mindfulness

Learning More About Mindfulness and Meditation

SF Zen Center

The SF Zen Center has in-person beginner’s introductions to meditation while also sharing videos of talks and teachings online.

Upaya Zen Center

Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico offers daily Zen meditation, weekly dharma talks, and programs on Buddhist teachings, art, neuroscience, and social engagement. The center also provides professional training for end-of-life-care and Buddhist chaplaincy.

Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Created by meditation teacher Dr. Danny Penman, and Clinical Psychology Professor Mark Williams, this website gives a simple overview of mindfulness and provides resources and apps for those who want to explore further.

Full Catastrophe Living

Written by Jon Kabat-Zinn, this book offers a step-by-step introduction to the practice of mindfulness and how to cultivate mindfulness in the face of stress, pain, and illness. You can find videos of Kabat-Zinn’s meditation teachings on his website. 

Insight Timer

This free app has guided meditations, a timer, and the option to show who else across the globe is meditating at the same time as you are.

Headspace App

This meditation app offers a free a 10-day beginner’s course that guides you through the essentials of meditation and mindfulness.

Grief and the Holidays

November 23, 2019 (10:00am - 4:00pm PDT/San Francisco)
1161 Mission St, San Francisco CA
$75 Benefactor / $50 Standard rate / $25 Student/Accessibility

An opportunity for mindful grief support for those who have experienced a significant loss in their life.

Instructor: Hephzi Plotkin

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A Course on the Foundations of Mindful Caregiving

October 26-27, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm PDT/San Francisco)
2701 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Registration through Re:Imagine

Foundations of Mindful Caregiving is a deep immersion into time-tested practices for cultivating mindfulness and compassion in caregivers. This weekend course offers a methodology for maintaining healthy and sustainable relationships through challenging times.

Instructors: Mary Doane and Cassandra Palmer

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Foundations of Mindful Caregiving Course

September 21-22, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm PDT/San Francisco)
2701 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94110
$350 general admission / $380 general admission for RN CEUs

Foundations of Mindful Caregiving is a deep immersion into time-tested practices for cultivating mindfulness and compassion in caregivers. This weekend course offers a methodology for maintaining healthy and sustainable relationships through challenging times.

Instructors: Hephzi Plotkin and Amanda Coggin

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Zen Caregiving Project Custom Mindful Caregiving Courses

At organization or external venue

We can customize our courses to fit the needs of your organization and of those you serve. Using our core curriculum as the foundation of any course, we can tailor our content to focus on different aspects of caregiving and loss, and tailor the length and format of the course to fit your requirements.

 

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