A new program designed to empower women to live life fully is now being
offered at Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Christine E. Lynn Women’s
Health & Wellness Institute. Under the direction of Barb Schmidt,
noted meditation teacher and mindfulness activist, the Peaceful Mind Peaceful
Life™ Wellness Series will feature Barb and guest speakers discussing
a range of topics that can enhance inner peace, happiness and well-being.
“I’m very proud to be a part of this evolution at the Institute
where women are not only getting the best medical care, but now can avail
themselves of holistic programs that are engaging, uplifting and transformational,”
said Barb Schmidt.
Barb, author of the best-selling book,
, is a businesswoman, philanthropist and spiritual teacher with a global
following. She is the founder of the non-profit movement,
Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life
and has spent more than 30 years devoted to spiritual development. For
the past 10 years, she has been offering workshops on spiritual practices.
She has studied with Thich Nhat Hanh, Deepak Chopra, Scott Peck and His
Holiness the Dalai Lama, among many other notable teachers.
Upcoming sessions will cover topics such as pathways to peace, mindfulness,
reflection and meditation, and are designed for individuals who seek greater
fulfillment, a deeper purpose and overall happiness.
“We are excited to be partnering with Barb Schmidt on a new women’s
health project at Boca Regional,” said Mindy Shikiar, Vice President
of Oncology, Ambulatory Services and Business Development at Boca Raton
Regional Hospital. “This series is yet another representation of
the growing holistic and clinical programming at the Institute, such as
tai chi, yoga and massage.”
Barb, her husband, Dick Schmidt and the Schmidt Family Foundation are
known for the philanthropy they provide in South Florida and have generously
supported Boca Raton Regional Hospital with their time and financial contributions.
Sponsored by the Phyllis Sandler Center for Living Well at the Christine
E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute, the Peaceful Mind
Peaceful Life Wellness Series promises to be an enriching and inspirational
experience for participants.
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (
) with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health,
emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art
diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive
Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Boca Raton Regional Hospital was the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished
Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for 10 years running and
was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012, 2013
and 2014, both by Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital was
also recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015–2016
Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in the South Florida metropolitan
area for the fourth time in the last five years.
Alexandra Schilling, 561.955.4706