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Course Description

Mindfulness Meditation

Based on an approach that is thousands of years old, mindfulness meditation is about being fully awake and present in every moment of our lives. Access powerful inner resources to cope with life's challenges, calm the mind, relax the body, and cultivate insight. Benefits, including improved mood and reduced stress, depend upon establishing a personal routine. Components include: meditation, gentle hatha yoga, relaxation, group discussion, imagery and breathing techniques. Topics covered include mind/body interdependence, balance in the autonomic nervous system, and effective coping strategies.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify personal stress reactions and healthy responses to stress
  • Describe the mind/body relationship
  • Access a repertoire of tools and techniques to be more present-focused
  • Develop a personal practice of mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga
  • Practice a nonjudgmental and compassionate perspective in daily life
  • Apply techniques to calm and relax the mind and body
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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jan 26, 2021 to Mar 16, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $325.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Course manual is included in the tuition fee and will be available for download in D2L.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M
Time
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 07, 2021 to Jul 12, 2021
Schedule and Location
Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $325.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Course manual is included in the tuition fee and will be provided in class.

Section Notes

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Classes held at Confederation Park Centre: 2212 13 Street NW - Studio Room. Please bring your own yoga mat and we recommend dressing in layers or bringing a sweater.

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