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CANCELLED: Mindfulness Workshop: The HeArt of Seeing – Mindful Drawing Sep. 25

The September 25th workshop has been cancelled.

Day: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
Time: 1pm to 2pm
Location: Razran 360

The CTL series on mindfulness practices in teaching and learning continues this semester, led by Professor Rikki Asher (SEYS), with monthly sessions scheduled 1pm to 2pm in Razran Hall room 360.

This fall the each session is organized around a specific theme. The first workshop is The HeArt of Seeing – Mindful Drawing. Using mindfulness practice to deepen our being present and to de-stress ourselves. No drawing experience expected. Mindful sitting practice to develop effective habits of mind and strategies for yourself and students will be included.

Upcoming workshops:

Wednesday, Oct. 16: Mindfulness Practice for Professors and Staff
Practice being present as you move through your day. How can we learn methods to settle the mind, thoughts and projections? Mindful e-mailing will be discussed.

Wednesday, Nov. 20: Basic Yoga and Sitting
Simple standing yoga asanas will be taught, along with mindful sitting. How can simple movements enhance our sitting and our daily lives? No prior yoga skills necessary.

Wednesday,  Dec. 18: Mindfulness and Compassion
How to find compassion towards yourself and others through mindfulness?  How does compassion make a difference? Why learn about it?

For more information, please contact Rikki Asher (rikki.asher@qc.cuny.edu).

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