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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
Class
Days
M
Time
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2022 to Nov 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $275.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Textbook Required.
Section Notes

This course may use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor may post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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.

 

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