This experiential workshop offers scientific research and meditative practices for those interested in awakening the mind and opening the heart. Drawing on current research in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, we will investigate the effects of mindfulness and compassion on enhancing health, wisdom and joy. We will also explore how to integrate mindfulness more fully into the body, bringing the teachings alive in our body through mindful movement practices. Our day together will include dydactic presentation, mediation and movement practices, and powerful methods for enhancing well-being, wisdom, compassion and joy. All are welcome to this workshop, no background in meditation or mindful movement is needed.
Teachings and practices are appropriate for both individuals and health care professionals. Continuing Education (CE) credit available, please see below.
Learning objectives for health care professionals who are participating. This workshop is designed to help you:
- Describe the key elements of mindfulness
- Explain the importance of Intention in mindfulness practice
- Describe specific Attitudes of Mindfulness.
- Explain the importance of neuroplasticity for mindfulness practice.
Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited and fixed income) are invited to attend this halfday for $25.
Please Carpool! Visit our Online Bulletin Board for Ride Sharing to find or offer a ride.
Online Registration for this event is available until 12 noon one business day before the event. If you can't attend, see our Cancellation Policy.
Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or (415) 488-0164 x224.
Scholarships are not available for events listed as “Benefits.”
Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review Daylong Programs at Spirit Rock for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit: 3 CE credits available for MFTs, LCSWs, psychologists and nurses from SRMC-SCRC for $30. Prepayment available on website. For more information, see Continuing Education (CE) Credit