Online Retreat

Anxiety, It's Not All in the Mind

The heart/mind and body are always interacting. As facets of consciousness, they continually converse and respond to each other. Through meditation and investigation—sensing and understanding conditioned thought and emotions—we become aware of the patterns of distress that typically lead us to anxiety. Fortunately, we can neutralize and decondition these harmful patterns through kindness and skillful means. Practices geared at rebalancing the nervous system, stimulating the vagus nerve (which regulates emotion and connection to self and others), and softening areas of the body that become contracted in the process of becoming anxious all lead towards heading off potential harm. Relaxing, resting, and opening the heart/mind and body are all integral aspects of the path towards becoming more at ease with what is—whatever it is and whenever it arises. This ease is in turn the heart of the path.

Continuing Education: 5 CE Credits

$50

This program offers 5 CE Credits Continuing Education (CE) credits for $50 for , and may be applicable for other licenses. Please review our CEC information page for full provider information.

To be eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CECs), you must:

  • Register and pay for CECs by 4:30 p.m. PT, the business day before the program. After the program begins, no retroactive CECs will be given and the CEC fee is non-refundable.
  • Attend in full and fulfill all attendance requirements and next steps. No exceptions. Please review the CEC information page for attendance requirements.

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Learning Objectives

Additional notes

  • For full provider information, and additional CEC information, including attendance requirements, cancellation, and grievance policies, please visit our CEC information page.
  • Spirit Rock is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP16905, for 5 contact hours.
  • Credit is awarded for instructional time only and does not include extended silent meditation, if offered.
  • For those with a different license or with a license from a different licensing board, please contact your licensing board directly to ask if CE credit from the above-approved sponsors is accepted. Spirit Rock does not confirm applicability of credit for those with licenses different than those listed above.

Teaching Team

Jill Satterfield

Jill Satterfield

Teacher

Jill Satterfield is an international mindfulness and meditation teacher. She integrates somatic and contemplative psychology with 35 years of Buddhist practice.

With her primary teacher, Ajahn Amaro, Jill was the first to offer mindful movement in silent retreats at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Center over 25 years ago.

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