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SPRING 2018 ROTUNDA CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE SERIES ANNOUNCED

|Sundays|Held at the University’s iconic Rotunda, speakers from diverse backgrounds and cultures will present on a range of contemplative practices.

Join local contemplative instructor Eboni Bugg for an afternoon centered around exploring the use of meditative practices in social justice work. The session will include a short talk, meditative practice session, and time for discussion.  

When
Apr 15 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Join local contemplative instructor Latifa Till for an afternoon using contemplative movement and music inspired by the Sufi tradition to bridge barriers of separation. The work will help promote peace, connection, and understanding within oneself, others, and the natural environment. 

When
Apr 1 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Join UVA School of Nursing Assistant Professor Mala Cunningham for an afternoon exploring the theory and practice of medical and therapeutic yoga.  

When
Mar 25 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Join Reverend Neal Halvorson Taylor for an afternoon exploring the Christian-based contemplative practice of kenosis, the act of self-emptying, surrender, and letting go.

When
Mar 18 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Join Nancy McMoneagle, President & Executive Director of The Monroe Institute, for a talk about the work of renowned researcher and author Robert Monroe, followed by a guided meditation using his Hemi-Sync® audio technology for accessing expanded states of awareness.

When
Feb 18 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Rotunda Multipurpose Room

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

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The Art and Practice of Surrender and Self-Emptying

WHEN: Sun., Mar 18 2018 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

WHERE: Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Join Reverend Neal Halvorson Taylor for an afternoon exploring the Christian-based contemplative practice of kenosis, the act of self-emptying, surrender, and letting go.

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