Date(s): Jan. 23 - Feb. 27
12:00 pm - 1:00 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
Note: Due to President’s Day on February 20, we will not be having class. This class ends on February 27.
Teacher: Allen Weiss is co-chair of Mindful USC, a Professor of Marketing in the Marshall School of Business and a senior teacher of mindfulness meditation 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.