MITRA MANESH

Innermap Founder & Mindfulness Teacher

Mitra is a mindfulness story-teller & educator with over 3 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 awake and present with curiosity and compassion "

SERVICES

Workplace Training and Executive Coaching

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Keynote Speaking

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

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UCLA Classes

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

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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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Mindful Art Viewing

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

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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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MAPs Applications: Take Charge of Your Attention, Take Charge of Your Life

Together we will learn and practice conscious ways of mindful attention management, and take better charge of our lives.

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Hammer Museum FREE Drop-in Meditation with Mitra Manesh

Thursday, February 13th · 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM @ Billy Wilder Theater – Los Angeles, CA

De-stress, Mindfully – Talk / Lecture @ The Fowler Museum

Gift yourself an hour of ease during finals week. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 · 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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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.

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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 CLASSES



Mitra Manesh teaches "Take Charge of Your Attention, Take Charge of Your Life" at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center

Our attention is so precious that advertising agencies, entertainment companies, and social media spend a great deal of money to try to gain it. The value for them is the amount of attention we are willing to give. We often may frivolously and unknowingly give it away. Our capacity to give attention is a precious and desirable asset that the world is fighting to attract. And yet the way we spend it has everything to do with the direction and quality of our lives.

Join us for this 4-week practical hands-on class, and explore a simple, doable, and effective method of valuing and paying attention, using mindfulness tools. Together we will learn and practice conscious ways of mindful attention management, and take better charge of our lives.

When: Thursdays, Feb 6 - 27, 2020 (4-weeks)

Where: UCLA's Semel Institute

Fee: $200

Who: All curious and interested individuals, with or without mindfulness practice, are welcome to join.

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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: Sat. March 14th, 2020
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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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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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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