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Body-based Practices Offerings

2020

Inspiring Minds – Yoga as a Tool for Social Change

Inspiring Minds - Yoga as a Tool for Social Change

Topics: Body-based Practices | Social Change

2019

Think Tanks

Decolonizing Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Spaces

Priya Iyer, Irene Barraza, Sonia Montoya, Meha Davé

Topics: Body-based Practices | Mindfulness | Social Change

2019 Summer Research Institute Session

Contemplative Practices

Alisa Dennis, Larry Yang

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2018

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Yoga

Mary Taylor, Richard Freeman

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Session: Watching the Breath

Pir Zia Inayat-Khan

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Standing Meditation and Qigong

Louis Komjathy

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Session: Ancient Hebrew Sound Meditation

Zvi Ish-Shalom

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Session: The Four Elements

Pir Zia Inayat-Khan

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Session: Awakening the Presence Body

Zvi Ish-Shalom

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Contemplative Arts Evening Performance

Srinivas Reddy, Robert Kaplan, Ed Sarath, Patricia Wallace

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Bridging Contemplative Science and Business: An Emerging Global Industry, Innovation Panel co-hosted by The Eagle and The Hawk Foundation and the Aetna Foundation

Moderators:
Panel: Acacia Parks, Cyd Crowse, Charlie Hartwell, Hamet Watt, Mark Bertolini

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2018 International Symposium for Contemplative Research Session

Keynote Panel “Contemplative Practice Enters the Digital Age”

Moderators: Zindel Segal
Panel: Acacia Parks, Jack Kornfield, Darnell Lamont Walker, Zindel Segal

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Education | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Social Change

Think Tanks

African Contemplative Practices for Healing the Past, for Transforming the Present and for Future Flourishing

Lucy Draper-Clarke, Warren Nebe, Nonkululeko Faith Busika, Sinethemba Makanaya, Bandile Seleme, Prince Theogene Niwenshuti, Gregory Maqoma, Vincent Mantsoe, Karen Fitzgerald, Melike Fourie, Caryn Green, Hamish Mabala Neill

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Social Change

Blog

With Justice and Contemplation for All

Mind and Life Institute • October 15, 2018

Topics: Body-based Practices | Mindfulness | Social Change

2018 International Research Institute Session

Meditation in Japanese Context

Fusako Koshikawa

Topics: Body-based Practices | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2018 Summer Research Institute Session

Taking Care of Social Justice: Outside and In

Marisela Gomez

Topics: Body-based Practices | Social Change

2017

Blog

Right Here, Write Now

Mind and Life Institute • June 30, 2017

Topics: Body-based Practices | Mindfulness

Blog

Mindfulness in Periods of Stress

Mind and Life Institute • June 26, 2017

Topics: Body-based Practices | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2016

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2016 – Master Lecture – Harold Roth

Mind and Life Institute • November 11, 2016

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Education

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Opening Keynote: Opening Welcome and Meditation

Amishi Jha, Sharon Salzberg, Harold Roth

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Yoga of Sound: Indian Classical Music as Contemplative Practice

Srinivas Reddy, Ferhan Najeeb Qureshi

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Sustainable Compassion Training—Receiving-Care Mode of Practice

John Makransky

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Self & Other

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Daoist Contemplative Practice: Standing Meditation and Qigong

Louis Komjathy

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Tibetan Sound Meditation

Alejandro Chaoul

Topics: Body-based Practices | Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Engaged Contemplative Practice in Islamic Sufism: Vocal Emphasis

Alan Godlas

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Yoga with Mary Taylor and Richard Freeman

Mary Taylor, Richard Freeman

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Practicing Meditation Through Sacred Texts and Prayers

Sheila Peltz Weinberg

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Engaged Contemplative Practice in Islamic Sufism: Silent Emphasis

Alan Godlas

Topics: Body-based Practices | Brain & Cognitive Science | Contemplative Wisdom

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Meditation Practice: Settling the Heart and Mind

Sharon Salzberg, Roshi Joan Halifax

Topics: Body-based Practices

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Engaged Contemplative Practice in Islamic Sufism: Vocal, Silent, Living

Alan Godlas

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Mindfulness

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Letter from the Future

Sheila Peltz Weinberg

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom | Interconnection | Social Change

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Meditation Practice: Cultivating Love and Compassion

Roshi Joan Halifax, Sharon Salzberg

Topics: Body-based Practices | Compassion & Empathy | Mindfulness | Self & Other

2016 Summer Research Institute Session

Panel Discussion: Movement-Based Contemplative Practices

Moderators:
Panel: Catherine Kerr, Catherine Shaddix, Peter Wayne

Topics: Body-based Practices | Contemplative Wisdom

2015

2015 Summer Research Institute Session

Yoga Asana and Breathing: Internal Forms

Catherine Shaddix

Topics: Body-based Practices

2014

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 4 – Yoga: A Contemplative Technique for Mental WellBeing

Alejandro Chaoul, Sat Bir Khalsa, Elisa Kozasa, Sara Lazar

Topics: Body-based Practices | Brain & Cognitive Science

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 5 – Yoga in the Public School Setting: Rationale and Research

Mark Greenberg, Sat Bir Khalsa, Laura White

Topics: Body-based Practices | Education | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Movement-Based Embodied Contemplative Practices: Current State-of-the-Art and Future Research Directions

Dav Clark, Eva Henje Blom, Catherine Kerr, Philip Nessel, Laura Schmalzl, Peter Wayne

Topics: Body-based Practices

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 1 – Yoga’s Self-Regulatory Functions in Promoting Psychological Health: A Proposed Model

Jessica Noggle-Taylor, Crystal Park, David Vago, Angela Wilson

Topics: Body-based Practices | Brain & Cognitive Science

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