Spring Practice Groups

Zoom Only
$20 each

Join us for more practice on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm CST!  Each of these groups will include a brief teaching, a practice, and a group discussion.  Participation in the discussion is optional.

Wednesday, March 30:  Cultivating Equanimity in Difficult Circumstances
Wednesday, April 6:  Listening for Your Needs and the Needs of Others
Wednesday, April 13:  Cultivating Fierce Compassion

Cost:  $20 for each; Register today!

This livestreaming program can be taken from home or anywhere with an internet connection. If you register, you will be emailed viewing instructions either the evening before or the morning of the event. Please be sure to check “spam” and “junk” folders!
This class will not be recorded
All times are CDT/CST. Please contact onlinelearning@junghouston.org with any questions.



Course Description

Each of the weekly sessions will incorporate guided practices, a presentation talk based on the theme and its link to the practice of mindfulness. The session will bring together others who have similar interests based on the topic, along with new connections and shared experiences.


Ann Friedman, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist, has studied mindfulness intensively with various national teachers since 2007.  In 2015, she received a Certification in Mindfulness Facilitation from the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) of the Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine at UCLA.  She has also completed Certification for Cognitive Based Compassion Training through Emory University.  Dr. Friedman teaches mindfulness classes for adults, teens, and children, as well as for businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations.  She has been sent by UNICEF to Florida and Puerto Rico to train physicians and counselors following treacherous hurricanes, and to Oklahoma by Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps to work with a Middle School.

Ann previously served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Counseling Psychology Graduate Program for over ten years.  She holds both a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston.  She completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at U.T. Medical School and her Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Baylor College of Medicine.





Additional Information


The class will be taught through Zoom only.

Other Items to Note:

(Applies to both our Zoom online classes and the in-person classes at our studio)

Come as you are, and be comfortable. Some of our students may be in business attire, and others in workout clothes. 

Class is experiential and includes some teaching, as well as practices with discussion. No one is pressured to speak. 

We recommend that you arrive 5 minutes before class starts. If you are going to arrive late, that is fine, but it is best to be on time to be respectful of the group. We all understand that sometimes things happen beyond our control, however, and we would rather have you come late than not at all. 

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