MITRA MANESH

Innermap Founder & Mindfulness Teacher

Mitra is a mindfulness story-teller & educator with over 3.5 decades of experience helping people of all ages and many different cultures bring mindfulness and balance to their lives.

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" Mindfulness is being Aware and Accepting of our Present moment experience with Curiosity and Compassion "

- MITRA MANESH

SERVICES

Keynote Speaking

Invite Mitra for an inspiring, educational, and fun presentation about mindfulness at home and at work

CONTACT

UCLA Collaborative Events

Join Mitra at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center for a practical and playful journey to the world of mindfulness. Events are open to all

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Ask Mitra

Book a 20-minute phone session with Mitra for fast-track guidance and support

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Mindfulness-Based Coaching

Allow Mitra to help you affirm your healthy patterns, interrupt your unhealthy ones, and cultivate a happier, more mindful life

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Workplace Training and Executive Coaching

Invite Mitra to empower your workplace and decision-makers from the inside out

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Mindful Art Viewing

Allow Mitra to take you from over-looking to deeply-seeing the Art, the Artist, and Yourself

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NEWS

Healing our COVID-19 story through feminine energy and healthy new normals

When: Wednesday, June 3rd @ 10AM PST – Where: Digitally on The Riveter

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Mindfulness at Work: Mindful Leaders in COVID-19 Era

Join this online workshop to become a more inspiring, productive, innovative and authentic leader during this unprecedented and challenging corona virus time.

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Coronavirus & Mindfulness Free Online Workshop with Mitra Manesh

The workshop will be held via Zoom video conferencing. You may join via phone or computer. When: Sunday, March 22, 2020, 5 – 6:30 pm, PST

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Daylong Retreat: Befriend Time and Increase Your Focus & Productivity with Mitra Manesh

We will examine our existing relationship with time, and explore healthier ways to interact with it using various mindfulness practices and tools.

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Mitra is using a new platform called “Community”

Ready to receive Mitra's mindful coaching texts? If so, please text 310-730-‍1978, and follow the instructions.

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Ask Mitra

Book a 20-minute phone session with Mitra for fast-track guidance and support.

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WORKPLACE TRAINING & EXECUTIVE COACHING



Mitra designs and delivers Mindful Workplace Training Programs which lay the foundation for employees to learn the principles of mindfulness and apply them at work on an ongoing basis, while also developing a personal mindfulness practice.

These programs are designed around your company’s unique organizational wants & needs, and cover such areas as mindful communication, decision-making, problem-solving, email and technology, deadlines, time-management, stress-management, work-life balance, and much more.

Stand-alone executive programs focus on mindful leadership, purpose and values, big picture decision-making, clear communication and goals, skillful delegation and boundaries, stress management and a happy balance between work and home.

Both programs lead to more creativity and productivity, personal and organizational happiness and health, less absenteeism and an increasingly positive bottom line.

Mitra’s programs integrate decades of teaching Eastern mindfulness practices with decades of Western corporate training/coaching experience.

MINDFUL ART VIEWINGS



Innermap Mindful Art Workshops

Mitra offers private Mindful Art Viewing/Creation workshops for art lovers and art explorers who wish to experience Art, Artist, and Self in free, fresh and creative ways. The intention is to explore the relationship between the arts and self by combining art viewing/creation and mindfulness practices. These workshops are designed to offer participants a unique opportunity to experience and explore art and their responses to it. Contact us if you are interested in creating/discussing a workshop.

THE FOWLER MUSEUM

Mitra Manesh in collaboration with UCLA's Fowler Museum offers a 60-minute mindful art-viewing experience of objects in the museum. This contemplative session is designed to deepen the experience of art exploration by meditating and focusing on the suspension of judgment and creating an opportunity for art, artist, and self to be considered anew. The next event will take place on: TBA, at The Fowler Museum, which is located in the heart of UCLA’s north campus. This is a free event.

ASK MITRA



If you need quick and short coaching help on a pressing problem in your personal or professional life, Ask Mitra. These twenty-minute phone sessions are ideal when you need fast feedback on an idea, support for a challenging problem, or guidance regarding a specific situation in your personal or professional life. Sessions can be booked on short notice.

KEYNOTE SPEAKING



Mitra Manesh is a powerful and engaging speaker with a gift for connecting to audiences large and small. She knows how to make mindfulness fresh, accessible, relevant and fun for people of all backgrounds and levels of experience. She has spoken about mindfulness to a wide range of organizations and groups, including Amazon, Unilever, UTA, the Jewish Federation of LA, Anderson School of Business, Hillcrest Country Club, UCLA Health Center, Claremont Colleges, the Hammer Museum, Amazon, Merrill Lynch Women’s Wealth and Wisdom Conference, and MANY more.

  • • Corporate & private events
  • • Educational events
  • • Conferences & public events

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UCLA COLLABORATIVE EVENTS



Events are open to all.



