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Fall 2019: Climbing as Mindfulness — KINE 1450

Title

Fall 2019: Climbing as Mindfulness — KINE 1450

When

Tue. Aug 27, 2019 - Fri. Dec 6, 2019 (15 weeks)
Every Tuesday, Thursday from 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Where

TBA

Climbing is one of many possible goal-driven activities that have 'flow'' potential. The course explores climbing as a tool for engaging the body in the flow of the mind and vice versa and its contribution to heightened body/mind awareness without formal 'meditation'. Discovering such body/mind engagement through a concrete, stimulating activity can transfer to other domains (such as academic success and overall resilience).

* 1 Credit

Instructor: Diane Whaley (dew6d@virginia.edu