UMW Campus Rec Upcoming Events: Mindfulness Week 2014

Mindfulness Week begins Monday, September 15 and contains workshops, educational sessions and classes that bring about awareness of the importance of having a healthy lifestyle in every aspect of daily life. Below is the general schedule of the sessions during the week.
Monday 9/15, 4:00-5:00 PM, Lee Hall 412 
Session: “Contemplative Studies and the Liberal Arts”
Presenter: Dr. Harold Roth, Professor of Religious Studies, Director of Contemplative Studies
Tuesday 9/16, 4:00-5:00 PM, Ridderhof Martin Gallery 
Session: “Introduction to Mindfulness”
Presenter: Bhante Seelananda, Vice Abbot of the Bhavana Society
Wednesday 9/17, 12:00-12:50 PM, Lee Hall 411
Session: “Introduction to Meditation”
Instructor: Bill Brooks
Wednesday 9/17, 7:00-9:00 PM, Lee Hall 411  
Session: “Mindful Eating” (Followed by Book-Signing)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lillian Cheung
Thursday 9/18, Noon-1:00 PM, Lee Hall 412
Session: “Mindful Eating”
Presenter: Dr. Nicole Surething
Thursday 9/18, 4:00-5:00 PM, Lee Hall 412
Session: “Mindfulness and Psychology”
Presenter: Dr. Miriam Liss
Friday 9/19, 5:00-6:00 PM, Ball Circle
Session: “Introduction to Pitaiyo”
Instructor: Colleen Jacobs
To learn more about the specific offerings found through each session, please visit the Wellness Page and access the downloadable PDF. Additionally, you can visit UMW’s Meditation & Mindfulness Blog Page. Any further questions can be directed to Yuri Panzhin, Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness ( We hope to see you there.
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