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Neuroscience and Well-Being: How Spirituality Affects Our Health and DNA

Our spiritual habits affect our physical and emotional health in a variety of ways.

During this day of reflection we will explore recent findings in neuroscience and positive psychology, showing how contemplative practices such as mindfulness, meditation, gratitude, and compassion slow aging in our cells, keep our brains healthy and nimble, reduce stress, and bring more health and happiness into our lives.

We will also explore other habits that support brain health and keep our telomeres, the end caps of our chromosomes, from prematurely fraying.

We will incorporate these contemplative practices into our days, along with discussion, allowing us to share and experience some of these benefits.

Saturday, October 17; 9:00am—4:00pm
Cost of $60 includes $10 non-refundable deposit and noon meal.
If you need financial assistance to allow you to attend this program, contact (262) 898-2590.

This is part of Brain Science and Spirituality programming.

Brain Science and Spirituality Weekend Option:(Saturday and Sunday)
Cost of $185 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Brain Science and Spirituality Extended Weekend Option: (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)
Cost of $275 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Brain Science and Spirituality Package: (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, plus meals, plus overnights)
Cost of $425 includes $55 non-refundable deposit, accommodations, meals.

Anne Kertz Kernion leads retreats and program relating to neuroscience, positive psychology, and spirituality. She holds a BS in Environmental Engineering, an MA in Theology from Duquesne University, a Certificate in the Science of Happiness from the University of California—Berkeley, and is currently a graduate student in Positive Psychology at the University of Missouri. Anne is also a yoga instructor and the owner/artist of “Cards by Anne.” Anne has taught college-level science, ethics, and world religions. Her book A Year of Spiritual Companionship was published by SkyLight Paths in 2016.  Her next book, Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body and Soul, will be published by Loyola Press in October, 2020.  Anne enjoys biking and hiking. She and her husband Jack have three grown children and six grandchildren.

 

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Neuroscience and Well-Being

$15.00 deposit required
$60.00

Brain Science and Spirituality- Weekend option (Sat-Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$185.00

Brain Science and Spirituality Extended Weekend Option: (Fri-Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$275.00

Brain Science and Spirituality Package (Th - Sun)

$55.00 deposit required
$425.00
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