New Course Offerings

Begin Again. A Mindfulness Refresher for the New Year!
Make mindfulness your resolution for the new year! This three-week course offers an opportunity for both new and experienced mediators to discover anew the benefits of mindfulness practice. Together, we will explore sitting practice and mindful yoga, along with practices for gratitude, kindness, and compassion. Reflections will include poetic inquiry and discussions will focus on attitudes and routines that support ongoing practice and the cultivation of kindness and wholehearted awareness.

When: Wednesdays, January 9, 16 and 23
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Heritage Hall at Shallowford Presbyterian Church.
Tuition: $50
Facilitated by: Kay Stewart, M.Ed. with the Shallowford Family Counseling Center

If you have questions, contact Kay Stewart.

Register for Mindfulness Refresher

Kay also teaches the full 8-week MBSR program at Shallowford, so if you’re interested in future 8-week classes, contact Kay Stewart.

Mindfulness-based Stress Resilience (MBSR) is offered through the Shallowford Family Counseling Center, a ministry of Shallowford Presbyterian Church in Atlanta.

Note: Fees for MBSR through Shallowford Family Counseling Center are significantly reduced (based on fees for other MBSR programs), as our intention is to make the program widely available to all who could benefit. If necessary, please contact Robby Carroll to discuss alternative payment arrangements.

Facilitator Information

Kay Stewart, M.Ed.,  facilitates mindfulness programs through the Shallowford Family Counseling Center. Kay has received professional training through the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical Center and has 26 years’ experience teaching health and fitness on faculty at Emory University.  Since completing graduate studies in Mindfulness and Contemplative Education in May 2013, she has partnered Shallowford to offer educational programming that cultivates inner resources for reflection, renewal, and resilience.  For more information go to

If you have questions, contact Kay Stewart.