Date(s): Feb. 1 - Mar. 7
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm (Mondays)
University Religious Center
Introduction to creating and incorporating an effective and ongoing mindfulness practice in all aspects of your life. This 5-week class is appropriate for beginners as well as anyone who want to refresh the fundamentals of their practice.
In this class you will learn to enhance your performance with improved emotional intelligence, motivation, and social skills. You will also reduce your stress and gain more happiness. Here is what you will learn:
- Overview of Mindfulness
- Mindfulness of the Body
- Obstacles to Mindfulness
- Working with Difficult Emotions
- Cultivating Positive Emotions
- Working with Difficult Thoughts
- and more
Location – This class will be held in the the Fishbowl at the University Religious Center.
Important Note – Due to a Monday holiday – this class will not meet on February 15.
Teacher: Allen Weiss is co-chair of Mindful USC, a Professor in the Marshall School of Business and a senior teacher of mindfulness meditation and on the Guiding Teacher’s Council at InsightLA. He started meditating in the mindfulness tradition in 2005 and in 2011 his Basics of Mindfulness class at InsightLA was noted the Best in Los Angeles by LA Magazine. He is a graduate of the Dedicated Practitioner’s Program at Spirit Rock and spends two weeks each year in silent retreat practicing mindfulness and loving kindness meditation.