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Rotunda Contemplative Practice Series 2017

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Rotunda Contemplative Practice Series 2017

Join us for this experiential 8-week series featuring contemplative practices from around the world. Held at the University’s iconic Rotunda, each session will incorporate a contemplative practice from a different culture, tradition, or context. UVA faculty, UVA contemplative instructors, and local contemplative leaders will lead the series with an emphasis on relevance to daily life and to the world at large.
 
Sessions will include a short talk by the presenter(s) and an opportunity to participate in a led contemplative practice. 
 
Comfortable attire is encouraged, as contemplative practices may include poses or gentle movement. No previous experience is required.
 
Open to the public and free of charge. No registration is required. 
 
Please arrive early—room size will dictate class capacity. 
 
You may attend individual or multiple sessions as class capacity allows.  
 
 
Sundays, September 17 — November 19.
 
Date: Sunday, September 17, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Zoë Ward
Title: “Yoga Approaches to Changing Habits” 
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, September 24, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Theresa Davis
Title: “Contemplating Social Justice: Mind, Body and Spirit”
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, October 1, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Shaaron Honeycutt 
Title: “Wisdom from the Iyengar Yoga Tradition: Yoga Practices to Help Sleep” 
Location: North Grounds Recreation Center, MP3
To see details, visit here.
  
Date: Sunday, October 15, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speakers: Geoff Cox and Carolyn Schuyler 
Title: “Holding Nature In Mind”
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room 
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, October 22, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Sandra Bain Cushman
Title: “Balance in Action: The Alexander Technique”
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, October 29, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Hiromi Johnson
Title: "T'ai Chi: Health and Healing from Within" 
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room 
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, November 12, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Tim Davis
Title: “Mindfulness, Integration, and Emotional Resilience”
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room 
To see details, visit here.
 
Date: Sunday, November 19, 4 - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Fred Maus 
Title: “Music, Sound, and Contemplation”
Location: Rotunda Multipurpose Room 
To see details, visit here.