About the Teacher…
Wendy Weckstein PT, MEd is the Director of Wellness at Northern Michigan Psychiatric Services, NMPS. She is an Educator, a Physical Therapist, a Certified Wellness Consultant, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher through Brown University’s School of Public Health; with a certification in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens (MBSR-T), otherwise known as Stressed Teens.
Wendy has a daily practice of meditation and yoga and has been involved in Healthy Living and Wellness Programming personally and professionally for over 20 years and has created numerous programs for Healthy Living within residential and out-patient settings in northern Michigan. In addition to teaching MBSR for adults and teens, Yoga and Meditation Classes for adults and teens, and Healthy Living and Mindfulness Classes for pre-teens, Wendy provides customized wellness programming and health and wellness evaluations for children, adolescents and young adults.
Wendy believes strongly in the power of regular exercise, good nutrition, proper sleep, thoughtful use of technology and mindfulness practice; and regularly speaks to the community and to other clinicians about the importance of integrating healthy living skills and mindfulness practice into one’s life in order to decrease the risk for disease and improve overall health and well-being of body and mind.