The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating.
Online Meditation Options
Discover a deeper connection to life! Achieve insight, creativity and wholeness. Get two FREE guided meditations or check out the mindfulness meditation courses, podcasts, and blogs from About Meditation.
The Center of Mindful Living in Los Angeles is the home for the integration of Mindfulness and psychotherapy. They provide a welcoming, supportive, compassionate and healing environment for people seeking positive life changes through classes, workshops, and individual and group psychotherapy. They offer Mindfulness courses (including Mindful Self Compassion, MBCT, Mindful Families, Mindfulness 101) as well as Online Mindfulness Courses.
Mindfulness Training For Self-Compassion
January 26th - March 2nd
Thursday 12:00 - 1:30PM DeVos 303C
The course will consist of six, 90-minute sessions held one week apart. The Grand Rapids Center for Mindfulness will facilitate each training. Each session will include the introduction of a theme weaving the two core practices of mindfulness and self-compassion together, a mindful self-compassion practice, a guided reflection and discussion. Participants will receive a workbook, CDs, and digital recordings with each new practice to support a daily practice between weekly sessions. Cost is $50 for the 6 week course. This course taken in the community would cost approximately $300. A savings of $250 to participants!
The Practice of Mindfulness
January 16th - April 10th
Mondays, 12:10 – 12:55PM
Dr. Sue Dilsworth of Heart’s Journey Wellness Center will guide you through the basic principles of meditation and mindfulness. The 45 minute sessions will be primarily experiential and will include lecture, experiential components, and discussion based on evidence-based practices. No prior meditation experience necessary. You do not need to register for all sessions.
Through The Eyes of Yoga
A series of workshops and discussions about the benefits of yoga. Experience the healing of Kundalini, or take a look at the research into the effects of restorative yoga. For a full list of workshops and dates, visit Heart's Journey Wellness Center.
Prayer or Meditation Room
Kirkhof Center has recently dedicated Room 2243 as a personal prayer or meditation room. The room will be used for those purposes only and will be open to faculty, staff, and students of all faiths and non-faith traditions. The room is available for use whenever Kirkhof Center is open. Click here to find out more about the prayer/meditation room or other interfaith resources as GVSU.