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Mindfulness: Being in the Moment
November 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC
Have you wondered how to incorporate mindfulness and meditation practices into your life? Do you worry that the only “right” way is to contort your body into uncomfortable (or unachievable) positions – and then stay that way for a long time? There are many ways we ALL can engage in increased mindfulness in our daily lives.
Lance Weinhardt will share an overview of what mindfulness is and isn’t, some of the benefits, and introduce a few 100% accessible mindfulness techniques each of us can use.
This session will also include a video by Fresh Lev White, a black trans activist for love and compassion, which will guide attendees through mindfulness-based gratitude.
Lance Weinhardt is a Professor of Community and Behavioral Health Promotion at UW Milwaukee, with research interests in transgender health, HIV, and food security. He incorporates wellness into his life in many ways, including hiking, meditating, mindfulness, and connecting deeply with his family.
Fresh Lev White is an activist for love and compassion. He is an out black trans man. Fresh is a certified professional co-active coach and trainer on issues of diversity, mindfulness, allyship, and much more.