September 14, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MAPs II: Cultivating Positive Emotion
Mindful Awareness Practices are the signature educational programs ofthe UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. These six-week class series are open to the public and to all UCLA staff, faculty, and students. The classes lay the foundation for students to understand basic principles of mindfulness, develop a personal meditation practice, and to apply the principles in their daily life on an ongoing basis.
This MAPs II class emphasizes on heart-based qualities that complement mindfulness and can be cultivated through meditation practices. We will explore loving kindness, compassion, equanimity (even-mindedness), joy, generosity, and gratitude. We will learn new meditations to develop these qualities, tools to work with when we find them ourselves stuck and not feeling positive emotions, and practical exercises to incorporate them into our daily life. This is a helpful expansion to our basic mindfulness practice.
Dr. Manijeh Motaghy – A Founder, Executive Director and Teacher at Perfectly Here. She is also the Founder and CEO of Mindful Business Institute. She is an Authorized Mindfulness teacher through UCLA MARC and holds a Doctorate in Psychology of Organization Management. For more on her bio, click on her name above.
Location and Parking Instructions
This class will take place in Tarzana at: 19100 Ventura Blvd #5, Los Angeles, CA 91356. Parking is free and there no time limits in the front after 6:00pm. There are also plenty of free parking in the lot behind Tarzana Cultural Center. When you arrive at the shopping center go to the second floor and go all the way to the East side of the building. Go into the hallway and we will be the last door on the right.
What to Bring
All you need is comfortable clothing. Chairs and cushions are provided.
We allow no more than 30 students per class.
We offer special pricing for UCLA 50+ Membership Program, seniors (+65) and UCLA students. For exact pricing of classes click “Click Here to Register”.
Time and Date
This class is offered at two different times this semester:
Thursday, Jan 25 to March 1 from 7pm to 9pm