Dharma Talk: The Science of Mindfulness

with Penny Clements
Friday, March 5, 6-8 p.m.
 
Via Zoom... preregister to receive link! The link will be sent out at 5 p.m. on the day of the event to those who have registered in advance.
 
Our Dharma Talk Series continues via Zoom. The evening includes meditation, a talk, discussion, and time for sharing. 
 
What happens to the brain when we meditate? What can modern neuroscience reveal about the ancient practice of meditation? 
 
Over the past 30 years, there has been a burgeoning interest in the health benefits of mindfulness and meditation. Numerous research studies show positive outcomes when these practices are used to promote well-being. His Holiness the Dalai Lama describes himself, “My body, this person, half Buddhist monk, half scientist.” Thanks to the curiosity and commitment of the Dalai Lama and many other spiritual and scientific leaders, there is now evidence that confirms that we can work with our own minds to support our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This data validates what common sense and personal experience have illuminated to meditation practitioners since the time of the Buddha. Join Penny Clements for meditation practice, an overview of recent research, and a conversation about making friends with our mind, emotions, and body.
 
Everyone is welcome.
 
Preregister to receive Zoom link.To register, kindly choose a donation amount below that works for you. If finances are tight, you are most welcome to come for free. Please email [email protected] Everyone who preregisters will receive a Zoom link at 5 p.m. on the day of the talk.
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Penny Clements is a Cognitively-Based Compassion Training (CBCT®) practitioner and certified Senior Instructor. Her background includes twenty years of work with non-profit institutions and service on the board of several community organizations. Over the past several years, Clements has led yoga, mindfulness, and meditation classes in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Her work with CBCT® includes facilitating classes for educators, healthcare workers, college students, parents of young children, and assisting with the CBCT® teacher certification program.
 
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