Mindfulness Basic

Be Mindful

Would you like to…

Worry less?
Experience less anxiety?
Have more energy?
Sleep better?
Be better in setting your boundaries?
Gain more self-confidence?
Cope better with adversity?

Then you might want to try Mindfulness.


The Mindfulness course is an 8-week group training combining meditation techniques with psycho-education to improve a person’s capacity to manage stress, reduce the impact of physical and psychological symptoms, and maximize the ability to thrive through all of life circumstances.

Investment: $399,-
Including 1 silence day and a folder with material



→ Day 1: 4th of March 2023
→ Day 2: 11th of March
→ Day 3: 18th of March
→ Day 4 1st of April
→ Day 5 8th of April
→ 15th of April RETREAT
→ Day 6 29th of April
→ Day 7 6th of May
→ 13th of May Last day Mindfulness

Mindfulness from 2Pm till 4.30PM
(if the yoga school has another workshop we maybe start a little earlier)

Only retreat is from 1PM till 4.30PM
(3,5 hours instead of 2,5 hours)


Program & themes

Week 1: Beyond Automatic Pilot

Week 2: Another way of knowing

Week 3: Gathering the scattered mind

Week 5: Allowing and Letting be

 Silence Retreat 

Week 6: Thoughts are not facts

Week 7: Kindness in action

Week 8: Maintaining and extending new learning

The location

Joga SXM yoga & Pilates
16 welfare road
Cole bay Sint Maarten
(behind the First Caribbean Bank)

Meet Your Trainer

Miranda Veltman

Class One Mindfulness Trainer

 Mental Health Care Psychologist

About Miranda

Miranda was born in Holland. She started her career as a teacher in Special Education and pedagogical worker. In addition she studied Orthopedagogy at the University in Groningen and finished her study in 2016. From 2016 she started to work as a behavior therapist at Bureau Jeugdzorg Leeuwarden. Her task was diverse: diagnostic assessments, guiding teams, writing policies and teaching courses. In 2010 Miranda also started to work in the Health Care sector, GGZ Friesland. In 2009 she finished her study to become a Mental Health Care Psychologist. At the NHL she taught the subject Pedagogy, before she left to reside in Sint Maarten in 2012.On the island Miranda was employed by SKOS and started in 2015 her Psychology Practice, Consultancy & Training Agency. She tested and treated children, adults, families and couples. As a consultant she worked for SKOS and different departments of Justice. From 2016 till 2018 Miranda was consultant by MLC Youth Rehabilitation Center first as Behavior Therapist later as Acting Head. Miranda has been giving trainings in St. Maarten and abroad. In 2018 she changed her Practice into Resilience Psychology N.V.. Miranda continued her studies by doing advanced courses in EMDR, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness. From 2016 Miranda is an active board member of the Association of Psychologist and Allied Professionals Sint Maarten (APAP SXM).