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Mon 01

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 1 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 03

FREE WEEKLY EVENING MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 04

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 4 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Mon 08

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 8 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 10

FREE WEEKLY EVENING MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 11

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 11 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Mon 15

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 15 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 17

FREE WEEKLY EVENING MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Thu 18

FREE WEEKLY DAY MEDITATION SESSIONS

May 18 @ 1:10 pm - 1:45 pm

Guided Meditations

Short Mindfulness Meditation Practice Links

Short Mindfulness Meditation Practices (courtesy of rutgers.edu)
Free Guided Meditations (courtesy of UCLA)

Self-compassion guided meditation and exercises

Self-Compassion Guided Meditations and Exercises

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Mindful Apps

Apps for iPhone and most for Android, most free

Stop, Breathe & Think

Calm

Mindfulness Training

Headspace

Insight Timer

Relax Melodies

Meditation Timer Pro

Omvana

Take a Break

Smiling Mind


Recommended Reading

BOOKS

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning by Daniel Barbezat & Mirabai Bush

Contemplative Pedagogy: The Special Role of Teaching and Learning Center by Daniel Barbezat & Allison Pingree

Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness by Susan Smalley and Diane Winston

Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises from The Power of Now by         Eckhart Tolle

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment – and Your Life By Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Loving-Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

Genuine Happiness: Meditation as the Path to Fulfillment by B. Alan Wallace

Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Henepola Guanaratana

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times By Pema Chodron

The Untethered Soul By Michael Singer

The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being by Daniel J. Siegel

The Contemplative Life and the Teaching of the Humanities by Brian Stock

The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal by Arthur Zajonc & Parker Palmer

The Power of Mindful Learning by Ellen J. Langer

The Contemplative Practitioner: Meditation in Education and the Professions by John P. Miller

Radical Presence: Teaching as Contemplative Practice by Mary Rose O’Reilley


ARTICLES

Burggraf, Susan & Peter Grossenbacher. Contemplative Modes of Inquiry in Liberal Arts Education.

LiberalArtsOnline, June 2007.

Bush, Mirabai. (2010). Contemplative Higher Education in Contemporary America. See also Mirabai Bush,

“Contemplative Higher Education in Contemporary Life,” Contemplation Nation: How Ancient Practices Are Changing the Way We Live, pp. 221-36. 2011.

Bush, Mirabai. (2013). “Mindfulness in Higher Education,” in Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning,

Origins and Applications. London: Routledge.

Coburn, Thomas; Fran Grace; Anne Carolyn Klein; Louis Komjathy; Harold Roth & Judith Simmer-Brown. (2011).

Contemplative Pedagogy: Frequently Asked Questions. Teaching Theology and Religion, Vol. 14, No. 2, April 2011, 167-174.

Craig, Barbara A. (2011). Contemplative Practice in Higher Education: An Assessment of the Contemplative

Practice Fellowship Program. Northampton, MA: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.

Gunnlaugson, O., Sarath, E., Scott, C., & Bai, H. (Eds.). (2014). Contemplative Learning and Inquiry Across

Disciplines. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Kroll, Keith. (Ed.). (2010). Contemplative Teaching and Learning: New Directions for Community Colleges, 151.

San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Sanders, Linda A., Ed. (2013) Contemplative Studies in Higher Education: New Directions for Teaching and

Learning, No. 134, Summer 2013.

Shapiro, Shauna L.; Kirk Warren Brown & John A. Astin. (2008). Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher

Education: A Review of Research. Edited by Maia Duerr. Northampton, MA: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.
This paper was later revised and published as Shapiro, Shauna, Kirk Warren Brown and John A. Austin, “Toward the Integration of Meditation into Higher Education: A Review of Research Evidence,” Teachers College Record, 113:3 (2011), p. 493-528.

James E. Groccia and Laura Cruz (Eds.), To Improve the Academy, 31, 177-191. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-

Bass.

Above list courtesy of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (partial list)


Links for Educators

To get students to focus, some professors are asking them to close their eyes by Andrew Reiner, Washington Post April 2016

Mindful Learning Pathway

The Krame Center offers a pathway of activities that can help you develop your own practice and then develop pedagogy to bring mindfulness into your classroom.

Mindfulness for Teachers

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-Week Course

6 months of practice 20 minutes a day

.b mindfulness teacher curriculum training

July 2017 Mindfulness In Schools Project (MiSP)

Weekly meditations both day and evening at the Krame Center

Other offerings

Children’s Yoga certification (pre-k to 17 years old)

Krame Center Speaker Series

Free Introduction to Mindfulness class