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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

6/18/2018

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a practice-based, interactive learning program. Research shows MBSR to be an effective complement to a wide variety of medical and psychological conditions. These include…

UVA Meditation and Mindfulness Study

3/29/2018

Adults between the ages of 18 to 65 are being sought to participate in an online research study regarding meditation or mindfulness practices. Previous, current or future participation in meditation…

Mindfulness, Compassion & Difficult Emotions

3/29/2018

MBSR instructor Dr. Susan Stone is offering an experience-based, interactive workshop, “Mindfulness, Compassion and Difficult Emotions,” at Yogaville in Buckingham County VA from April 20-22nd (about 1 hour and 20…

March Madness

3/26/2018

March Madness is here, the time of year when many of us construct brackets with the teams we think will win games in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  In addition,…

Sharon Salzberg is coming to Charlottesville for Two Events

2/26/2018

Personal Reflections on the History of Meditation in America Sharon Salzberg, one of the leading teachers of meditation, will discuss the recent proliferation of meditation in the United States alongside…

Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education

2/26/2018

2018 marks the mid-Atlantic’s fifth annual regional conference, designed to grow a supportive network of practitioners using contemplative practices in education, research, and community programs through synergistic interactions. Co-convened by…

Stormy Weather

2/26/2018

As I am writing this, I am sitting in a hotel room on vacation unable to go outside due to the weather. It’s raining, the wind is blowing hard (with…

Snake Story

1/11/2018

Yesterday I went out to the farm to check on a friend’s cat and the chickens (the girls). The cat and I had a wonderful bonding time. Then I bebop over to…

Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education

1/11/2018

2018 marks the mid-Atlantic’s fifth annual regional conference, designed to grow a supportive network of practitioners using contemplative practices in education, research, and community programs through synergistic interactions. Co-convened by…

Research Update

1/11/2018

Cost-effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Versus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Usual Care Among Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain. Researchers at the University of Washington, Kaiser Permanente and the Rand…