Our Mission

Mindful Bodies mission is to increase mental, physical, emotional, and behavioral health & wellness through programs, products, and services for all people.

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About Us

shawntaMindful Bodies owner, Shawnta Wright, MA, LPCS, LPC, NCC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor , an AFAA group fitness instructor & personal trainer, a licensed Zumba instructor, and the owner of Mindful Bodies LLC. Shawnta has more than 15 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and children. Shawnta’s specialty counseling areas include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for weight management & obesity treatment, stress management, self-esteem, self image, adolescent & pre-adolescent issues, and wellness counseling. Shawnta has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and a Masters Degree in Agency Counseling from NCCU. Shawnta is the former coach of the Durham Divas & Dude Senior Citizen Cheerleading Team.

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Have you heard about Mindful Bodies Monthly t-shirt competition? It’s easy! All you have to do is take interesting, creative and humorous pictures of your Mindful Bodies t-shirt & post the pictures in our Mindful Bodies t-shirt competition Facebook group. Please note, we also have a Mindful Bodies business page to which you can’t make posts, but you CAN post in the t-shirt Facebook group page. The monthly prize is $50. You can win every 90 days. Please submit your pictures between the 1st and 25th of the month. The winner will be announced, on the 1st day of the month on our website, in the Mindful Bodies t-shirt group & on our Mindful Bodies business Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1048052735275668/

October’s Mindful Bodies T-Shirt winner is Gwen Hernandez. Gwen and her family represented Mindful Bodies by wearing t-shirts on a trip to Texas and posing at various sites in their Mindful Bodies gear. Congrats Gwen, and thank you for supporting us and representing our brand!

Mindful Bodies appreciates your continued support of our brand. Please use #mindfulbodies when making posts about Mindful Bodies on social media sites.

Mindful Bodies is hosting several Zumba Parties at Millennium Sports Club (3419 Hillsborough Rd Durham 27705).

Party Dates are:
Sat. Dec 24th Christmas Eve from 10 am – 12 pm
Sat. Dec 31st New Year’s Eve (1980’s theme) from 10 am – 12 pm
Sun. Jan 1st New Year’s Day (1990’s theme) from 3 pm – 5 pm.

$10 advanced tickets can be purchased on www.eventbrite.com (search mindful bodies) & at the door tickets are $15 or wear your Mindful Bodies T-Shirt to our Parties & Pay Only $5 at the Door!!!

Mindful Bodies is leading several FREE workshops at various Durham Public Library Branches. The Dates, Titles & Locations are:

Thurs 12/8 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at East Regional Library: “Family Matters: Strategies for Healthy Weight Families”

Our next rounds of 12-week Fit Mind/ Fit Body (FM/FB) In-person & On-line Adult Weight Management Groups will be held during the weeks of 1/9 – 3/27 (no groups will be held during the week of MLK Day = the week of 1/16. Double session on the week of 3/27). The In-Person FM/FB groups will be held on Mon nights from 7:00 – 8:15 PM at our Northgate Mall office. The on-line FM/FB group will be held on Tues nights from 7:00 – 8:15 pm using the Webex.com website or the Webex mobile application. One weekly small group personal training session is included while enrolled in the FM/FB group or individual program. Per FM/FB group session cost $20 each. Per FM/FB individual sessions cost $100 each. Pre-registration is required for FM/FB program attendance. New group members can be added to our FM/FB groups until the 3rd group session. Individual FM/FB sessions can be scheduled at the convenience of the client. Pre-payment discounts and sliding fee scale (pay what you can afford) options are available.

We offer the 10 week Shapedown (SD) Child/ Teen & their Families Weight Management Program in a group setting & in individual family sessions . Per group session cost is $50 & per individual family session cost is $100. Our next rounds of SD groups will be held at our Northgate Mall office on Fridays during the weeks of 1/20 – 3/24 from 4 – 6pm OR from 6:30 – 8:30pm. A Family Physical Fitness component is included in the SD program. Pre-payment discounts and sliding fee scale (pay what you can afford) options are available.

We have a Groupon available for 2 sessions of small group personal training sessions. Check out the link for more details. https://www.groupon.com/deals/mindful-bodies

Mindful Bodies, Shawnta Wright is an LPCS & she offers clinical supervision to LPCAs. The cost is $35 for group supervision & $50 for individual supervision sessions.

For more information about any of Mindful Bodies programs and services, contact Shawnta Wright at swright@mindfulbodies.net or at (919)812-3172.

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We are so excited to have been named an American Small Business Champion by @SCOREMentors and @SamsClub ! BIG THANKS to our clients, supporters and friends for voting for us in February & for the other numerous ways you have helped us achieve this recognition. Find out more about our win at www.championship.score.org ‪#‎BizChampion‬.
On behalf of everyone at Mindful Bodies, we’d like to thank you for your continued support and patronage!