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Learning to Breathe: A Summer Mindfulness Experience for High School Teens Return to listing

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Learning to Breathe: A Summer Mindfulness Experience  for High School Teens

When: Monday June 24-Thursday June 29, 2017- from 10:00am-2:30pm.

Instructor: Kate Murphy

Location:  Resurrection United Methodist Church, 4705 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707

Mindfulness is the practice of becoming aware of one's present-moment experience with compassion and openness as a basis for wise action. This curriculum is intended to strengthen attention and emotion regulation, cultivate wholesome emotions like gratitude and compassion, expand the repertoire of stress management skills, and help participants integrate mindfulness into daily life.

What are the program goals?

  • To provide universal, developmentally appropriate mindfulness instruction that fosters mental health and wellness;
  • To enhance emotion awareness and emotion management skills and to foster wholesome emotional balance;
  • To strengthen attention;
  • To expand the repertoire of skills for stress management;
  • To help students integrate mindfulness into everyday life.

 

General Public

Repeat Participant

$300

$150

 

Payment: Both Check and Credit Card will be accepted.

Checks can be made out to: PMR/Medical Fund, & on Memo line, write "Mindfulness"

Please send Checks to:

Mindfulness Course

Program on Integrative Medicine

CB# 7200, UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7200

Refund Policy:

  • Full refund before Orientation
  • After  Orientation, full refund minus $30.00 handling fee
  • After 1st class, no refunds

NOTE:  If you have any of the following issues listed below that would present additional challenges in taking the class, please call 966-8586 to speak with an instructor prior to registering for the course.

  • Hospitalization within the last 6 months for any psychiatric reasons
  • Medically unstable situation
  • Problem with alcohol or drug abuse
  • Anger management issues that could potentially be disruptive to the group
  • Suicidal fantasies

 Questions?

 mindfulness@med.unc.edu

  919.966.8586.

  Location: Resurrection United Methodist Church, 4705 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707
  Date: Monday, June 26, 2017 - Friday, June 30, 2017
  Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  Sponsor: UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Program on Integrative Medicine
  Price: $300.00
  Pay Methods:  Check  Credit Card
  Payment Notes: *UNC Affiliates are University and UNC Healthcare faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and active GAA members CHECKS: make payable to: PMR/Medical Fund, & on Memo line, write "Mindfulness" Send Checks to: Mindfulness Course Program on Integrative Medicine CB# 7200, UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7200 **see event description for refund information
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Kelly Eason kelly_eason@med.unc.edu

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