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Anchor Your Attention in the Present Moment

You have our full permission to slow down and pay attention in one of GHN's Mindfulness offerings in collaboration with the Psychological Services Center. Dr. Paul Salmon, Associate Professor in UofL's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.  Participants are invited to experience the benefits of reflection, stillness, and being fully present.

What is Mindfulness? Jon Kabat-Zinn defines it as “paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”

Offerings:

Moment of Mindfulness-Drop In Sessions

 

  • Who: UofL Faculty and Staff, Retirees and their Spouse/Qualifying Adult
  • When: Tuesdays from 5:30 to 5:55 pm
  • Where: GHN Wellness Center at Humana Gym, Wellness Education Rm. 116
  • Cost: No charge
  • Etc.: Dress Comfortably. No previous experience or materials needed.
  • No registration needed- just drop in for one of the above sessions!

 

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

  • Who: UofL Faculty and Staff, Retirees and their Spouse/Qualifying Adult
  • When: Eight Session Program
    • Fall 2014: September 16 to November 4 (retreat: October 25)
    • Winter 2015: February 17 to April 14 (Retreat: April 4, no class Spring Break March 17)
    • Spring 2015: April 21- June 9 (Retreat: May 30)
  • Where: GHN Wellness Center at Humana Gym, Studio B (2nd Floor)
  • Cost: $80, covers all MBSR program materials (program guide, meditation/yoga CD & practice log). Paid via cash/check/credit card.
  • Etc.: Dress Comfortably.
  • Register Here
  • More information: view the program flyer
    • Interested to learn more before signing up? Attend the Moment of Mindfulness sessions, listed above. No registration required.

 

Meet the Facilitator: Learn and practice mindfulness techniques with Paul Salmon, Ph.D., Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Psychological Services Center. Paul is a faculty member in Clinical Psychology with extensive experience in mindfulness-related practice, teaching, and research. He is also certified as a Health Fitness Specialist (American College of Sports Medicine) and Yoga Instructor (Yoga Alliance RYT/200).  Calming and approachable, Paul encourages practitioners to explore life with curiosity throughout the MBSR course.

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