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Canvas Network

Mindfulness: What It Is, Where It Comes From, and How to Practice It

Naropa University via Canvas Network

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Where did ‘mindfulness’ come from and how did it really develop in the west? Why practice mindfulness? This course aims to introduce the roots and benefits of mindfulness and provide simple instruction on how to practice it in everyday life.


4.5 rating, based on 2 Class Central reviews

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  • Bruce Black
    A gentle, open hearted introduction to mindfulness and meditation, this class offers students of all levels of experience and backgrounds the tools needed to begin a meditation practice. What’s most refreshing about the class is the teacher’s ability to convey a sense of joy in developing a meditation practice—she reminds us that it’s not always a serious endeavor—and a willingness to accept what is in each moment without judgment or expectations. Judith Simmer Brown’s voice is both calming and inspiring, and her knowledge of meditation, its practice and history, is a rare gift for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of meditation.
  • Manuela Cabrera Oteo
    Gracias por la oportunidad que se nos ha brindado de hacer un curso tan interesante, gratuito y asequible a todo el mundo. Espero poner en práctica lo aprendido y mejorar las competencias en el trabajo.

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