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Spring 2018 CSC Speaker Series

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Spring 2018 CSC Speaker Series

Sharon Salzberg, Tuesday, 3/20, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, Auditorium 
 
"Personal Reflections on the History of Meditation in America"
 
Salzberg, one of the leading teachers of meditation, will discuss the recent proliferation of meditation in the United States alongside UVA Professors Erik Braun and David Germano. This promises to be a stimulating review of the rise of mindfulness, insight, compassion, and other contemplative practices. 
Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. 
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Gary Kraftsow, Monday, 3/26, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Minor Hall Rm 125 

"Yoga Therapy: Ancient Insights for Modern Healing"

Master Yoga therapist Gary Kraftsow will explore the multiple dimensions of yoga including how its proper application can help reduce symptoms of suffering and improve one's daily life. 
Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. 
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Mick Krasner, MD, FACP Thursday, 4/12, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, McLeod Hall Rm 5060

"Building Resilience in the Complex and Hyper-Connected World of Medicine"

In this talk, Dr. Mick Krasner will provide an overview of the current health professional work-life experience, framing the challenges and the imperative for building resilience. He will review some of the intervention research and examine the Mindful Practice program’s effects on burnout, well-being and patient centered care.

Please feel free to bring your lunch. Dessert will be provided.
 
Co-sponsored by the Compassionate Care Initiative (CCI) and Contemplative Sciences Center. This talk is part of the CCI Lecture Series
Free and open to the public.
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