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2/6- What is Mindfulness Really?

What is Mindfulness Really?

Date & Time: February 6, 2023 (Monday) @ 5PM-6:30PM (EST)

Facilitators: David Gumpel, MA & Rozita Alaluf, MA


In this workshop, the facilitators will explore what mindfulness is and how it might be helpful to you. The workshop will include experiential exercises and group sharing. They will share tips and resources to help you cultivate your own practice. All levels of experience are welcome.  Workshop will be conducted virtually, via Zoom.


Information about the Facilitators:

David Gumpel is an Integral Master Coach and a qualified teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through UMASS medical school. He completed his MA in Psychology at The New School for Social Research. David is the co-founder of Access Mindfulness and was a study coordinator for the MAPS sponsored MDMA-Assisted Therapy for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder study in NYC. At Fluence, David provides guidance to Fluence trainers, leads experiential training and ensures the successful implementation of Fluence’s many offerings as the Director of training operations. As a coach, David teaches mindfulness to clients in private practice and to groups in corporate settings. Find him online at

Rozita Alaluf is a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at the City College of New York and a Clinical Fellow at The Wellness Center. She provides psychodynamically-oriented therapy to individuals across the lifespan. Rozita has also trained in yoga and mindfulness-based practices and incorporates these practices into her therapeutic approach.


Registration for this Event:

Register in advance for this workshop here. You will need to use your GC email address in order to get confirmation to join this workshop.


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