Welcome! to Heartbased Mindfulness – the home of Kate Mitcheom, MSN, CNM, RYT

and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs in Connecticut.

Kate has been practicing meditation since 1991 and teaching meditation since 1995 after training at the Omega Institute with founders of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR):  Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. and Saki Santorelli. In 1996 she founded one of the first MBSR Programs in Connecticut, focussing on pregnant women in Inner City Fairhaven and to those with chronic and life-threatening illnesses in a variety of health care settings and in schools

The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.
― Jon Kabat-Zinn

Heartbased Mindfulness Upcoming Events

Mindfulness & Yoga Retreat to St John, V.I. - January 2017 with Kate & Ellen Saltonstall
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - 8 Week Evening Program at Vitality
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 Week Program at Ravenswing
MBSR 3 Week Graduate Refresher at Vitality Spa & Wellness
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction - 8 Week Morning Program at Vitality

Kate’s Latest Posts

Resistance and Surrender
Simple...just need to remember
Why won't other people change???
Cooperative Society Observations
In troubled times (and really at all times!), do the right thing. Not for fame or money but just because it is right
Mothers (and Fathers)...Be Kind to Yourself
Comfort Zone
St John - January 2018
CFM Video - How the Research started