There’s a good chance you’ve noticed the recent groundswell of interest in mindfulness practices in the West. The number of physicians, therapists, corporations, and schools recommending and offering mindfulness meditation continues to rise.
Neuroscientific research of the last 40 years has demonstrated the very same benefits from meditation that monastic and lay practitioners have experienced for themselves for nearly 26 centuries. Regular meditation has been shown to decrease feelings of stress, overwhelm, and anxiety, while improving focus, sleep, and overall happiness. There can be very real impact on productivity, focus, and the quality of relationships. This introductory five-week course is both experiential and informational, and in it you will learn the origins, benefits, and techniques of mindfulness meditation. The clear, simple instructions and guidance will support you in establishing a regular meditation practice. Mindfulness Meditation 101 is suitable for new and experienced meditators looking for a solid foundation for practice.
There is a wealth of meaning and nuance in the experience of mindfulness that can enrich our lives in unimagined ways. - Joseph Goldstein
When: Tuesdays 4/25, 5/02, 5/09, 5/16, 5/23 6:30-8:30 pm, plus Saturday 5/20 9am - 4pm
Cost Sliding Scale: $75-$125 No one will be turned away for lack of funds
Register: Email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
David Bornstein, MSW began meditating in 1997 and has worked with many sought-after western Buddhist meditation teachers including Larry Rosenberg, Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, and Anna Douglas. His time in intensive meditation retreat totals nearly six months, and in May 2016 he graduated from Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s two-year Dedicated Practitioner’s Program. David began teaching meditaton at Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort in 2006, has presented in the UA Arthritis Center’s annual conference since 2014, and later that year was invited by Anna Douglas to teach for Insight Meditation Tucson.