Oberlin College and Conservatory

Virtual Mindfulness Session

Sunday, March 14 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Conductor and mindfulness teacher John Thomas Dodson will offer three virtual workshops specifically designed for the needs of Oberlin students. Each session will offer a mix of both presentation and experiential learning and include opportunities for discussion and questions.

The intention of these workshops is to provide insights into the mindsets and interior practices of creative people and to offer strategies to address the obstructions, views, and mental barriers that can hold us back from reaching our full potential. Activities will include learning breath meditation and exploring mindful practices including becoming free of old mindsets, opening to new possibilities, orienting toward process instead of outcomes, blurring the lines between work and play, and using a mindful approach in human relationships. The sessions will also address barriers to creativity, examining topics like inner judges, perfectionism, false beliefs about ourselves, mindlessness, and working with fears and anxieties that can limit our options in responding to the challenges of daily life.

View the announcement from the Associate Dean for Academic Support for more information regarding links and registration. 

Loss of Control

  • You can’t control the field, current conditions or the future
  • You might be facing a loss of confidence about pursuing your career path
  • You might feel unmotivated without traditional goals

How can you take meaningful action? Where can you impact your world?

View the announcement from the Associate Dean for Academic Support for more information regarding links and registration. 

Event Type

Music, Sports and Wellness, Master Class, Virtual Events, Webinar

Departments

Administrative, Dean of the Conservatory of Music, Conservatory of Music

Contact Person

Chris Jenkins

Contact Phone Number

440-775-8200

Contact E-mail Address

Chris.Jenkins@oberlin.edu

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