More doctors are prescribing meditation to combat conditions such as stress, migraines, high blood pressure, asthma, insomnia, heart disease and depression. But meditation and meditative prayer have been rooted in spiritual traditions for thousands of years. Relax, take a breath, and contemplate the meditation-health connection with experts and practitioners.
Terry Furstenau, teacher at ShowMe Dharma, where he has practiced Insight Meditation for seven years and has been teaching for three years. His practice has been informed primarily by vipassana and dzochen teachings. Furstenau has an M.Ed in counseling psychology.
Dr. Daniel Cohen, visiting assistant professor in the MU Department of Religious Studies, an expert on Buddhism and Hinduism with interests in healing traditions. Cohen is a member of CORP’s spirituality and health research team.
Part of the “Sects and the City: Coffee and conversation on the intersection of faith and life” series co-sponsored by the Center on Religion & the Professions.
March 14, 2009 – 11 a.m.-noon
The Cherry Street Artisan
111 S. 9th St., Suite 10
Free and open to the public.