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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.

This talk will describe a basic model of naturalistic cognitive fluctuations between mind wandering and attentional states derived from the practice of focused attention meditation. 

When
Nov 20 2014 -
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Where
Claude Moore Nursing School Room G010

 Free Pop-up T'ai Chi Classes with Hiromi Johnson of Hiromi T'ai Chi

When
Nov 17 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where

 Free Pop-up T'ai Chi Classes with Hiromi Johnson of Hiromi T'ai Chi

When
Nov 10 2014 - 3:15 PM
Where

Pop-up yoga session in the Ampitheatre benefitting "Help Save the Next Girl."

When
Nov 7 2014 -
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where
Ampitheatre

This talk will summarize our ongoing investigation regarding the ways in which attentional, emotional and physiological processes are modified over the course of three months of intensive full-time training in meditative quiescence (Shamatha) and emotional balance (loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity) taught by Alan Wallace, in a longitudinal randomized wait-list controlled study known as “The Shamatha Project.”

When
Nov 3 2014 - 12:00 PM
Where
Tentative: Claude Moore Nursing School Room G120

This workshop is devoted to encouraging contemplation by utilizing simple drawing exercises. 

When
Nov 1 2014 -
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where
OpenGrounds

U.Va. 's McIntire Department of Music and Contemplative Sciences Center present the Live Sonima Tour. 

When
Oct 23 2014 - 7:00 PM
Where
Old Cabell Hall

This talk will discuss these altered states of consciousness as described in the suttas of the Pali Canon, present basic instructions for entering them, discuss their role, and contrast the Sutta Jhanas with other jhanic schemes found in later Theravadan literature.

When
Sep 29 2014 -
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
Monroe Hall 118

Bessel A. van der Kolk M.D. has been active as a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress and related phenomena since the 1970s

When
Sep 26 2014 - 12:00 PM
Where
Wilson Hall 301

Gain strategies for maximizing technology in your teaching & research, learn about available technologies & services for your courses, and exchange best practices with fellow instructors at workshops and demos.

When
Aug 21 2014 -
11:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where
Robertson Media Center, 3rd Floor, Clemons Library

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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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The Art and Practice of Surrender and Self-Emptying

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