Northwestern University

Nov
29
Thu 1:00 PM

Introduction to Mindfulness - Chicago Campus - A Four-Part Workshop

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When: Thursday, November 29, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  

Where: Abbott Hall, CAPS Office, 5th Fl.,
710 N. Lake Shore Drive  
Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Student

Contact: Courtney Albinson   (847) 491-2151

Group: CAPS (pre-Fall 2013)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

Mindfulness meditation is an empirically-supported practice that can decrease stress, anxiety, and depression through the cultivation of present-moment awareness, clarity, and acceptance. Research on Mindfulness meditation has also shown that it can decrease blood pressure, improve immune function, and relieve chronic pain. Participants in thisĀ multi-part workshop will be introduced to a number of mind-body self-regulatory skills designed to improve concentration and decrease reactivity to distressing thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations.

The Introduction to Mindfulness workshop series will be held a number of different times this quarter on the Chicago and Evanston Campuses.

Chicago Times and Locations:

Location: CAPS Office, Abbott Hall, 5th Floor, 710 N. Lakeshore Drive
Times: Tuesdays, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (Tuesday sessions meet forĀ four weeks. Thursday sessions meet for two weeks.)

Tuesday sessions:

Group I: August 28, September 4, 11, 18; Group II: September 25, October 2, 9, 16; Group III: October 23, 30, November 6, 13; Group IV: November 20, 27, December 4, 11

Thursday sessions:

Group I: September 27 *one-time only; Group II: October 25 and November 1; Group III: November 8 and 15; Group IV: November 29 and December 6; Group V: December 13 and 20

For more information and registration, go to: https://go.dosa.northwestern.edu/caps_workshops/workshops

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