Drop-in Session: Mindfulness of Sounds

Robyn Long, MA, E-RYT

About this Event

With so much change and uncertainty around us, it can feel difficult to quiet the mind. This session will offer practices to support you in settling the mind. We will share a brief yoga practice and guided meditation, Mindfulness of Sounds. This practice can illuminate our mind’s patterns and provide insight on ways we can strengthen our awareness. We will end with a brief discussion on ways you can use these practices to find brief moments of calm in your day.


Note: The yoga poses will be gentle and either standing or seated in your chair. No yoga mat is necessary.


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About the Presenter

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Robyn Long, MA, E-RYT

Robyn leads CCFW’s collaborations with community partners to create mindfulness and compassion-based programs that support the well-being of parents and providers working with children and families. She also co-develops interventions for CCFW’s research, including a postpartum stress reduction program for NEW Moms and resilience program for college students (Be REAL). Robyn has been facilitating wellness and mindfulness-based programs, including yoga, since 2009 in a variety of community and clinical settings in the US, Canada, India, and the Middle East. Prior to coming to the UW, she managed health and wellness programs and grants at the University of Calgary, Harvard School of Public Health, and international nonprofits focused on child development and education.                     

Robyn holds a BA and MA in International Development & Social Change from Clark University, a certificate in Early Childhood Education and Development, and is currently enrolled in the UW MSW program. She has completed advanced yoga and meditation teacher training programs under the guidance of Sir TKV Desikachar at the Krishnamacharya Healing Yoga Foundation in India, The New England School of Integrative Yoga Therapeutics, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens. Robyn has specialized training in yoga and mindfulness for children, cancer patients, trauma, and the prenatal and postpartum periods.