Wellness Retreat: Reconnecting to Mind, Body & Health

October 25 - 28, 2018

The Wellness Retreat - earn 10.25 dual credit CLE and 6.75 hours CME credit (pending) while you enjoy Gray Bear Lodge near Hohenwald, TN and its 400 acres of rustic beauty, wood-fired sauna, waterfalls, hiking trails, spring fed hot tub and more. 

Facilitated by Steven Bergquist, MD; Sharon Lusk, JD, CPA and Cindy Pensoneau, this retreat teaches strategies to enhance self-care through mindfulness, working from strengths and understanding neuroscience. 

The Retreat is sponsored by the MBA Wellness Committee which is committed to advancing lawyer well-being, health and resilience.  


Deadline to register: October 24, 2018 - REGISTER NOW



Steven Bergquist, MD

  • Board Certified:

    American Board of Urgent Care Medicine

  • Board Eligible:

    American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Residency:

    University of Alabama-Birmingham at Montgomery, Internal Medicine Residency Program

  • Medical School:

    American University of the Caribbean, Montserrat, British West Indies

  • Undergraduate:

    Sam Houston University, Huntsville, Texas, Twin Cities University, West Monroe, Louisiana

Sharon Lusk, JD, CPA

500 RYT, CYT, JD, CPA, Rule 13 Listed Civil and Family Mediator 

As a practicing attorney and CPA, Sharon works primarily with healthcare providers. In addition to her teacher training programs at MidTown Yoga in Memphis and the Yoga Teachers School of Excellence, she has studied yoga for seniors with Silver Age Yoga and Ayurveda with the Himalayan Institute. Sharon is also a Master Gardener.

Cindy Pensoneau, JD

Cindy Pensoneau, JD, is a Collaborative lawyer and yoga teacher.  Cindy graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1998 and the University of Memphis School of Law in 2002. She practices in family law litigation and mediation and has done so for the past 15 years.  Cindy shifted the focus of her law practice to mediation and Collaborative law after Collaborative practice training in 2009. Cindy coaches her clients in Mindful Communication, and she presents CLE on Mindful Communication, Collaborative Law Practice Basic Training and on the neuroscience of conflict and Collaboration.  Cindy has practiced yoga for 19 years and received her 200 hour YTT certification in 2010.  She leads classes for individuals and small group classes in yoga and meditation at yoga studios and corporate offices.  Cindy can be reached at cindypensoneau@gmail.com or 901.270.7450.


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