Mindfulness and Compassion Workshop

Offered by Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice and Mindful City Ann Arbor 

This 3.5 hour workshop will offer an introduction to mindfulness and compassion practices. Core principles of mindfulness and compassion will be explored. Through experiential activities, discussion and reflection, participants will discover how mindfulness relates to compassion for self and others. Participants will be 

guided in specific practices that they can use in daily life to cultivate greater equanimity and wellbeing. This workshop is targeted for individuals who are new to mindfulness. Handouts will be provided as well as access to audio recordings of workshop practices.

WHEN: Sunday July 29, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

WHERE: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

REGISTER: https://icpjmindfulness-compassion.eventbrite.com

Rita Benn, Ph.D. is Director of the Faculty Scholars Program in Integrative Healthcare at the University of Michigan, long-term practitioner of meditation and co-founder of Ann Arbor Center for Mindfulness, the Michigan Collaborative for Mindfulness in Education and Mindful City. 

Julie Woodward, MA, MSW, is a co-founder of Mindful City Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor Center for Mindfulness.  A Health Educator at the University of Michigan, Julie’s mindful awareness practice is rooted in her practice of yoga.

This workshop is also available to schedule for your congregation or community group. Contact [email protected] for additional information.