News & Events

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For more information about mindful bodies or our events, text Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) at 919-812-3172 or email 

* Individual Mental Health Counseling Sessions & Gottman Couples Counseling Sessions

Mindful Bodies offers both in-person and virtual Individual Mental Health Counseling Sessions & Gottman Couples Counseling Sessions for issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual assault, domestic violence, couples & parenting concerns, identity development, stress management, work/life balance, LGBTQ+ concerns, etc. 
  • * Virtual Small Group Personal Training (SGPT) Sessions
The cost of SGPT is now $Free of cost. Please contact Shawnta at 919-812-3172 or for more information on signing up for SGPT. The Zoom meeting number and password will be given to SGPT participants. 
SGPT sessions are 45 mins in length and the structure of the sessions is structured similarly to Mindful Bodies Intervals classes. We start with a 5 min cardio warm up & then do 2 rounds of core exercises for 1 minute of work and 30 seconds of active recovery, Then we transition to strength & cardio intervals for 40 seconds of work and 20 seconds of active recovery & end the session with light stretching.  
Please text Shawnta at 919-812-3172 for the SGPT Zoom Information  , Sessions are held for 45 mins on Mon & Wed at 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm on Zoom

Workshops & Groups:

^^Mindful Bodies Stress Management Virtual Group, led by intern Pamela Clark, will be held on Wed nights from 1/6/21 – July 2021. Cost is $free

See the flyer below for the details and Zoom log in information for the group:

^^Mindful Bodies Couples Virtual Game Night on Fri Jan 8th, 2021 @ 7 pm – 9 pm on zoom.  we will be playing the “How Well Do You Know Your Partner” game. Cost is $20 per couple.

Here is a zoom video clip that explains how the game is played: Passcode: HK=d.%2Q

Here is the Eventbrite Link:

^^As a part of the 2021 GAINS FIT challenges, Shawnta is teaching a virtual class called “Weight Management 101: Effective Psychological and Practical Strategies” on the 1st Sundays in Jan – May, 2021 at 4 pm – 5 pm on Zoom. Cost is $5 per class which can be paid at or on Eventbrite. 

Workshop Series Dates: Jan 3 @ 4 pm, Feb 7 @ 4 pm, March 7 @ 4 pm,  April 4 @ 4 pm. May 2 @ 4 pm

Here is the Weight Management 101 Workshop Series Flyer:

Here is the Eventbrite Link for Weight Management 101:

Registration for the GAINS Fitness Challenges ended on Dec 31, 2021 at 12 pm so no new participants can join the challenges at this time but non registered people can attend some of the fitness classes and workshops that are offered, for more information about GAINS Fit, visit

^^Shawnta will be a presenter at Project Passport’s Grand Racial Justice Retreat (A Virtual Event) on Sat Feb 6th at 10:30 am on Zoom. Cost is $Free

For more information and to register, visit 

^ Shawnta will be a presenter for NAMI Durham on Tues Feb 2 & Tues April 6, 2021 at 7 pm – 8 pm on Zoom, Cost is $free

My topics are:
2/6/21 = Managing the Stress of Getting it All Done
4/6/21 = What Does it Mean to Have Mental Wealth?
Register to attend the NAMI events at:

Mindful Bodies News: 

^^Mindful Bodies office moved (on July 22, 2020) from Northgate Mall to 3310 Croasdaile Drive, Suite 301, Durham NC 27705 . Our new office phone number is 919-382-2855 & Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) can still be reached on her cell phone – 919-812-3172.

^^General News: As of Jan 1, 2020, The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors changed it’s name to North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors which means that Shawnta Wright, Mindful Bodies owner, and the other therapists who work at Mindful Bodies licenses now have a different name and we are now Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (LCMHC) instead of  Licensed Professional Counselors but we all do the same great work as we have always done. If you have questions or if you want to know more visit,

GAINS Fit Retreat:

^^Mark your calendars for the 2021 GAINS Fit Retreat in Myrtle Beach at the Marina Inn @ Grande Dunes Hotel for a weekend full of fun, fitness & fellowship. Register to attend the retreat at & use Matthew Thompson or Shawnta Wright as the instructor/ person who referred you to the retreat & you automatically become part of TEAM MINDFUL BODIES & will be given a Mindful Bodies t-shirt & other prizes.

Special Events:

Mindful Bodies Outdoor Dance Fitness Parties:

^^Sat, Jan 9th, 2021 from 1 pm – 3 pm at Durham Central Park (501 Foster Street, Durham 27701), The party will celebrate Tracy Brewer and Casey Brewer’s birthdays. Cost is $free but donations can be made to Tracy Brewer’s Paypal Account: 

Networking Events:

^^Mindful Bodies hosts Mental Health Professionals & Graduate Students Networking Events every other month on Zoom  on Sundays from 2 – 4 pm.. 

All mental health professionals & grad students are welcome to attend. The host of the networking meeting, Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) Wright, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS), who provides clinical supervision, via Zoom video conferencing,  to LCMHCAs. Shawnta started hosting the networking meetings so that her supervisees could network, in person, with each other & she decided to open the meetings to all mental health professionals. Need more information? Contact Shawnta at 919-812-3172.

Sun Feb 7, 2021 from 2 – 4 pm

Sun April 11, 2021 from 2 – 4  pm

LCMHCA Clinical Supervision:

^^Mindful Bodies, Shawnta (pronounced Shawn Tay) Wright is an LCMHCS & she offers clinical supervision to LCMHC-As. The current cost is $35 for 2 hour group supervision (3 – 12 supervisees ) & $50 for 1 hour individual supervision (1 or 2 supervisees) or supervisees can pay a set $125 monthly rate (on Jan 1, 2022, the monthly supervision rate will increase to $150 & the induvial and group supervision rates will also increase ) . NCBLCMHC states that 75% of LCMHC-A supervision must be individual (1 – 2 supervisees) and no more than 25% of supervision can be group supervision. 

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