KIN3202Mindfulness and Health3 ch (3C) (W)
This course introduces students to the philosophical and historical foundations of mindfulness theory and practice. It will focus on principles and practices of mindfulness and the mind-body connection to health through a secular, evidence-based approach. The course will investigate current trends in mindfulness including its reach within a variety of settings, most specifically as it pertains to health. It incorporates theory, stillness, movement, reflection, meditation, and focused attention. Students will participate in mindful practices—techniques and practices designed to concentrate and focus the mind—to better understand the concept and application of mindfulness to their own health and wellbeing.