Date(s): Mar. 18 - Apr. 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Mondays)
University Religious Center
This is an 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 give you more inner peace and more passion to perform your best. 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 meet in the Fishbowl in the University Religious Center.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Register for this class only if you can commit to all 5 classes and a daily meditation practice (7-20 min/day) – which is the only way you will derive the benefits of this class.
Teacher: Allen Weiss is the founding teacher and Director of Mindful USC and a senior teacher at InsightLA.org where he has taught mindfulness classes for the past 12 years. 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 completed the Dedicated Practitioners Program (DPP) at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in 2008. Allen was given formal teaching authorization by Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman in 2014.