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Modern Mindfulness: A Journey from the Buddha to the Lab
April 8 at 9:30 am - 10:30 amFree
The Center for Mindful Engagement is pleased to welcome Robert McClure to speak at a virtual event on April 8.
After a brief introduction of Robert McClure’s own journey in mindfulness, he will discuss some highlights of what makes mindfulness and science a modern paradigm, including key practices that are applied to daily life/the workplace. Following his talk, he will lead a brief, guided mediation.
A panel of graduate students from UBC Okanagan will respond to the talk, and there will be an opportunity for an audience Q & A.
While the event is open to all and free to attend, you must register to receive the Zoom link.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Robert McClure, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is currently a Human Resources Consultant for Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California, teaching mindfulness and compassion training to healthcare professionals, with a focus on practices that can be done in the workplace. He is a Trained Mindfulness Facilitator and Instructor at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center/Semel Neuroscience Institute; a Senior Educator at the Compassion Institute/CCARE Stanford University; is a Certified L2 Mindfulness Coach for Unified Mindfulness; and teaches Pathways Training for mindfulness coaches.