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Neurology of Awakening

April 1, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Live Webcast Available – 6 CE Credits

The latest brain research suggests ways you can help your brain enter deeper states of mindfulness, concentration, love and happiness. Suffering, joy and freedom all depend on what happens within your nervous system. Skillful practice thus means being skillful with your own brain. This experiential workshop will cover the relationship between the mind and the brain; strengthening neural factors of mindfulness; the role of concentration in Buddhist practice; and practical help from brain research for steadying and quieting the mind and bringing it to singleness.

RICK HANSON, PHD, is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness and Buddha’s Brain.

RICK MENDIUS, MD,  is a neurologist in private practice in Marin county and teaches a weekly class at San Quentin State Prison.

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April 1
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Spirit Rock, Woodacre, CA
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