January 20, 2017

Mindfulness @ Andover

Exciting three-part event series coming to Andover
by Jenny Corke

This month, join the Tang Institute and the Sykes Wellness Center in kicking off a three-part Mind-Body Wellness Series, Mindfulness@Andover. Presentations are open to all members of the PA community. Please contact tanginstitute@andover.edu with questions.

The Sweet Spot and Beyond

On Sunday, January 22, at 3 p.m. in the Underwood Room, the series begins with Boston University professor Amy Baltzell’s presentation “The Sweet Spot and Beyond: The Role of Sport Psychology Mental Skills, Positivity, and Mindfulness for Optimal Performance.” Baltzell is a former USA Olympic Rowing Team member and author of the book Mindfulness and Performance: Current Perspectives in Social and Behavioral SciencesVisit Eventbrite to register.

What is Mindfulness?

The series will continue with two more presentations in February. On Tuesday, February 23, and Wednesday, February 24, mindful school instructor Allison Cohen will present “What is Mindfulness?”

Making Friends with One’s Self

On Sunday, February 26, mindfulness expert, entrepreneur, author, and founder of The Open Heart Project Susan Piver will visit campus to present “Making Friends with One’s Self” at 4 p.m. in the Sykes Wellness Center’s Community Room. 

Baltzell
Baltzell

Cohen
Cohen

Piver
Piver


Mindful Community

All community members are also welcome to join drop-in mindfulness sits every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and noon in Pearson C. For more information, visit the Mindful Community project online and sign up for the mindfulness listserv for news of upcoming events and opportunities. Stay tuned to the events calendar  for other opportunities.

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