August 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn Online Training
Online (Virtual)

Target Audience: This webinar is for all New Mexico State Employees as well as volunteer mediators of the ADR Bureau.  There is no cost to attend.  Please email us at ADR.Bureau@state.nm.us for information on how to register.

Build a calm foundation through mindfulness tools for mental and physical well-being.  Join us to learn and practice the most impactful and practical mindfulness exercises for cultivating resiliency in a time of profound change and loss.  Expect some discussion and simple practices and come away with tools for coping with change, creating meaningful connection with others, and self-support. 

Melissa Smith is the Executive Director and Founder of Caregiver Wellness Retreat (CWR), a Santa Fe nonprofit dedicated to the well-being of caregivers.  She’s a Yoga Alliance ERYT® 500 educator in Restorative and Sustainable Yoga, leads International yoga retreats, Alzheimer’s and other Dementias caregiver advocate, and Mindfulness in Schools Educator.  She is also a candidate for licensure in December 2022 for Clinical Mental Health (LMHC) through New Mexico Highlands University.  Melissa lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she operates Pranava Yoga Studio.  She hosts on-line wellness retreats for caregivers of Alzheimer’s (www.caregiverwellnessretreat.com).