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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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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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News and Updates

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

Party Dates are:

Sat. Aug 20th from 3 – 5 pm.
Mon. Sept 5th Labor Day Party from 10 am – 12 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!!!
At our Zumba parties, Indulge Catering LLC will be giving away free chef-created samples & 1 lucky person will win their raffle for 1 week of FREE Titanium Fitness meals.

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

Tues 9/13 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at South Regional Library: “When Working Out Isn’t Working Out”
Thurs 9/29 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at South Regional Library: “Family, Fitness & Fun”
Thurs 10/13 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at East Regional Library: “Inside Out Fitness”
Thurs 11/17 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at East Regional Library: “When Working Out Isn’t Working Out”
Thurs 12/18 from 6:30 – 7:30PM at East Regional Library: “Family Matters”

Mindful Bodies is teaching FREE Fit Kids/ Fit Teens (FK/FT) classes for kids and teens of all ages at The Durham Public Library’s Discovery Nook at Northgate Mall (located on the movie theater end of the mall, between Kids Foot Locker & Rainbow stores). Classes will be held on Sat 8/6 from 1 – 2:15 PM & on Sat 8/20 from 1 – 2:15 PM.

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 Oct 3 -Dec 19, 2016. The in-person FM/FB groups will be held on Mon nights from 6:15 – 7:30 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 is $20. Pre-registration is required for FM/FB attendance & new group members can be added to the 12-week long groups after the 3rd group session.

If the Mon night in-person group & the Tues night online groups won’t fit into your schedule, we also offer individual in-person & individual on-line FM/FB sessions . Per individual FM/FB session cost is $100.

We offer the 10 week Shapedown (SD) Child/ Teen & their Families Weight Management Program in a group setting & in individual family sessions .We offer SD groups at various locations such as schools, day-cares, churches & community centers. Per group session cost is $50 & per individual family session cost is $100. If you would like to hire us to facilitate SD groups at your location, contact Shawnta Wright @swright@mindfulbodies.net or at (919)812-3172.

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

Please remember that all of Mindful Bodies programs and services qualify for our sliding fee scale so please let us know if our prices are barriers to your being able to participate in our offerings.

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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!