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Join Pat Coffey, founder of Insight Meditation Center Charlottesville (IMCC), in this session exploring simple but powerful contemplative practices aimed at the cultivation of a calm and compassionate presence.

When
Feb 11 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Please join us for Tania Singer's talk, "Training the Heart and Mind: Effects of a One-Year Contemplative Mental Training Study on Brain, Subjectivity, Health, and Prosociality.

When
Nov 27 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Nau Hall Rm 101
Join UVA Department of Music faculty member Fred Maus for an afternoon talk and experiential contemplative practice session focused on the intersections of music and contemplation. Please wear comfortable attire. 
 

 

When
Nov 19 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room
Join Tim Davis for this session focused on mindfulness practices and emotional resilience. Tim is the Executive Director for Student Resilience & Leadership Development at UVA. He will speak as well as lead a hands-on session. No previous experience in mindfulness meditation is required. Please wear comfortable attire. 
When
Nov 12 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Please join Georges Dreyfus for this talk, “Meditation and Phenomenology,”  examining how meditation can contribute to the phenomenological project of describing consciousness from a first person perspective.

When
Nov 9 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
NAU Hall Rm 101

Please join Jim Austin for a talk about meditation and its relationship to "brief awakening experiences," and how neuroscience helps us understand the various issues therein.

When
Nov 2 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
NAU Hall Rm 101
Join UVA contemplative instructor and owner of Charlottesville T'ai Chi Center, Hiromi Johnson, for an afternoon of exploration of the health and healing benefits of T'ai Chi. Hiromi will offer a short talk followed by a T’ai Chi class for all levels. Please wear comfortable attire.
When
Oct 29 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

OCTOBER 23–24, 2017 “The Medicine Of Mind: Healing Physical And Emotional Pain”

Join this exciting opportunity to be part of the growing dialog on contemplative science.

When
Repeats every day until Tue Oct 24 2017.
Oct 23 2017 - 9:00 AM to 7:15 PM
Where
SERENITY RIDGE, SHIPMAN VIRGINIA

Join UVA Department of Music faculty member, Sandra Bain Cushman, for an afternoon talk and contemplative practice session on exploring balance in action through the Alexander Technique. Please wear comfortable attire. 

When
Oct 22 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room
Join Wildrock founder Carolyn Schuyler and UVA contemplative instructor Geoff Cox for an afternoon devoted to exploring ecotherapy and contemplative practices based in nature. Weather permitting, a portion of this session will be outdoors so please dress accordingly.
When
Oct 15 2017 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

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Toward an Ecosocial View of Contemplative Practice: Cultural Phenomenology, Regimes of Attention and Narrative Constructions of the Self

WHEN: Thu., Feb 27 2020 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
WHERE: Rotunda Dome Room

Laurence Kirmayer will speak about the relevance of recent work in cognitive science, psychological anthropology, and cultural psychiatry as they relate to culture and context in contemplative science. 

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