practices that reduce anxiety and help us thrive. Launch your adventure toward possibility and contentment!

FREE event as part of the CFPL mindfulness series

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May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Mother/Daughter Mindful Mini Retreat

Moms and Daughters - experience mindful wellness practices together on Mother’s Day at Be Well Be Here! Join us for two hours of restorative yoga, meditation, Reiki, and compassionate connection. Certified yoga therapist, Nicole Grant, and mindful wellness curator, Lara Wilson offer practices that open minds and hearts with sincerity, understanding and love. $60 for both mother and daughter. Space is limited. Register now!

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May
9
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Teen Boys

Field of Awareness continues through May! With warmth and care, Mindfulness-Based Counselor Ben Kamens encourages teen boys to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $240 for 4 sessions, $180 for 3 sessions, or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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May
7
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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May
5
4:00 PM16:00

FREE Meditation Info Session

YES, YOU CAN MEDITATE! LEARN MORE AT THIS FREE INFO SESSION

We are all used to an incessant stream of thinking. How can we tame unhelpful, unnecessary and even redundant thoughts to enhance well-being?

Meditation is an ancient and time-tested technique through which we learn to quiet the mind and live with greater peace and clarity. It is also a practice that helps us think more intently and creatively. In Ben Kamens’ Meditation for Everyday Living series, we explore various meditation techniques, their benefits, and how to apply them to daily life. Topics covered will include:

⬦ prerequisites to effective meditation
⬦ self-awareness techniques for daily living
⬦ contemplative thought as a means for disciplining the mind
⬦ common challenges and how to overcome them
⬦ developing a steady practice
⬦ the many benefits of meditation

Beginners welcome to this FREE info session. No experience necessary other than being able to breathe!


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May
2
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Teen Boys

Field of Awareness continues through May! With warmth and care, Mindfulness-Based Counselor Ben Kamens encourages teen boys to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $240 for 4 sessions, $180 for 3 sessions, or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Apr
30
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

Healthy Home Spring Cleaning

Time for Spring Cleaning! Do you know what’s in your cleaning products, and how this affects your health? Be Well Be Here welcomes Young Living Essential Oils Expert, Maria Coviello, for this healthy Spring Cleaning event. Learn why essential oils are not only better for your health, but science shows they clean better than toxic chemicals like bleach. Choose from over 100 essential oil samples to create your own room spray. FREE for your entire family’s well-being!

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Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Breathe and Befriend

Yes, you can meditate! Step away from conditioned habits and cultivate curiosity through meditative practices that honor your natural way of being. Join us to experiment with attention exercises that free the mind and refresh the body. The added benefit of group practice enhances our collective well-being. All are welcome to Be Well Be Here on Sunday, April 28 at 4:00 pm

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Apr
27
4:00 PM16:00

Mindful Writing Workshop

Write with confidence and clarity! Whether you’re generating new pages or polishing work-in-progress, this writing workshop will help to streamline your process and enliven your prose. Explore craft techniques as well as mindful wellness practices that inspire creativity. Taught by author and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson (former GrubStreet instructor & board member). Space is limited. Registration required. $60

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Apr
26
6:15 PM18:15

JOURNEY DANCE™ - Let Go & Feel Free!

JOURNEY DANCE™ is a groovy exploration and celebration of the individual’s unique creative and spiritual capacities. Weaving simple, guided movement sequences and free exploration, JourneyDance™ reconnects you with your innate state of joyous well-being. Your mind becomes clear, free, and positive, and your body feels supple, energized, and powerful. Practiced to inspiring world music, your dance is an empowering journey to self-acceptance, manifestation, collaboration and transformation. JourneyDance™ does not require any previous movement or dance experience. Let go and feel free as you move, breathe and joyfully express the true You! Led by JourneyDance™ facilitator, Nicole Grant, MS, C-IAYT, ERYT500. Space is limited. $25

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Apr
25
4:00 PM16:00

Field of Awareness for Teen Boys

Field of Awareness continues through May! With warmth and care, Mindfulness-Based Counselor Ben Kamens encourages teen boys to cultivate confidence, self-awareness and empathy with personalized practices that are easily integrated into daily life. $240 for 4 sessions, $180 for 3 sessions, or $65 for drop-in. For more information, call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.org

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Apr
25
9:00 AM09:00

Keep Tech in Check with Mindful Wellness

Join our continued conversation to Keep Tech in Check! Concord non-profit founders, Lara Wilson of Be Well Be Here and Adrienne Principe of Turning Life On & Concord Promise, discuss ways to help us all manage technology for healthier lives. Discover how tech is designed to demand our attention, why awareness of these habits helps shift our attention, and which innate skills work to keep tech in check! Learn more about curbing the pull of technology to positively impact relationships, productivity, and our children’s abilities to study and learn. Lara and Adrienne offer great compassion, wise discernment, and real strategies that promote healthy connections for a happier, fuller life. FREE event!

Space is limited, please RSVP! Call 978-203-2825 or email Lara@BeWellBeHere.com for more info.

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Apr
24
8:15 AM08:15

Awaken to Life!

Care to experience life more fully? Be Well Be Here founder and cancer survivor, Lara Wilson, offers simple mindful wellness practices that can be easily integrated into daily life. Release tension in the body, open the mind to habits of well-being, and explore a path of possibility. Find your way to Be Well Be Here and Awaken to Life! $20

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Apr
23
2:30 PM14:30

Mindful Middle Schoolers

Mindful Middle Schoolers continues through May! Mindfulness Counselor Ben Kamens encourages Middle schoolers discover their own way to Be present through mindful wellness practices that include movement, reflection, breathing exercises, and creative games. Each unique session allows middle schoolers to co-create their own experience. $240 for 4 sessions or $180 for 3 sessions.

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