I am a 2x TEDx speaker, mindfulness facilitator trained by UCLA’s Mindfulness Awareness Research Center. My life's mission and profession are devoted to teaching evidence-based mindfulness practices and tools for daily life, as an integral part of dismantling internal and external systems of harm.
Mindfulness has become increasingly popular over the years because of its many benefits for mental and physical well-being. Here are a few reasons why people turn to mindfulness:
The session will begin with a brief introduction to mindfulness meditation and its benefits, followed by a guided meditation practice. The meditation practice will involve bringing attention to the breath and sensations in the body, with guidance to help you stay focused and present.
Throughout the session, there will be opportunities for questions and discussion to help deepen your understanding of mindfulness and how to apply it in your daily life. Aiko may also provide suggestions for incorporating mindfulness into your daily routine.
Towards the end of the session, there will be a brief period of reflection and discussion to help you integrate the experience and identify ways to continue practicing mindfulness on your own.
Aiko will create a supportive and non-judgmental environment to help you feel comfortable and at ease throughout the session. Aiko may also provide resources for further learning and practice outside of the session.
Aiko offers evidence-based mindfulness training to help individuals cultivate a more mindful presence in their daily lives. Our workshops and talks are designed for businesses, organizations, and individuals who want to reduce stress, improve focus and decision-making, enhance communication and collaboration, and increase job satisfaction.
Our workshops are led by certified mindfulness teacher Aiko Smith with experience in delivering training to different organizations. We offer various formats of training, including one-time workshops, ongoing sessions, or retreats. We use evidence-based mindfulness practices such as meditation, mindful breathing, body scans, and movement to help participants cultivate a more mindful presence in their daily lives.
Our workshops also include discussions and exercises to explore the benefits of mindfulness and its relevance to work. Topics may cover stress management, emotional intelligence, leadership, team building, anti-racism, and DEIB. Participants learn practical skills that can be applied in their work and personal lives, leading to improved job satisfaction, better relationships, and reduced burnout.
We also offer speaker services to organizations and events. Aiko Smith is an expert in the field of mindfulness and can deliver engaging and informative talks on the benefits of mindfulness in the workplace.
We understand that each organization has unique needs, and that's why we can customize our workshops and speaker services to your specific requirements. Our team will work with you to identify your goals and design a program that meets your needs.
We believe that mindfulness is a valuable tool that can enhance individual and organizational well-being. By investing in mindfulness training and speaker services, you can foster a more positive work environment, improve employee engagement, and enhance business success. Contact us today to learn more about our mindfulness workshops and speaker services.
Our mindfulness courses are designed to help individuals cultivate a more mindful presence in their daily lives. Every course is evidence-based and includes a combination of guided meditations, interactive exercises, and discussions.
Throughout the courses, participants will learn practical skills to help them reduce stress, improve focus and decision-making, enhance communication and collaboration, and increase overall well-being. The courses will generally cover the following topics:
Our courses are suitable for individuals of all levels of mindfulness experience. Whether you're new to mindfulness or looking to deepen your practice, this course will provide you with practical skills and insights to help you live a more mindful life. The course is delivered online or in person and includes live sessions with a certified mindfulness teacher and exercises for participants to practice on their own.
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A mindfulness coach is a professional who helps individuals develop and deepen their mindfulness practice. Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present and engaged in the present moment, without judgment or distraction. It can help individuals manage stress, increase self-awareness, improve emotional regulation, and enhance overall well-being.
A mindfulness coach typically works one-on-one with clients to assess their current mindfulness practices, identify areas for improvement, and provide guidance and support to help them achieve their goals. This may involve teaching clients specific techniques for practicing mindfulness, such as mindful breathing, body scans, and meditation.
In addition to teaching mindfulness techniques, a mindfulness coach may also help clients develop a deeper understanding of the principles and philosophy underlying mindfulness. This can help clients integrate mindfulness into their daily lives and develop a more holistic approach to health and wellness.
Overall, a mindfulness coach plays an important role in helping individuals develop the skills and mindset needed to cultivate a more mindful, present, and fulfilling life.
The frequency and duration of meetings with a mindfulness coach can vary depending on the individual's needs and goals. Typically, a mindfulness coach will work with a client for several sessions over the course of several weeks or months.
In the beginning, it's common to have weekly sessions to establish a foundation for the practice and work on developing the skills and techniques needed to cultivate mindfulness. As the client becomes more comfortable with the practice, sessions may be spaced out to every two weeks or once a month.
Each session may last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, again depending on the client's needs and preferences. It's important to remember that mindfulness coaching is a personalized experience and the frequency and duration of meetings will be tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual.