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Woman peacefully practicing mindfulness in her officePractice Mindfulness in the Workplace

In our daily lives, we often rush from meeting to meeting, appointment to appointment, class to class, with little opportunity to catch our breath! That can lead to workplace injuries or errors, and of course strain our mental and physical health. Practicing workplace mindfulness can help.

Featured Course

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Anatomical considerations/understanding critical to executing safe/effective Hatha Yoga instruction. Overview of human gross anatomy/bodily systems essential to Hatha Yoga. First in sequence of three courses in University of Minnesota Yoga Teachers Education & Training Sequence. Students who complete sequence may be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance as 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher.

Upcoming Events

Jon Kabat-Zinn
Friday, November 20, 2015 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Carlson Family Stage at Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Lecture followed by a Q & A session. Lecture Title: Mindfulness: What It Is and What It Isn’t Beneath all the Hype, and Why It Might Be Healing and Transformative to Cultivate.