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Center for Contemplative Studies

Events

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Center for Contemplative Studies

Contact Info: 
Donald McCown 
DMcCown@wcupa.edu 
Associate Professor

Christine Moriconi 
CMoriconi@wcupa.edu 
Associate Professor


Address: 
700 S. Church St. 
West Chester, PA 19383 
(across from Anderson Hall)


Email: CCS@wcupa.edu 
Phone: 610-436-2200

Events

  • "Looking Up" Planetarium Event
  • October 10, 2018 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Planetarium at WCU
  • Free Event

Mindfulness practice will begin our journey to the galaxy. Participants will mindfully explore the space within yourself and the sky above during planetarium event. Learn about the celestial events in the fall sky and bring awareness of the beauty your life by just "looking up".

Register for "Looking Up" Planetarium Event View the Looking Up: Fall Stars Evoke Wonder flyer

Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Studies with Christine Moriconi Psy.D., PMHNP and Astronomy Department with Karen Swartz Ph.D.

  • Second Saturdays - Investigating Subtle Energy with Peggy Fuchs, Ph.D., CNS, CRNP and Don McCown Ph.D., LSW, Co-director of the Center for Contemplative Studies.
  • October 13, 2018 (tentative date) | 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Center for Contemplative Studies, located at 700 S. Church St., Annex next to Ehinger Gym.
  • Cost: $20

Join us for an introductory presentation of subtle energy. An experiential and ethno-medicine perspective to enhance holistic wellness.

Register for Investigating Subtle Energy Event

Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Studies.

  • "Spirituality and Mental Health: How Crazy is Crazy?" with Dr. Andrew Newberg, MD.
  • November 1, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Brandywine Hall Room 033
  • Free Event

Join the Center for Contemplative Studies Speaker Series to discuss how brain function is associated with various mental states which are associated with religious and mystical experiences.

Register for "Spirituality and Mental Health: How Crazy is Crazy?" Event View the Spirituality and Mental Health: Just how Crazy is 'Crazy' flyer

Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Studies.

  • Second Saturdays - Mindfulness and Disability
  • November 10, 2018 | 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Center for Contemplative Studies, located at 700 S. Church St., Annex next to Ehinger Gym.
  • Cost: $20

Join us for a panel discussion, presentation and dialogue about mindfulness and disability across the lifespan. Dialogue will include application of mindfulness as it relates to education, vocation and community life for persons with disabilities and their caregivers.

Register for Second Saturdays - Mindfulness and Disability

Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Studies.

  • Stress Buster Day to Get Your Focus
  • December 3, 2018 | 8:00am - 8:00pm
  • Center for Contemplative Studies, located at 700 S. Church St., Annex next to Ehinger Gym.

Activities will include, mindfulness meditation, yoga, mindful art, therapy dogs and much more.

Register for Stress Buster Day to Get Your Focus Event

Note most events have CE or CME credit available.

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