Workshop: "Mindfulness, Stress Reduction and Societal Change" with Dr. Christiane Wolf

The Center for Religion and Spirituality invites you to this Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change workshop of with scholar and author Christiane Wolf, M.D., Ph.D.

This workshop will give participants an introduction and overview of what Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) are, it's background and most important research outcomes. We will then use one particular mindfulness class, the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) class as an example of how mindfulness can foster societal change. There will be an overview of the MBCP curriculum, some research, as well as salient presentations from the class and lot of hands-on practice of formal mindfulness practices as well as practicing with physical pain (in labor and everyday life).

To Attend
Registration is open online (click Buy Tickets button). In the event the workshop is canceled, participants will be notified by Wednesday, the week of the workshop. Registration fees are refunded only if the workshop is canceled; no refund for partial attendance or no-show. For further information, please call the Center for Religion and Spirituality at 310-338-2799 or e-mail

Getting Here
Foley Annex is located on the main campus, off of Ignatian Circle (view map below). Underground parking is available in the adjacent Life Science Building. Parking is free on weekends (please do not feed the meter).

About the Speaker
Christiane Wolf, M.D., Ph.D. is a mindfulness teacher, trainer and speaker. She is a senior certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer and director of MBSR programs at InsightLA, program director and lead instructor for VA CALM, a MBSR and mindfulness training program for clinicians at the Greater Los Angeles Veteran’s Administration. She is coauthor of A Clinician's Guide To Teaching Mindfulness.

Sunday, February 16 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Foley Annex, 160
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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