SOLID GROUND - Center for a Balanced Life
Lenore Flynn
has been presenting stress management classes, teaching mindfulness practice and speaking to groups in hospitals and wellness centers since 1993. She has a Masters Degree in Complementary Therapies. She completed an internship at the Stress Reduction and Relaxation Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1994 under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. Lenore is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of nursing experience.
She believes that mindfulness practice and meditation together with your own personal beliefs can create a path leading you to peace, happiness and healing.
Lenore has been featured on TV with WMHT's HealthLink and she blogs about mindfulness for the Albany Times Union Holistic Health Blog . She and Steve have taught mindfulness in research projects at both SUNY Albany and St. Peter's Hospital. Lenore attended the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute in June 2011 as a Senior Investigator.
 
Steve Flynn
has been presenting stress management classes and teaching mindfulness since 1997. He has a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He completed an internship at the Stress Reduction and Relaxation Program at the University of Massachusetts under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and an internship at the Albany VA Chemical Dependency Program. Steve is a Vietnam veteran.
His goal is to bring awareness and understanding to clients in individual and group settings using cognitive based practices, meditation and guided imagery. He uses scientifically supported practices to enhance personal growth and quality of life.