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Fall 2021
Jan 28,2022
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CNST 230 - MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION SEMINAR
his course develops skills to help us respond to ourselves and others with compassion, kindness, and support in times of difficulty. The course components include: (1) an experiential approach to self-compassion through body-based practices including body scan, yoga, and loving kindness meditation (2) an exploration of the physiology of self-criticism, including chronic stress-based disease, as compared with the physiological effects of self-compassion practices. (3) an experiential approach to compassion in relationship (4) an investigation of the extant research on the benefits of these practices This course is a two-credit elective in the Contemplative Studies Minor. There are no pre-reqs or class standing requirements.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Contemplative Studies Department

CNST 240 - MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUC
(Formerly INTD240) This course is designed to teach students how to integrate and apply mindfulness in their everyday lives and to the range of challenges arising from medical and psychological conditions and life stresses. Embedded within the context of mind/body medicine, the course focuses on the experiential cultivation of both "formal" and "informal" mindfulness practices as foundation for the cultivation of positive health behaviors and psychological and emotional resilience that can be effectively utilized across the life span. The approach supports the learning, strengthening and integration of a range of mindfulness-based self-regulatory skills through the development and refinement of inherent internal resources. The course integrates the “minds-on", secular practice of paying attention to the present moment, on purpose and without judgement. The course components: (1) an experiential approach to self-management through body based mindful practices including body scan, yoga, and meditation (2) an exploration of the physiology of stress, an exploration of chronic stress-based disease, and the physiological effects of mindfulness practices. (3) an experiential approach to mindful communications and relationship (4) an investigation of the cognitive, social, and personal benefits of these practices
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course, Seminar

Contemplative Studies Department


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