Meditation as Medicine

Friday  31 May  2019  6:30 PM    Friday  31 May  2019 8:30 PM
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MEDITATION AS MEDICINE with Ailey
Mindfulness is all the buzz right now. it is being claimed to heal every ailment, relational dynamic, work place environment, and even the relationships you have with your family of origin. But what exactly is mindfulness and how does it conduct such miracles? In this two hour workshop you will be introduced to the roots of mindfulness in addition to exploring how and why meditation practices offers such profound healing from the lenses of interpersonal neurobiology, acceptance and commitment therapy, buddhist philosophy, and somatic psychology.
Learning Objectives:
Defining Mindfulness
Mindless Moments Exercise
I Meditate Because of Suffering, Not Joy
The Four Causes of Pain
The Two Roads the Mind Knows: Comparison & Threat
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Buddhist Principles
The Neuroscience of Meditation
The Central Nervous System
Stress
Your Brain on Meditation
Neuroplasticity
Sitting in Alone Changes Who We Are In Relationship
Compassion
Interpersonal Neurobiology
Research Studies
Health
Mental Illness
Relationships
Work Environment
Workshop Outline: 120 Minutes
Experiential: Trauma Informed Meditation Practice (20 minutes)
Teachable: Learning Objectives (60 minutes)
Interactive: Questions (30 minutes)
Experiential: Trauma Informed Meditation Practice (10 minutes)
Cost: $45

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