Northwestern University

Tue 12:00 PM

Introduction to Mindfulness - Chicago Campus

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When: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Abbott Hall, CAPS Office, 5th Fl., Suite 500, 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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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 this 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, Suite 500, 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 for four weeks. Thursday sessions meet for two weeks.)

Tuesday sessions:

Group I: April 9, 16, 23, 30; Group II: May 7, 14, 21, 28

Thursday sessions:

Group III: April 4 and 11; Group IV: April 18 and 25; Group V: May 2 and 9; Group VI: May 16 and 23; Group VII: May 30 and June 6

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