Date(s): Sep. 5 - Oct. 3
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm (Tuesdays)
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
Teacher: Amanda Gilbert is trained in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-based Eating Awareness. She was Center Director for The Aging Metabolism and Emotions Center at UCSF, running and publishing clinical research on the biological and psychological affects of mindfulness and meditation and currently collaborates on contemplative research.