News & Updates

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Fit Kids/Fit Teens (FK/FT) classes

Sandy Ridge Elem: Thurs. 10/11 @ 3:00 – 4:30pm- Fit Stations (Susan Howe). Site Manager = Lisa Brooks
Hope Valley Elem: Wed. 10/17 @ 1:30 – 2:30pm -Zumba Kids (Tracy Brewer). ERD. Site Manager = Justin Green
Easley Elem: Tues. 11/13 @ 2:45 – 3:45pm- Zumba KIds format (Tracy Brewer) . Site Manager = Tekurah Boyd
Forestview Elem: Fri 11/16 @ 4:30 – 6:00pm – Yoga Kids format. Site Manager = Larry Roberts
Easley Elem: Wed 5/1/19 @ 1:30 – 2:30pm – Zumba Kids format. ERD. Site Manager = Tekurah Boyd

Fit Mind/Fit Body (FM/FB) Weight Management Group

Our next 12 week Fit Mind/ Fit Body (FM/FB) weight management In-Person groups will be held on Mon nights from 7 – 8:15pm on 1/7/19 – 4/1/19 (no group on MLK day 1/21/19), 4/22/19 – 7/15/19 (no group on Memorial Day 5/27) & 9/9/19 – 12/2/19. Make-Up sessions will be offered, as needed, for missed sessions. More details about the FM/FB group are located on our mental health page of this website. Pre-registration & an intake session are required for group attendance so contact Shawnta Wright at 919-812-3172 for more information. New FM/FB group members can be added until the 3rd week of group cycle so you can still enroll in a group after the group start date. We also offer individual FM/FB sessions if the group sessions won’t fit your schedule or needs.

Binge Eating Disorders Group

We will hold a 12 week Bulimia Nervosa (BN) & Binge Eating Disorder (BED) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group on Tues nights from 7 – 8:15 pm on 1/8/19 – 4/20/19 (no grp on MLK week 1/22/19), 4/23/19 – 7/16/19 (no grp on memorial day week 5/28) & 9/10/19 = 12/3/19. Make-Up sessions will be offered as needed, for missed sessions. More details about the BN & BED group are located on our mental health page of this website. Pre-registration & an intake session are required for group attendance so contact shawnta wright at 919-812-3172 for more information. New group members can be added until the 3rd week of group the group cycle so you can still enroll in group after the group start date. We also offer individual mental health counseling sessions for general weight management & eating disorders if the group sessions won’t fit your schedule or needs.

Fit Kids/Fit Teens

Mindful Bodies offers the Fit Kids/ Fit Teens program which includes 5 class types (Fit Games, Fit Stations, Fit Drills, Zumba Kids & Kids Yoga). Please contact us if you need Fitness classes this summer at your summer camp, after-school program, day care, church program, birthday party, etc.

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

GAINS Fit Retreat

Mark your calendars for the GAINS Fit Retreat on Thurs. May 16 – Sun. May 19, 2019, in Myrtle Beach at the Marina Inn @ Grande Dunes Hotel for a weekend full of fun, fitness & fellowship. Register to attend the retreat at www.gainsfitretreat.com & 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 multi-instructor Zumba party at Festival of Nations on Sat 10/13 from 2 – 3pm @ 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham (Duke Homestead & Tobacco Museum)

Zumba @ the Athleta store at Southpoint Mall with Mindful Bodies instructor Susan Howe on Sun 10/20 from 1 – 2pm

NCStrong Fundraiser on Sun. 11/18 , 1-4pm at Parkwood Elem. There will be 50 min of Zumba, followed by 50 min of Pound, then 50 min of MixxedFit. The beneficiaries of the event are Evelyn “Cookie” Rodriguez, Jennie Hege, and Nery Rodriguez.

Line Dance Fundraiser for 2019 Jabberwock Contestant Kierra Thompson on Fri. 12/7 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at
Triangle Dance Studios, Studio 5, 2603 S. Miami Blvd,Durham, NC 27703. Ticket Cost $15.00 each. For tickets contact: Rhonda Stevens, Gwen Price or Arvis Bridges-Epps

Mindful Bodies Dance Fitness Parties at Millennium Sports Club (3419 Hillsborough Rd Durham 27705)

Thanksgiving Day Thurs 11/22 Dance Fitness Party from 9am – 11am
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-bodies-thanksgiving-day-112218-dance-fitness-party-tickets-49503337816

Christmas Eve Mon 12/24 Dance Fitness Party from 10am – 12pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-bodies-christmas-eve-mon-122418-dance-fitness-party-tickets-49503513341

New Year’s Eve Mon 12/31 Dance Fitness Party (1970’s theme) from 10am – 12pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-bodies-new-years-eve-mon-123118-1970s-dance-fitness-party-tickets-49503567503

New Year’s Day Tues 1/1/19 Dance Fitness (1980’s theme) from 10am – 12pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-bodies-new-years-day-1119-1980s-themed-dance-fitness-party-tickets-49503639719

ZIN Jam Sessions

FOR ZUMBA INSTRUCTORS ONLY At Lakewood YMCA in Durham NC from 1 – 4 pm (Please note that Jam sessions can’t be confirmed with Zumba until 10 weeks prior so some of the dates that are more than 10 weeks away may change. Please log into your ZIN account on Zumba.com to register for the confirmed sessions.

Sat Jan 19th OR Jan 26th, 2019 with ZJ Choreo Trista Nicosa (NOT CONFIRMED YET)

Networking Events

Mindful Bodies is hosting Quarterly Mental Health Professionals & Graduate Students Networking & Self Care Events at Mindful Bodies office:
Sun. Oct 14, 2018 from 2 – 5 pm . Presenters, Michele Walker & Brittney Williamson’s Topic = The Basics of Trauma Focused CBT.
Sun. Jan 13, 2019 from 2 – 5 pm (1st Quarter)
Sun. April 14, 2019 from 2 – 5pm (2nd Quarter)
Sun. July 14, 2019 from 2 – 5pm (3rd Quarter)
Sun. Oct. 13, 2019 from 2 = 5pm (4th Quarter)

Mindful Bodies, Shawnta Wright is an LPC-S & she offers clinical supervision to LPCAs. The cost is $35 for 2 hr group supervision & $50 for 1 hr individual (1 or 2 LPCAs) supervision sessions.

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