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Fall 2014 Schedule for Ashtanga Yoga is Now Available

Ashtanga Yoga U.Va. offers two types of classes: Mysore Style and led classes with a new class entitled "Ashtanga Extra Help Hour." 

This talk will describe a basic model of naturalistic cognitive fluctuations between mind wandering and attentional states derived from the practice of focused attention meditation. 

When
Nov 20 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Where

Khenpo Sodargyr will speak at the University of Virginia on Buddhist meditation in the Tibetan tradition and its contemporary practice. 

When
Nov 17 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where
Ruffner Hall G006

This talk will summarize our ongoing investigation regarding the ways in which attentional, emotional and physiological processes are modified over the course of three months of intensive full-time training in meditative quiescence (Shamatha) and emotional balance (loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) taught by Alan Wallace, in a longitudinal randomized wait-list controlled study known as “The Shamatha Project.”

When
Nov 3 2014 - 12:00pm
Where
Tentative: Claude Moore Nursing School Room G120

This workshop is devoted to encouraging contemplation by utilizing simple drawing exercises. 

When
Nov 1 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Where
OpenGrounds
1400 University Avenue
Charlottesville , VA

U.Va. 's McIntire Department of Music and Contemplative Sciences Center present the Live Sonima Tour. 

When
Oct 23 2014 - 7:00pm
Where
Old Cabell Hall
112 Old Cabell Hall
Charlottesville , VA

This talk will discuss these altered states of consciousness as described in the suttas of the Pali Canon, present basic instructions for entering them, discuss their role, and contrast the Sutta Jhanas with other jhanic schemes found in later Theravadan literature.

When
Sep 29 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where
Monroe Hall 118

Bessel A. van der Kolk M.D. has been active as a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress and related phenomena since the 1970s

When
Sep 26 2014 - 12:00pm
Where
Wilson Hall 301

Gain strategies for maximizing technology in your teaching & research, learn about available technologies & services for your courses, and exchange best practices with fellow instructors at workshops and demos.

When
Aug 21 2014 - 11:30am to 5:00pm
Where
Robertson Media Center, 3rd Floor, Clemons Library

This talk by Jena Leake of Appalachian State University is part of a speaker-series called The Future of Contemplation in Higher Education.  It features each speaker's vision of the future of contemplation in Higher Education with a focus on learning, and how Universities could be incubators for new approaches to classrooms across disciplines, residential experience, advising, and the like.

When
May 19 2014 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Where
Gibson Hall Room 342
1540 JPA
Charlottesville, VA

This talk by John Baugher, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern Maine, is part of a speaker-series called The Future of Contemplation in Higher Education.  It features each speaker's vision of the future of contemplation in Higher Education with a focus on learning, and how Universities could be incubators for new approaches to classrooms across disciplines, residential experience, advising, and the like.

When
May 9 2014 - 5:30am to 7:00am
Where
Gibson Hall Room 342
1540 JPA
Charlottesville, VA

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