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Meditation for Grief Online Group, Winter 2018

8 Weekly Meetings Facilitated by Heather Stang via Phone or Computer & Bundled with the Meditation For Grief Course

Although it may feel like you are grieving on an island, there are people just like you who want to find a way through the pain of loss, and who have chosen meditation for grief as a way to cope.

This group is open to people who have joined the Meditation for Grief program and wish to deepen their practice while connecting with others. If you think you would benefit from sharing your experience, witnessing your peers, and having the ability to ask questions and receive a mindful response, this group is for you.

HOW THE ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP WORKS

Online Meeting Dates: Tuesdays, January 9 to February 27, 2018 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM EST

Each week during the eight-week program you will join the group via telephone or computer using Zoom, a free, virtual conference call program. If you have a WebCam, or connect via smart phone, you will have the opportunity to turn your camera on and be seen, or keep it off and remain anonymous. If you have a spotty Internet connection or are traveling, you can join by telephone. If you are going to miss a week or two, each session will be recorded and posted within a couple of days. Only the audio (not the video) will be available to protect our privacy.

In addition to the weekly group meetings, you will receive an invitation to join the private Mindfulness & Grief Online Facebook Group. Here, we can share links and information that come up during the call. You’ll remain a member of this private Facebook group for as long as you wish.

CONTINUING SUPPORT BEYOND THE EIGHT WEEKS

Once this eight week program has ended, the members of this group will be eligible to join the monthly drop-in Meditation for Grief Alumni Call at no additional charge. This call operates in a similar fashion as the eight week group, but is ongoing and once a month, and members span several groups.

JOIN NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE

This is a life-changing experience. The benefits past participants share include improved self-compassion and connection with others, a stronger ability to “cope with the little things,” reduced anxiety and depression, and a sense of wellbeing and connection to their loved one. Reserve your space today by clicking on the orange enroll button. And if you have any questions at all, email heather@mindfulnessandgrief.com.


“I came to Heather’s programme when I was floundering after the death of my partner. I bought many, many different books on grief and loss but this particular book has become my trusted companion. The programme has been my life jacket in a very stormy sea of grief. I am the person who ultimately has to swim and get back to land but having this programme has given me hope that I will get there, in my own time and with the help of Heather and my companions in the online sessions.

Access to the virtual materials and especially the weekly online meetings with Heather are invaluable. Twelve months after the death of my partner, I use the meditations regularly and refer back to the book often and as I need to; certain chapters chime with my changing situations and are an anchor.

My alumni group has become a precious focal point, being with people from 3 continents in a virtual environment of trust and respect is so very powerful. I can only speak for myself, but I am starting to live with my grief and be able to think about a future again. With gratitude and love to Heather and my group.”

- A.M.

Your Instructor


Heather Stang, MA
Heather Stang, MA

Heather is the author of Mindfulness & Grief, and a contributor to Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment & Intervention, edited by the esteemed grief therapist Dr. Bob Neimeyer. Heather is on the board of advisors for T*A*P*S (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors of Military Loss), and contributes to T*A*P*S Magazine.

Heather holds a Master's Degree in Thanatology, which is the study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement, from Hood College. She is an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist, and holds three certificates from the Phoenix Rising Yoga School of Yoga Therapy, in yoga therapy, therapeutic yoga teacher training, and group facilitation. She is also registered through Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher-200 hours.

Heather discovered yoga and mindfulness while she was the CEO of a web development company and diagnosed with a stress-related illness. These contemplative practices inspired her to live a life in service to others, and she became a suicide/crisis hotline call specialist in honor of her uncle who died by suicide when Heather was a child. Heather has led workshops for organizations including Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), National Fallen Firefighter’s Foundation, National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, and the Association of Death Education and Counseling.

She is the founder of the Frederick Meditation Center in Maryland, where she has a private practice, and offers supportive articles and guided meditations at MindfulnessAndGrief.com.


Courses Included with Purchase



Meditation for Grief Course & Community Forum
A Step-By-Step Method to Cope With Grief, Featuring Instructional Videos, Journaling Prompts & Supportive Community Forum
Heather Stang, MA
$90

Original Price: $90


Class Curriculum



Frequently Asked Questions


How soon is too soon after a loss for me to join this group?
It is often recommended that you wait about two or three months to join a grief group. One way you can tell you are ready is if you feel you are able to witness other people's stories of loss without feeling overwhelmed. If you have questions, contact Heather@mindfulnessandgrief.com.
What If I am already enrolled in the Meditation for Grief self-paced program?
Please email heather@mindfulnessandgrief.com for a special upgrade offer.
Should I start the Meditation for Grief self-paced course now?
Yes, you may start that at any time and go at your own pace. Members of the Meditation for Grief Online Group may be at different places in their coursework when the calls start.
When do the calls start and finish?
The first call is on Tuesday, January 9th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. The last call is Tuesday, February 27th. All calls are on Tuesdays from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.
How long do I have access to the course?
The program runs for 8 weeks, however you will have unlimited access to the content and recordings in the program for years to come - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the group?
If you are unsatisfied with the program, contact us within 60 days and we will give you a full refund.

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