This experiential course is based on the Buddha’s key teaching of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. It is a perfect way to learn about the theory and practice of mindfulness in meditation and how to apply these essential principles directly in your life. It will also serve as an excellent refresher for experienced students who wish to review this important material.
On the course, each class will consist of talks from Mark, guided meditations, periods of discussion, in depth inquiry into mindfulness and ways to practice these tools in daily life. Each week we will explore how mindfulness helps with key areas in our life including
- Develop focus.
- Cultivate an embodied attention.
- Work with strong emotions.
- Manage emotional reactivity.
- Navigate thoughts and distractions in meditation.
- Develop the skill of mindful listening and mindful communication.
- Cultivate kindness and care in meditation.
Various meditations will be taught including:
- Mindfulness of Breathing
- Walking Practice
- Mindfulness of Body
- Mindfulness of Emotion
- Mindfulness of Thoughts
- Open Awareness
- Loving Kindness Meditation
Mark has taught this course for over twenty years and is passionate about sharing these essential mindfulness practices. He is excited to share this course in this online format, so you can practice in the comfort of your own home.
The course is open to people new to meditation and experienced practitioners wanting to refresh their understanding of these key teachings and practices.
Wednesdays, 5 – 7 pm Pacific Time (8 – 10 pm Eastern Time) on Zoom
Zoom sessions will be recorded and made available to participants through May 31, 2022.
Cost – $195