Mindfulness 101 is a 6-week course and includes the following:
Introduction to a specific mindfulness meditation practice each week including informal practices (off the cushion) that can be integrated into work and personal life.
Materials to support developing a mindfulness practice and guided meditation audios for at-home practice.
Weekly email follow-up from Mary Linda with articles, videos, and other references to topics covered in class.
What is mindfulness meditation?
Two ways to practice: dedicated and integrated
Focused Attention Practice
The body’s role in mindfulness practice (it’s not all in your head :-)
Working with the “monkey mind”
Body Scan Practice
The Stress Response
Self-directed neuroplasticity (or countering the negativity bias)
Walking Meditation Practice
Responding vs. Reacting
Open Aware Meditation Practice
Confronting difficult emotions
Loving Kindness Meditation Practice
Mindfulness and Resilience
Resources for continued practice
Mountain Meditation Practice
75 minutes, weekly on Mondays beginning February 11th and ending March 18th, 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Fee: $120 for the 6-week course
1004 Dresser Court, Raleigh, NC
(near Duke Raleigh Hospital)