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If you are an instructor at U.Va. that teaches a class or workshop with a contemplative component that would like to be included on the CSC website, please write to csc@virginia.edu.

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J-Term 2014

Spring 2013: Mindfulness and Compassion: Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP 3030 & RELB 3559

Spring 2013: Mindfulness and Compassion: Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP 3030 & RELB 3559

This course provides an in-depth experience in contemplative practices to prepare students to live more fully, be more engaged and compassionate citizens and professionals, and navigate life’s stressors with greater clarity, peace of mind, and healthy behaviors.

Spring 2014: Life Maintenance and Stress Management - COMM 3559

Spring 2014: Life Maintenance and Stress Management - COMM 3559

This class provides instruction in four formal practices that cultivate mindfulness: the body scan, yoga (with emphasis on non-judging and present awareness), sitting meditation and walking meditation.

Spring 2014: Cultivating Wisdom and Well-Being for Personal and Professional Growth - COMM 4831

Spring 2014: Cultivating Wisdom and Well-Being for Personal and Professional Growth - COMM 4831

The goal of this course is to understand wisdom and well-being, particularly as to how these concepts apply to a variety of professional and personal situations.

Spring 2014: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELH 2195

Spring 2014: Theory and Practice of Yoga - RELH 2195

In this course students explore Yoga practice in both traditional and contemporary contexts and from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

J-Term 2014: Meditation in Action- The Contemplative Sciences - ISSS 3033

J-Term 2014: Meditation in Action- The Contemplative Sciences - ISSS 3033

This course examines the contemplative sciences movement’s history, goals, and impact. Students will be exposed online to talks and teachings by world-renowned spiritual leaders.

J-Term 2014: Conscious Social Change

J-Term 2014: Conscious Social Change

This class is a unique program in Conscious Social Change; a partnership between Global Grassroots, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and the Contemplative Sciences Center.

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