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Diving Deeply with Mindful U

Awareness Skills for Life and Work

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

This not-to-be-missed retreat will reset your entire mind-body system—and send you home with powerful tools to continue to reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness.

Spend a week enhancing your brain’s basic functions, capabilities, and potential, while relaxing into practices based on the most salient aspects of current stress-reduction and awareness-training programs. In Mindful U, you will join Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) educator Cassie Schindler for a life-changing experience that includes the luxury of spaciousness, allowing your mind and body to calm down, relax, and engage at a deep level.

Cassie, with her company the Alternate Path, has empowered thousands of individuals throughout the country, including clients Apple, Ernst & Young, Yahoo!, and LinkedIn, with tools for stress management and mindful awareness. Come learn the six stepping stones for a mindful journey: Wake Up and Breathe, Get In Your Body, Come to Your Senses, Board the Brain Train, Sit With It All, and Plug In and Go! You will emerge from Mindful U with the ability to:

  • Activate the relaxation response using effective mindfulness techniques
  • Apply focus and resist distractions for increased productivity and fulfillment
  • Transform limiting lifestyle patterns and behaviors
  • Sharpen interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.

Periods of practice are interspersed with journal prompts, communication activities, and reflection. You will take home tools for a lifetime as well as a card deck and journal that capture the highlights and noteworthy data for you to return to.

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Cassie Schindler

February 19-23, 2018
Monday-Friday, 4 nights
CE Credits available

$375 Tuition

Plus 4 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

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Program Description

This not-to-be-missed retreat will reset your entire mind-body system—and send you home with powerful tools to continue to reduce your stress and increase your effectiveness.

Spend a week enhancing your brain’s basic functions, capabilities, and potential, while relaxing into practices based on the most salient aspects of current stress-reduction and awareness-training programs. In Mindful U, you will join Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) educator Cassie Schindler for a life-changing experience that includes the luxury of spaciousness, allowing your mind and body to calm down, relax, and engage at a deep level.

Cassie, with her company the Alternate Path, has empowered thousands of individuals throughout the country, including clients Apple, Ernst & Young, Yahoo!, and LinkedIn, with tools for stress management and mindful awareness. Come learn the six stepping stones for a mindful journey: Wake Up and Breathe, Get In Your Body, Come to Your Senses, Board the Brain Train, Sit With It All, and Plug In and Go! You will emerge from Mindful U with the ability to:

  • Activate the relaxation response using effective mindfulness techniques
  • Apply focus and resist distractions for increased productivity and fulfillment
  • Transform limiting lifestyle patterns and behaviors
  • Sharpen interpersonal and intrapersonal communication skills.

Periods of practice are interspersed with journal prompts, communication activities, and reflection. You will take home tools for a lifetime as well as a card deck and journal that capture the highlights and noteworthy data for you to return to.

Faculty Bio

Why Attend

  • Master tools for feeling stress-free, calm, and able to enjoy all aspects of your life and work.

  • Enhance your brain function by tapping into its potential to be focused, creative, and efficient so you can call on your best when you need it.

  • Strengthen your ability to have successful relationships in your personal and professional life by being present, nonreactive, and skillful with communication.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Special Interest to

    Mindful U is designed for beginners, experienced meditators, and graduates of various programs, such as MBSR, eMindful, and Search Inside Yourself.

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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