Thursday, August 6, 2015

Mindfulness and Contemplation @QMU 2015-16



The Centre for Academic Practice is pleased to announce continuation in 2015-16 of a variety of opportunities for students and staff to benefit from contemplative practices, including mindfulness meditation. This takes the form of short in-class mindfulness meditations for students, drop-in sessions over lunch every Tuesday and Thursday, 8-week mindfulness foundation courses, and several introductory sessions to these courses.


Dr Avinash Bansode facilitates the Tuesday drop-in sessions.


Dr Iddo Oberski facilitates the Thursday drop-in session as and when he can, but they are self-led, so please use the room (take turns to guide or use a recorded guidance).


ALL ROOMS still to be confirmed. Please check with capadmin@qmu.ac.uk for details.


1. Taster sessions: these allow you to get an idea of what's involved in the 8-week foundation courses. They'll take place on 6 & 13 October and 3 & 10 November, from 11:15-12:15. Room numbers will be confirmed after booking your place.


2. Drop-in sessions every Tuesday and Thursday 12:15-1:15pm:


15 September – 15 December 2015


19 January – 3 May 2016


3. Intensive Foundation Courses for students and staff


Staff course

Tuesdays 1:45-4:15 pm
Dr Avinash Bansode (www.mindfullybeing.co.uk)
8-week Mindfulness Foundation course:


 26 Jan 2016
2 Feb 2016
9 Feb 2016
16 Feb 2016
23 Feb 2016
1 Mar 2016
8 Mar 2016
15 Mar 2016
5 Mar 2016 RETREAT
12 April 2016 FOLLOW-UP



 Student course

Fridays 8:45-11:15 am
Dr Michele Hipwell & Dr Iddo Oberski
8-week Mindfulness and Contemplative Learning Foundation course:


 29 Jan 2016
5 Feb 2016
12 Feb 2016
19 Feb 2016
26 Feb 2016
11 Mar 2016
18 Mar 2016
5 Mar 2016 RETREAT
15 April 2016 FOLLOW-UP


 

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