Mindfulness Course

par FIRST METROPOLITAN UNITED CHURCH

  • mardi, 23 janvier 2018 de 7:00 Après-midi à 8:30 Après-midi (HNA)
  • 932 Balmoral Avenue , Victoria, BC V8T 1A8

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First Met will offer a six-week Mindfulness for the New Year course on Tuesday evenings in January and February 2018.  The course will be offered by Wally Lazaruk, PhD, an education consultant and Certified Professional Coach.

Détails

Specific dates for this event in 2018 are January 23 and 30 and February 6, 13, 20 and 27.  Each session runs from 7 pm to 8:30 pm.

In this participatory and practical course, participants will develop increased awareness and concentration, a quieter mind, more effective coping with stressful situations, increased ability to relax, greater energy and enthusiasm for life, improved self-esteem, and self-compassion and compassion for others. 

Classes will include:

Guided instruction in selected mindfulness practices such as mindful breathing, body scan, mindful sitting, mindful walking, mindful movements and befriending meditation

Group discussions and home assignments to enhance awareness in everyday life

Home practice

Wally Lazaruk received professional training in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) developed at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He worked as an intern with the Center for Mindfulness, University of California, San Diego and received training in MindfulnessBased Cognitive Therapy.

Fees for the course are $75 and will be used to fund Spiritual Care and Wellness initiatives at First Met.  Should you require financial assistance, please fill out a manual registration form and deposit it in the Finance Office.

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932 Balmoral Avenue
Victoria, BC V8T 1A8

23 janvier 2018
mardi, 23 janvier 2018 7:00 Après-midi (HNA)

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First Metropolitan United Church
932 Balmoral Avenue
Victoria , BC
V8T 1A8

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At First Metropolitan United Church, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey and no matter what you believe, you are warmly welcome here! We are a diverse, inclusive and vibrant Christian community located in the heart of Victoria. We seek to model Jesus’ radical hospitality by welcoming and affirming all people regardless of age, ethnic or cultural background, income, ability, gender identity, and sexual orientation. We encourage you to think, question, and explore the spiritual experience. We invite others to share our Christian journey as we seek to be a transforming presence in our city and the world. Our spiritual development, health and wellness, social justice, and children and family programs, open to everyone, nurture us and help us live out our faith.