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Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness

Mindfulness—the art of paying attention with an open and curious mind to present-moment experiences—has attracted ever-growing interest and tens of thousands of practitioners, who have come to the discipline from both within and outside the Buddhist tradition. Come spend an evening with Diana as she discusses her new book, “Fully Present: The Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness” and find out why interest in this tradition is on the rise.

Fully Present provides both a scientific explanation for how mindfulness positively and powerfully affects the brain and the body as well as practical guidance to develop both a practice and mindfulness in daily living, not only through meditation but also during daily experiences, such as waiting in line at the supermarket, exercising, or facing difficult news.

Diana Winston is the Director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center. She is a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council and founder of the Buddhist Alliance for Social Engagement (BASE) Program and the former associate director of Buddhist Peace Fellowship. She has practiced vipassana since 1989, including a year as a Buddhist nun in Burma and is the author of Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens. She has been teaching meditation to youth and adults nationally for many years.

Copies of Fully Present will be available for purchase
Suggested Donation $25

For more information:
http://www.againstthestream.org/programs/evening-programs/diana-winston

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