Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
Saturday, November 3, 2018 & Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:00 am-11:30 am
Counseling office: 304 N. George St., Millersville, PA 17551
This 2-session course is designed to introduce the concepts of mindfulness and mindfulness strategies in a purposeful way in order to facilitate the integration of mindfulness into your daily life.
“Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. It’s about knowing what is on your mind,” Jon Kabat-Zinn. As we learn to create purposeful present moment awareness we begin to see the changing of things in our lives that cause us stress. We learn to relate to our difficulties in life with more openness, compassion, and acceptance.
Mindfulness concepts covered will include:
Mindfulness and the scientific research
Mindfulness of the breath and body
Obstacles to mindfulness
Mindfulness with difficult emotions
Mindfulness with difficult thoughts
Mindfulness Meditation practices will include:
Mindfulness of breath and body
Each session will be a combination of practice, lecture, and group discussion. Each session is taught in a supportive environment with no more than 15 people. The sessions are open to all ages, backgrounds, and religions.
Cost: $150.00 for 2 sessions and materials needed for the course.
Kelly F. Dennis MS LPC is the facilitator. Please contact Kelly to sign up or for further information: (717) 951-0266 or [email protected]