Mindfulness Skills for Stressed-Out Writers

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Kimball
July 20, 2017 6:30-8:00 p.m.
$20/members; $30/nonmembers
Location: White Magnolia Day Spa

In this workshop, certified mindfulness trainer Mike Kimball will (1) introduce participants to core principles of mindfulness meditation and mindful awareness and (2) teach them some tried-and-true mindfulness skills for managing stress and inviting creativity. 

Session Outline:

I. Introductions. What stresses you out? What impedes your creative process?

II. What is Mindfulness? Where does it come from and what’s it all about?

III. What is Mindfulness Meditation? Learn the steps for strengthening your attention muscle (simple but not easy!)

IV. Some Tried-and-True Mindfulness Techniques. How can you use mindfulness practice to manage stress and invite creativity?

V. Resources to nourish your craft and practice.

Mike KimballMike Kimball is a certified mindfulness trainer, owner of Northern Colorado Koru, published author, and anthropologist. He teaches anthropology at the University of Northern Colorado and offers classes in Koru Mindfulness, a four-week program developed by Duke University psychiatrists and designed to offer mindfulness-based stress management skills to college and graduate students. His forthcoming book, Ethnowise: Embracing Culture Shock to Build Resilience, Responsiveness & Connection, shares key insights and techniques from anthropology, neuroscience, psychology, and mindfulness practice to chart a course to improved self- and intercultural understanding. Visit ethnowise.com for more information.

Event Properties

Event date 07-20-2017 6:30 pm
Event End Date 07-20-2017 8:00 pm
Capacity 15
Individual Price $30.00
Location
White Magnolia Day Spa
2203 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525, USA Fort Collins, CO 80521 United States
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