‘Meditation: Multicultural Perspectives’ event this month at WCSU

DANBURY, CONN. — The Western Connecticut State University Center for Compassion and Institute for Holistic Health Studies (IHHS) will host “Meditation: Multicultural Perspectives” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in the Campus Center Ballroom on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. This event will be free and open to the public.

Speakers include:

    • Christel Autuori, IHHS director, will present the keynote address and a workshop on one-pointed meditation, guided imagery, and coloring and chocolate meditation.
    • Geshela Dhargey, Tibetan Buddhist monk, will show “Buddhist Meditation” techniques.
    • Stephen Dydo, practiced meditator and composer, will present “Just Listen! Music and Meditation.”
    • Chris Farrell, musician and composer, will discuss “Sounds of Peace.”
    • Deana Paqua, spiritual teacher, shamanic healer and Reiki master, will explain how to “Meet Your Power Animal.”
    • Jesse Rovero, practiced meditator and instructor, will examine “Mudras and Sahaja Yoga Meditation.”
    • Nancy Scherlong, holistic psychotherapist, creative arts therapist and coach, will guide the audience through “Journaling as Meditation.”
    • Lara Ward, holistic health coach and educator, will present “Yoga-Meditation in Motion.”

“The purpose of this event is to introduce people to the various styles of meditation,” Autuori said.

For more information, contact Autuori at autuoric@wcsu.edu



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