Modern Mindfulness: A Journey from the Buddha to the Lab

The Centre for Mindful Engagement is pleased to welcome Robert McClure to speak at a virtual event on April 8.

After a brief introduction of Robert McClure’s own journey in mindfulness, he will discuss some highlights of what makes mindfulness and science a modern paradigm, including some key practices that are applied to daily life/the workplace. Following his talk, he will lead a brief guided mediation.

A panel of graduate students from UBC Okanagan will respond to the talk, and there will be an opportunity for an audience Q & A.

Thursday, April 8
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. PST


While the event is open to all and free to attend, you must register to receive the Zoom link. 

About the Speaker

Robert McClure, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is currently a Human Resources Consultant for Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California, teaching mindfulness and compassion training to healthcare professionals with a focus on practices that can be done in the workplace. He is a Trained Mindfulness Facilitator and Instructor at the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center/ Semel Neuroscience Institute. He is also a Senior Educator at the Compassion Institute/CCARE Stanford University. He is a Certified L2 Mindfulness Coach for Unified Mindfulness and teaches Pathways Training for mindfulness coaches. Robert lives with his partner in San Diego, California. He is a passionate LA Lakers basketball fan, practices yoga, and is a regular neighborhood exercise walker during the pandemic.

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