Drop-in Meditation Session: Overcoming Obstacles to Compassion

Tuesday, December 06 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

3903 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98105, United States

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Tuesday, December 06 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

About the Event

 

 Drop-In Meditation Session: Overcoming Obstacles to Compassion

 taught by Diane Hetrick

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

 

CCFW is pleased to offer monthly drop-in meditation sessions. A different CCFW instructor will lead each month’s session so that participants can experience different mindfulness practices and instructor styles. These sessions are also intended to support participants from previous mindfulness courses in strengthening their home practice. All levels of experience are welcome.

 

Please note: June - August we will have two meditation sessions per month. Starting in September, each session is on the first Tuesday of the month.

 

About the Session 

The number one obstacle to our experience of cultivating compassion is 'being too busy' - 'too busy' to notice or to care or to think we have enough energy. At this typically 'busy' time of the year, join us for this session where we will invite in presence, patience and other wonderful qualities of mindfulness and compassion. We will practice an affectionate breathing practice and other wishes of compassion to ourselves and others. 

 

About the Instructor

Diane Hetrick has been studying and practicing in the areas of mind-body healing, mindfulness, meditation, and compassion cultivation most of her adult life. Her more than 30 years of experience as a Physical Therapist working with patients with chronic pain and/or illnesses lead her to explore various body and movement practices, including yoga, dance and qigong, and to explore the area of Mindfulness meditation, in order to help people with stress, pain or dysfunction find more ease, and well-being in their lives.

 

She completed the Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation training through the Mindfulness Awareness Research Center (MARC) at UCLA. After completing the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) Teacher Certification Program, offered through the Center for Compassion, Altruism, Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford, she became one of the first certified CCT teachers in the Seattle areaMore at: http://www.dianehetrick.com/

 

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Contact Information

Page Pless
Associate Director of Programs
Center for Child & Family Well-Being
Office: 206.221.8508
Email: mindful@uw.edu

Cancellation policy

If you are unable to attend, please email mindful@uw.edu or call 206-221-8508 to cancel your reservation so your spot may be made available to someone else. 

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