Teen Mindfulness Hiking
Time & Location
About the Event
Please join us at CMHC's Teen Winter Mindful Hiking Sessions. Due to overwhelming positive feedback from the summer session and due to popular demand, we are offering a teen winter session. These winter hiking sessions seek to help participants build community, learn stress reduction techniques, and create resources for strength in challenging times. The 6-week sessions are open to teens (13-17 year old) occurring Monday's November 2- December 7 from 4-5 PM. Sessions will meet at various Baltimore county trails within 15 mintues of the greater Towson/Hunt Valley area. The charge is $100/entire seris. Limited scholarships availabe upon request. The sessions will be co-led by Katja Engel-Hughes, mental health graduate student and Phillip McKnight, mindulness instructor. We are making safety a priority and will be observing 6-foot physical distancing. We look forward to you joining us in these positive, life affirming experiences!
Session 1 - Meet at Merryman Trail 10517 Pot Spring Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Session Theme/ Objectives - Introduction to mindfulness, using our senses to be present in nature, setting intentions
Session 2 - Meet at Merryman Trail
Session Theme/ Objectives -Mindfulness of thoughts. We will learn to create a wise relationship with our thoughts so that they work for us and not against us.
Session 3 Meet at Merryman Trail
Objectives :Mindfulness of emotions. We will learn to recognize and befriend emotions through the "RAIN" practice.
Session 4 - Meet at church parking lot where we will walk to hiking trails once group has assembled. 1400 Dulaney Valley Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
Theme/ Objectives : Mindfulness and Nature. We will learn to let nature be our guide to the present moment through attention to our senses.
Session 5- Meet at 1400 Dulaney Valley Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 2109
Objectives: Compassion for ourselves and others. We will learn the practice of working skillfully with our own and others challenges, increasing a sense of connection, empathy, and care.
Session 6 Meet at 1400 Dulaney Valley Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
Theme/ Objectives : Gladdening the mind and seeing the good in life. We will learn how to shift our attention to what uplifts us using scientifically proven strategies for well being.