Contemplative Practice in Higher Education

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Rhinebeck, NY

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member

$355

regular

$395

Regrettably, this workshop has been cancelled. 

Workshop

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education

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Rhinebeck, NY

Program Tuition

member

$355

regular

$395

Regrettably, this workshop has been cancelled. 

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Under the leadership of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, colleges and universities nationwide have integrated contemplative practices into a variety of their courses—from literature to physics to architecture. These practices include yoga, contemplative reading and writing, mindful listening, and other practices that cultivate compassion and mindfulness.

As a result, schools report that students are showing an increased sense of personal and professional integration, as well as improvements in cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal skills. In the digital, wired world of today’s teenagers and 20-somethings, this is a remarkable feat.

Through presentations, demonstrations, and question-and-answer sessions, three leading experts in the field introduce contemplative practices, review the related neuroscience research on meditation and learning, give examples of successful courses, and engage us in thinking about the role of contemplation in our own work.

Educators and administrators in higher education are invited to learn about contemplative practices in higher education, how to bring them into their own schools and classrooms, and how these practices can improve their own life.

 Please note that there is a special schedule for this course:

FRIDAY
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop
 
SATURDAY
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Workshop (Optional)
 
SUNDAY
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

Dining Hall Hours (Meals begin with dinner on arrival day and end with lunch on departure day.):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Program Tuition

member

$355

regular

$395

Regrettably, this workshop has been cancelled. 

Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight

Stay With Us


Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services.

A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute).

Commute

2 nights commuter fee
$110.00

The commuter fee includes the full benefits of our unique Accommodations & Meals Package, excluding the cost of accommodations. A list of local Local Hotels and Inns is available.


See our Cancellation Policy.

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