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Introduction to Mindfulness: Letting Be with Kind Awareness

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2019

Free

This 6-week series of classes introduces you to mindfulness meditation practices. Because the class curriculum builds on itself, please begin the course no later than week 3 (Monday, March 11). Registration is recommended. Register online at: https://santacruzpl.libcal.com/event/5019647

Grounded in ancient wisdom traditions and adapted for modern life, mindfulness practice can help us lower psychological and physical stress, communicate more effectively, improve focus, and increase self-awareness and compassion.

Topics to be covered include Putting a Pause in Autopilot, Being Right Where You Are, The Storytelling Mind, and Re-wiring the Brain for Joy and Happiness. Practices taught include mindfulness of body, breath, thoughts, and feelings, as well as meditation practices that cultivate compassion for self and others. Each class will begin with a gentle mindful movement practice, such as Chi Gong (Qi Gong).

This is an experiential class and the skills developed come directly out of the class practice as well as a home practice. Small and large group discussion (bringing the quality of kind awareness to listening and talking) help us come to a more clear understanding of the practice.

Classes are taught by Ann Bolger Peruzzi, PhD.

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Details

Date:
March 4
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://santacruzpl.libcal.com/event/5019647

Venue

Downtown Branch Santa Cruz Library
224 Church Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Website:
bit.ly/scpl-kidsread15

Other

Adult Only Event
Yes

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