WHERE ATTENTION GOES, ENERGY FLOWS!
Connect with the flow of mindful living and learning.
Stillwaters Mindfulness, LLC was founded by Kay Stewart, M.Ed., to encourage mindful living, joyful connection, and wise action. By offering training and retreats grounded in mindfulness and self-reflection, Stillwaters invites us to slow down, focus, and pay attention to what matters most in our work, our relationships, and our health.
Stillwaters invites ancient and enduring practices for education and human flourishing. This includes contemplative practices that open the heart and integrate the capacity of mind to see and to cultivate what is true, beautiful, and good.
Embracing the need for renewal through both solitude and community, Stillwaters intentionally creates learning spaces to re-discover innate capacities for mindful awareness through scientifically sound, research-based approaches to:
Build stress resilience
Enhance health and immune function
Discover a deep sense of meaning and purpose
Increase energy and vitality
Sharpen skills for self-awareness,
self-reflection, self-regulation, and self-care
Develop skills and practices for focus and deep listening
Explore and practice mindfulness and mind-body skills
Explore pathways for creativity, healing, and growth
Stillwaters Mindfulness creates custom experiences to meet your needs for stress resilience and healthy mind renewal. Kay’s unique mindfulness-based programs are offered in flexible retreat and workshop formats based on client needs.
Mindfulness is about love and loving life.
When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life,
and your actions happen in accordance with that.
-Jon Kabat Zinn
Kay Stewart, M.Ed., founded Stillwaters Mindfulness Training after completing graduate studies in Mindfulness and Contemplative Education in May, 2013. For more than 26 years, Kay served on the faculty in the Department of Health and Physical Education at Emory University. Her passion for cultivating health and well-being in individuals and communities began in 1979 after losing of both parents to chronic disease early in their life.
Kay completed professional training in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society, and she currently facilitates mindfulness programs through the Shallowford Family Counseling Center. Kay also facilitates mindfulness-based programs for Emory Continuing Education as a mindfulness educator and MBSR consultant for their Integrative Health Coaching Certification course. Additionally, she has led mindfulness groups for various research teams at Emory including work with chronic kidney disease patients and veterans with PTSD. Kay has also led mindfulness retreats and trainings for faculty and students at Middlebury College, and for various pastor and church groups.