Daylong Retreat: Befriend Time and Increase Your Focus & Productivity with Mitra Manesh

Complaining about time, lack of time, the fast pace of time… seems to be a norm. An acceptable norm both in our work and personal life. We have collectively and almost unanimously declared war on “Time”. “Killing time”, “deadline”, “beat the clock”, these are the all-too-revealing phrases we use when talking about time. Even when we want to get the most of our time we call it time ”management”. At best we want to manage and control our time, approaching it aggressively, as an adversity who’s always trying to trip us up.

In this daylong retreat we will examine our existing relationship with time, and explore healthier ways to interact with it using various mindfulness practices and tools like focusing, visualization, and time-related exercises. Together we will learn how to use an alternative and aware state of structuring and working with time which can increase our productivity, focus, and enjoyment of time both at work and at home.

This retreat is suitable and open to all.

WHAT TO BRING: comfortable layered clothing, your lunch, water, and/or any beverages with you (e.g. coffee, tea)

Date: TBA
Time: 10am-4pm
Venue: UCLA DeNeve Plaza, Room B

Cost:
$75 - Regular
$60 - UCLA Staff
$60 - Seniors 65+
$0**- UCLA Students

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Mindfulness at Work: Mindful Leaders in the COVID-19 Era (4-Week Online Workshop) with Mitra Manesh

Join senior mindfulness teacher Mitra Manesh, in this special workshop that explores how mindfulness can help one become a more inspiring, productive, and authentic leader during this unprecedented period of time.

Skills we will cultivate and explore include: mindful communication (in-person or remote), mindful meetings, mindful decision-making, mindful adaptation, mindful vision and inspirational practices, and more.

This workshop is open to anyone with or without mindfulness experience who wishes to learn about the what, how, and why of mindful leadership.

Instructor Mitra Manesh is an experienced executive coach and corporate trainer as well as a mindfulness teacher.

Dates: Wednesdays, May 6 – 27, 2020
Time: 5 – 6:30 PM, PST
Venue: Online


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Classes Include:
  • Mindfulness in the family
  • Mindful Endings
  • Mindful Aging
  • Mindfulness & Self-Care
  • Mindfulness & Intimacy
  • Compassionate Communication
  • Mindfulness & Life Stories

MINDFULNESS-BASED COACHING



Mitra provides online and in-person Mindfulness-Based Personal Coaching.

She helps you clarify the deeper and bigger picture of your life, from “where you are now” to “where you would like to be”. She guides you through an inner shift and outer process to help you bridge the gap and achieve lasting and meaningful results.

Mitra’s role in this context is as a trusted confidential sounding board, an honest and supportive partner who helps you peacefully navigate your life's journey and achieve your most meaningful goals

Each session is 50 minutes long and consists of a short meditation, your check-in, an extensive process of coaching, Q & A, and a summary of the main points discussed in the session. A written summary is also provided as a text on the following day.

You can access this service anywhere in the world. What you need is a computer/ smart phone, Internet connection, and a desire to be happier & lead a more mindful life!



Mitra has a non-negotiable 24-hour cancellation policy with full payment for no shows and last-minute cancellation.

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Sipping Tea with Your Past, Present and Future Selves with Mitra Manesh

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How to Integrate Storytelling into Mindfulness with Mitra Manesh

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UCLA Hammer Museum: Urge surfing

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The Business Online: Mental Health and Resiliency During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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An Interview With Mitra Manesh

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Meditation Magazine Interview with Mitra Manesh

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Here's how organizations can become mindful — just like people

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Mindfulness + Tech with Mitra Manesh

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What you need to Thrive (Now &) in the Future - An Interview with Mitra Manesh

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UCLA Hammer Museum: "Say Yes To No"

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Mitra Manesh, Mindfulness Coach and Educator

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UCLA Hammer Museum: "Attitude In Life"

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COVID-19
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Forward: Healing Our COVID-19 Story Through Feminine Energy and Healthy New Normals, with Mitra Manesh of innermap

Have you been wondering how people are moving forward during this unprecedented time? Join Mitra Manesh on The Riveter Digital Platform to find out what she's been up to. Create a FREE profile and RSVP to watch Wednesday, June 3rd @ 10AM PST on @theriveterco

When: Wednesday, June 3rd @ 10AM PST
Where: Digitally on The Riveter

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Mindfulness at Work: Mindful Leaders in the COVID-19 Era (4-Week Online Workshop) with Mitra Manesh

Join senior mindfulness teacher Mitra Manesh, in this special workshop that explores how mindfulness can help one become a more inspiring, productive, and authentic leader during this unprecedented period of time.

Skills we will cultivate and explore include: mindful communication (in-person or remote), mindful meetings, mindful decision-making, mindful adaptation, mindful vision and inspirational practices, and more.

This workshop is open to anyone with or without mindfulness experience who wishes to learn about the what, how, and why of mindful leadership.

Instructor Mitra Manesh is an experienced executive coach and corporate trainer as well as a mindfulness teacher.

Dates: Wednesdays, May 6 – 27, 2020
Time: 5 – 6:30 PM, PST
Venue: Online

REGISTER HERE