Grove Emotional Health Collaborative
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Groups + Classes

LEARN IN

A COMMUNITY

Join us in our main street space
dedicated to wellness practices.


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Mindfulness Mini-Course
 

September 20 - October 11
Thursdays | 9:30 - 10:30 am | $80 for the 4-week series

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Learn basic practices you can use right away to enjoy more balance and ease in everyday life - including mindfulness with breathing (or other preferred anchor), sitting, walking, eating; and awareness of body, thoughts, and emotions.

Every class will include instruction, a guided practice exercise, student check-in and Q/A. Some prior experience with mindfulness is helpful, but not required. Ages 17 and up.

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Barbara Newell taught mindfulness and meditation around the world with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh from 2003 - 2015. Since 2016 she has been training students individually and in online courses led by renowned meditation teacher and psychologist Tara Brach.

Self-Care in the Busy Season
 

November 29 - December 20
Thursdays | 9:30 - 10:30 am | $80 for the 4-week series

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If the end of the year means more stress, this course will help you maintain a sense of calm and compassion using mindfulness and meditation.

Each student will get highly personalized support for developing a daily meditation practice that’s appropriate for them (or fine-tuning it, if they have one already); cultivating mindfulness skills through everyday activities; regular connection to inner refuge; and building greater resilience.

Every class will include instruction, a guided practice exercise, student check-in and Q/A. Some prior experience with mindfulness is helpful, but not required. Ages 17 and up.

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Barbara Newell taught mindfulness and meditation around the world with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh from 2003 - 2015. Since 2016 she has been training students individually and in online courses led by renowned meditation teacher and psychologist Tara Brach.

Mindfulness +
yoga for teens

October 3rd - November 28th ; No Class 11/ 21
Wednesdays | 3:30 - 4:45 pm | $195 for the 8-week series

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This course empowers teens with tools for mental, physical, and emotional well-being.

Mindfulness is a mind-body awareness practice that fosters calmness, focus, emotional regulation, and compassion while decreasing stress, anxiety, and depression. Yoga combines mindful awareness with flowing movements between postures that balance, strengthen and heal the body and mind. Together, yoga and mindfulness form a powerful toolkit for adolescents, helping them navigate the challenges of today's world with composure and resilience. By teaching practical skills for health and happiness in a positive and supportive environment, this unique program cultivates well-being from the inside-out.

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Anique Pegeron, MA, RYT, is a mindfulness, meditation and yoga teacher who works to spread the benefits of mindfulness to the Ann Arbor area community. She offers individualized coaching, group classes, summer camps, and workshops. Her goal is to empower her students and clients to cultivate inner peace, emotional balance, and resilience from within.

Balance: Yoga + Emotional
Health for Teens

October 15 - November 19
Mondays | 4:15 - 5:45 pm | $180 for the 6-week series

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Balance is a popular class for teens that combines learning skills for increasing emotional well-being with a relaxing yoga practice. It typically fills to capacity with a waitlist!

Balance is developed and led by a therapist and yoga teacher, Carryn Lund, and combines yoga and mindfulness with other therapeutic skills for increasing emotional well-being. Each class centers on a theme and includes a 30-minute discussion and introduction of a skill followed by an hour of yoga. Topics include mindfulness, compassion, distress tolerance, assertiveness, self-care, and more.

Participants can expect to gain increased awareness of their emotions and to learn new ways to effectively manage everyday challenges. Balance is open to teens ages 14-18. No previous experience with yoga is required, though an interest in yoga is beneficial.

Course Instructor: Carryn Lund, LMSW, RYT, is a licensed social worker and yoga teacher. She has a psychotherapy practice and sees children, adolescents, and adults. She also teaches yoga to individuals and groups and loves running the Balance group, which she’s been doing for the past three years.

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Yoga beyond trauma

September 26 - November 14
Wednesdays | 9:00 - 10:00 am | $160 for the 8-week series

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Yoga Beyond Trauma is a weekly class for women who have experienced trauma or chronic stress.

Trauma-sensitive yoga is an opportunity for you to be completely in charge of your body in the present moment. You are welcome to make choices, take action, and notice sensations in a way that feels useful to you. All offered forms are gentle in nature. No physical assists. You will not be asked to share trauma histories or to process memories. No yoga experience needed.

Register by emailing Lora Girata, MPH, CYT, at lora@yogabeyondtrauma.com

Visit Yoga Beyond Trauma's website to learn more about Lora and her offerings.

About teacher Lora Girata, MPH, CYT - After graduating from Northwestern University, Lora earned a Master’s of Public Health in Community and International Health from New York University. She pursued her yoga teaching certificate through A2 Yoga in Ann Arbor, and completed additional training in Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive yoga, the first SAMSHA approved, evidence-based yoga methodology for psychological trauma in the world. She is honored to move with you in your practice.

