open to everyone in the Midcoast, regardless of age or experience level

Atlantic Academy introduces free mindfulness meditation groups

Sat, 11/18/2023 - 9:15am

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Atlantic Academy
10 Knowlton St.
Camden, ME 04843
United States

CAMDEN — Atlantic Academy, a day treatment school serving high need students in the Midcoast region, announces the launch of free mindfulness meditation groups for the Midcoast community. These sessions are designed to promote wellbeing and resilience, providing a valuable resource for individuals seeking peace and balance in their lives.

Starting November 30, Atlantic Academy will host an Embodied Meditation group once a week at its Camden location. Additionally, there is an ongoing mindfulness-based meditation group on Tuesday evenings. These sessions are open to everyone in the Midcoast community, regardless of age or experience level, and are offered completely free of charge. The initiative aligns with Atlantic Academy's commitment to enhancing the overall well-being of the community and creating a supportive space for personal growth.

Mindfulness meditation has been proven to reduce stress, improve focus, and enhance overall mental health. By offering these sessions at no cost, Atlantic Academy aims to make the benefits of mindfulness accessible to a wider audience, fostering a sense of community and connection among participants.

Details of the Embodied Meditation group:

Location: Atlantic Academy, 10 Knowlton St, Camden
Schedule: Every Thursday afternoon
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Details of Mindfulness-based Meditation group:

Location: Atlantic Academy, 10 Knowlton St, Camden
Schedule: Every Tuesday evening
Time: 5:15pm to 6:15pm
No registration required

"We are thrilled to introduce these mindfulness meditation groups as part of our ongoing commitment to the well-being of the Midcoast community," said Jed Schwalm, Executive Director at Atlantic Academy, in a news release. "Today more than ever, it is essential to provide tools and resources that support mental health, and we believe that mindfulness meditation can be a transformative practice for individuals of all backgrounds."

No prior meditation experience is necessary, and participants are encouraged to come as they are. The sessions will be facilitated by experienced mindfulness practitioners who are passionate about sharing the benefits of this practice with the community.

For more information about the free mindfulness meditation groups or Atlantic Academy's other programs, please visit or contact Jed Schwalm at


About Atlantic Academy:

Atlantic Academy is a non-profit organization based in Camden, Maine, dedicated to fostering holistic well-being and personal growth within the Midcoast community. Through various programs and initiatives, Atlantic Academy strives to create a supportive and inclusive environment where individuals can thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Atlantic Academy, Inc., 10 Knowlton, Camden.