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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Summer Academic Programs

UCLA Summer Session A

Mindfulness Practice and Theory (Psychiatry 175)


June 20 - July 29, 2016

Join us in this 6-week class and immerse in the practice and theory of mindfulness, including sitting and moving meditation, ways to deepen positive emotions like gratitude or joy, relational mindfulness, and methods for integrating awareness and creativity into ordinary activities. We will examine the science of mindfulness for mental and physical health, including reduced stress, improved attention, and greater mind-body awareness.

Taught by Marvin G. Belzer Ph.D. Associate Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience.

Open to UCLA students and the public. 4 units of credit available.

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