Riding the Waves
 

October 26 - November 16
Fridays | 10:00 - 11:00 am | $80 for the 4-week series

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Tumultuous headlines, relationship troubles, too many obligations… can leave us feeling agitated, nervous, just not ourselves.

Each student in this class will identify a specific area of their life where they’d like to have more balance and clarity. They’ll get support for developing a daily meditation practice that’s appropriate for them (or fine-tuning it, if they have one already); cultivating mindfulness skills through everyday activities; and applying those skills in meeting life’s challenges, to respond wisely instead of reacting out of habit.

Every class will include instruction, a guided practice exercise, student check-in and Q/A. Some prior experience with mindfulness is helpful, but not required. Ages 17 and up.

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Barbara Newell taught mindfulness and meditation around the world with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh from 2003 - 2015. Since 2016 she has been training students individually and in online courses led by renowned meditation teacher and psychologist Tara Brach.

Mindfulness + yoga for
middle schoolers

October 10 - December 12 ; No Class 10/31 or 11/21
Wednesdays | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | $160 for the 8-week series

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This course empowers middle schoolers with tools for mental, physical, and emotional well-being, during a pivotal developmental stage when they need them the most.

Mindfulness is a mind-body awareness practice that fosters calmness, focus, emotional regulation, and compassion while decreasing anxiety and depression. Yoga uses mindful movements, postures, and deep breathing to help calm, strengthen, and balance the mind, body, and emotions. Together, yoga and mindfulness form a powerful toolkit for 'tweens and teens, helping them navigate life's challenges with composure and resilience. By teaching practical skills for health and happiness in a positive and supportive environment, this unique program cultivates well-being from the inside-out.

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Anique Pegeron, MA, RYT, is a mindfulness, meditation and yoga teacher who works to spread the benefits of mindfulness to the Ann Arbor area community. She offers individualized coaching, group classes, summer camps, and workshops. Her goal is to empower her students and clients to cultivate inner peace, emotional balance, and resilience from within.

Mindfulness for
College & Grad Students

October 19 - December 14; No Class 11/23
Fridays | 2:15 - 3:15 pm | $160 for the 8-week series

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This 8-week course teaches college and graduate students practical skills for finding calm, focus, emotional balance, and resilience. Mindfulness can be seen as a box of tools for making the most out of life; it helps us to navigate stressful situations, and to be more present for the enjoyable moments as they pass. Over 40 years of research shows that mindfulness decreases stress, anxiety, depression, and emotional reactivity while improving concentration, sleep quality, physical health and psychological well-being. Join us to learn how to calm those racing thoughts and relax into your life!

Click here to learn more about mindfulness and its many benefits for mental, physical, and emotional well being.

Course Instructor: Anique Pegeron, MA, RYT, is a mindfulness, meditation and yoga teacher who works to spread the benefits of mindfulness to the Ann Arbor area community. She offers individualized coaching, group classes, summer camps, and workshops. Her goal is to empower her students and clients to cultivate inner peace, emotional balance, and resilience from within.

Soothe + Restore: Yin Yoga
 

Monthly Class; Registration Required
3rd Tuesday of the Month | 8:00 - 9:15 pm | $20/class

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Join us for the ultimate self-care experience: a weekly yin yoga class to calm & balance you in body, mind, and mood. You'll love the sense of deep peace & restoration that it brings. Research shows yin yoga to be effective in reducing stress, tension, fatigue, anxiety & depression, while enhancing sleep quality & emotional well-being. Come feel it for yourself! This class is for designated for adults, though teens are welcome to join.

Yin is a type of yoga that uses props to help the body rest passively in long holds. The entire class is done seated or lying down.

Very gentle; all levels and abilities welcome; mats & props provided.

Course Instructor: Anique Pegeron, MA, RYT, is a mindfulness, meditation and yoga teacher who works to spread the benefits of mindfulness to the Ann Arbor area community. She offers individualized coaching, group classes, summer camps, and workshops. Her goal is to empower her students and clients to cultivate inner peace, emotional balance, and resilience from within.

Contact: Anique Pegeron, M.A., R.Y.T., Mindfulness, Meditation & Yoga Teacher. Email anique@groveemotionalhealth.com or call 734-224-3822 x 108 for more information.

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FRIDAY REFRESH for therapists
 

Monthly Class; Registration Required
Fridays 12:00 - 12:50 pm | $25 per session

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September 28 | October 12 | November 16 | December 14

Friday Refresh is a weekly offering for psychotherapists designed to recalibrate the nervous systems at the end of each week. We combine breath work, guided imagery, gentle movement and chanting to resource therapists and to provide an experience of community support and care. The practice aims to decrease vicarious traumatization and increase resilience, satisfaction, and joy in our work.

No minimum commitment required; drop in to one or all. Pre-registration is required.

Register by emailing Carryn Lund, LMSW, RYT, and Sharon Gold-Steinberg, PhD, at therapistrefresh@gmail.com

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