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Hosted by the Mindfulness Center at the UNC Program on Integrative Medicine

The UNC Mindfulness-based Program for Stress and Pain Management offers training in meditation and mind-body awareness that will teach you how to slow down, set priorities and stay calm, focused and relaxed in the midst of a busy life. These practices will enhance your body’s natural adaptive healing ability and will cultivate the mind’s clarity and insight.

This evidenced-based program is based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s model that teaches Mindfulness is “the awareness that arises from paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” It enables individuals to step out of ‘automatic pilot.’ and to connect and respond to daily life with increased awareness and self-control.

The class format includes instruction and practice of mindfulness skills, mind-body exercises, group dialogue, and daily home assignments. In this program, you will receive:

  • 8 weekly classes of 2-1/2 hours each
  • One 6-hour retreat on a Saturday
  • Recordings with guided meditations and stretching practices
  • Access to extensive handouts, reading lists, home assignments, resources, etc.

Participants are encouraged to practice home assignments for 30-40 minutes every day and to complete an initial questionnaire and a course evaluation. This challenging, life-affirming course requires a strong commitment for maximal benefit. Your instructors are committed to and skilled at creating a safe, supportive, and deeply engaging learning environment.

Questions? Email mindfulness

 

FEBRUARY

Morning of Mindfulness via Zoom, with with Paula Huffman, BS, RN, ERYT

Class Date: Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 10:30 A.M. to 12:00 PM EST

After registration, you will receive a Zoom link and instructions

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Introduction to Mindfulness via Zoom, with with Paula Huffman, BS, RN, ERYT

DATE CHANGE: Thursdays, February 25 through April 22, 2021, from 6-8 PM EST

UNC Payroll Deduction is available to University of North Carolina Employees

After registration, you will receive a Zoom link and instructions

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Introduction to Mindfulness via Zoom, with with Paula Huffman, BS, RN, ERYT

DATE CHANGE: : Fridays, February 26 through April 23, 2021 from 9:30-11:30 AM EST

UNC Payroll Deduction is available to University of North Carolina Employees

After registration, you will receive a Zoom link and instructions

Click here to Register!

Paula has worked as a professional in Health and Education services for over 40 years. Her experience in providing wellness services to both patients and students is vast. She has taught with UNC’s Program on Integrative Medicine, Mindfulness program for 10 years.