Fall 2017 : Science and Practice of Mindfulness - ISSS 3045 (Online Course)
All-expenses paid retreat for 3rd and 4th year McIntire students from Oct. 13 (Fri) to Oct. 15, (Sun) at the Sevenoaks Retreat Center
Tue. Aug 22, 2017 - Tue. Dec 5, 2017 (16 weeks)
Every Thursday from 7:00 PM to 9:45 PM
*This course is a Web-Based Course
Considers the latest scientific findings about the mind-body connection, offers students the opportunity to experience them through direct mindfulness meditative practices. Explores formal and informal mindfulness practices, the contextual background of mindfulness, and applies them to a variety of professions and settings. Covers a range of contemplative exercises that cultivate emotional balance and the ability to cope with stress.