Introduction to Meditation Course

Introduction to Meditation

*  An 8-week course
* Monday mornings from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
*  Beginning Monday, March 28, 2011
*  Suite 204, 1200 Broad Street – Durham
*  Led by Callie Justice, MSW, LCSW

The ability to bring relaxed, focused attention to the experience of the moment is an inborn capacity of the human mind.  When cultivated, this capacity naturally becomes stronger and brings an increase in one’s overall sense of ease and wellbeing and a corresponding decrease in levels of stress in daily life.

This course will teach participants how to begin to meditate and will suggest ways to continue developing after the course has concluded.  Each class will include a period of guided meditation with instruction, time for discussion, and suggestions for ways to work with your meditation practice at home.

Callie Justice is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist.  She has studied and practiced meditation for over 15 years, and serves as a Practice Leader for the Eno River Buddhist Community.  She has trained in bringing mindfulness practices to work in psychotherapy at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and through Duke Integrative Medicine’s Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Professionals program.

The fee for this course is on a sliding scale from $5 to $25 per class.  Participants are asked to commit to being present for all 8 classes unless a planned absence is discussed with the instructor in advance.

For more information, or to register, contact Callie Justice at (919)286-7500 or at <calliejustice@ymail.com>.

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