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Raising Resilience - The Wisdom & Science of Mindfulness in Education


This class is taught by:

Dr. Christopher Willard

Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD), Harvard lecturer, President of the Mindfulness in Education Network, and author of many books including Growing Up Mindful and Child’s Mind. Dr. Willard is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston specializing in mindfulness with young people. He has been practicing meditation for nearly 20 years, and leading workshops internationally on the topic of mindfulness with young people. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, and is the president of the Mindfulness in Education Network. He is the author of Child’s Mind (2010) Growing Up Mindful (2016) Raising Resilience (2017) and three other books. 
$20  Location: Dallas Yoga Center, 4525 Lemmon, 3rd Floor, 75219

Educators and the Dallas community are invited to experience a night with internationally renowned mindfulness expert, author of Growing up Mindful, and Harvard lecturer, Dr. Christopher Willard, on the wisdom and science of bringing mindfulness into schools. Tickets are being offered at the reduced price of $20 in order to make this event accessible to the entire community.

In Raising Resilience in Dallas, Dr. Willard offers insights on creating schools with healthier and more empowered teachers and students. He shares the importance of cultivating a classroom that promotes virtues such as generosity, kindness, honesty, determination, and patience. He will also guide the audience through multiple mindfulness experiences that can be applied to a school setting such as mindful breathing and listening. Participants will learn about the neuroscience supporting mindfulness and how it strengthens the “executive decision-making” area of the brain and lessens the influence of the “fight or flight” response. Dr. Willard speaks globally about mindfulness, and presents an inspiring vision that is both fun and educational. Educational leaders from across Dallas will share their experience with integrating mindfulness into their schools.

Tickets available by calling 214.443.9642 or by going to URL here:http://dallasyogacenter.com/drwillard

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Dr. Christopher Willard, (PsyD) is a renowned author, international speaker, and Harvard Medical School lecturer on mindfulness and psychology. He is the author of many books including Growing Up Mindful (2016) and, the soon to be released, Raising Resilience (2017). He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and is the President of the Mindfulness in Education Network.