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Mindful Awareness Research Center MAPs 1 Mindful Awareness Practices Classes
October 20 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM$200
UCLA MARC, Mindful Awareness Research Center MAPs 1 Mindful Awareness Practices Classes
Teacher, Melanie Yetter
October 20 – Dec 1, 2018
(break during Thanksgiving holiday)
Six (6) Saturdays 10am – 12pm
Cost: $200 (CEUs additional $50)
Preregistration is Required
Space is limited, a waitlist will be provided but does not guarantee a class slot.
Why attend mindfulness and meditation training, benefits may include.
- Enhances One’s Ability to Concentration
- Emotional Intelligence
- Nervous System Regulation
- Resilience in Times of Stress
- Self Acceptance
- Chronic Pain Management
- Increased Productivity
- Problem Solving Strategies
Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) Classes Overview
Mindful Awareness Practices are the signature educational programs of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. These six-week class series are open to the public and is suitable for both beginners and current mindfulness practitioners.
Each class is a combination of lecture, practice, and group feedback and discussion. MAPs is taught in a context of a supportive community (group) environment. Students report that the group support was one of the most helpful and inspiring aspects of the class. Our MAPs instructors have years of personal experience practicing mindfulness and teaching it nationally and internationally. MAPs is helpful for people of all backgrounds and religions. These classes are suitable for ages 16 and over.
Students will learn Mindful concepts that include:
- Overview of Mindfulness
- Mindfulness of the Body
- Obstacles to Mindfulness
- Mindfulness to help with Physical Pain
- Working with Difficult Emotions
- Cultivating Positive Emotions
- Working with Difficult Thoughts
- Mindful Interactions
Students will also learn a variety of mindfulness practices so that the student can discover which practice is useful to them. Practices taught include:
- Sitting meditation
- Eating meditation
- Daily life meditations
- Relational mindfulness
- Walking meditation
- Standing meditation
- Movement meditation
- Practices to develop positive emotions