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Mindfulness Skills for Stress Reduction
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:30 PM - Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Mindfulness Skills for Stress Reduction — with Sharon Allen
Stress has a profound impact on our physical, emotional, and mental health. The good news is that we do not need to be a victim of stress. Research substantiates that quieting the mind and relaxing the body on a regular basis improves the immune system and can reduce symptoms of hypertension. Mindfulness skills and strategies are taught to reduce the effect of stress and to enable us to participate in managing our health.
This class deals with key issues that contribute to stress. Class topics include:
- the mind/body connection
- dealing with worry
- attitude and stress
- listening and communication
- and becoming a stress-hardy person.
Home practice techniques and written exercises will be given on how to increase mindfulness, including meditation and a mindfulness movement practice. Please wear comfortable clothing.
When & Where
Ocean of Compassion (Gyalwa Gyatso) Buddhist Center
Ocean of Compassion (Gyalwa Gyatso) Buddhist Center (GGBC) is the Silicon Valley center affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, FPMT, hosting events in the San Jose, Santa Clara County area.
We are Tibetan Buddhists in the Gelug lineage. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the spiritual inspiration for our organization and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is the spiritual director.
GGBC conducts on-going courses in Buddhist philosophy and practice. We also host special events with authentic teachers in our tradition, including Tibetan lamas, qualified international monks and nuns, experienced Western Dharma students, and specialists in Tibetan arts and medicine.
Gyalwa Gyatso Buddhist Center is a registered non-profit religious corporation, 501(c)(3), and donations are tax-deductible. (408) 866-5056