Tue, Apr 06 | Zoom

Minding My Emotions - Part 1

A six week mindfulness meditation and emotions skills immersion.

Time & Location

Apr 06, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Zoom

About the Event

Have you been meditating sporadically and want to really commit to a practice and see its impacts on daily life? Have you found yourself in a "replay loop" of emotions and wondering how you to help yourself? In this immersion, you'll learn the following:

  • Understand the complexity of emotions through the lens of emotion science and learn techniques to identify, examine and be with emotions.
  • Learn how to apply mindfulness to daily living with respect to emotional episodes.
  • Join a group of meditators with support and accountability for establishing or strengthening your practice.

The immersion consists of 6 sessions. Teaching methods will include a mixture of lecture, journaling, discussion, meditation, body awareness practices and small group work.

Brief Outline (subject to change)

Session 1 - Introductions & Intro to Emotions

Session 2 - Emotional Episode Timeline - A tool for analyzing your emotions

Session 3 - Emotion Skills: Anger

Session 4 - Emotion Skills: Sadness & Enjoyable Emotions

Session 5 - Emotion Skills: Fear

Session 6 - Genuine Happiness & the Four Immeasurables

This course is based on Cultivating Emotional Balance.  Started in 2000 by leaders in contemplative tradition, including HH Dalai Lama and Dr. Alan Wallace, and leaders in emotions research such as Dr. Paul Ekman, Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) is an educational training committed to utilizing the experience of emotion as a path for developing the happiness of being for ourselves and in relationship to others. By integrating the wisdom traditions of modern psychology, current emotion research, and contemplative practices, CEB provides a secular platform for transformation.

After registration and payment, you'll receive the Zoom link that will be used for the 6 sessions.  The total course includes 12 hours of class time, recordings for self-paced study, and optional free office hours (up to one 30 minute session per week). While some of the work can be done self-paced, we ask that you only register if you can make all 6 live Zoom sessions. Not to worry, you can always register for future sessions.

Pricing: $60 to $180 flexible pricing. Payment via Venmo or Cash App is preferred. If you'd like other payment options, please let me know!

Cancellation Policy: Refunds are available up to 72 hours before the start of the first session.

Questions? Email jpgyoga@gmail.com

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