Dr. Deborah Hendricks, Director and Mindfulness Coach for the Pre-health Advising Center at the University of Toledo

at Way Public Library
Winter, 2021

Way Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a mindfulness coach-in-residence in winter, 2021.  Dr. Deborah Hendricks, Director and Mindfulness Coach for the Pre-Health Advising Center at the University of Toledo, will share her expertise with the community by conducting four interactive workshops via Zoom as well as curating resources for mindfulness. 


Join us for these fascinating programs via Zoom:

Welcome and Introduction to Mindfulness – January 25th, 7 pm

Awareness of the Breath and Gratitude Exercises – February 9th, 7 pm

Awareness of Emotions and Loving Kindness Exercises – February 25th, 7 pm

Deep Dive and Q & A – March 10th, 7 pm


Guided Breathing Exercises

NEW, February 12th - Dr. Hendricks has provided another guided breathing exercise for you to follow along with (6-minutes); Listen below!

Below is the first guided breathing exercise (5-minutes):



This series will offer a basic overview to introduce participants to the practice of mindfulness meditation. During each virtual session, there will be an information session, opportunities to engage in guided exercises, breakout rooms to allow small groups to share, and a time for Q & A. These sessions are highly participatory, and it is recommended that cameras stay on to promote a strong sense of community.


Dr. Deborah Hendricks serves as director and mindfulness coach for the Pre-Health Advising Center at The University of Toledo. She made mindfulness the subject of her dissertation and research focus while working on her doctorate of education in Leadership Studies at Bowling Green State University. She is a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) and a Certified Appreciative Administrator. She enjoys speaking and presenting virtually, regionally, and nationally on mindfulness. In her free time, she loves biking, kayaking, and walks with her better half and two dogs in the Metroparks.


Registration is required for each program and the Zoom link will be sent to you at least 12 hours before the discussion.  Registration closes 12 hours before the start of the program. Register online at waylibrary.info or by calling (419)874-3135, x119.