106 An Invitation to Presence

Ann Weiser CornellAnn Weiser Cornell • Thursday All Day
How often have you heard someone admiringly described as having “presence,” without knowing exactly what it means, much less knowing how to develop that quality yourself? This workshop explores presence as both an internal state of Continue reading

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108 Renewing Spiritual Growth

Richard BrownPatricia GerbargRichard Brown & Patricia Gerbarg • Thursday All Day
Even though you may have spent years doing yoga, meditation, and contemplative prayer, it’s common to occasionally feel stalled in your Continue reading

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109 Mindful Stress Reduction

Elisha GoldsteinElisha Goldstein • Thursday All Day
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, is now taught at more than 250 medical centers around the world. Clinical research has demonstrated that MBSR techniques Continue reading

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218 Customizing Mindfulness

Ronald SiegelRonald Siegel • Friday Morning
As mindfulness practice is increasingly being integrated into psychotherapy, therapists too often have come to see it as a one-size-fits-all remedy. But mindfulness practices actually include a range of tools that need to be customized patient by patient. Continue reading

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324 Mindfulness & Substance Abuse

Richard FieldsRichard Fields • Friday Afternoon
In recent years, mindfulness and other contemplative practices have played an increasing role in helping substance abusers develop better self-regulation skills. This workshop will demonstrate how to integrate mindfulness approaches with Alcoholics Continue reading

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401/501 Emotional Healing

Tara BrachTara Brach • Saturday All Day
Perhaps never before has it been so important to offer clients tools for training their attention so they can find a sense of refuge and calm in the face of life’s tumultuous challenges. In this experiential workshop, you’ll practice meditation and guided Continue reading

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427 Mindfulness & Adult AD/HD

Lidia ZylowskaLidia Zylowska • Saturday Morning
Often equated with hyperactive children, AD/HD is, in fact, a multifaceted disorder that frequently continues into adulthood. Medications, while helpful for some, rarely are a complete solution for adults with AD/HD, and complementary approaches Continue reading

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523 Yoga Meditations & Anxiety

Amy WeintraubAmy Weintraub • Saturday Afternoon
While mindfulness meditation has become a widely used remedy for mood dysregulation, many people—particularly those with trauma histories—are just too agitated to tolerate sitting quietly and watching their breath. In this workshop, we’ll Continue reading

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526 Mindfulness & Attachment

Marsha LucasMarsha Lucas • Saturday Afternoon
In much the same way that neuroplasticity is the brain’s natural, lifelong capacity to rewire itself, mindfulness has the capacity to change the brain in ways that promote healthy attachment at any age—it isn’t just for kids anymore. This workshop will Continue reading

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