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Monday, June 17 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Jews and meditation: the Jewish roots of the secular mindfulness movement

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WORKSHOP | Salzberg, Goleman, Goldstein, Kornefield & Zinn: a Manhattan law firm? No—a roll-call of prominent meditation and mindfulness teachers and researchers. Jews have been crucial in bringing meditation from Buddhism to Western culture and establishing mindfulness as an evidence-based intervention. But why? This session will explore the history of Jewish meditation and Jews in meditation, introducing participants to some of the underlying theories and practices of mindfulness—without the need to adopt the lotus position.

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Stiofan Mac Suibhne

Stiofan is a registered osteopath and long-time meditator, trained in the Buddhist meditation tradition and secular mindfulness. In clinical practice he uses mindfulness as a technique to help patients with long-term health conditions and chronic pain or as a resource for resilience... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm PDT
Room 7

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