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CBD 2023: Interactive Workshop: Everyday Mindfulness with Will Kabat-Zinn, MA

Sunday October 29th 2023, 4:00 - 5:30PM
Event Sponsor
Contemplation by Design
Stanford Prevention Research Center
School of Medicine
The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies
Will Kabat-Zinn

Is it possible for mindful awareness to become an organic and natural ingredient in all that we do?  Is it possible to live with awareness in such a way that it becomes as natural to us as reading or driving or tying our shoes?  What about in moments of great stress, crisis, or habituation?  In this workshop we will take a deeper experiential dive into the practice methods that support this transformation, exploring where the Buddha’s instructions on mindfulness meet the realities of our modern lives.  We will include methods for working with the body and its energies, emotions, thoughts and perceptions, the senses, and relational practices.

This Workshop is part of a series  offered by Will Kabat-Zinn as part of the free, annual Stanford Contemplaion by Design Summit. Attendees are encouraged to reigster for one or all of the following sessions with Will Kabat-Zinn:

  • Ancient Wisdom, Present Freedom:  How mindfulness becomes natural in meditation, Will Kabat-Zinn, on Oct. 28th
  • iPause Guided practice #8, Inclusive Awareness and the Open Way, Will Kabat-Zinn, on Oct. 30th

Will Kabat-Zinn, MA, is an Insight Meditation teacher based in the Bay Area.  He spent his early practice years at the Insight Meditation Society, and later at Panditarama Forrest Meditation Center under the guidance of Sayadaw U Pandita.  Will was deeply influenced by his friendship with Dr. Rina Sircar and her teacher, the forest monk Taungpulu Sayadaw, and by the fierce compassion of Chan Master Shen Yen.  Will has a master's degree in counseling psychology and is a member of the Spirit Rock teacher council. He lives in the East Bay with his wife and two children. Will is the guiding teacher of the weekly sitting group in the Insight Meditation Tradition known as the “Sunday Sangha.”

CBD 2023: Interactive Workshop: Everyday Mindfulness with Will Kabat-Zinn is part of the FREE Contemplation by Design Summit, Oct. 24- Nov. 2, 2023.

Registration opens September 12, 2023